What You Need to Know:
- The official website for the upcoming anime, Schwarzesmarken, revealed its debut date, staff, cast and a new visual (see above).
- You can discover the synopsis, staff and cast below.
- The anime will premiere in January 2016, in Japan.
- Schwarzesmarken is a spin-off of the Muv-Luv Alternative series, but the events take place in 1983.
- The East German Army 666th TSF Squadron "Schwarzesmarken" (Black Marks) are a special-forces unit tasked with assaulting BETA forces through unconventional tactics; specifically, they target Lux and Magnus Lux to deny the BETA the advantage of ranged firepower. Their orders are given the topmost priority, such that it is common practice for the 666th to ignore allied distress calls that will result in deviation from their original mission, even if only for a short moment.
- The 666th Squadron mostly operates MiG-21s, with their squadron commander Irisdena Bernhard piloting an MiG-21PF.
- (Source: Muv-Luv Wikia, edited by MyAnimeList)
- Director: Tetsuya Watanabe
- Series Composition: Tatsuto Higuchi
- Character Design: Shuuichi Hara
- Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
- Music Producer: Evan Call
- Music Production: Elements Garden
- CG Animation: SANZIGEN
- Studio: ixtl, LIDENFILMS
- Kenichi Suzumura as Theodor Eberbach
- Minami Tanaka as Katia Waldheim
- Nozomi Yamamoto as Irisdina Bernhard
- Yoshino Nanjo as Lise Hohenstein
- Kiyono Yasuno as Gretel Jeckeln
- Chika Anzai as Anett Hosenfeld
- Emiri Katou as Pham Thi-Rang
- Michiyo Murase as Sylvia Kschessinska
- Kenta Miyake as Walther Krüger
- Yukari Tamura as Beatrix Brehme
- Ken Narita as Heinz Axmann
- Manami Numakura as Kirce Steinhoff
I like the new visual!
Why am I not surprised...?