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The official website for Sengoku Basara: Judge End, the third anime season inspired by CAPCOM's Sengoku Basara game franchise, revealed the show's main staff on Wednesday along with a key visual and character designs.
Takashi Sano (animation director for Lupin III: Crisis in Tokyo, episode director for Blood+ and Blassreiter) is directing the series. Natsuko Takahashi (Moyashimon, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Tokyo Magnitude 8.0) is handling the series composition. Michinori Chiba (Basilisk, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Gundam AGE) is handling the character designs, and Yumenosuke Tokuda (Naruto Shippūden) and Toshimitsu Kobayashi (Spice and Wolf II, Senran Kagura, Fate/stay night) are serving as chief animation directors.
Other staff members include:
Returning cast members include:
Kazuya Nakai as Date Masamune
Souichiro Hoshi as Sanada Yukimura
Toru Ohkawa as Tokugawa Ieyasu
Tomokazu Seki as Ishida Mitsunari
[Historical Japanese names are listed family name first here, while modern names are listed family name last.]
Sengoku Basara: Judge End will be based on CAPCOM's 2010 game Sengoku Basara 3 (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes), and it will depict the epic Battle of Sekigahara. The anime will premiere this year, and NTV's English website lists the anime as Sengoku Basara -Judgement- with 12 episodes.