Kodoani.com – The “Touken Ranbu Online Ninth Anniversary’s Eve! Nine Big Announcements Starting at Nine” event announced that an anime adaptation of the project Wanpaku! Touken Ranbu (Mischievous! Touken Ranbu) is being worked on. Wanpaku! Touken Ranbu is a multifaceted project featuring multiple products, temporary stores, and other collaborations, in which the Touken Ranbu characters are redesigned by Sanrio. Touken Ranbu, with character designs and scripts by Nitroplus, debuted in Japan in January 2015.
Project Wanpaku! Touken Ranbu is not limited to games, but also expands to many different types of products and collaborations to bring diverse experiences to fans. There are various merchandise, temporary stores, and other products such as decorations with Touken Ranbu characters redesigned by Sanrio.
The Touken Ranbu series, famous for turning historical swords into bishōnen characters, has served as inspiration for various projects, including the anime television series Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu and other spin-offs such as Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru, a series of stage musicals, and multiple manga series.
With the announcement of an anime adaptation of the Wanpaku! Touken Ranbu, this is a new step in expanding the brand and bringing various forms of entertainment to Touken Ranbu’s fans.