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Crunchyroll Provides 2021 Hakuōki Unique Video Anime

Crunchyroll introduced on Monday that it has added the primary two episodes of the Hakuōki franchise‘s new authentic video anime (OVA) challenge. The OVA is offered for customers in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Center East, and the CIS.

The OVA could have three episodes that may stream solely on the U-NEXT service in Japan. The primary and second episode debuted on November 13 and December 11, respecitvely, with the third episode debuting on January 29. The three components can even ship on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on December 24, 2021, January 28, 2022, and February 25, 2022.

The forged consists of:

  • Houko Kuwashima as Chizuru Yukimura
  • Shinichiro Miki as Toshizō Hijikata
  • Showtaro Morikubo as Sōji Okita
  • Kousuke Toriumi as Hajime Saitō
  • Hiroyuki Yoshino as Heisuke Tōdō
  • Koji Yusa as Sanosuke Harada
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Chikage Kazama
  • Shōta Aoi as Hyōgo Sakai

Osamu Yamasaki is returning as director at Studio DEEN. Atsuko Nakajima is as soon as once more serving as animation character designer for Yone Kazuki‘s authentic character designs. Kou Otani additionally returns to compose the music, with Yoshikazu Iwanami equally again as audio director.

Aiko Yoshioka is performing the opening theme track “Setsuna no Kodō” (Cut up-Second Heartbeat), whereas Maon Kurosaki is performing the ending theme track “Kenran -I am going to always remember you-.”

The earlier anime challenge for Hakuōki is the two-part movie challenge Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, consisting of Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom: Wild Dance of Kyoto in 2013, and Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom: Warrior Spirit of the Blue Sky in 2014. Sentai Filmworks launched each movies on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.

The story of the sport franchise and its numerous variations facilities across the historic Shinsengumi samurai group in Kyoto in the course of the nineteenth century. A lady named Chizuru Yukimura arrives in Kyoto from Edo to seek for her lacking father. She finds herself embroiled within the battle between the horrifying Rasetsu and the Shinsengumi (led by Hijikata and others), due to a fateful connection together with her lacking father.

Concept Manufacturing facility launched the primary Hakuōki recreation in 2008. Hakuōki: Kyoto Winds (Hakuōki Shinkai: Kaze no Shō) debuted for the PlayStation Vita in Japan in September 2015. Concept Manufacturing facility Worldwide launched the sport in North America and Europe in Might 2017. The corporate later launched the sport for PC through Steam in August 2017.

The sequel recreation, Hakuōki: Edo Blossoms (Hakuōki Shinkai: Hana no Shō), launched in Japan on the PS Vita in June 2016. Concept Manufacturing facility Worldwide launched the sport in March 2018 in North America and Europe for PS Vita and Steam. The sport additionally launched for the PC through Steam in the identical month.

Concept Manufacturing facility launched the 2 video games collectively for the Nintendo Change below the title Hakuōki Shinkai: Fūkaden in September 2018. Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō and Hakuōki Shinkai: Ginsei no Shō are new video games for the Change within the franchise. The primary recreation shipped in Japan on September 2019, and the second recreation shipped in July 2020.

The franchise impressed the Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom tv anime in 2010, adopted by Hakuōki: Report of the Jade Blood in the identical 12 months, 2012’s Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom – Daybreak of the Shinsengumi, and 2016’s Hakuōki: Otogisōshi. The franchise additionally spawned a number of movies and authentic video anime releases.

The primary Hakuōki stage musical debuted in 2012, and the most recent musical, Musical “Hakuōki Shinkai” Sōma Kazue-hen, ran in Tokyo and Kyoto in July earlier this 12 months after a one-year delay as a result of new coronavirus illness (COVID-19).

The franchise‘s Hakuōki SSL ~candy college life~ highschool spinoff recreation has additionally impressed a live-action TV collection, a musical, and a live-action movie.

Supply: Crunchyroll