News Sentai Filmworks Adds The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
posted on 2014-08-18 15:00 EDT
Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the television anime series The Ambition of Oda Nobuna. The company plans to release the series digitally and on home video.
The story, based on Mikage Kasuga's light novels, follows a modern-day high school boy named Yoshiharu Sagara who is transported to Japan's Sengoku Jidai (Era of the Warring States) — except the well-known warriors of the era are female. Oda Nobuna, a cute girl who happens to be a warlord, nicknames Yoshiharu "Monkey" and takes him under her wing.
The series title is a wordplay on Nobunaga no Yabō or Nobunaga's Ambition, Koei's simulation game franchise inspired by the real-life historical figure Oda Nobunaga. Yuuji Kumazawa directed the series off scripts from Masashi Suzuki (Shuffle!, Minami-ke: Okawari) and Yuka Takashina designed the characters. Studio Gokumi collaborated with the anime studio Madhouse on the project.
Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in 2012.
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