The first glimpse of Kantai Collection‘s much anticipated anime adaptation has sailed into view in the form of character designs for three ships – bearing a suspiciously if not promisingly close resemblance to the style which propelled another mecha-musume anime to victory.
The bombardment of interest in these designs immediately sunk the show’s site, but the images fortunately surfaced amongst the flotsam:
The regular aircraft carrier Akagi, voiced by Saki Fujita:
The regular aircraft carrier Kaga, voiced by Yuka Iguchi:
The destroyer Fubuki, voiced by Sumire Uesaka:
Shimakaze is evidently being saved for last…