News Funimation Licenses Sakura Wars: The Movie on Blu-ray
posted on 2013-06-01 15:10 EDT
The film premiered in theaters in Japan in 2001. The story follows the Imperial Fighting Troupe as they attempt to defend Tokyo against an invasion of demons. The Flower Division finds themselves at standstill against impending danger as members of the force disappear one by one.
The film was directed by Mitsuru Hongo (Shamanic Princess, Outlaw Star, Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva) at Production I.G with character designs by Hidenori Matsubara (Ah! My Goddess, Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo, The Princess and the Pilot).
Update: Fuinmation added, "While it will contain the original Geneon English dub, Funimation's release of the movie will include brand new video extras, including interviews with Japanese Sakura Wars: The Movie staff."
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