Worldwide release on 9 February

An anime based on the Azure Striker Gunvolt games is heading to the 3DS eShop next week. Inti Creates announced that Azure Striker Gunvolt: The Anime will launch worldwide on the 3DS eShop next week, on Thursday 9 February. The short OVA will cost $2.99 on the eShop, and will even feature both Japanese and English voiceovers.

The story is set in the near future, where people known as ‘Adepts’ possess extraordinary powers. Their existence has caused widespread chaos around the world, though, in Japan, a temporary peace is maintained by the Sumeragi Group, who secretly perform scientific experiments on Adepts. A group¬†known as QUILL (Quorum for Unrestricted Information, Law, and Liberty) has pledged to revolt against the Sumeragi Group. A member of QUILL, a young man named Gunvolt, sets out one evening to infiltrate a Sumeragi facility in the name of freedom for his fellow Adepts.

Check out the stylish trailer below to get a feel for the anime. Will you be watching this next week? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.