The official website of the Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- TV anime has revealed that the series will debut this October. In addition, a new visual the first members of the anime’s cast and staff were also revealed.

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The first members of the main cast were revealed along the first look of the anime’s character designs. The main cast includes:

  • Yuka Iguchi (Mako Reizei in Girls und Panzer) who voices Mirei Shikishima

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  • Mikako Izawa (Satsuki Kashiwaba from Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita.) voicing as Mamori Tokonome

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  • Yurika Kubo (Hanayo Koizumi in Love Live! School Idol Project) voicing as Meifon Sakura

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  • Yuna Yoshino (Seekvaira Agares from High School DxD BorN) as Akira Hiiragi

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  • Masumi Tazawa (Rika Saionji from Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo) is voicing as Kasumi Shigure

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  • Asami Seto (Chihaya Ayase from Chihayafuru) voicing the role of Charlotte Scherzen

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  • Hitomi Harada (Mizuki Himeji in Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu) will voice Momoka Sagara

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  • Saori Oonishi (Eriri Spencer Sawamura in Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata) joins the cast to voice Rayne Hasumi

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  • Kikuko Inoue (Sanae Furukawa in Clannad) voicing as Torino Kazami

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The main members of the anime’s production staff consists of:

  • Director and Anime Character Designer: Hiraku Kaneko (Seikon no Qwaser, Maken-Ki! Two)
  • Series Composer: Yousuke Kuroda (Trigun, High School of the Dead)
  • Chief Animation Directors: Takeshi Yoshioka (Bleach, Ibara no Ou) and Ippei Ichii (Isuca, Shirokuma Cafe)
  • Art Director: Hiroki Matsumoto (Strike Witches, Saki)
  • Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa (Hanasaku Iroha, Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo)
  • Music Composer: Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Ao Haru RideHyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation)
  • Animation Studio: Arms (Elfen Lied, Maoyuu Maou Yuusha)

Here is the first PV for the anime that also previews the Opening theme song Oh No, Oh No sung by Hitomi Harada:

Valkyrie Drive is a new mixed media project produced by Japanese media publisher Marvelous helmed by Kenichirou Takaki and Hiraku Kaneko, the creators of Senran Kagura. The project initially consists of three separate entities: an anime titled Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid-, a console game titled Valkyrie Drive -Bhikkhuni-, and a free to play mobile game called Valkyrie Drive -Siren-. Each of the games will focus on different casts of female characters who each wield a unique weapon.

The synopsis of Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid-:

The “beautiful girl sexy battle action” anime is set on five artificial islands.

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The Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- TV anime will be airing this October during the Fall/Autumn 2015 anime season. Further information about the series will be revealed at a later date.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://valkyriedrive.jp/anime/
And their Twitter: @valkyriedrive

Source – Moca NewsValkyrie Drive -Mermaid- Website