May the Schwarz be with you… or something!

Earlier today, the official Schwarzesmarken anime website updated with a new promotional video. The one-minute teaser gives a brief look at the show’s animation, and features opening theme White Forces by fripSide.

The site also confirmed that cast members Minami Tanaka and Nozomi Yamamoto, working as vocal group Zähre, will perform series closing theme Kanashimi ga Jidai wo Tokeru. The single will hit Japanese stores on February 24.

Schwarzesmarken Visual 001 - 2015206Broadcast information was also revealed for the series, with the première schedule being as follows:

  • TV Tokyo: 1/10/2016 at 25:05 (1/11/2016 at 1:05AM)
  • TV Osaka: 1/12/2016 at 25:35 (1/13/2015 at 1:35AM)
  • TV Aichi: 1/14/2016 at 26:05 (1/15/2015 at 2:05AM)
  • AT-X: 1/15/2015 at 23:30 (1/15/2015 at 11:30PM)

Schwarzesmarken is based on the visual novel of the same name. The series will be helmed by Tetsuya Watanabe (Rumbling Hearts) at Ixtl and Liden Films. Shuichi Hara will handle character designs, while Garden will provide the show’s music.

The Schwarzesmarken visual novel’s voice cast is returning to lend its talents to the anime adaptation. The confirmed cast includes:

  • Theodor Eberbach: Kenichi Suzumura
  • Katia Waldheim: Minami Tanaka
  • Irisdina Bernhard: Nozomi Yamamoto
  • Lise Hohenstein: Yoshino Nanjou
  • Anett Hosenfeld: Chika Anzai
  • Gretel Jeckeln: Kiyono Yasuno
  • Pham Thi-Rang: Emiri Kato
  • Sylvia Kschessinska: Michiyo Murase
  • Walther Krüger: Kenta Miyake
  • Beatrix Brehme: Yukari Tamura
  • Circe Steinhoff: Manami Numakura

Source: MoCa News