The previously announced Arknights anime revealed an official trailer. Yostar Pictures is animating the adaptation of the highly popular game, under the title of Arknights: Prelude of Dawn. The trailer only has one line in the description: “Silent we shall be, should conflict be avoidable.”
Yuki Watanabe is directing the anime, with Masataka Nishikawa as the assistant director. The adaptation was announced in October of last year.
Arknights is a free-to-play tower defense mobile game developed by Hypergryph and distributed by Yostar. The game was launched in China in May 2019 and became available in other countries in January 2020. It is available to play on iOS and Android devices, as well as Windows. The game uses gacha mechanics and offers a multitude of different playable characters.
The official website describes the plot of the game as:
Take on the role of a key member of Rhodes Island, a pharmaceutical company that fights both a deadly infection and the unrest it leaves in its wake. Together with your leader Amiya, you’ll recruit Operators, train them, then assign them to various operations to protect the innocent and resist those who would thrust the world into turmoil.
Source: Arknights Official Twitter
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