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Arknights Anime Shows Off New Trailer Ahead of October 28 Premiere



A new trailer and visual have arrived for the Arknights anime adaptation, Arknights [PRELUDE TO DAWN], which is officially set to premiere on October 28. In addition to the date, the new promo previews the theme song, “Alive,” by ReoNa.


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Check out the trailer:




Key visual:



As previously announced, the series will be directed by Yuki Watanabe, with Masaki Nishikawa assistant directing and Yostar Pictures handling animation production.


Other staff members include:


  • Character Design: Aya Takafuji
  • Animation Producer: Takehiro Hata
  • Prop Design: Yoshi Wakayama
  • Art Director: Minoru Onishi (BIC • STUDIO)
  • Art Setting: Ryu Sakamoto (BIC • STUDIO)
  • Color Design: Keiko Gotou
  • Director of Photography: Kouhei Tanada
  • Editor: Kengo Shigemura
  • Sound Director: Yuki Watanabe
  • Music: Yuki Hayashi
  • Music Production: Legendoor




  • Doctor: Yuki Kaida
  • Amiya: Tomoyo Kurosawa
  • Dobermann: Atsumi Tanezaki
  • Ace: Takashi Matsuyama
  • Nearl: Ayane Sakura
  • Ch’en: Shizuka Ishigami
  • Hoshiguma: Kiyono Yasuno
  • Franka: Ai Kakuma
  • Liskarm: Yui Ishikawa
  • Exusiai: Manaka Iwami
  • Texas: Azusa Tadokoro
  • Meteorite: Risa Taneda
  • Kal’tsit: Yoko Hikasa


Arknights [PRELUDE TO DAWN] is based on the mobile fantasy RPG Arknights, which first released in China back in May 2019 before launching worldwide in January 2020 through Yostar.


Source: Official Twitter




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.