3rd Sengoku Basara Season's 1st Video, Songs, Designs, & More of Cast Unveiled
posted on by Egan Loo
The official website for Sengoku Basara: Judge End, the third anime season inspired by CAPCOM's Sengoku Basara game franchise, unveiled an advance promotional video, character designs, theme song information, and additional cast members on Wednesday.
The band Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas is contributing the opening theme song "Thunderclap," while singer Chiaki Ishikawa is contributing the ending theme song "Hokkyokusei ~Polaris~."
Takanori Nishikawa, the singer also known as T.M. Revolution, is voicing the original anime character Sakai Tadatsugu, a general in the Tokugawa clan.
The other newly confirmed cast members include:
Masakazu Morita as Maeda Keiji
Sayaka Ohara as Suzuki Magoichi
Rikiya Koyama as Kuroda Kanbee
Ami Koshimizu as Tsuruhime
Romi Park as Uesugi Kenshin
Natsuko Kuwatani as Kasuga
Tadashi Miyazawa as Hōjō Ujimasa
Ryotaro Okiayu as Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the supreme ruler of the Toyotomi army who aims to create the most powerful country in the world
Akira Ishida as Takenaka Hanbee, the aloof but brilliant strategist supporting the Toyotomi army
Fumihiko Tachiki as Ohtani Yoshitsugu, the Toyotomi army's strategist after Hanbee's death
Honda Tadakatsu, Tokugawa army's most powerful general during the Sengoku era
The series will premiere on July 5.
Returning cast members include:
Kazuya Nakai as Date Masamune
Souichiro Hoshi as Sanada Yukimura
Toru Ohkawa as Tokugawa Ieyasu
Tomokazu Seki as Ishida Mitsunari
Tomoyuki Morikawa as Katakura Kojūrō
Tesshô Genda as Takeda Shingen
Takehito Koyasu as Sarutobi Sasuke
[Historical Japanese names are listed family name first here, while modern names are listed family name last.]
Sengoku Basara Judge End is based on CAPCOM's 2010 game Sengoku Basara 3 (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes), and it will depict the epic Battle of Sekigahara. NTV's English website lists the anime as Sengoku Basara -Judgement- with 12 episodes.
Takashi Sano (animation director for Lupin III: Crisis in Tokyo, episode director for Blood+ and Blassreiter) is directing the series. Natsuko Takahashi (Moyashimon, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, Tokyo Magnitude 8.0) is handling the series composition. Michinori Chiba (Basilisk, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Gundam AGE) is handling the character designs, and Yumenosuke Tokuda (Naruto Shippuden) and Toshimitsu Kobayashi (Spice and Wolf II, Senran Kagura, Fate/stay night) are serving as chief animation directors.
Other staff members include:
Art Director: Daisuke Jinba
Color Key: Masumi Ootsuka
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
CAPCOM's Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Makoto Yamamoto are credited with original concept supervision, and Telecom Animation Film is producing the animation.
Images © Capcom/Basara JE
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