TV Anime To Adapt "Chiruran: Shinsengumi Chinkonka" Samurai Manga

Volume 16 released September 20th

Volume 16 of writer Shinya Tokuma and artist Eiji Hashimoto's historical samurai manga Chiruran: Shinsengumi Chinkonka hits stores in Japan on September 20th, and Hashimoto has taken to Twitter to tip fans off that the latest release of the 2010 Comic Zenon series will be adaped into a winter 2017 TV anime. 


Baka Updates describes the series

In 1912, a young woman tracks down the elderly Nagakura Shinpachi, determined to hear the true story of the Demon of the Shinsengumi, the Vice Commander Hijikata Toshizou. Hijikata's story begins in 1859, when he is a violent young man that is honing his sword skills while peddling his family's medicine. Soon, in his quest to find stronger people to fight, Hijikata starts to come into contact with others who will eventually be his comrades in the Shinsengumi. The first one to make an impression on the brash young man is Kondo Isami, who proves to be a better fighter than Hijikata...



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