The franchise cast will take on the roles in Domerica’s adaptation of the first non-musical stage play
Kodoani.com – The event “Touken Ranbu Online’s Ninth Anniversary Night called Eve! Nine Big Announcements Starting at Nine” officially introduced the promotional teaser and teaser image for the stage play’s anime Touken Ranbu Kyoden Moyuru Honnōji on Saturday. The video has announced the title “Touken Ranbu Kai: Kyoden Moyuru Honnōji“, main cast and television premiere in April.
The main cast will reprise their roles from the series:
Kousuke Toriumi vai Mikazuki Munechika Tomoaki Maeno vai Yamanbagiri Kunihiro Yuuki Tai vai Soza Samonji Daisuke Sakaguchi vai Fudou Yukimitsu Tarusuke Shingaki vai Heshikiri Hasebe Seiichiro Yamashita vai Yagen Tōshiro
Kazuya Ichikawa, director of Bakugan and Monster Strike the Animation, is directing the anime at Domerica. Kenichi Suemitsu, director and playwright of Welcome to the Ballroom and Delico’s Nursery, will return to supervise and write the script. Mari Takada designed the characters and Ryūnosuke Kasai composed the music.
Other information includes:
Art director: Hiroyuki Nemoto General photography director: Tatsuya Nomura Sound director: Hiromi Kikuta Sound production: Rakuonsha Editor: Domerica
Touken Ranbu Kyoden Moyuru Honnōji is the first of 15 non-musical stage plays based on the game Touken Ranbu Online. The play tells the story of Fudō Yukimitsu, the (anthropomorphic) sword that legendary leader Oda Nobunaga received from his servant Mori Ranmaru.
Touken Ranbu, an anthropomorphic sword training game, takes inspiration from famous swords in Japanese history and turns them into bishōnen characters. Nitroplus designed the characters and scenario, and the game launched in Japan in January 2015.