FUNimation Acquires Rights for "Samurai Warriors" Anime

First episode joins simulcast line-up January 11th

FUNimation has announced the addition of the anime adaptation of Koei's Samurai Warriors/Sengoku Musou historical hack and slash games to their winter simulcast line-up. The first episode is scheduled to premiere January 11th.

 

They describe the series


Based on the hit video game, this dramatic re-imagining of one of Japan’s most revered historical periods drops audiences into the middle of an epic battle royal. Great warriors and dashing rogues from cherished Japanese tales come to life in this rousing series. Follow along as your favorite hacking, slashing characters from the video game meet once more on the field of battle. Every deadly move you perfected in the game is recreated in the action-packed anime experience that is Samurai Warriors!

 

Yukimura Sanada -  Takeshi Kusao

 

Nobuyuki Sanada - Daisuke Ono

 

Mitsunari Ishida - Eiji Takemoto

 

 

Kanetsugu Naoe - Masaya Takatsuka

 

Kunoichi  - Yuko Nagashima

 

Inahime - Makiko Ohmoto

 

Yoshitsugu Ōtani - Satoshi Hino

 

Todo Takatora - Matsukaze Masaya

 Toyotomi Hideyoshi - Hideo Ishikawa

Kiyomasa Kato - Sugita Tomokazu

 

Masanori Fukushima - Takahiro Fujimoto

 

Tadakatsu Honda - Akio Otsuka

 

Tokugawa Ieyasu - Nakata Joji

 Tokugawa Hidetada

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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