the story took place in a world where human lived in a city in space, thanks to the development of Dyson Sphere. the community was divided into 2 main forces - the Dorssia Military and the ARUS (Atlantic Rim United States), while the minor nation of JIOR declared neutrality. Haruto was a high school student in JIOR until the Dorssian Military began their abrupt invasion. JIOR had a chance only when Haruto met the mysterious humanoid weapon - Valvrave.
the series was released in 2 parts, with its second half airing later this year. with plenty intense actions and character dramas, though remained mysterious and unresolved, was enough to entertain and create high hopes towards the second half of the series. the characters started out being childish, but it was pleasant to notice maturity developing in some of them as more events unfold. some fought for love, others for survival and revenge, the mass of students engaged in adult affairs of wars and politics was impressive and emotionally engaging.
some background on the anime:
- episodes: 12
- director: Kou Matsuo (衡松尾)
- released: 2013
- language: Japanese
- genre: Action/Science-Fiction
- Kakumeiki Valvrave (2013)
- Kakumeiki Valvrave 2nd Season (2013)