Hakuōki Shinsengumi Game Franchise Gets Live-Action Adaptation
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Otomate announced during its "Otomate Party 2019" event on Sunday that its Hakuōki game franchise is inspiring a live-action drama adaptation. The event also announced that Otomate's Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō Nintendo Switch game is slated for September 26.
Hakuōki Shinkai: Tsukikage no Shō and Hakuōki Shinkai: Ginsei no Shō are new games in Otomate's Hakuōki series. Hakuōki Shinkai: Ginsei no Shō is also slated for Switch.
The story of the game franchise and its anime adaptations centers around the historical Shinsengumi samurai group in Kyoto during the 19th century.
Idea Factory International released the Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds game in North America and Europe in May 2017 for the PlayStation Vita, and later released the game for PC via Steam in August 2017. Idea Factory International released Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms for the PS Vita in March 2018 in North America and Europe. The game also launched for the PC via Steam in the same month.