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Muv-Luv Alternative: New TV Anime Announced

Muv-Luv is an adventure game produced by the Japanese game developer “âge.” It was founded by Hirohiko Yoshida, Baka Prince Persia, Nanpuureima, Spin Drill, and Carnelian.

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Released in 2003, it is about the harsh fate of humans who have been fighting for a long time with the extraterrestrial species “BETA” that is hostile to humankind.

The Hakuyrou Dai Fuzoku aNCHOR Gakuen Web Seito Soukai event released a teaser visual and a special promotional video for the new anime adaptation of the Muv-Luv Alternative visual novel.

An official website for the anime project was unveiled at âge’s 20th Anniversary event last October. It announced that the anime adaptation is scheduled to premiere in 2021 in Japan.

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MUV-LUV Alternative Promotional Video

In the promotional video, four types of coloring subtypes, Type-00A (white), Type-00F (red), Type-00R (blue), and Type-00R (purple), are projected.

The scene where Takemikazuchi, one of the tactical aircraft, confronts BETA was cut out. 

Muv-Luv Alternative: New TV Anime Announced
Muv-Luv Alternative Visual | Source: Official Website

The teaser visual, which was also released, depicts Takemikazuchi Type-00R (purple) standing in the dark waiting for a new start. The release date of the anime was also mentioned in the visual.

Muv-Luv Alternative centers around Takeru finding himself before the events of Unlimited, three years back in time to be precise. He is on yet another quest to save mankind.

The staff and cast of the anime are yet to be revealed. Crunchyroll currently streams the previous Muv-Luv TV anime, Total Eclipse, as well as the Schwarzes Marken spin-off.

The original Muv-Luv Alternative romance visual novels received two TV anime adaptations, both of its own spin-offs. The first of them is Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse and the second being Schwarzes Marken.

About Muv-Luv

Muv-Luv is originally an adult game that was released for Windows in the year 2003.

It consists of two parts: Muv-Luv Extra and Muv-Luv Unlimited. It was later adapted into a Japanese visual novel developed by age 2003. The game was followed by a sequel, Muv-Luv Alternative.

The Muv-Luv franchise is also home to several other styles of games, many manga spin-offs, and anime series such as “Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse” (2012) and “Schwarzesmarken” (2016).

In Muv-Luv Alternative, the protagonist Takeru wakes up three years after the end of the previous adaptation, Muv-Luv Unlimited, and finds himself back in his room.

He initially thinks that it was all a dream until he leaves his house to find that he has traveled back in time to when the events in Unlimited first began.

Unable to accept Alternative V, he aids professor Kouzuki in saving mankind by completing Alternative IV.

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