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The Asterisk War Anime's English Trailer Reveals A-1 Pictures Staff

posted on 2015-04-04 14:50 EDT
Saki directors, IS & Shigofumi designers in October anime

The official website for The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water (Gakusen Toshi Asterisk) anime opened on Sunday and began streaming a trailer.


The promotional video, which first debuted at Sakura-Con on Friday, reveals the anime's story premise and staff:

In the previous century, humanity was attacked by an unprecedented disaster... The impact "Invertia." The whole world was destroyed. However, humans acquired a new potential..."The Genestella."

Original Creator: Yuu Miyazaki
Original Character Design: okiura (Infinite Stratos, Plastic Memories)
General Director: Manabu Ono (A-Channel, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, The irregular at magic high school, Saki)
Director: Kenji Seto (Wooser no Sono Higurashi Kakusei-hen, assistant director on A-Channel and Saki)
Character Design & Animation Director: Tetsuya Kawakami (Nanana's Buried Treasure, Robot Girls Z, Shigofumi - Letters from the Departed, Toei Robot Girls)
Music: Rasmus Faber (Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne theme songs)
Music Production: Flying Dog
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures

Aniplex producer Shinichiro Kashiwada announced that his company will produce The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water (Gakusen Toshi Asterisk) anime series. The anime is an adaptation of light novel series by Yuu Miyazaki with illustrations by okiura. Miyazaki launched the novel series in 2012, and Media Factory published the seventh volume in November.

The battle-action anime series will premiere in Japan this October.

Thanks to Dennis R and Kagayaki for the embedded videos

[Via Otakomu]


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