Arpeggio of Blue Steel naval manga to become anime

The sci-fi naval manga Arpeggio of Blue Steel (Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio) by Ark Performance will be getting an anime adaptation. The anime will be directed by Seiji Kishi (Persona 4 The Animation, Angel Beats!) at SANZIGEN Animation Studio.

The original manga by creative team “Ark Performance” was first launched in 2009 in the Young King Ours magazine. In the story, a super powered “Fleet of Fog” appear suddenly all across the world, destroying ships and preventing sea travel. 17 years after the appearance of the “Fleet of Fog,” Gunzo Chihaya and his friends manage to commandeer one of the “Fleet of Fog” submarines. Renaming the vessel I-401, they join with the physical incarnation of the submarine named Iona to fight against the “Fleet of Fog.”

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