VIDEO: Tight Uniforms and Mecha Action in "Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse" Trailer

Summer anime series will be streaming on Crunchyroll

There are two very apparent take-aways from the three minute trailer for this summer's Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse anime series. First, you can expect plenty of cute girls in tight pilot outfits from Muv-Luv. Second, you can expect plenty of mecha action.

Rosario + Vampire director Takayuki Inagaki's adaptation of the Age visual novel will be streaming on Crunchyroll.


The remnants of mankind make their last stand in Alaska as two of its young pilots will face their destinies.  Since 1973, an invasion of aliens known as BETA descended upon Earth, driving human civilization to near extinction. To survive, the humans created the humanoid arms team called the Tactical Surface Fighters, and deployed them to its defense lines throughout the world. However, for over the past 30 years, victory has seemed like an impossible feat to obtain.


Yet, in a brush of fate and destiny, Yui Takamura – a TSF pilot of the Imperial Royal Guards of Japan – and Yuya Bridges – also a TSF pilot of the US Army – both unknowingly head to the same destination, only to have their lives inextricably intertwined, along with the fate of the entire human race…



Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime. 

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