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Sega to Host Sakura Wars (2019) Anime Streaming Event On 3/30/2020


Earlier today, Sega took to Twitter to announce that their thirteenth Sakura Wars (2019) streaming event will be held on March 30, at 20:00 JST (3/30/2020 at 6:00AM EST / 3:00AM PST). The 90-minute event will focus on the upcoming anime adaptation, Sakura Wars (2019): the Animation.

Sakura Wars (2019): The Animation will air in Spring 2020.

Sakura Wars (2019) The Animation will begin airing on April 3. The current premiere schedule is as follows (All times JST):

  • Tokyo MX: 4/3/2020 at 22:00 (4/3/2020 at 10:00PM EST)
  • BS11: 4/3/2020 at 23:30 (4/3/2020 at 11:30PM EST)

Sakura Wars (2019) Anime Key VisualSakura Wars (2019) launched in Japan on December 12, 2019. The title, which is available on Sony’s PlayStation 4 console, sold through 166,771 as of January 13, according to Famitsu. Sega will release the game worldwide on April 28. The first run of the title will be packaged as a “Launch Edition” that includes a reversible cover and a sticker sheet.

Manabu Ono (Sword Art Online: Alicization, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) will direct the project at Sanzigen and co-write the scripts with Tatsuhiko Urahata (Hi-Score Girl, GATE). Sakura Wars composer Kōhei Tanaka will score the soundtrack. Ohji Hiroi and Sega are credited with the original concept.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Sakura Amamiya: Ayane Sakura
  • Hatsuho Shinonome: Maaya Uchida
  • Azami Mochizuki: Hibiku Yamamura
  • Anastasia Palma: Ayaka Fukuhara
  • Claris: Saori Hayami
  • Sumire Kanzaki: Michie Tomizawa
  • Seijūrō Kamiyama : Yōhei Azakami
  • Clara: Misaki Watada
  • Valery Kaminsky: Kenji Akabane
  • Layla: Haruka Shiraishi
  • Hakushu Murasame: Miyuki Sawashiro
  • Elise: Nana Mizuki
  • Lancelot: Manami Numakura

Project Sakura Wars The Animation VisualSega describes Sakura Wars (2019) as:

The stage is set in a steampunk version of 1940s Imperial Tokyo. Only a short while ago, a cataclysmic event destroyed the Imperial Combat Revue of Tokyo, the capital’s global defense force stationed at the Imperial Theater. Now home to the Flower Division, an inept rookie squad who also strives to impart hope on the citizenry with their theatrical talents, the theater has fallen on hard times and risks closure. It’s up to Seijuro Kamiyama as the captain of the new Tokyo revue to lead his squad and restore the Imperial Combat Revue and the theater back to their former glory! With the help of the revue’s five colorful performers, he must rise to the challenge of competing in the Combat Revue World Games, protecting the inhabitants of Tokyo and getting the theater back on track.

Source: Twitter (SEGA_Official)

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Samantha Ferreira is Anime Herald’s founder and editor-in-chief. A Rhode Island native, Samantha has been an anime fan since 1992, and an active member of the anime press since 2002, when she began working as a reviewer for Anime Dream. She launched Anime Herald in 2010, and continues to oversee its operations to this day. Outside of journalism, Samantha actively studies the history of the North American anime fandom and industry, with a particular focus on the 2000s anime boom and bust. She’s a huge fan of all things Sakura Wars, and maintains series fansite Combat Revue Review when she has free time available. When not in the Anime Herald Discord, Samantha can typically be found on Bluesky.

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