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Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch OVA's 2nd Promo Streamed

posted on 2014-12-29 14:20 EST by Karen Ressler
2-episode OVA ships in February

The official website for the Ikki Tousen anime franchise is streaming the second promotional video for the upcoming Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch original video anime. The video features the song "Endless Fighter" by Yui Sakakibara. The promotional video for the new OVA debuted at the Comic Market 87 event that was held last weekend.

The promo can be viewed here.


Ikkitousen Extravaganza Epoch PV2 by pKjd

The OVA consists of two episodes, which aired on Japanese television station AT-X on December 21 and 28, respectively. The Blu-ray set will ship on February 25. A number of retailers are offering retailer-specific box art and gifts with purchase.

New cast members include Rui Tanabe as Mitsuyoshi Yagyū, Yōko Hikasa as Benkei Musashibō, Yuiko Tatsumi as Yoshitsune Minamotonokurō, Hideo Ishikawa as Inshun Hōzōin, and Chiaki Takahashi as Himiko.

Returning cast members include:

Masumi Asano as Hakufu Sonsaku(Sun Ce)
Satoshi Hino as Kōkin Shūyū (Zhou Yu)
Chiwa Saito as Shikō Sōjin (Cao Ren)
Hana Takeda as Chūkō Kyocho (Xu Chu)
Hitomi Nabatame as Unchō Kan'u (Guan Yu)
Kei Shindou as Gentoku Ryūbi (Liu Bei)
Mai Kadowaki as Kōmei Shokatsuryō (Zhuge Liang)
Minori Chihara as Ekitoku Chōhi (Zhang Fei)
Shuuhei Sakaguchi as Genjō Kakōton (Xiahou Dun)
Yuko Kaida as Shimei Ryomō (Lu Meng)
Yuu Asakawa as Shiryū Chō'un (Zhao Yun)

The staff is as follows:

Director: Masashi Kudo
Character Design: Rin-Sin
Art Setting: Tsukasa Ohira
Storyboard Director: Midori Yamamoto
Animation Director: Masashi Kudo
Color Key: Hideo Kamiya
Sound Director: Katsunori Shimizu
Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
Director of Photography: Koji Tanaka
Editing: Takeshi Seyama
Music Production: Kadokawa, Media Factory
Animation Production: Arms

Geneon Entertainment once released the first Ikkitousen anime series in North America, and Funimation then picked up the license. Media Blasters had licensed both the second Ikkitousen anime series, Ikkitousen: Dragon Destiny, and the third series, Ikkitousen Great Guardians, but Funimation picked up the license for Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians.

The last entries in the franchise, Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor and Ikki Tousen: Shūgaku Tōshi Keppu-roku, debuted in 2010 and 2011. Funimation licensed Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor with Ikki Tousen: Shūgaku Tōshi Keppu-roku.

Source: Moca News

Update: Embedded video added. Thanks, Dennis R.


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