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Samurai Warriors/Sengoku Musou TV Anime Slated for March 21

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

The Sengoku Musou SP: Sanada no Shou (Samurai Warriors Special: Sanada's Chapter) television anime is slated to premiere on TV Tokyo on March 21 at 12:00 p.m. The anime adapts Tecmo KOEI's Sengoku Musou (Samurai Warriors) video games and will cover the Siege of Ueda Castle.

Kōjin Ochi (Case Closed, La Corda d'Oro Blue Sky) is directing the special at the studio TYO Animations. Yuka Yamada (Mushi-Shi, Himawari!) is writing the scripts, while Aki Tsunaki (Chōyaku Hyakunin Isshu: Uta Koi, Miracle Train - Ōedo-sen e Yōkoso) is in charge of character designs. Sengoku Musou game series producer Hisashi Koinuma is supervising the anime.

The games' voice cast is returning with Takeshi Kusao as Yukimura Sanada, Daisuke Ono as Nobuyuki Sanada, Masaya Takatsuka as Kanetsugu Naoe, Eiji Takemoto as Mitsunari Ishida, Yuko Nagashima as Kunoichi, Makiko Ohmoto as Inahime (Ina), Akio Ohtsuka as Tadakatsu Honda, and Jouji Nakata as Ieyasu Tokugawa.

A Blu-ray Disc of the anime will also be bundled in the 9,800-yen (about US$98) premium box for the PlayStation 3 game Sengoku Musou 4 (Samurai Warriors 4) when it ships (after a delay) on March 20.

Images © 2013 Koei Tecmo Games / Sengoku Musou SP: Sanada no Shou Production Committee

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