1st Hakuōki Anime Film's Teaser Posted
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Hakuōki Dai-isshō Kyoto Ranbu is the first of a two-part film project that will tell an all-new story. The main cast from the previous anime projects are returning for the film. Osamu Yamasaki is returning to direct the film, and he is co-writing the film's script with Tsunekiyo Fujisawa. Atsuko Nakajima is returning to adapt Yone Kazuki's original character designs for animation, and she is also serving as chief animation director. Kenji Kawai is taking over for Kō Ōtani for the film's music. Studio DEEN is again animating the film. Aika Yoshioka, the singer for some of the previous anime projects' opening theme songs, will contribute the theme song for the film project.
The film is slated to open in Japan on August 24.