With the arrival of the new Shin Sakura Taisen game, we got a manga series from Koyori Noguchi and the spring 2020 anime adaptation that simply goes by Sakura Wars. The series is getting its home video releases handled by Pony Canyon and they’ve set a four-volume release for the twelve-episode series. With the first two sets out now, more of the artwork has been released, this time for the limited edition releases. Originally set to begin on May 20th, 2020, the first and second volumes are now were recently listed with a June 17th, 2020 debut date where the regular limited DVD are priced at 6,000 yen and the regular edition Blu-rays at 5,000 yen. The limited-edition Blu-rays are priced at 7,000 yen each. Check the full schedule below!
The series is directed by Manabu Ono based on the series scripts from Tatsuhiko Urahata along with Ono.
The main game cast will reprise their roles, as expected, with Ayane Sakura, Yōhei Azakami, Maaya Uchida, Hibiku Yamamura, Ayaka Fukuhara, Saori Hayami, and Michie Tomizawa. Additional casting includes Misaki Watada as Clara, Kenji Akabane as Valery Kaminski, and Haruka Shiraishi as Layla.
The opening and closing songs include “Geki! Teikoku Kagekidan – Shinshо̄” as the opening song and “Sakura Yumemishi” as the ending theme song.
Plot Concept: Set in 1940, it’s been 10 years since the great demon invasions, and the World Luxury Operatic Federation has designed a tournament for all to participate in! So how will that work with another impending demonic war? We’ll just have to wait and find out!
|1||06/17/20||Booklet, Audio Commentary|
|2||06/17/20||Booklet, Audio Commentary|
|3||07/15/20||Booklet, Audio Commentary|
|4||08/19/20||Booklet, Audio Commentary|
[Source: Sakura Wars]