Armed Girl’s Machiavellism Anime’s 1st Promo Video Introduces Staff, Cast
The official website for the television anime of Karuna Kanzaki and Yūya Kurokami‘s Armed Girl’s Machiavellism (Busō Shōjo Machiavellism) manga began streaming the show’s first promotional video on Wednesday.
The anime will premiere in spring 2017, and it will star Tasuku Hatanaka as Fudō Nomura and Yūki Takada as Rin Onigawara.
Hideki Tachibana (BlazBlue Alter Memory, Dragon Crisis!, H2O ~Footprints in the Sand~) is directing the anime at the studio SILVER LINK (Ange Vierge, Dusk maiden of Amnesia). Kento Shimoyama (Bleach, Naruto Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals, Servant × Service) is supervising the series scripts, and Shoko Takimoto (BONJOUR Sweet Love Patisserie, Chaos Dragon, Senran Kagura: Estival Versus – Festival Eve Full of Swimsuits) is designing the characters. Team-MAX‘s Hiromi Mizutani (Hell Girl, Non Non Biyori, Toriko) is composing the music at Nippon Columbia.
The “school rebellion battle action” story follows Fudō Nomura, who transfers to a school where girls carry weapons to rule mercilessly over the boys. Shortly after transferring he becomes a target of Rin Onigawara, a member of the Five Ruling Swords that commands the school. In order break free he must defeat the Five Ruling Swords.
Kanzaki began the series based on Kurokami’s story in Kadokawa’s Monthly Shōnen Ace magazine in March 2014, and Kadokawa shipped the fifth compiled volume on July 26. A live reading performance will be held in January, and the anime production will host a special stage event with the cast at the Anime Japan 2017 convention in Tokyo Big Sight on March 26.