News Sengoku Otome Historical Pachinko Game Gets TV Anime
posted on 2011-02-04 04:59 EST by Egan Loo
The Japanese broadcaster TV Tokyo has opened a website to confirm that it will premiere Sengoku Otome ~Momoiro Paradox~ (Warring-States Era Maidens ~Pink Paradox~), a television anime adaptation of Heiwa's Sengoku Otome pachinko game, on April 4 at 2:00 a.m. The original 2008 game re-imagines Japan's tumultuous sengoku jidai (Era of Warring States) with all of the warriors as female characters.
In the story, a modern middle school girl named Hideyoshi (Rina Hidaka) is suddenly transported to a mysterious land where she meets Oda Nobunaga (Megumi Toyoguchi), Akechi Mitsuhide (Eri Kitamura), Data Masamune (Yuka Hirata), Imagawa Yoshimoto (Rei Mochizuki), Tokugawa Ieyasu (Satomi Akesaka), Takeda Shingen (Sachi Kokuryu), Uesugi Kenshin (Mariya Ise), and other sengoku warriors. Nobunaga is assembling the "legendary crimson armor" to unify all of the people of the land.
Hideki Okamoto (D.C. II: Da Capo II, Nagasarete Airantou) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment, and Touko Machida (Ōkamikakushi, GA: Geijutsuka Art Design Class, Lucky Star) is supervising the scripts. Koji Yamakawa (chief animation director of Strike Witches, Strike Witches 2) is adapting Shirogumi's original game designs and overseeing the animation process.
A manga adaptation called ~Hyakka Ryōran~ Sengoku Otome launched in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Daioh magazine in 2009.
Image © Heiwa/Tenka Tōitsu Club
Update: More background and story information added.
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