Watch Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- (Original Japanese Version)

  • 2015
  • 1 Season

Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- is an anime series that premiered on AT-X in Japan in 2015. The series takes place in a world where some women have the ability to turn into weapons known as "Exteres," while others have the power to wield them as "Liberators." These women are known as "Viruses," and they are hunted down by an organization known as the Vestein Empire.

The story of Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- follows the journey of two unlikely friends, Mamori Tokonome and Mirei Shikishima. Mamori is a shy high school girl who is captured by the Vestein Empire and taken to an isolated island. Here, she discovers that she is a "Liberator" and must use her newfound power to protect herself and others from the organization's cruel experiments.

Mirei, on the other hand, is a confident and capable girl who is also taken to the island. She quickly becomes friends with Mamori and reveals that she is an "Exter," a weapon that can transform into a sword. Together, Mamori and Mirei fight against the Vestein Empire and their seemingly endless army of Exters.

Throughout the series, the two friends face many obstacles and challenges, and their bond continues to grow stronger. They also meet a cast of diverse characters, each with their own unique abilities and personalities. These characters include Akira Hiiragi, a powerful wielder with a mysterious past; Charlotte Scherzen, an aristocratic Liber with a thirst for battle; and Meifon Sakura, a ninja-like Exter with a playful personality.

Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- is known for its action-packed battles and ecchi elements. The series features many intense fight scenes, with each character using their own unique fighting style and abilities. The show also includes a lot of sexual content, including nudity, suggestive themes, and lesbian relationships between the characters.

Despite its sometimes controversial content, the series has remained popular among fans of the ecchi and action genres. The animation and music are also highly praised, with each episode featuring beautifully animated fight scenes and a catchy opening and ending theme.

Overall, Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- is an entertaining and exciting anime series that combines action, ecchi, and an engaging story. The friendship between Mamori and Mirei is at the heart of the show, and their journey is one that viewers will be rooting for until the very end. Whether you're a fan of action, ecchi, or both, Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- is a must-watch for anime fans everywhere.

Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- (Original Japanese Version) is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on October 10, 2015.

