It is also announced that the anime adaptation will be directed by Kishi Seiji who has directed Carnival Phantasm, Angel Beats!, Seto no Hanayome and Persona 4 the animation. The series composition will be done by Makoto Uezu who has done several scripts for Carnival Phantasm and Kore wa Zombie desu ka? The animation will be produced by Sanjigen.
Music will be done by Koda Masato. Aoki no Hagane is a Sci-Fi manga serialized in Young King Ours. It is written by Ark Performance. It is a manga basically about anthropomorphised battleships and the crew operating them.
It is a story that happens 17 years after the “Fleet of Fog” appeared all over the world and drove humanity into the sea. The “Fleet of Fog” is a mysterious sentient technological fleet of battleships. Now, 17 years later, Chihaya Gonzou aboard the I-401 start to battle the “Fleet of Fog”.