What You Need to Know:
- It was announced that "Hakuoki" got a new OVA adaptation. At the same time, its teaser visual & new character info were released.
- "Hakuoki" originates from a romance adventure game "Hakuoki -Shinsengumi Kitan-". Its setting is the end of the Edo Period (Bakumatsu) and the battle of Shinsengumi's warrior (they are often called "last samurais") is portrayed with an unique perspective and interpretation. A player can experience the romance story with each Shinsengumi member and reach indivudually different endings.
- This OVA will include a new character whose name is Hyogo Sakai (image below). The detailed information about him was not yet revealed, but according to the history, it is turned out that he was a member of Shinsengumi.
- So far, "Hakuoki" have expanded its world into many kinds of media such as TV series, live action, and musical. This OVA will be another part of it and color the "Hakuoki" world.
Source: Official Website
I love the Shinsengumi! They are so strong and well-versed in Japnese swordsmanship!
I can't wait for the OVA to come out!