The Chinese streaming service iQIYi has listed that the animated adaptation of the light novels by Asato Asato and illustrated by Shirabi, 86: Eighty-sixIt will take twenty-three episodes. It should be noted that the dates have not been confirmed by the official website. However, it is confirmed that the series will be divided into two parts, with the first having eleven episodes.

The series has aired in Japan since April 10th and airs on two separate arcs. For his part, Asato Asato started publishing the light novels on the publishing house label in April 2017 Dengeki Bunko of Kadokawa. Shirabi ((Musaigen is not a phantom world) and the artist I-IV ((Aldnoah.Zero, Re: Creator) were responsible for the pictures.

Production team

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

Synopsis for 86: Eighty-six

The Republic of the Holy Magnolia. This country has long been besieged by its neighbor, the Giadian Empire, which created a series of unmanned drones called the Legion. After years of careful research, the republic eventually developed its own autonomous drones and turned the one-sided struggle into a casual war - or at least so the government claims.

In truth there is no such thing as a bloodless war. Behind the walls protecting the republic's eighty-five territories is the "nonexistent" "eighty-six sector". The young men and women of this deserted land are branded "The Eighty-Six" and lead the "unmanned" weapons into battle without humanity ... Shinn directs a detachment of eighty-six youths on the battlefield. Lena is a "manipulator" who, with the help of a special communication, commands the detachment from the far rear. The farewell story of the difficult and sad struggle between these two begins!

Fountain: iQIYI

(c) 2020 K 里 ア サ ト / KADOKAWA / Project-86

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