Touken Ranbu Kai: Kyoden Moyuru Honnouji Premieres April 2, Releases Character Visuals

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Six character visuals for the upcoming Touken Ranbu Kai: Kyoden Moyuru Honnouji anime have been released. Accompanying the new promotional material was the reveal of an April 2 premiere, plus the news that all eight episodes of the series will be aired in one go. 

The visuals preview Kosetsu Samonji, Sayo Samonji, Ichigo Hitofuri, Namazuo Toshiro, Shokudaikiri Mitsutada, and Tsurumaru Kuninaga.

Touken Ranbu Kai: Kyoden Moyuru Honnouji is the latest anime to be inspired by the Touken Ranbu sword-raising simulation game, which involves “sword men” defending history from an enemy who seeks to alter it. This series, which is based on a stage play of the same name, sees four sword men heading for the Honnoji incident, which saw the death of Oda Nobunaga.

Other Touken Ranbu anime include the Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru- series, the Toku Touken Ranbu -Hanamaru- Setsugetsuka movie trilogy, the Katsugeki Touken Ranbu series, and the upcoming Katsugeki Touken Ranbu movie.


• Director:  Kazuya Ichikawa (Bakugan: Legends, Romantic Killer)
Series composer and scriptwriter: Kenichi Suemitsu (director and writer of the stage play)
Character designer: Mari Takada (Bakugan: Legends)

• Music composer: Ryuunosuke Kasai (7th Time Loop: The Villainess Enjoys a Carefree Life Married to Her Worst Enemy! co-composer) 
• Animation production: Domerica 


• Kousuke Toriumi as Mikazuki Munechika
• Tomoaki Maeno as Yamanbagiri Kunihiro
• Yuuki Tai as Souza Samonji
• Daisuke Sakaguchi as Fudou Yukimitsu
• Tarusuke Shingaki as Heshikiri Hasebe
• Seiichiro Yamashita as Yagen Toshirou
Takuya Satou as Kosetsu Samonji
Ayumu Murase as Sayo Samonji
Atsushi Tamaru as Ichigo Hitofuri
Souma Saitou as Namazuo Toshiro
• Takuya Satou as Shokudaikiri Mitsutada
• Souma Saitou as Tsurumaru Kuninaga

Sources: Touken Ranbu Kai: Kyoden Moyuru Honnouji anime website, Comic Natalie

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