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Arknights Anime Unveils Visual Feat. the Protagonists and the Antagonists

Since 2020, we’ve all started relating to every other post-apocalyptic series or game that has ever existed. However, Arknights is a game we connected to the most given its premise.

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It is set on the planet Terra, much like our Earth, where natural disasters known as Catastrophes have caused a fatal infection called Oripathy to affect the masses. Those who catch the disease are called Infected and are bound to die.

Due to the contagious disease, the Infected are often ostracized and become victims of hostile behavior. Now imagine all this chaos and trauma as an anime. Sure it sounds horrific, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want it.

The Arknights franchise has revealed a new key visual for its upcoming anime adaptation Arknights: Prelude to Dawn. 

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The visual features the main protagonists and antagonists of the show’s first season. We can see Amiya and Talulah facing opposite sides with their respective friends and allies in the backdrop. 

Arknights Anime Unveils Visual Feat. the Protagonists & the Antagonists
Arknights | Source: Crunchyroll

It looks like a battleground with dead and bloody scenery all around. All of the characters have either a worried expression or one full of hate and anger if you look closely.

Moreover, the franchise also revealed that Takashi Matsuyama would play Ace in the anime, originally an unvoiced character in the game.

Matsuyama has previously voiced the character of Kenji Meshiya in Abnormal Physiology Seminar and Rurio in Hozuki’s Coolheadedness. 

Two of the primary staff were also revealed by the franchise, and we have them right here for you:

PositionStaffOther Works
DirectorYuki WatanabeNew Game!
Assistant DirectorMasataka NishikawaBreakers
Anime ProductionYostar PicturesAzur Lane: Slow Ahead!
Arknights Anime Unveils Visual Feat. the Protagonists & the Antagonists
Arknights | Source: Official Website

I am thrilled for the Arknights anime because the game was top-notch in every way, which gave me high expectations for the anime.

Like every other fan, I am excited to see my favorite game characters in an anime.

About Arknights

Arknights is a tower defense mobile game developed by Chinese developer Hypergryph. It is available on iOS and Android platforms and features gacha game mechanics. The story is getting an anime adaptation by Yostar Pictures.

The game takes place in a dystopian post-apocalyptic future of the planet Terra, where people exhibit characteristics of animals and mythological creatures. Due to natural disasters, a highly infectious disease, Oripathy spreads around causing havoc on the planet.

The player takes the role of the “Doctor”, who commands a team of “operators.”. As Oripathy spreads, the team must search for a cure while defending themselves against the Reunion Movement, an Infected anarchist military force bent on overthrowing the governments of Terra in revenge for persecuting Oripathy victims.

Source: Arknights Anime Official Website

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