The Aniplex Online Fest 2022 event announced an anime movie adaptation of Gen Urobuchi's Eisen Flügel light novel on Saturday. Aniplex simultaneously launched an official website, revealing the production staff, a teaser promotional video, and teaser visual (pictured).
Urobuchi penned the light novel in two volumes under Shogakukan's Gagaga Bunko label in July and December 2009, featuring illustrations by Higashiguchi Chuuou (Mnemosyne: Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi).
Anno Nanakamado began a manga adaptation in HiBaNa magazine in May 2016 before transferring it to the MangaONE smartphone application in December 2017, where in concluded in September 2018. Shogakukan published the manga in four volumes between September 2016 and November 2018.
In a world where dragons rule the skies, mankind still dreams about taking to the skies and dominating the heavens in their place. Even during wartime, the passionate young pilot Karl Schuniz pursues his dreams, taking up his steel wings—the revolutionary new aircraft, the Blitz Vogel—to challenge the Kaiser Drache, the fastest dragon capable of supersonic flight.