Senjou no Valkyria


Valkyria Chronicles

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Battlefield Valkyria: Gallian Chronicles
Japanese: 戦場のヴァルキュリア
English: Valkyria Chronicles
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2009 to Sep 27, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Aniplex, Sega, Sakura Create
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: A-1 Pictures
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, RomanceRomance
Theme: MilitaryMilitary
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.561 (scored by 5488154,881 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15842
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1685
Members: 131,441
Favorites: 616

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Synopsis

In its expansion west to gain resources, the Europan Imperial Alliance invades the neutral Principality of Gallia, seeking to take control of its vast Ragnite deposits. Their strategic advantage, technological superiority, and military might make opposition nonexistent, so they steamroll through the border of the sleepy principality with ease.

As Imperial forces run through his quiet hometown, Welkin Gunther and his younger sister Isara jump into action, banding with the leader of the local militia to push the occupational forces out of the village. Quickly retreating to the Gallian capital, they are organized into a unit with the remnants of the militia, tasked with assisting in repelling the Imperial presence from the country.

Though unfamiliar with war, the newly formed Squad Seven must defend their country from annexation. But as the battle rages on through the streets of Gallia, ancient secrets will bring the team closer than they'd ever anticipated.

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Staff

Yamamoto, Yasutaka
Director
Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Umetsu, Yasuomi
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director
Fujiwara, Yoshiyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director


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Opening Theme

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1: "Asu e no Kizuna (明日へのキズナ)" by HIMEKA (eps 1-13)
2: "Kanashimi Rensa (カナシミレンサ)" by MARIA (eps 14-26)
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Ending Theme

1: "Ano Kaze ni Notte (アノ風ニノッテ)" by pe'zmoku (eps 1-13)
2: "Hitotsu no Negai (ひとつの願い)" by Inoue Hikari (eps 14-25)
3: "Brightest Morning" by Hikari Inoue with 7th Squad (eps 26)




Reviews

Dec 1, 2009
Well, well, well, look what we have here? Can anyone say "under-appreciated" and "under-watched"? Those words would probably describe Valkyria Chronicles very well.

At first glance, this anime probably doesn't look like anything special. Originally based on a tactical role-playing game of the same name for the PS3, this anime might look like a couple of things. At first glance, it might just look like a military anime that wants to chock itself full of violence and gunplay. However, this is a serious, serious misconception. Let's get to the review and see why, shall we?

Story: The story that encompasses ...
Jul 8, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Overview:

Valkyria Chronicles is not only one of my favorite games for PS3, but one of my favorite games of all time! So how does this anime live up to its video game inspiration? Well...it certainly isn't bad, but it also could have been a lot better. Give me just a few paragraphs and I will try to explain my thoughts.

Background:

As you are well aware, unless you have been living under a rock, there is a genre of fiction called “alternate history”. Alternate history is basically imagining a separate timeline if one or 2 major events went differently. It is widely used across all forms ...
Feb 27, 2015
Intro: I must confess, I was quite disappointed with this anime adaptation. I first heard of it when I was playing the game (which, by contrast, is amazing) and a friend happened to look over my shoulder and said that he recognized it. I asked if he played, but he said that only knew it because he had watched the anime. As a big fan of the game, I was immediately interested and enthusiastically searched for a way to watch "Senjou no Valkyria". You mean, there's MORE of the awesomeness and adorableness that is Valkyria Chronicles?! HELL YEAH! ...

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