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World Conquest Anime's TV Ad With Animated Footage Posted

posted on by Egan Loo
Maaya Sakamoto sings opening for January anime about secret society bent on world conquest

The official website for the Sekai Seifuku - Bōryaku no Zvezda (World Conquest - Zvezda Plot) television anime began streaming the fourth commercial, this time with animated footage, on Sunday. The ad also previews the opening theme song "Be mine!" by Maaya Sakamoto with the popular rock group "the band apart."

The character Kate introduces herself and proudly proclaims Zvezda, a secret society bent on glorious world conquest — that she happens to lead. (Zvezda is Russian for "star.") The character Asuta expresses his frustration.

Kate Hoshimiya (played by Misaki Kuno)
When she transforms into Venera-sama, she becomes the head of the secret society "Zvezda" which plots for world conquest

Asuta Jimon (Natsuki Hanae)
A second-year middle school student who ran away from home. He met Venera and eventually became a part of Zvezda as Dva.

Professor Um (Kana Hanazawa)
Um is a blonde who transforms into Professor Um, a leader in Zvezda who speaks with a Hiroshima accent. She is a scientist who is expert in all things technical.

Kurukuru is Zvezda's mascot-like character. Are there actually many of them?

Roboko (Erii Yamazaki)
"Her name and appearance suggests she is a girl robot."

Yasu (Kōsuke Toriumi)
Zvezda's main combatant under the name Odin. Until Dva joined, he was Zvezda's lowest minion.

Itsuka Shikabane (Mariya Ise)
A high school girl who transforms into Plamja-sama, a sadistic top brass in Zvezda

Gorō Shikabane (Minoru Hirota)
He transforms into General Pepel, an imposing Zvezda leader who is large in stature

Renge Komadori (MAO)
A classmate who goes to the same school as Asuta

Miki Shirasagi (Minako Kotobuki)
A classmate who goes to the same school as Asuta

White Robin and White Egret
The "White Light" sentai members who battle for justice against Zvezda

Tensai Okamura (Blue Exorcist, Darker than Black, Wolf's Rain) is directing the brand-new television anime at A-1 Pictures. Type-Moon's Meteo Hoshizora and Okamura are in charge of the series scripts. Kouhaku Kuroboshi (Allison & Lillia, Kino's Journey, Sky Girls) created the original character designs, and Keigo Sasaki (Blue Exorcist, Night Raid 1931) is adapting them for animation.

Tatsuya Katou (Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Medaka Box) is composing the music. Maaya Sakamoto and rock group "the band apart" perform the opening theme, while voice actress Aoi Yūki performs the ending theme.

The series will premiere on Tokyo MX TV and other stations on January 11 at midnight. Artist Hamao will launch a manga adaptation in the February 2014 issue of Comic Rex magazine on December 27.

Thanks to Maxim Firsov for the video

Image © hunting cap brothers/Aniplex, Conquest Executive Committee

Update: White Egret's spelling updated. Thanks, Sakura Shinguji

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