Valvrave the Liberator (革命機ヴァルヴレイヴ Kakumeiki Varuvureivu, lit. Revolution Machine Valvrave) is a Japanese mecha anime series, produced by Sunrise, which premiered on April 12, 2013. The anime series has been licensed in North America by Aniplex of America and is streamed with English subtitles by Crunchyroll and Hulu. The series is set in a futuristic date in which three factions divided from 70% of mankind are in war. It focuses on Haruto Tokishima, a high school student from the faction of JIOR who pilots one of the highly advanced weaponized mecha technology called the Valvrave to stop the Dorssian forces.