A new TV anime adaption of Shoji Gatoh’s Full Metal Panic! light novel series is set to be released in fall 2017, officially announced at the Fantasia Bunko Big Thanks Festival 2016 event held in Akihabara.
The action novel series was previously adapted into TV anime three times, the first Full Metal Panic! (2002) by GONZO, the second Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (2003) and third Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (2005) by Kyoto Animation. Then the upcoming fourth TV anime, titled Full Metal Panic! IV, is animated by XEBEC (Fafner in the Azure, Space Battleship Yamato 2199). Katsuichi Nakayama, known for his directorial works for the 2006 TV anime The Good Witch of the West, is attached to direct.