Directed by Kenji Setou (Weiß Survive, Wooser's Hand-to-Mouth Life: Kakusei-hen)
Following the teaser visual by the novel illustrator/original character designer okiura posted in April, the official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yuu Miyazaki's light novel series Gakusen Toshi Asterisk/The Asterisk War today updated with a main visual illustrated by the anime character designer/cheif animation director Tetsuya Kawakami. It was also published in the July 2015 issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine released yesterday, June 10.
The novel's latest eighth volume was just released in Japan on May 25, ranking 9th in the Oricon weekly light novel sales chart in its first week. The TV anime is scheduled to premiere this October.
General director: Manabu Ono (Saki, The Irregular at Magic High School)
Director: Kenji Seto (Weiß Survive, Wooser's Hand-to-Mouth Life: Kakusei-hen)
Character design/chief animation director: Tetsuya Kawakami (Robot Girls Z, Nanana's Buried Treasure)
Music: Rasmus Faber
Music Production: Flying Dog
Anime production: A-1 Pictures
Novel 1st and 8th volume covers
© 2015 Yuu Miyazaki, KADOKAWA Media Factory/Asterisk Production Committee