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Background

Written by Shoji Gatoh, the Full Metal Panic! series takes place in a world where the Cold War never came to an end. The first light novel released in 1998. It ended in 2011 with a grand total of 23 volumes released. The light novels alone have over 11 million copies in print. Since then, it has also spawned several manga series (serialized in Monthly Comic Dragon) and three TV anime series (Full Metal Panic!, Full Metal Panic! Fumoffu, and Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid)!

As a sequel to The Second Raid, Invisible Victory is the fourth anime series. The writer Shoji has also commented that this series will follow the original light novel material closely and follow it through to the end.

Staff

Director: Katsuichi Nakayama (The Good Witch of the West)
Screenwriter: Shouji Gatoh (Lucky Star, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
Character Designer: Osamu Horiuchi (Sky Wizards Academy, Knights of Ramune)
Studio: Xebec (Pandora Hearts, To Love-Ru)

Cast

Tomokazu Seki: Sousuke Sagara
・Notable roles: Touya Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura), Gilgamesh (Fate/stay night)
Satsuki Yukino: Kaname Chidori
・Notable roles: Yoruichi (Bleach), Tae Shimura (Gintama)
Yukana: Teletha Testarossa
・Notable roles: C.C. (Code Geass), Kanna (Inuyasha)

Characters

Sousuke Sagara (CV: Tomokazu Seki)
The main protagonist of the series. Due to growing up in a war-torn country, Sousuke has trouble when it comes to adjusting to civilian life. He is extremely paranoid and quite defensive, and even though he is only 17 years old, he is a sergeant in the military group Mithril. When he was first assigned to protect the Whispered Kaname by going undercover as a student at a high school, he was completely out of place with his extreme knee-jerk reactions and prickly personality. However, as time as passed, he’s been able to live the semi-normal life his old country could have never afforded him. Those experiences have led him to developing emotionally, now being able to have friends and operate outside the mindset of just a soldier.

Kaname Chidori (CV: Satsuki Yukin)
The main heroine of the series. Kaname is one of the few known “Whispered,” individuals who acquired great intellect through secret and illegal experiments. She is a highly sought target, especially by the terrorist group Amalgam, since she has the ability to craft technology far more advanced that the technology that exists in the present. With her superior knowledge of math, science, and other subjects, it’s no surprise that she’s the school’s top performer. However, she is also quite the beauty and, due to growing up partially in America, has a bit of a loose tongue! She has a cheerful and carefree demeanor, so she gets along with most.

Teletha Testarossa (CV: Yukana)
Despite her youthful appearance, Teletha is a commanding officer within Mithril. She is also the captain of the submarine Tuatha de Denann. Like Kaname, Teletha is a child prodigy and one of the few known Whispered. She has a bit of an inferiority complex when it comes to her genius older brother, who is part of Amalgam, the very terrorist group she seeks to stop at all costs.

Broadcast Information

Scheduled to premiere in Japan in April 2018.

TOM Products

We have a few awesome articulated figures of the mechas that appear in the series, like the Arbalest!

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