A new PV and key visual for the upcoming 86 anime was released. It was also announced that the anime will premiere in April 2021.
The PV’s YouTube upload is region-locked, but it can be watched on the anime’s official Twitter page.
86‘s staff includes Toshimasa Ishii (storyboarder on Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia and Sword Art Online Alicization War of Underworld) as director, Toshiya Ouno (The Promised Neverland, Land of the Lustrous) as series composer, and Tetsuya Kawakami (Interviews With Monster Girls, The Asterisk War) as character designer.
Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Mobile Suit Gundam UC) and Kohta Yamamoto (Attack on Titan: The Final Season, The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments) are composing the music for the anime. A-1 Pictures is in charge of animation production.
Voicing the lead characters are Shouya Chiba (Project Scard: Scar on the Praeter, Dororo) as Shinei Nouzen and Ikumi Hasegawa (Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It To The Budokan, I Would Die) as Vladilena Mirizé.
86 is based on a light novel series written by Asato Asato and illustrated by Shirabi, with Ⅰ-Ⅳ responsible for the mechanical designs. Yen Press describes the story as:
Source: 86 Twitter page, 86 official website