The official website to the upcoming TV anime, 「Gakusen Toshi Asterisk -The Asterisk War-」 (学戦都市アスタリスク / Academy Battle City Asterisk), has updated with a 4th promotional video and new key visual.

The new anime project from studio A-1 Pictures will have its TV broadcast premiere on October 3rd on station Tokyo MX.

Gakusen Toshi Asterisk is originally a light novel series from author Yuu Miyazaki and illustrator okiura. The first volume was published on September 22nd, 2012. A manga adaptation by Ningen began serialization in Comic Alive magazine on January 2013.


The Academy City on water, “Rikka”. This city, otherwise known as ‘Asterisk’, was famous for being the world’s largest stage for the integrated battle entertainment . The young boys and girls of the belonging to the six academies made their wishes with Shining Armaments in their hands, vying for supremacy — Amagiri Ayato is one of them.

Ayato arrived at Rikka at the invitation of the Student Council President of the Seidoukan Academy, Claudia, and right after that he incurred the wrath of the Julis, and ended up having to duel her.

The greatest academy battle entertainment, begins here!



  • Original Story: Yuu Miyazaki
  • Original Character Designer by okiura
  • General Director: Manabu Ono
  • Director: Kenji Seto
  • Character Designer & Animation Director: Tetsuya Kawakami
  • Music: Rasmus Faber
  • Music Production: FlyingDog
  • Animation Production: A-1 Pictures

*Key Visual:

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