A new TV anime series of Shin Sakura Taisen (New Sakura Wars) was announced at the Sega Games x Atlus booth stage at Tokyo Game Show 2019. Shin Sakura Taisen the Animation will air in 2020 and will be based on the Playstation 4 video game of the same name.
The anime will feature a new story that will follow protagonist Sakura Amamiya (voiced by Ayane Sakura), a member of Teikoku Kagekidan’s Hanagumi (Imperial Theatre Revue Flower Troupe). It will be directed by Manabu Ono (Hellsing, Saki, Sword Art Online: Alicization).
The opening song will be a new version of the main theme song from the game, ‘Geki! Teikoku Kagekidan’, written by Oji Hiroi and composed by Kohei Tanaka.
Manabu Ono, Tatsuhiko Urahata
Oji Hiroi, SEGA
Shin Sakura Taisen the Animation