The weekend of Animate Girls Festival started early in the morning with photos of girls lining up for the event. Some people even called it Animate Girls Fight, but lots of good news came out of this year including the debut of new prototype figures and announcements for upcoming merchandise. Let's look at the event through photos posted by various Otome brands official Twitter accounts after the jump!
After releasing two portable versions of Hakuoki, publisher Aksys has announced plans to bring another entry in the series to the United States, this time for PlayStation 3. Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi doesn't have a concrete release date, but it's "coming soon." More after the jump.
The first action-adventure entry in the Hakuoki series, Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi, is headed to North America courtesy of Aksys Games. Now the publisher has set a date for the release, so mark your calendars for February 19 if you plan on grabbing a copy. Peep that and the Amazon pre-order bonus past the break.
Crunchyroll continues to add its back catalog following last month's huge additions of Toradora and Kimi no Tofoke by adding the first season of Hakuoki - Demon of the Fleeting Blossom. Hit the jump for all of the details!
Last year, the Hakuōki otome game visual novels were spun off into a Dynasty Warriors style crowd brawler for the PSP, titled Hakuouki: Bakumatsu Musou Roku. Fans who might know the series from its anime adaptation will be pleased to hear Aksys Games have announced that they’re bringing this game to North America as Hakuouki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi. More after the jump.
With the English dub of Persona 4: The Animation joining their September onDemand offerings, The Anime Network has announced the dub for the adaptation of the popular JRPG. See how April's confusion about returning cast members has been resolved after the jump.
Crunchyroll continues to advance into the summer season of anime with a new title announcement to start off the week. Beginning tomorrow, July 10, Crunchyroll will begin streaming Hakuoki Reimeiroku, the third installment in the Hakuoki series. Read on for full details!
Section23 has a nicely diverse selection of anime scheduled to offset the end of summer vacation. September releases from the distributor include the North American home video debuts of Hakuoki, Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth, Intrigue in the Bakumatsu, and, to top things off, the Persona 4 anime. Get the details after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks has officially announced the licensed of Hakuoki. Directed by Osamu Yamasaki, this series features character designs by Atsuko Nakajima and music by Ko Otani. A bilingual DVD is set to follow its current online simulcast. More after the jump.
Last December Akihabara's Ayumino nail salon began catering to an otaku audience with licensed designs from anime and games. Check out nails based on Hakuōki and Fate/stay night after the jump!
Akihabara's Ayumino nail salon has begun catering to an otaku audience with licensed designs from anime and manga. The first franchise to be featured is Hakuōki, an anime/game series concerning a a war between oni and a bishonen take on the Shinshen Gumi militia. After the jump, check out a video feature on the salon.