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Second Schwarzesmarken PV Hits The Web

The horrors of war will always be a black mark upon those who are forced to endure.

Earlier today, Avex Pictures started streaming the second promotional video for the Schwarzesmarken anime series. The 90-second teaser features closing theme Kanashimi ga Jidai o Kakeru (Sadness Runs Through the Times) by Zähre as a background track.

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.

Schwarzesmarken Visual 001 - 2015206The visual novel’s voice actors are returning to reprise their roles in 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

Trance-pop duo fripSide will provide the show’s opening theme, white foeces. The series will début on TV Tokyo on January 10, with the full 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)

The first promotional video for the series hit in November. You can check it out below:

Source: YouTube (Avex Pictures)

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