So, is it a war for asterisks, a war over asterisks, or a war about asterisks? The world may never know.

Earlier today, the official website for Gakusen Toshi Asterisk (The Asterisk War) updated with a new key visual.

The Asterisk War Key Visual 001 - 20150611

The piece was drawn by character designer and chief animation director Tetsuya Kawakami. It also ran in the newest issue of Newtype magazine, which hit newsstands on June 10.

The Asterisk War is based on Yuu Miyazaki’s light novel series of the same name. The title was first announced at Aniplex of America’s Sakura-Con panel in April, and is slated to hit Japanese TV this October.

The confirmed staff for The Asterisk War includes:

  • Anime production: A-1 Pictures
  • General Director: Manabu Ono (Saki, The Irregular at Magic High School)
  • Director: Kenji Seto (Weiß Survive, Wooser’s Hand-to-Mouth Life: Kakusei-hen)
  • Character Designer & Chief Animation Director: Tetsuya Kawakami (Robot Girls Z, Nanana’s Buried Treasure)
  • Music: Rasmus Faber
  • Music Production: Flying Dog

A teaser visual was released in April, which you can check out below:

Asterisk War Teaser Visual 001 - 20150411

Source: Twitter