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'Arknights: Prelude to Dawn' releases main PV for TV anime in October 2022

The main PV introduces the cast of Reunion Movement, the main antagonistic faction of the first part of the Arknights storyline.

By: Nicole S. Castro on October 24, 2022 at 12:05 PHT

The main promotional video has been released for Arknights: Prelude to Dawn, the Japanese TV anime adaptation of the Chinese RPG/tower defense gacha video game Arknights.

The TV anime is produced by Yostar Pictures and will start airing on Oct. 28, 2022. It will adapt the Main Theme, making it canon to the Arknights storyline.

©Arknights: Prelude to Dawn PROJECT

The story of Arknights takes place in the dystopian world of Terra, which is constantly devastated by ecological disasters called Catastrophes. From the aftermath of these disasters, a black crystalline mineral called Orignium is produced.

Originium, while useful as a source of energy, is harmful to those exposed to it, inducing a terminal disease called Oripathy. Non-governmental pharmaceutical corporation Rhodes Island has made it their mission to aid the infected via skilled hires called Operators.

This main PV reveals the cast of the Reunion Movement, the main antagonistic faction of the first part of the Arknights storyline.


  • Doctor (CV: Yuki Kaida)

  • Amiya (CV: Tomoyo Kurosawa)

  • Dobermann (CV: Atsumi Tanezaki)

  • Ace (CV: Takashi Matsuyama)

  • Nearl (CV: Ayane Sakura)

  • Chen (CV: Shizuka Ishigami)

  • Hoshiguma (CV: Kiyono Yasuno)

  • Franka (CV: Ai Kakuma)

  • Liskarm (CV: Yui Ishikawa)

  • Exusiai (CV: Manaka Iwami)

  • Texas (CV: Azusa Tadokoro)

  • Meteorite (CV: Risa Taneda)

  • Kal'tsit (CV: Yōko Hikasa)

  • Medic (CV: Momo Asakura)

  • Guard (CV: Chiaki Kobayashi)

  • Wei Yenwu (CV: Koichi Yamadera)

  • Talulah (CV: Maaya Sakamoto)

  • Crownslayer (CV: Sayaka Senbongi)

  • Mephisto (CV: Kōhei Amasaki)

  • Faust (CV: Shun Horie)

  • W (CV: Ayana Taketatsu)

  • Misha (CV: Satsumi Matsuda)

  • Skullshatterer (CV: Risae Matsuda)


  • Original work: Hypergryph / Studio Montagne

  • Character concept: hoshieve

  • Director: Yuuki Watanabe

  • Assistant director: Masataka Nishikawa

  • Animation and character design: Aya Takafuji

  • Series composition: Yostar Pictures

  • Props design: Yoshi Wakayama

  • Art director: Minoru Onishi (Bic Studio)

  • Art setting: Ryu Sakamoto (Bic Studio)

  • Color design: Keiko Goto

  • Cinematographer: Kohei Tanada

  • Editor: Kengo Shigemura

  • Sound director: Yuuki Watanabe

  • Music: Yuuki Hayashi

  • Music production: Legendoor

  • Animation production: Yostar Pictures

  • Animation producer: Takeo Hata

  • Produced by: Hypergryph Studio Montagne, Yostar, Yostar Pictures

Source: Arknights: Prelude to Dawn official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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