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Posted 1/12/18 , edited 2/3/18
For prior conversation in anticipation of the show see /forumtopic-981841/touken-ranbu-hanamaru-sequel-anticipation

Episode 1:


We start the New Year off with a couple of new swords, Higekiri and Hizamaru. This also begins as Yamatokami leaves on a journey after the events of last season.

Ishikirimaru asks Aoe to perform a ritual with him but due to his past, Aoe doesn't feel comfortable until Kashuu, Higekiri and Hiza, along with Ishikiri talk him into it. So Aoe just borrows Yam's clothes.

This week's battle features the Hs, Kashuu, Hotarumaru, Megane and Shishio.

Those familiar with Katsugeki; a certain fox shows up!

All aboard the Kasen/Ookurikara ship as those two snip at each other like the old queens they are

It looks like this season will have Kashuu more as a MC....that's fine as long as he's not bitchy as he was sometimes in season one.


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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/13/18
First a camera and now a video camera......If they make another season I wonder what piece of technology Mutsunokami will get next!

Overall, it was a really nice first episode to get us back into the series. Looks like at least the first part of the season will be focused on Kiyomitsu (and giving him more development as well). The fight animation towards the end of the episode was really nice too. I really like the new OP, it's pretty catchy (the part right before the chorus has been stuck in my head). Speaking of the OP, who's ready for even more sword boys! Can't wait for the new characters in the OP to show up (including one I was really hoping would be in this season and I am excited see show up).

But yeah, it's great to see this show return and I look forward to more cute sword boy shenanigans!


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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/13/18
We finally have our second season of fluffy, silly, sword boy fun on CR!

Of course my favorite part is actually seeing Kasen not obsessing over laundry, but he's obsessing over the proper foods instead. (And we get to see his stubborn and temperamental side.) Don't offend his miyabi sensibilities! LOL. Now I'm just waiting for him to go into battle, or on an expedition. He really needs to get out of the honmaru. LOL.

Kasen's grumpy face is <3


I do not play shipping games, especially where Kasen is concerned.
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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/13/18
I just noticed that it says the show releases at 9 PM on Fridays, Central Time. I guess that means we're getting a 5 day delay for some reason instead of a true simulcast. I was hoping we'd get the new episode when it drops tomorrow...

I'd mention this elsewhere in the forum, but people might start throwing bricks at me. ._.
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I see what you see, but I'm wondering if it isn't just an error due to that being when episode 1 was posted, especially since the site lists the first episode becoming available for free users at 11 AM Sunday. I'd check at that time for episode 2 to be up, too, since I don't see the logic in making episode 1 available then if that isn't when episode 2 is being released. They don't seem to have ever made an official announcement on the time, so it may have just defaulted to when they put up that first episode late on the show page.
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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/13/18

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I see what you see, but I'm wondering if it isn't just an error due to that being when episode 1 was posted, especially since the site lists the first episode becoming available for free users at 11 AM Sunday. I'd check at that time for episode 2 to be up, too, since I don't see the logic in making episode 1 available then if that isn't when episode 2 is being released. They don't seem to have ever made an official announcement on the time, so it may have just defaulted to when they put up that first episode late on the show page.


that's what I thought as well. It's just a default from when they ran.

Well...guess we'll find out tommorrow.
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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/13/18

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deliciouswaffles wrote:

I see what you see, but I'm wondering if it isn't just an error due to that being when episode 1 was posted, especially since the site lists the first episode becoming available for free users at 11 AM Sunday. I'd check at that time for episode 2 to be up, too, since I don't see the logic in making episode 1 available then if that isn't when episode 2 is being released. They don't seem to have ever made an official announcement on the time, so it may have just defaulted to when they put up that first episode late on the show page.


that's what I thought as well. It's just a default from when they ran.

Well...guess we'll find out tommorrow.


I thought it too, but with CR being behind on releasing episode 1, I wasn't sure of anything. It's funny that they didn't make an official announcement yet. They could do that, and fix the time, tomorrow. Hopefully...

