News 3rd Sengoku Basara Season's Cast, Title, Setting Unveiled
posted on 2014-03-16 06:50 EDT
NTV announced on Sunday that it and other stations will air the third anime season inspired by Capcom's Sengoku Basara game franchise in 2014. The title of the third season is Sengoku Basara Judge End. It will be based on Capcom's 2010 game Sengoku Basara 3 (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes), and it will depict the epic Battle of Sekigahara.
The returning cast includes:
- Kazuya Nakai as Date Masamune
- Souichiro Hoshi as Sanada Yukimura
- Toru Ohkawa as Tokugawa Ieyasu
- Tomokazu Seki as Ishida Mitsunari
[Historical Japanese names are listed family name first here, while modern names are listed family name last.]
Capcom's Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Makoto Yamamoto are credited with original concept supervision, and Telecom Animation Film is producing the animation.
Capcom announced at the Sengoku Basara 4 Basara Matsuri 2014 ~Shinshun no Utage~ (Sengoku Basara 4 Basara Festival 2014 ~Party of the New Year~) in January that a new television anime project is in the works. A first television anime adapting the games aired in Japan in 2009, with a sequel airing in 2010. A feature film soon followed. Funimation has released both Sengoku Basara television series in North America, as well as the film.
The granchise also inspired manga adaptations, live-action television, stage plays, and even a musical by the all-female troupe Takarazuka Revue.
Nakai will take part in the "NTV Anime Unveiling" stage event at AnimeJapan on Saturday.
Image © Capcom/Basara JE
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