Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- Anime's 2nd Promo Video Previews Hitomi Harada's Song

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Mikako Izawa, Yuka Iguchi star in "beautiful girl sexy battle action" series premiering on October 10

The official website for the Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- television anime series began streaming the show's second promotional video on Friday (the linked video is not region locked). The video previews Hitomi Harada's ending theme song "Overdrive."

The show will premiere on October 10 at 11:30 p.m. on AT-X. The show will then premiere on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and TV Aichi on October 12, and then on BS11 on October 17.

The show stars:

Mikako Izawa as Mamori Tokonome
Yuka Iguchi as Mirei Shikishima
Yurika Kubo as Meifon Sakura
Yuna Yoshino as Akira Hiiragi
Asami Seto as Charlotte Scherzen
Masumi Tazawa as Kasumi Shigure
Saori Ōnishi as Rein Hasumi
Azumi Asakura as Lady J
Hitomi Harada as Momoka Sagara
Kikuko Inoue as Torino Kazami

The "beautiful girl sexy battle action" anime is set on five artificial islands. A girl named Mamori Tokonome is transferred to one of those islands, "Mermaid." When Mamori is attacked, a newly transferred girl named Mirei saves her. The enemy doesn't stop, however, and the two are soon cornered. Just when they think all hope is lost, Mirei kisses Mamori, and Mamori turns into a sword. Mirei then wields the sword and launches a counterattack against their enemies.

Senran Kagura creator Kenichirō Takaki and Hiraku Kaneko (Maken-Ki! Battling Venus 2, The Qwaser of Stigmata, Manyū Hiken-chō) are helming the project. Kaneko is directing and designing characters at the studio ARMS. Yousuke Kuroda (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Jormungand, Hayate the Combat Butler) is in charge of series composition. GENCO is producing the series.

Yuka Iguchi and Mikako Izawa are performing the ending theme song "Ultra Super Hyper Miracle" as their characters Mirei and Mamori, respectively.

Thanks to Dennis R and Kagayaki for the embeddable videos

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