Within a week of its release in the Japanese market, the first Blu-ray / DVD package of the animated adaptation of 86: Eighty-six cumulative 1,754 copies sold. The package went on sale on July 28th.

The compilation package was released in Japan on July 28th and contains the first and second episodes of this adaptation. The Blu-ray version costs 7,700 yen (about $ 74) and has 1,438 copies sold, while the DVD version costs 6,600 yen (about $ 63) and has 316 copies sold. Benefits include a new original novel written by Asato Asato, a special booklet with unreleased production material and a drama CD with an additional story.

The first season aired during the spring 2021 season (April-June) and consisted of eleven episodes. A second season is planned for next October. Asato Asato began in April 2017 with the publication of the light novels on the publisher's label Dengeki Bunko from Kadokawa. Shirabi (Musaigen is not a phantom world) and the artist I-IV (Aldnoah.Zero, Re: Creators) were responsible for the illustrations.

Production team

  • Toshimasa Ishii (Uchuu Kyoudai, Boku dake ga Inai Machi, Occult; Nine) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios A-1 pictures, with studies Shirogumi responsible for CG animation.
  • Toshiya Ono (Yakusoku no never land, Houseki no kuni, Ao not an exorcist: Kyoto Fujoo Oo-hen) is responsible for writing and maintaining the scripts.
  • Tetsuya kawakami (Demi-chan wa Kataritai, Robot girl Z, Gakusen Toshi asterisk) is responsible for character design.
  • Hiroyuki Sawano Yes Kohta yamamoto You are responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Synopsis to 86: Eighty-six

The Republic of the Holy Magnolia. This country has long been besieged by its neighbor, the Giadic Empire, which created a series of unmanned drones called the Legion. After years of meticulous research, the republic has finally developed its own autonomous drones that turn the one-sided fight into a lossless war - at least that is what the government claims.

In truth there is no such thing as a bloodless war. Beyond the walls that protect the republic's 85 territories is the "nonexistent" "eighty-six sector". The young men and women of this deserted country are branded "eighty-six" and, robbed of their humanity, lead the "unmanned" weapons into battle ... battlefield. Lena is a "manipulator" who, with the help of a special communication, commands the detachment from the far back. The farewell story to the difficult and sad struggle between the two begins!

(c) 2020 ι‡Œ γ‚’ γ‚΅ γƒˆ / KADOKAWA / Project-86

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