The cuteness is on the way as it’s been confirmed that the Hakuoki series will be going in a fun direction in the future with Hakuouki ~Otogi Soushi~. The property, which is based off of the games of the same name, have had a couple of TV works and feature film so an expansion into the realm of the cute is no surprise. The premise is that it’s going to tell tales of the characters peaceful everyday life and how that will often blow up in their faces. Details for the production are set to be revealed in the future.
Sentai Filmworks has licensed and released the TV series works in North America.
Plot concept: The protagonist, Yukimura Chizuru, is the daughter of a doctor who works in Edo. The father leaves Edo to work as a volunteer doctor and moves to Kyoto without his daughter. As time passes by, Chizuru starts worrying about losing contact with her father, so she decides to go to Kyoto in search of him. On the way, Chizuru is attacked by few criminals and witnesses a fight between an oni and the Shinsengumi. Taking her into custody and saving her, the Shinsengumi debate on what to do with Chizuru when they discover that she is the daughter of the doctor they are also looking for. So they decide to become Chizuru’s protectors and help her look for her father (the doctor). Lots of events happen while she stays with the Shinsengumi, as they discover mysterious secrets and also fight against the Bakumatsu group. The story is overall romantic with a historical and political background.