Crunchyroll Adds 2021 Hakuōki Original Video Anime

Crunchyroll launched on Monday that it has added the first two episodes of the Hakuōki franchise's new genuine video anime (OVA) problem. The OVA is obtainable for patrons in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the CIS.

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

The strong 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 quickly as as soon as extra serving as animation character designer for Yone Kazuki's genuine character designs. Kou Otani moreover returns to compose the music, with Yoshikazu Iwanami equally once more as audio director.

Aiko Yoshioka is performing the opening theme music "Setsuna no Kodō" (Split-Second Heartbeat), whereas Maon Kurosaki is performing the ending theme music "Kenran -I'll never forget you-."

The earlier anime problem for Hakuōki is the two-part film problem 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 every motion pictures on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.

The story of the game franchise and its diverse variations amenities throughout the historic Shinsengumi samurai group in Kyoto all through the nineteenth century. A woman named Chizuru Yukimura arrives in Kyoto from Edo to hunt for her missing father. She finds herself embroiled throughout the battle between the scary Rasetsu and the Shinsengumi (led by Hijikata and others), as a result of a fateful connection alongside together with her missing father.

Idea Factory launched the first Hakuōki recreation in 2008. Hakuōki: Kyoto Winds (Hakuōki Shinkai: Kaze no Shō) debuted for the PlayStation Vita in Japan in September 2015. Idea Factory International launched the game in North America and Europe in May 2017. The agency later launched the game for PC by the use of 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. Idea Factory International launched the game in March 2018 in North America and Europe for PS Vita and Steam. The recreation moreover launched for the PC by the use of Steam within the equivalent month.

Idea Factory launched the two video video games collectively for the Nintendo Switch beneath the title Hakuōki Shinkai: Fūkaden in September 2018. Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō and Hakuōki Shinkai: Ginsei no Shō are new video video games for the Switch throughout the franchise. The first 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 television anime in 2010, adopted by Hakuōki: Record of the Jade Blood within the equivalent 12 months, 2012's Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom - Dawn of the Shinsengumi, and 2016's Hakuōki: Otogisōshi. The franchise moreover spawned plenty of motion pictures and genuine video anime releases.

The first Hakuōki stage musical debuted in 2012, and the latest musical, Musical "Hakuōki Shinkai" Sōma Kazue-hen, ran in Tokyo and Kyoto in July earlier this 12 months after a one-year delay on account of new coronavirus sickness (COVID-19).

The franchise's Hakuōki SSL ~sweet school life~ highschool spinoff recreation has moreover impressed a live-action TV sequence, a musical, and a live-action film.

Source: Crunchyroll