Valkyria Chronicles [a] is a series of military-themed tactical role-playing video games created by Ryutaro Nonaka and Shuntaro Tanaka, and developed by Sega.
The series has also been expanded into anime and manga media. The main line of games uses a turn based system known as the BLiTZ B attle of Li ve T actical Z ones , while the later installment is described as being real time with only strategy elements.
The setting for these games take place in alternate universe versions of the Earth , during war times of the 20th century. Welkin Gunther is the main protagonist of the first game, Valkyria Chronicles. Selvaria Bles is a character that has appeared in every single installment, with the exception of Valkyria Revolution.
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The first main entry in the series was originally released for the PlayStation 3 and later ported to Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4. The Windows port was developed by Little Stone Software. Because of its abundance of Ragnite ore, which takes the place of petroleum in the game setting, the neutral nation of Gallia comes under attack from the East Europan Imperial Alliance, which is itself engaged in a war with the Atlantic Federation.
The second main entry was moved to the PlayStation Portable platform. Story-wise, it takes place two years after the events of the first game, with a fight that breaks loose against the Revolutionary Army and the Empire.
The game's story focuses on a military academy as its cadets seek to prevent an ethnic cleansing campaign by a ruthless rebel group. The third main entry was also released on the PlayStation Portable.
However, it takes place during the events of the first game. The story follows the "Nameless", a penal military unit serving the nation of Gallia during the Second Europan War who perform secret black operations and are pitted against the Imperial unit "Calamity Raven". Unlike the previous installments, it did not have an official release outside of Japan.
Valkyria Chronicles D is a mobile game released only in Japan. It is considered a spin-off, with a storyline separate from the main series, taking place in the fictional country of Jutland.
Three manga adaptations have been published based on the first game. The first is Valkyria Chronicles: Wish Your Smile , serialized by Enterbrain 's Comics B's Log magazine  and centering on two characters made for the manga: Mintz, an orphan and engineer, and Julius Klose, a sniper, with both of them in the Gallian army's militia force. It was serialized by Kadokawa Shoten  from November 26, to March 26, in Comp Ace magazine and later compiled in four volumes.
The anime adaptation of the first game premiered on April 4,  and was produced by Aniplex 's A-1 Pictures. The original score for the anime is composed and conducted by the game's composer Hitoshi Sakimoto and performed by the Czech Film Orchestra.
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Onge , under her chosen moniker of Himeka. Episode 26's ending song was "Brightest Morning", also performed by Hikari Inoue.
Region 2 DVDs of all 26 episodes were released across nine volumes, beginning on August 5, ,  and concluding on April 7, The first was released on July 24, ,  and the second was released on October 7, Three manga adaptations of the second game were released by Sega in Japan.
The first volume was published in January and the second volume was published on May 27, The story was written by Daiki Saito and the artwork was done by Watari.
It was serialised in Comp Ace from October to September , and its storyline is loosely based on the game, with emphasis on the relationship between Avan and his brother. The first volume was published on January 26, and the second volume was published in September The story is focused on Zeri and his changing relationships with his schoolmates over the course of the events of the game.
The first volume was published on January 31, and the second volume in September Japanese band Chemistry performed the theme song of the game, "Our Story". It was released as part of their album "Regeneration" on February 24, Valkyria Chronicles III was adapted into a two-episode original video animation series in the same year of its release.
The initially-planned release and availability period needed to be extended due to a stoppage to PSN during the early summer of that year. Sakimoto's music for the game was used in the anime. The anime's title was inspired by the principal purpose of the Nameless: to suffer in battle for the goals of others. The game's main theme was how the characters regained their sense of self when stripped of their names and identities, along with general themes focused on war and its consequences.
While making the anime, the production team were told by Sega to make it as realistic as possible, with the consequence that the team did extensive research into aspects such as what happened when vehicles like tanks were overturned or damaged. Due to it being along the same timeline as the original game and its anime television adaptation, the cast of Valkyria Chronicles could make appearances, which pleased the team.
Both songs' lyrics were written by their respective artists. Two manga adaptations were produced, following each of the game's main female protagonists Imca and Riela.
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The Valkyria series has had a generally positive reception. By , Valkyria Chronicles sold over , copies on Steam , exceeding expectations, and over , copies on the PlayStation 3.
During its initial March release on PS4, the fourth game sold 76, physical copies within its first three weeks in Japan. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Valkyrie of the Battlefield.
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