Today Avex Group sent a press release announcing that it has achieved full in-house production of both games and anime with the debut of the Muv-Luv Alternative animated series airing today in Japan.
We also hear that the action RPG code-named Project Immortal will launch in Japan (only in Japanese, for now) for mobile platforms by the end of the year.
On top of that, we already know that Project Mikhail will launch in early access this month on Steam with a Nintendo Switch version coming down the line.
This is happening thanks to the collective efforts of Avex’s subsidiaries Avex Pictures, FLAGSHIP LINE, aNCHOR, and Fuzz, as the company intends to continue expanding the Muv-Luv franchise globally.
The animation is produced by Avex Pictures and FLAGSHIP LINE (a joint venture with Graphinica), also taking advantage of the animation quality of Graphinica’s own subsidiary Yumeta Company.
Project Mikhail is published by aNCHOR and developed by Fuzz, and Project Immortal is developed with aNCHOR as a publisher.
If you’re interested in the Muv-Luv franchise in general, during recent events we saw the reveal of the official title of Muv-Luv Resonative (which is the continuation of The Day After ), the announcement of Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse, and new gameplay and details for Project Mikhail.
A few months ago, we also heard the much-awaited announcement that Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien (also known as Rumbling Hearts) will finally be released in English.
For additional information, you should definitely read our interview with the series’ creator Kouki Yoshimune and producer Kazutoshi Matsumura, alongside our semi-recent chat with Kitakuou about Project Immortal.
If you’re unfamiliar with the franchise, you can read my extensive article explaining all you need to know to get into one of the best visual novel series of all time.