During the "Important Bulletin Stream" live event a few hours ago, the highly anticipated video was shown for the first time 86, Anime adaptation by Asato Asato and Shirabi's bestseller. The official trailer shows the amazing animations A-1 Pictures (SAO, Kaguya-sama: Love is War) and confirms the publication in April 2021.

86-eighty-six- is a series of light novels published since February 2017 and currently in progress with 8 volumes available. The series has already received a manga adaptation that will be serialized on the pages of Square Enix's Young Gangan magazine. The production of an anime adaptation was revealed last March.

The plot of the work written by Asato Asato is as follows: "The Republic of San Magnolia has long been under attack from its neighboring nation, the Empire, thanks to a number of unmanned military vehicles. In response to their attacks, the republic developed similar technology to fight the enemy and even managed to claim few victims, according to the official versions. In reality there were several victims. In fact, outside of the republic's 85th district, there is an 86th, the elusive "nonexistent district," where men and women continue to fight tirelessly. Sheen is the field commander of one division of the 86, while Lena, on the other hand, commands her own division from behind using a special message".

Toshimasa Ishii (Erased, Occultic; Nine) directs the anime A-1 pictureswhile Toshiya Ono (The Promised Neverland, Blue Exorcist) takes care of the script. The writer works on two fronts as he is also writing the script for the anime Shadow House at CloverWorks. Tetsuya Kawakami (Interviews with Monster Girls, Robot Girls Z) draws the characters under Shirabi's supervision, while the legendary Hiroyuki Sawano (Composer of The Attack of the Giants) e Kohta Yamamoto (Attack of the Giants 4, Kingdom 3, The Seven Deadly Sins) are curating the soundtrack.

The anime will debut in Japan in April and is expected to arrive in the west as well. Once production is complete, A-1 Pictures will be working on the new Sword Art Online movie again.


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