Aniplex Acquires Valvrave the Liberator!


The New Series from Sunrise will be streaming one day after its initial airing in Japan!

SANTA MONICA, CA (March 29, 2013) – Recently at their industry panel at Sakura-con in Seattle, Aniplex of America Inc. announced the acquisition of Valvrave the Liberator, created by Sunrise studio (Cowboy Bebop, Mobile Suit Gundam), and that the series will be streaming online. Valvrave the Liberator will be available one day after its initial airing in Japan. Set in a world where 70% of the human population lives in space, Valvrave the Liberator follows the story of a high school student named Haruto. Haruto is a kind young man who hates fighting, but all that will change as his peaceful town will be invaded by a military force. Everything will change once Haruto’s encounter with a mysterious humanoid weapon called Valvrave.

A synopsis on Valvrave the Liberator: A new age where 70% of the human population lives in space thanks to the development of “Dyson Sphere”, a city in space. The world is divided into two main powers: The Dorrssia Military Pact Federation, a power which grew out of a military alliance, and the Atlantic Rim United States (ARUS), which grew in power as it expanded its trade agreements. The minor nation of JIOR has declared neutrality between these two forces and maintains its peace through economic prosperity. Within the JIOR’s Sphere, Haruto Tokishima lived an ordinary life as a high school student in the division known as “Module 77”-until the Dorssian military begins their sudden invasion! But the whole world will be shaken when Haruto meets the mysterious humanoid weapon, Valvrave!

Valvrave the Liberator is an exciting new series that fans have been looking forward to watching” says Hideki Goto, the president of Animation Business of Aniplex of America. “Valvrave the Liberator is another example of how we continue to provide the fans with the latest and greatest content right after it airs in Japan.”

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About Aniplex of America Inc.

Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite DVD and Blu-Ray releases such as BakemonogatariDurarara!!, Puella Magi Madoka MagicaThe Garden of Sinners and Blue Exorcist. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles, Sword Art OnlineMagiBlast of TempestOreshura and Vividred Operation.