Hanabee Entertainment Licenses Hakuoki: Record of the Jade Blood (Second Season)Jan 29th 2013
- An action adventure samurai tale set in Kyoto (based on historic events), about the kidnapping of a young woman's father.
- Release date 3rd April 2013. Available for Pre-Orders on www.hanabee.com.au
- Presented in dual languages: English & Japanese!
- Based on the Hakuōki video game series for various PlayStation and Nintendo platforms.
SYNOPSISWar is upon them.
The Shinsengumi are still feeling the bitter effects of defeat, having been forced to flee to Edo. Broken, bruised and disillusioned, they are all struggling to find the motivation to continue the fight when their own Commander is injured from a gun wound and their own Vice-Commander is struggling to pick up the pieces to keep them fighting together.
But the Shinsengumi are nothing but loyal to a fault and against all odds they are always prepared to defend their honour and beliefs. But whatever the outcome, this war will ultimately mark the fall of one era and the start of another. The question however remains amongst the Shinsengumi just where do they belong in this new age…or even if they belong at all.
FEATURESClean opening & clean ending
QUOTESif you enjoyed the first series, then the second is mandatory viewing…While most of the characters of Hakuōki Hekketsu-roku inevitably come to a tragic end, this franchise is hardly a tragedy for its viewers, combining beautiful art with compelling historical drama. As with the preceding season, this will appeal mostly to female audiences rather than action fans.
– THEM Anime Reviews
SIMILAR TO:Hiro No Kakera
Studio| STUDIO DEEN
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Hanabee website press release for Hakuōki: Record of the Jade Blood.
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