The TV anime Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru- will start airing in Sunday October 2. The first volume of the Blu-Ray and DVD is to be released on December 14, 2016, with the following volumes released each month thereafter.
The special edition will contain a Hanamaru Tamatebako case illustrated by character designer Junichiro Taniguchi, a special illustrated disc tray and label, a 20-page (planned) special booklet and two photo cards. How lavish!
On the disc itself, there will be a creditless opening, creditless endings for Episodes 1 and 2, as well as a digest clip of the Episode 1 Preview Screening Event ‘~Pre-Battle Ceremony~’ that was held on September 24.
In addition, there will also be an audio commentary for Episodes 1 and 2 by cast members Mitsuhiro Ichiki (Yamato-no-Kami Yasusada), amd Toshiki Masuda (Kashu Kiyomitsu).
To top it off, Vol.1 and Vol.2 of the Blu-ray DVD release will contain a priority sale application for a ticket to the special event that will be held on February 5, 2016. The event will feature many of the anime’s cast including Mitsuhiro Ichiki (Yamato-no-Kami Yasusada), Toshiki Masuda (Kashu Kiyomitsu), Tarusuke Shingaki (Heshikiri Hasebe), Takuya Sato (Shokudaikiri Mitsutada) and others!
Stay tuned on Manga.Tokyo for more info on the special Blu-Rays and DVDs.
Ending Theme Announced!
The ending theme for Episode 1 will be Akekure Nikki by Yamato-no-Kami Yasusada (VA: Mitsuhiro Ichiki) and Kashu Kiyomitsu (VA: Toshiki Masuda)
The ending theme will change each episode, with each of them being sung by a different Touken Danshi (lit: Sword Men) and are being overseen by Kamikaze Douga, who are known for their work on the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Dragon Quest series openings.
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