“Fullmetal Panic Panic!” Anime IV Featured In 0.2 Version Preview

In time for this year’s 15th anniversary of its first TV anime, Shoji Gatoh’s Full Metal Panic! was slated to come back for a fourth anime series, Invisible Victory, in fall 2017. That officially got moved to spring 2018 last month. Still, the project is being promoted at this summer’s event, like Anime Expo and this weekend’s Comiket. With the latest, a 0.2 version the preview was screened. 


Full Metal Panic! IV Invisible Victory Anime PV… by pKjd

TV anime “Full Metal Panic! IV” main staff


 Director: Katsuichi Nakayama (The Good Witch of the West)

 Character Designer/Chief Animation Director: Osamu Horiuchi (all of the past Full Metal Panic! anime series)

 Sub Character Designer/Animation Director: Aya Yamamoto (Big Order episode animation director)

 Gun Designer/Animation Director: Takeshi Yoshioka

 Mechanic Designer: Kanetake Ebigawa, Toshiaki Ihara

 Set Designer: Takayuki Yanase

 Mechanic Director: Masanori Nishii

 Prop Designer/Mechanic Animation Director: Takuya Matsumura

 Mechanic Animation Director: Masaru Kato

 CG Director: Masanori Kamiji

 Color Designer: Chiaki Kitabayashi (XEBEC)

 Special Effects: Shin Inoie

 Anime Production: Xebec


A collection of art by light novel illustrator Shiki Doji is also being offered at this weekend’s Comiket

 via pKjd

Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.