By Dalton McClain / May 29th, 2013
It has been confirmed that Ark Performance’s sci-fi manga, Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio, a.k.a. Arpeggio of Blue Steel, is turning into an anime.
When a fleet of ships with mysterious super weapons appears, humanity is driven onto dry land. Our story begins 17 years after the battle with the super weapons, or the “Fleet of Fog” as they are called. Gunzou Chihaya and his crew mates aboard the I-401, along with Iona, the ship’s sentient AI, begin to fight back against the Fleet of Fog.
The following people are associated with the upcoming anime:
- Director: Seiji Kishi (Angel Beats! , Persona 4 The Animation)
- Script: Makoto Uezu (Devil Survivor 2 The Animation , The Qwaser of Stigmata)
- Music: Masato Kouda (Monster Hunter (PS2) , Devil May Cry (PS2))
- Animation production: SANZIGEN (009 Re: Cyborg , Black Rock Shooter)
The following voice actors weren’t confirmed for the anime, but were cast on an earlier drama CD:
- Gunzou Chihaya – Jun Fukuyama
- Iona – Aoi Yuki
- Kyouhei Hashihara – Minoru Shiraishi
- Sou Oribe – Tomokazu Sugita
- Iori Watanuki – Kana Hanazawa
- Maruri Hibiki – Aki Toyosaki
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