Warriors Gather in New Key Visual for BAKUMATSU TV Anime


A new key visual (above) and additional cast members have been revealed for BAKUMATSU, an upcoming TV anime based on the otome smart phone game by FuRyu about a woman who accidentally time-travels back to Edo era Japan and becomes the object of affection for twelve samurai warriors. Tbe new cast members announced for BAKUMATSU include:


  • Hiroyuki Kinoshita as Mugensai.
  • Fuyuka Ōura as Mysterious Woman.
  • Kei Shindō as Kasumi.
  • Nanami Yamashita as Hyou.
  • And Wataru Hatano as Yoshida Shōin.



The BAKUMATSU TV anime features an original story set during the end of the Edo period, where the reigning shogun is said to possess a legendary treasure known as the “Jishingi” that gives him the ability to manipulate the flow of time. Samurai warrior Takasugi Shinsaku and his allies lead a coup to capture this treasure, but their efforts are thwarted, and they find themselves transported to an alternate time-line where the country is ruled by a sinister, masked shogun known as Mugensai.


Warriors Gather in New Key Visual for BAKUMATSU TV Anime


BAKUMATSU is directed by Masaki Watanabe and features animation production by Studio Deen. The series will broadcast on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) and BS-TBS beginning on October 04, 2018.



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