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The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water / Gakusen Toshi Asterisk

The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water / Gakusen Toshi Asterisk

Genres: action, science fiction
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Invertia was a meteor storm that caused an unprecedented disaster during the 20th century. Because of this disaster, numerous cities around the world were destroyed. However, within the meteor, an unknown element called mana was discovered. It allowed human technology to make rapid strides giving rise to a new species of super-powered humans, the Star Pulse Generation (Genestella). The Festas (Star Warrior Festivals) host battles between Genestella at a city of six academies called “Rikka,” also commonly known as “Asterisk.” Scholarship student Ayato Amagiri transferred into Seidōkan Academy in order to fulfill his own wish, swearing he too will fight in this city.
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2015-10-03

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The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water / Gakusen Toshi Asterisk (TV 2)

Genres: action, science fiction
Plot Summary: Upon Rikka, the academy-city above water, or what many call the “Asterisk,” students of the six schools prepare for the Festa. These annual comprehensive battle tournaments are held on a worldwide scale and each of the six schools place their hopes in their teams to bring them victory. In the Phoenix Festa (tag-team battle) category, Seidoukan Academy’s Ayato Amagiri takes up the challenge along with his partner Julis, the Witch of the Resplendent Flames (Glühen Rose).
Number of episodes: 12
Vintage: 2016-04-02

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The Asterisk War: The Academy City of the Water Light Novels Get Anime Adaptation

posted on 2015-04-03 16:44 EDT
Battle-action series will premiere this fall

The Asterisk War Anime’s English Trailer Reveals A-1 Pictures Staff

posted on 2015-04-04 14:50 EDT
Saki directors, IS & Shigofumi designers in October anime

Teaser Visual for The Asterisk War TV Anime Posted

April 11, 2015 1:15am CDT
A-1 Pictures-produced TV anime is slated for October

Main Visual for TV Anime The Asterisk War Revealed

June 10, 2015 6:15pm CDT
Directed by Kenji Setou (Weiß Survive, Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life: Kakusei-hen)

The Asterisk War Anime’s 2nd Promo Video Reveals Cast

posted on 2015-07-19 06:30 EDT

Asterisk War Anime’s 3rd Promo Video Reveals New Cast

posted on 2015-08-24 03:30 EDT
Tomokazu Sugita, Yumi Uchiyama, Chinatsu Akasaki, more join cast for series premiering on October 3

Asterisk War Anime’s 4th Promo Video Previews Opening Theme

posted on 2015-09-01 17:00 EDT
Shiena Nishizawa to perform “Brand-new World” for October series

The Asterisk War Anime’s TV Ad Streamed

posted on 2015-09-10 12:00 EDT
Broadcast details, Claudia’s character profile also posted

Aniplex USA Licenses The Asterisk War Anime

posted on 2015-09-22 16:00 EDT
Series will stream on Crunchyroll starting October 3

Crunchyroll Adds The Asterisk War Anime to Fall Lineup

September 22, 2015 4:05pm CDT
Starts October 3 at 6:00am Pacific Time

Aniplex of America to Premiere the Animated Series The Asterisk War this Fall Season

Sep 22nd 2015
Crunchyroll to Begin Streaming on 10/3

The Asterisk War Anime’s English-Subtitled Trailer Posted

2015-09-23 01:00 EDT
Trailer for October 3 series features Shiena Nishizawa’s opening song “Brand-new World”

Aniplex of America to Premiere the Animated Series The Asterisk War this Fall Season

Sep 25th 2015

Daisuki to Stream Asterisk War

posted on 2015-10-01 10:45 EDT

ANN Anime Spotlight: Asterisk War

by Anthony Foronda, Oct 2nd 2015

ANN: The Fall 2015 Anime Preview Guide - The Asterisk War

by The Anime News Network Editorial Team, Oct 3rd 2015

The first episode was pretty good. Not exactly groundbreaking content but so far it looks like it’ll be a fun watch actually.

Ep.1

For some reason a guy peeping in on a girl getting dressed and getting dragged into a fight for it somehow never gets old. Hard to believe this all began with a snot rag. :laughing:

The Asterisk War Casts Mai Nakahara, Haruka Chisuga

posted on 2015-10-04 00:00 EDT
Nobuo Tobita, Omi Minami, Takahiro Sakurai also star in October anime

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VIDEO: Shiena Nishizawa Performs The Asterisk War OP Song

October 05, 2015 10:55pm CDT
Double A-side 2nd single hits stores November 11

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Funimation to Stream The Asterisk War Anime

posted on 2015-10-10 03:00 EDT
Crunchyroll, Daisuki also began streaming series on October 3

Crunchyroll: ASTERISK WAR CONTEST, NAVIGATE YOUR WAY THROUGH RIKKA ACADEMY!

November 9, 2015

No one seems to know their way around Rikka Academy, so it’s only appropriate that you join the ranks of directionally-challenged students and find your way around campus as well!

I’ve designed a maze that leads straight to the boy’s dorm!

Simply solve the maze.
Everyone that solves it will be put into a pool and 3 of you will be randomly chosen to win anime prize packs!

Haruka Chisuga Performs The Asterisk War 2nd Season’s Ending Theme Song

posted on 2016-02-14 11:00 EST
2nd season to premiere this spring

The Asterisk War 2nd Season’s Promo Video Previews Opening Theme

posted on 2016-03-10 03:35 EST
April 2 premiere, new key visual also revealed

Asterisk War Season 2 Preview and Visual Accompanied by Casting of Voice Actress Twins

March 10, 2016 11:10am CST
Light novel adaptation returns April 2nd

Aniplex USA Adds Asterisk War 2nd Season

posted on 2016-03-19 01:00 EDT
The Asterisk War 2nd season to stream on Crunchyroll, Hulu, Daisuki, Funimation, Aniplex Channel

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Crunchyroll Adds The Asterisk War Second Season to Spring Simulcasts

March 21, 2016 4:56pm CDT
Starts April 2nd at 8:00am PST

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The Asterisk War 2nd Season Anime’s Trailer English-Subtitled

posted on 2016-03-23 13:34 EDT
Aniplex of America streaming anime on Crunchyroll on April 2

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“The Asterisk War” TV CM PV

“The Asterisk War” TV CM PV

The Spring 2016 Anime Preview Guide: The Asterisk War 2nd Season

Apr 2nd 2016

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Anime Spotlight - The Asterisk War (2nd season)

by Anthony Foronda, Apr 5th 2016

Aniplex Offers The Asterisk War Season 1 on English-Dubbed Blu-ray

posted on 2016-06-04 20:31 EDT
Erik Scott Kimerer, Kira Buckland star in September 20/November 22 release

ANN Review: Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water [Limited Edition] Blu-Ray 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Oct 17th 2016

ANN Review: Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water [Limited Edition] Blu-Ray 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Dec 16th 2016