The Asterisk War was an anime series that ran from 2015 to 2016. In total 24 episodes of The Asterisk War were aired. With a total of 1 reported filler episode, The Asterisk War has a very low filler percentage of 4%. Invertia… an unprecedented disaster that struck the world during the 20th century. Because of this disaster, numerous cities around the world were destroyed. However, within the meteor, an unknown element called mana was discovered, allowing human technology to make rapid strides. This also gave rise to a new species of human born with unique skills – the Star Pulse Generation. The setting for the world’s greatest comprehensive battle spectacle, the Festas, is an academy city above the water surrounded by six academies called Rikka also known as the Asterisk.