News Anime Network to Simulcast Samurai Girls
posted on 2010-10-01 12:44 EDT
The Anime Network has announced that it will simulcast the Samurai Girls television anime series starting on Sunday, October 3 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The anime adapts Akira Suzuki's Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls light novels.
The story is set in the early 21st century — except in this alternate world, the Tokugawa shogunate never lost power and Japan maintained its enforced seclusion from the rest of the world. The 25th shogun assumed the mantle of Japan's leadership 20 years ago, and the student council enforces the suppression of rebellious elements at a giant academy for children of military families at the foot of Mt. Fuji.
The girls Yukimura Sanada and Matabei Gotō battle the mostly female members of the ruling student council faction such as Sen Tokugawa ("Sen-hime"), Hanzō Hattori, and others. A 16-year-old male student named Muneakira Yagyū and a female Jūbei Yagyū are caught in the middle.
Image © 2010 Akira Suzuki, Niθ, Hobby Japan/Hyakka Ryōran Partners
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