Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- TV Anime's Ad Previews Story

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

Japanese television channel BS 11 began airing a commercial for the Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- anime on Tuesday. The video previews the opening theme song "Overdrive" by Hitomi Harada.

Mamori: Girls who can change into weapons and possess strange powers.
Mirei: Mermaid, an artificial island built to isolate these girls, floating on distant seas.
Mamori: Mamori Tokonome, a girl who had everything taken away from her in an instant.
Mirei: A beautiful girl with blonde hair, Mirei Shikishima.
Mamori: When the two girls meet...
Both: ...the story begins to unfold.
Mirei: Original TV anime.
Mamori: Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid-
Mirei: Premieres in October. With your hand, I will fight.

The anime's official website previously streamed the anime's second promotional video.

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 Kagayaki for the embedded video.

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