The official website of the Arknights: Reimei Zensou (Arknights Animation: Prelude to Dawn) television anime revealed additional staff, cast, opening theme, a promotional video and key visual (pictured) on Saturday. The anime is scheduled to broadcast on October 29 at 1:23 a.m. on TV Tokyo, followed by TV Osaka, BS11, and Animax.
Original Character Design: Yui@W
Series Composition: Yostar Pictures
Character Design: Aya Takafuji (Blue Archive)
Prop Design: Yoshi Wakayama (The God of High School art design)
Art Director: Minoru Oonishi (BIC・STUDIO) (Girls & Panzer)
Art Design: Ryuu Sakamoto (BIC・STUDIO) (Lord El-Melloi II Sei no Jikenbo: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note)
Color Design: Keiko Gotou (Last Exile)
Director of Photography: Kouhei Tanada (Kobato.)
Editing: Kengo Shigemura (Violet Evergarden)
Sound Director: Yuuki Watanabe (Mob Psycho 100 II key animation)
Music: Yuuki Hayashi (Boku no Hero Academia)
Music Production: Legendoor (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)
Animation Producer: Takehiro Hata
ReoNa (Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld 2nd Season) is performing the opening theme "Alive," which is previewed in the promotional video below.
Yuuki Watanabe is directing the action anime at Yostar Pictures. Masataka Nishikawa (SSSS.Dynazenon animation director) is the assistant director.
The action television anime is based on Hypergryph's Arknights smartphone game, which was released in May 2019 in China and other countries the following year. Hypergryph announced a spin-off game, Arknights: Endfield, for PC and mobile in March 2022.