The hype is real for Muv-Luv Alternative fans! A new trailer for the upcoming second season of the hit sci-fi anime series was released by Avex Pictures on Thursday, Sept 29. The video previews intense fight scenes, with lots of blood and stunts as humanity struggle to survive against alien invaders. The trailer also reveals the opening song, titled “Akatsuki wo Ute” (“Fire Until the Break of Dawn”), and the ending theme song, “Saikai” (“Reunion”).
You can watch the main trailer below:
The opening theme song is performed by JAM Project and Minami Kuribayashi. The single is scheduled for release on November 2, 2022. Meanwhile, the ending theme song is by V.W.P.. Details of the song’s debut is yet to be announced.
Muv-Luv Alternative was originally released as an adult game developed by âge in 2003. It was later adapted into a visual novel in 2006 and eventually turned into a manga series in 2018.
The anime adaptation was first revealed in 2020 and aired a year later. Flagship Line and Yumeta Company x Graphinica animated the series.
Crunchyroll described the story of the anime’s first season as follows:
A story of the bonds between those who fight, in a world pushed to its limits. On one of the countless parallel worlds that exist throughout spacetime, humanity has fought a decades long war against the BETA, hostile extraterrestrial invaders, using humanoid fighting machines called Tactical Surface Fighters. This is a story of how humanity lives and dies while on the brink of extinction…Crunchyroll
Yukio Nishimoto directed the series, with Tatsuhiko Urahata as the scriptwriter. Takuya Tani designed the characters, while Evan Call composed the anime’s music.
The cast members of the anime include Kouichi Kamiki as Takeru, Tomori Kusunoki as Sumika Kagami, Karin Nanami as Meiya Mitsurugi, Miku Itou as Sasaki Chizuru, Iori Saeki as Kei Ayamine, Takako Tanaka as Miki Tamase, and Lynn as Mikoto Yoroi.
The second season of the anime is set to premier in Oct 5, 2022.
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