Touken Ranbu Gets Double Anime, Dates, PV and Staff Revealed!

tourabu--560x314 Touken Ranbu Gets Double Anime, Dates, PV and Staff Revealed!

What You Need to Know:

  • Just a few hours ago, we brought you the news from the banner at the TouRabu Anime Japan booth of an anime series. Well now it's officially been announced, and it's not one anime but two!
  • The first series will be titled Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru, which will be produced by Doga Kobo and premiere in October this year! The second will be titled Touken Ranbu, produced by ufotable, and premiere sometime in 2017.
  • Hanamaru will have Takashi Naoya directing, Junichiro Taniguchi (Madoka Magica) on character design, and Pierre Sugiura (Barakamon) on script and series composition. The first teaser PV has also been revealed - check it out below!

Source: Official Website

Reactions Around the Web

Wait, two anime?! By Doga Kobo and ufo?? No way!
Doga Kobo, huh... Well, guess that one'll be a short then.
Looks like the first will be slice of life and the second will be action?
Will they make it in time for 2017??
Will anyone actually watch this other than fujoshi...

tourabu--560x314 Touken Ranbu Gets Double Anime, Dates, PV and Staff Revealed!
Woah, this is serious business! Two completely separate anime adaptations!
tourabu--560x314 Touken Ranbu Gets Double Anime, Dates, PV and Staff Revealed!
I wouldn't expect anything less from my sword boys! Such great studios too, I can't wait!!