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Valkyrie Drive
12. Valkyrie Drive
December 26, 2015
Mirei struggles to fight against Momoka as she wields Mamori against her, but is aided by Kasumi, who is finally joined in battle by Hibiki, as well as Lady Lady and Meifeng. However, Momoka uses Mamori's Valkyrie ability to absorb other girls into her arm and become stronger, overwhelming the others in a single shot and absorbing them. Inside the blade, as the captives are attacked by tentacles that draw the Armed Virus out of them, providing Momoka with enough power to even destroy a satellite, Mirei manages to break free and reunite with Mamori, freeing her from Momoka's control and releasing the others. Combining together into a perfect form, the Valkyrie Drive, Mirei and Mamori battle against Momoka as she combines with allies to transform into a giant robot. With support from all of her friends, Mirei manages to defeat Momoka, removing the Armed Virus from her and everyone else. As the residents of Mermaid are finally given the chance to return home to their families, Mirei and Mamori, along with Meifeng and Lady Lady, travel around the world in order to help others carrying with Armed Virus.
Soldier Arm
11. Soldier Arm
December 19, 2015
As Momoka, who were once a part of the same experiments as Mirei, prepares to attack, Lady Lady show up to fight against her, but find their attacks ineffective against her Soldier Arm. Momoka and her allies then kidnap Mamori, learning of the potential within her and deciding to keep her to herself. Meanwhile, Mamori recalls when she was in the same organization as Momoka, having been exiled after refusing to kill others and later sent to Mermaid due to possessing the Armed Virus. Blaming Mirei for everything bad that happened for her, Momoka prepares to use Mamori's body for her own gains. Mirei, joined by Lady Lady, head to Veste to rescue Mamori and the other captives, fighting her way past Charlotte before confronting Momoka, who plans to use Mamori's own form against her.
10. Oppression
December 12, 2015
With Akira removed from power, Charlotte names herself the new Gouvernour, and immediately begins ruling Mermaid with an iron fist. Momoka and the other mysterious intruders seem to be taking advantage of this for their own gains.
9. Takeover
December 5, 2015
Momoka arrives on Mermaid under the guise of a new transfer, quickly demonstrating her Exter abilities and becoming a part of Charlotte's Adel team. Quickly deducing Akira's true gender, Momoka manipulates Charlotte into confronting Akira in a battle in order to expose the truth. Noticing something about Momoka's power, Akira brings out the full strength of her Artificial Arm, Sri, against Charlotte and Momoka and manages to defeat them. However, Momoka brings out her true power as a third generation Artificial Arm, overpowering Akira and exposing her gender to everyone and encouraging Charlotte to become Mermaid's new leader, after which Mamori and Mirei discover Atelier Torino in shambles.
Valkyrie Effect
8. Valkyrie Effect
November 28, 2015
Lady Lady are asked by Akira to investigate a location said to contain the secret of Mermaid, bringing Mamori, Mirei, and Meifon along with them. Uncovering a hidden cave, the girls find an underground construction plant, where they are attacked by an Artificial Arm that Mirei finds all too familiar. Unable to drive with Mamori following the ordeal of her attack, Mirei unleashes the true ability hidden in her body to fight the Arm, but is still overpowered by it. However, Mamori, determined to protect Mirei, brings out enhanced abilities of her own and transforms into an enhanced arm, allowing Mirei to defeat the Arm. As the girls manage to escape the facility as it is destroyed, another island, having detected the Valkyrie Effect coming from the battle, sends a girl named Momoka Sagara to Mermaid to investigate.
To Believe
7. To Believe
November 21, 2015
Akira leaves the castle to go on a secret mission. He meets Torino, and decides to spend the night outside of the castle. Meanwhile, a hostage situation takes place nearby.
No Money, No Life
6. No Money, No Life
November 14, 2015
The Mermaid Festival is here! Meifeng must control the outcome of the Beauty Pageant to cash in on her illegal gambling scam, and she knows just the right person for shaking up the votes.
Giant Girl, Little Heart
5. Giant Girl, Little Heart
November 7, 2015
Kasumi leaves the castle to investigate a strange Extar reading in the forest. There, she finds Mamori, Mirei, and a truly, tremendously buxom girl.
4. Gouverneur
October 31, 2015
Charlotte, Kasumi, and the forces of W?rter move in to take Mirei into custody, but the mysterious duo known as Lady Lady intervene. An all-out fight is about to break loose, but is halted by yet another new participant. ? Gouverneur [Japan: literal English translation / Int'l: English title] ? Guverunea [Japan: original Romaji title] ?NOTE: "Gouverneur" is the French word meaning "Governor".?
Zero Arm
3. Zero Arm
October 24, 2015
Mamori and Mirei escape from the clutches of Welter. They soon learn the nature of the militant female-only group, and also discover a small peaceful village that is free from its rule. ? Zero Arm [Japan: literal English translation / Int'l: English title] ? Zero o aamu [Japan: original Romaji title]
Virgin Road
2. Virgin Road
October 17, 2015
Mamori and Mirei defeat Saejima, but are taken into custody by Charlotte and Ange. Now Mamori must prepare for a mysterious ceremony known as the Wedding. ? Virgin Road [Japan: literal English translation / Int'l: English title] ? Vaajin roodo [Japan: original Romaji title] ?NOTE: "Virgin Road" is what the Japanese call a "Wedding Ceremony Aisle", specifically the highly-romantic chapel type popularized by mainstream films.?
I'm Gonna Burst
1. I'm Gonna Burst
October 10, 2015
Mamori Tokonome watches in astonishment as two girls show off their intimate relationship. Little did she know that she had to establish a similar relationship with another girl, Mirei Shikishima, in order to fight for her life. ? I'm Getting Deflowered [Int'l: renamed English title] ? I'm Gonna Burst [Japan: literal English translation] ? Watashi, chirasa remasu [Japan: original Romaji title]
Where to Watch Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- (Original Japanese Version)
Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- (Original Japanese Version) is available for streaming on the AT-X website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid- (Original Japanese Version) on demand at Amazon Prime, Google Play and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 10, 2015