Katsugeki Touken Ranbu is an upcoming anime based on the popular browser game Touken Ranbu Online, which is known for its Touken Danshi, famous Japanese swords that have been personified into beautiful men.
Unlike the previous anime adaptation Touken Ranbu Hanamaru that focused on the relaxing days inside the Citadel, Katsugeki Touken Ranbu will be a more action-packed affair.
On 26 March at AnimeJapan 2017, the opening and ending artists were revealed for the first time. The opening theme will be sung by popular voice actor Soma Saito, and the ending theme will be sung by Kalafina, who are known for providing the themes for ufotable‘s Kara no Kyokai.
It was also revealed that the setting of the new anime will be the Bakumatsu Period. This is the period in history where the Shogunate came to an end and Japan finally started to open its doors to the rest of the world. It is a period which has appeared in anime and manga numerous times.
TV Anime ‘Katsugeki Touken Ranbu’
Starts July 2017
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