"Operation Able" album including the OP/ED songs will be released on May 9
The wait is over! The official website for Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, the new TV anime adaption based on Shoji Gatoh's Full Metal Panic! light novel series, confirmed today that it is set to premiere on AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, BS11, and AbemaTV on April 13. It will be also available later on via other streaming services. The fourth TV anime was originally set to premiere in the fall of 2017 when it was first announced back in October 2016, but it has been moved to Spring 2018 for the need of more production time.
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In addition, an eight-song album "Operation Able" including the TV anime's OP song "Even...if" and ED
song "yes," both are performed by 35-year-old singer-songwriter Tamaru Yamada, is set for a release
on May 9. The album also includes the theme songs for the three-part "director's cut" compilation films
based on the first Full Metal Panic! TV anime and the Play Station 4 game "Full Metal Panic! Tatakau Who
"Operation Able" CD jacket illustrations
The action novel series was previously adapted into TV anime three times, the first Full Metal Panic! (2002)
by GONZO, the second Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (2003) and third Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (2005)
by Kyoto Animation. Then the upcoming fourth TV anime Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory is animated
by XEBEC (Fafner in the Azure, Space Battleship Yamato 2199). Katsuichi Nakayama, known for his directorial
works for the 2006 TV anime The Good Witch of the West, is attached to direct. All of the voice cat members
are confirmed to return.
Canada, and South Africa.
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