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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/13/18
Hanamaru actually showing them going to Osaka castle for money. This is gonna be good.

Edit: Yamato went for Kiwame, by the way. Though... not sure how that outfit's gonna translate to anime. Konnosuke have always been our navigator actually. They gave an explanation to why he's absent from Hanamaru season 1. Also CV: Tobita Nobuo.
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Hanamaru actually showing them going to Osaka castle for money. This is gonna be good.


I used Google translator on read the preview and saw that, and a group would be going into the mountains behind the honmaru. This should be a fun episode...

Also, I noticed that on the CR homepage, it shows Hanamaru coming out on Sunday. Hope that means the page's schedule difference will be fixed.
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miniworld wrote:

Hanamaru actually showing them going to Osaka castle for money. This is gonna be good.

Edit: Yamato went for Kiwame, by the way. Though... not sure how that outfit's gonna translate to anime. Konnosuke have always been our navigator actually. They gave an explanation to why he's absent from Hanamaru season 1. Also CV: Tobita Nobuo.


I HATE Yamatokami's Kiwame outfit.....

Also, is that the same actor who was Konnosuke in Katsugeki? It sounds like the same actor.
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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/13/18

miniworld wrote:

Hanamaru actually showing them going to Osaka castle for money. This is gonna be good.

Edit: Yamato went for Kiwame, by the way. Though... not sure how that outfit's gonna translate to anime. Konnosuke have always been our navigator actually. They gave an explanation to why he's absent from Hanamaru season 1. Also CV: Tobita Nobuo.


Wouldn't that kinda be inconsistent with the end of season 1? When Yasusada came back at the end of S1 he was still in his regular outfit (of course, that was long before Yasusada's kiwame was announced). So either they are going to have to come up with an explanation or just retcon (am I using that correctly?) the end of S1.

Also speaking of kiwames if S2 brings it up I wonder if we'll see other characters kiwame forms as well.

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Posted 1/13/18 , edited 1/14/18

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I HATE Yamatokami's Kiwame outfit.....


I saw his kiwame form, and everyone's reaction to it, and started fearing what might happen if Kasen gets kiwame'd... ._.

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I used Google translator on read the preview and saw that, and a group would be going into the mountains behind the honmaru. This should be a fun episode...


Yeah, part 1 is Kiyomitsu training the new swords, part 2 is everyone wondering why aren't they bringing Hakata to Osaka because he 1.5x (2x if kiwame) your koban gain. They even have Hakata man, bring him in for all your koban you're going to need to supply Mucchan's smartphone!



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I HATE Yamatokami's Kiwame outfit.....

Also, is that the same actor who was Konnosuke in Katsugeki? It sounds like the same actor.


Gotta get behind the design and understand why they choose that. IIRC the idea is the last few years of Okita Souji?

And no, it's a different voice for all the Konnosukes as far as I can tell.



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Wouldn't that kinda be inconsistent with the end of season 1? When Yasusada came back at the end of S1 he was still in his regular outfit (of course, that was long before Yasusada's kiwame was announced). So either they are going to have to come up with an explanation or just retcon (am I using that correctly?) the end of S1.

Also speaking of kiwames if S2 brings it up I wonder if we'll see other characters kiwame forms as well.


Didn't we only saw his uchiban cloths? That didn't changed before and after kiwame.

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Posted 1/14/18 , edited 1/14/18
Yeah, we never see Yasusada in his new outfit, so that isn't a problem. The end of season one does have him returning in April, though, so it won't match up if he comes back at the the end of the year. I suppose it's possible he'll come back sooner and we'll see some other kiwame journeys? Time will tell. They had no idea there'd be a season two when it went into production, though, so it was best to give it a satisfying conclusion.

(The other thing that already doesn't quite work is their group picture, since there have been new arrivals. I guess you can hand wave that everyone who didn't know Yasusada just happened to be out that day.)
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