Muv-Luv Alternative 2nd Season

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: マブラヴ オルタネイティヴ


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2022 to Dec 22, 2022
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Thursdays at 00:55 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Visual novel
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.541 (scored by 53415,341 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #67332
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #5147
Members: 17,252
Favorites: 65

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Thanks to Professor Yuuko Kouzuki's technology and Kasumi Yashiro's psychic powers, Cadet Takeru Shirogane travels back to his original world. With no time to lose, Takeru aims to enlist Yuuko's help in his world to complete the Alternative IV project—the last hope humanity has against the BETA, an alien species invading the planet. As the anti-BETA project nears completion, Takeru and other cadets graduate from the Yokohama pilot training academy.

However, during a test of the new operating system for the Tactical Surface Fighters—the giant combat suits used by humanity against their adversary—the BETA ambush Takeru and his team. Barely escaping with his life, Takeru is left traumatized after witnessing the cruel death of one of his close friends.

Losing his will to fight, Takeru flees back to the other world, where he experiences a similar tragedy. According to Yuuko's theory, people from parallel universes are bound to suffer the same fate. As a result, Takeru must overcome his trauma if he wants to protect the ones he holds dear.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
JAM Project
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"暁を撃て" by JAM Project and Minami Kuribayashi

Ending Theme

"再会" by V.W.P


Dec 21, 2022
Dear all VN readers - don't be swayed by false reviews in other side of the internet that claims that this is a blasphemy of an adaptation. Those saying that are just losers who quits the anime when it's in the lowest, just like people who quits the VN trilogy because of Extra. This adaptation is just as decent as it could be, and it's really good.

S2 has managed to bring some of the crucial part of the series to another level, despite setbacks that I can say forgivable due to the reality of the anime ground. Especially the most anticipated battle where half of ...
Dec 22, 2022
Mixed Feelings
TL;DR: It's almost like this show is really goddamn enjoyable and peak hype when the focus is on the Mechs and humanity's desperate battle against this unstoppable, existential threat

Story: This is what we've been edging for!

When it comes down to it, this whole thing is about retaking Sado back from the BETA after losing the island in the first episode of Season 1. It's a simple premise, but up until the latter half of Season 2, the plot and the pacing felt whack and derailed. Sure, the whole thing about alternate realities and jumping between timelines to save the world is interesting, but if I ...
Dec 21, 2022
God, just when I thought they couldn't defile the corpse of Muv Luv any further...

Being a Muv Luv fan is just a continued painful existence. TDA 4 being delayed forever, every attempt at an anime adaptation ends up in failure, and the constant NFT shilling... I am just filled with complete envy at other franchises having a more successful lease on life, then I look back and see this looking like a dog needing to be put down.

I have a considerable huge tolerance for a lot of things. I didn't mind that they shoved in some OC only for her to be absolutely useless. I ...

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