As the new game arrives, the Sakura Wars franchise is also getting a new TV anime. Titled New Sakura Wars the Animation, it adapts the story of the New Sakura Wars game. And now, the anime’s staff have finally released a brand new PV for the anime:
— サクラ大戦公式@SEGA (@Sakura_Taisen) December 11, 2019
According to the video, the TV anime project will premiere in April 2020.And the staff also revealed that the series will also feature the will Moscow Assault Force as well. They promise to announce more information via their next Sega livestream.
Manabu Ono, who’s currently directing Sword Art Online: Alicization, is directing the anime over at Sanzigen. Much of the game’s cast, including Ayane Sakura, Yōhei Azakami, Maaya Uchida, Hibiku Yamamura, Ayaka Fukuhara, Saori Hayami, and Michie Tomizawa, are all reprising their roles from the game as well.
And speaking of the game, Sega will be releasing it for the PlayStation 4 in Japan today, December 12. It will then have its international release in sprng 2020. It is set 12 years after the events of Sakura Wars V.
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