Touken Ranbu is a super popular sword-raising simulation game that has gained an overwhelming support mainly from women and brought about a big boom throughout Japan. In the game, you collect swords transformed into attractive male characters and form your own army with them in order to defeat evil enemies plotting to turn around the history.
The anime version of this game (Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru-) is scheduled to go on air from October 2016.
A few illustrations of a new character named Heshikiri-Hasebe has just been released.
The character is modeled after a sword called (Heshikiri-Hasebe), which Oda Nobunaga used to cut his servant hiding under a shelf.
Additionally, an officially released comment from the voice actor Tarusuke Shingaki (As Heshikiri-Hasebei) has arrived!
Official comment by Tarusuke Shingaki arrived!
– Please let me know your first impression of the character and your determination as you act.
I was super excited to get casted as I wasn’t sure if there could be any position for me. I’d love to enjoy my role.
– Please let me know if you recently experienced anything fun.
I swam in a river this summer! The cold water felt really pleasant!
Another Touken Ranbu anime (Touken Ranbu [Tentative title]) is scheduled to go on air in 2017!
As a second anime project, another version of Touken Ranbu [Tentative title]) will go on air in 2017!
In the visual illustration revealed at AnimeJapan 2016, one of the 5 greatest swords, Mikazuki Munechika was drawn.
The Japanese animation studio, ufotable will undertake the anime creation.
Please watch out for future updates!
『刀剣乱舞-花丸-』 (C)2016 アニメ『刀剣乱舞-花丸-』製作委員会
『刀剣乱舞（仮題）』 (C)2015 DMM GAMES/Nitroplus （C）ufotable