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Hakuōki Otome Games Announces New OVA Project

New OVA production for the anime “Hakuoki” has been decided. The teaser visual has been released.

The story of the game franchise and its various adaptations centers on the historical group of Shinsengumi samurai in Kyoto during the 19th century. A girl named Chizuru Yukimura comes to Kyoto from Edo to search for her missing father. She becomes embroiled in the conflict between the terrifying Rasetsu and the Shinsengumi (led by Hijikata and others), thanks to a fateful connection with her missing father from her.

Hakuōki Otome Games Announces New OVA Project
Anime “Hakuouki” New OVA Teaser Visual |
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“Hakuoki” is a romance adventure game whose first game was released in 2008. With the Shinsengumi as a motif, it has gained popularity for its worldview that incorporates fantasy elements such as demons and vampires, and various media mixes such as anime, manga, and musicals have been developed. A new character, Sakai Hyogo, appears in the new OVA. Stay tuned for more details.

In addition, the second cast of “WOWOW original drama Hakuoki” broadcast and distributed on WOWOW, the jacket illustration of the Nintendo Switch game “Hakuoki Shinkai Reimeiroku”, the decision of “Hakuoki” radio, etc. It was told.

The most recent anime project for Hakuōki is the two-part film project 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 released both movies on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.

The franchise inspired the television anime Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom in 2010, followed by Hakuōki: Record of the Jade Blood in the same year, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom from 2012 – Dawn of the Shinsengumi, and Hakuōki: Otogisōshi from 2016. The franchise also spawned several original anime movies and video releases.

Hakuōki’s first theatrical musical debuted in 2012, and the latest musical, Musical “Hakuōki Shinkai” Sōma Kazue-hen, performed in Tokyo and Kyoto this month after a one-year delay due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID- 19).

The Hakuōki SSL high school spinoff game ~ sweet school life ~ from the franchise has also inspired a live-action television series, musical, and live-action movie.


Source – Comic Natalie

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