Class is in session this fall! Get ready, because first period is set to be on Hell of a party!

Earlier today, Sentai Filmworks announced that they acquired the rights to Gakuen Basara in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Sentai streamed a subtitled teaser for the series, along with a confirmation that the show will stream on HIDIVE.

Gakuen Basara Anime VisualGakuen Basara will launch on HIDIVE on October 6 at 1:00 UTC (10/5/2018 at 9:00PM EDT). The show hits Japanese TV on October 4. The full broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST):

  • TBS: 10/4/2018 at 26:28 (10/5/2018 at 2:28 AM)
  • BS-TBS: 10/6/2018 at 26:00 (10/7/2018 at 2:00AM)
  • ITV: 10/18/2018 at 25:36 (10/19/2018 at 1:36AM)

Gakuen Basara is a spinoff from Sengoku Basara. The series will be directed by Minoru Ohara (Lupin III: Episode 0 ‘First Contact’, Glass Fleet) at Brains Base, with Haruhito Takada (Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge, Kaiji) providing character designs. Kouji Miura (Examurai Sengoku) is in charge of series composition.

Capcom’s Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Makoto Yamamoto will serve as supervisors.

Gakuen Basara Anime Key Visual

(c) CAPCOM / Private BASARA Academy

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Date Masamune: Kazuya Nakai
  • Sanada Yukimura: Sōichiro Hoshi
  • Takenaka Shigeharu: Akira Ishida
  • Tsuruhime: Ami Koshimizu
  • Azai Nagamasa: Kouji Tsujitani
  • Oichi: Mamiko Noto
  • Maeda Keiji: Masakazu Morita
  • Kasuga: Natsuko Kuwatani
  • Oda Nobunaga: Norio Wakamoto
  • Uesugi Kenshin: Romi Park
  • Toyotomi Hideyoshi: Ryotaro Okiayu
  • Motochika Chōsokabe: Ryuuzou Ishino
  • Suzuki Magoichi: Sayaka Ohara
  • Motonari Mōri: Shigeru Nakahara
  • Akechi Mitsuhide: Sho Hayami
  • Sarutobi Sasuke: Takehito Koyasu
  • Takeda Shingen: Tesshō Genda
  • Maeda Toshiie: Tomohiro Tsuboi
  • Ishida Mitsunari: Tomokazu Seki
  • Tokugawa Ieyasu: Toshiki Masuda
  • Katakura Kojūrō: Toshiyuki Morikawa
  • Matsu: Yuko Kaida
  • Ōtani Yoshitsugu: Fumihiko Tachiki
  • Kobayakawa Hideaki: Jun Fukuyama
  • Itsuki: Miyuki Sawashiro
  • Shibata Katsuie: Nobuhiko Okamoto
  • Kuroda Yoshitaka: Rikiya Koyama
  • Gotō Mototsugu: Shinichiro Miki
  • Shima Sakon: Yūichi Nakamura

Sengoku Basara began its life in 2005 as a PlayStation 2 game. The title was releaesd in the west as Devil Kings. The title received six sequels through 2014, as well as a spinoff in 2016. The franchise received an anime TV series by Production I.G. in the Spring 2009 broadcast season.

Source: Sentai Filmworks (Press Release)