"Hakuouki" Gets Third TV Season This Summer, Movie in 2013

New OVA to be released in June

At an event today in Yokohoma for buyers of the OVA Hakuouki Sekkaroku, three new animated projects for Hakuouki were announced.


First, a special arc for the Hakuouki Sekkaroku OVA will be released in June of 2012. Hakuouki Sekkaroku Chapter 6: Chikage Kazama covers Kazama's view of the events of Shimabara. The previous 5 chapters of the OVA series were released in 2011.


Second, a third TV season, Hakuouki Reimeiroku has been green-lit and is scheduled to air this summer. It is a continuation from the first two seasons and tells the story of the dawning of the shinsengumi. The opening theme will be by Maon Kurosaki, the singer of the OVA ending theme. The ending theme will be by the singer of the first two seasons' ending themes, mao.


Third, production of a Hakuouki movie has been green-lit. The two-part movie will premiere in 2013 and will tell a new story. The theme song will be performed by the singer of the opening theme to the first two TV seasons and the OVA, Yoshioka Aika.


Below is the new key visual for the new projects:


Source: Dengeki Online via Moe Ota News Sokuhou

Image via Dengeki Online © IF・DF / 「薄桜鬼」製作委員会 / 「薄桜鬼 碧血録」製作委員会

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