Gakusen Toshi Asterisk is a 12-episode Japanese anime TV series based on a Japanese light novel series written by Yuu Miyazaki and illustrated by Okiura. Aniplex producer Shinichiro Kashiwada announced at Aniplex of America’s panel at Sakura-Con on Friday that the company produces The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water (Gakusen Toshi Asterisk) anime series. The battle-action series premiere in Japan in Fall 2015.
Title: Gakusen Toshi Asterisk
English: The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water
Synonyms: Academy Battle City Asterisk
First Aired: October 3, 2015
Producers: Aniplex, A-1 Pictures, flying DOG, Aniplex of America
Directed by: Manabu Ono-General director-, Kenji Seto
Music by: Rasmus Faber
Studio: A-1 Pictures
Network: Animax, Tokyo MX, GTV, GYT, BS11, ABC, CBC
Genres: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Romance, School, Sci-Fi, Supernatural
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 – Teens 13 or older
Sequel: Gakusen Toshi Asterisk 2nd Season
Opening Theme: “Brand-new World” by Shiena Nishizawa
Ending Theme #1: “Brand-new World” by Shiena Nishizawa
Ending Theme #2: “Waiting for the rain” by Maaya Sakamoto
Gakusen Toshi Asterisk Synopsis
The Academy City on the water, Rikka, also known as Asterisk, is the largest stage for the integrated battle entertainment in the world, “Star Wars Festival”. The young boys and girls of the “Starpulse Generation” from 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 “Petalblaze Witch” Julis, and wound up having to duel her.
The greatest academy battle entertainment, starts here!
Gakusen Toshi Asterisk Characters List
Gakusen Toshi Asterisk Library
The cream of the Genestella are hand-picked from all over the world to attend the six school including Garrardworth Academy, Allekant Academy, Jie Long, Le Wolfe Black Academy, Queenvale Girls Academy, and Seidoukan Academy. They will battle for supremacy once a year. These desperate battles that pit mankind’s innovation, the Genestella, against each other, are a major event drawing worldwide attention, and it wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that Asterisk exists for them.