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Anime film trilogy 'Toku: Touken Ranbu - Hanamaru - Setsugetsuka' releases teaser

The three films will premiere a few months apart within 2022.

By: Nicole S. Castro on March 04, 2022 at 18:05 PHT

Toku: Touken Ranbu - Hanamaru - Setsugetsuka, the anime trilogy film based on the 2016 TV anime Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru, has released a teaser announcing its three premiere dates this 2022.

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Animation studio Doga Kobo, who produced the 2016 TV anime, will also be in charge of this trilogy. Parts 1, 2, and 3 of this movie will premiere in Japan on May 20, July 8, and September 1, 2022.

The voice actors from the TV anime will reprise their roles for these three films. The films are directed by Takashi Naoya, Tomoaki Koshida, and Jun Noro.


  • Original work: Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- (DMM GAMES / NITRO PLUS)

  • Directors: Takashi Naoya, Tomoaki Koshida, and Jun Noro

  • Screenplay: Sachi Nekota

  • Character design, Animation director: Junichiro Taniguchi

  • Sub-character design: Mitsue Mori, Eriko Iida

  • Swords design: 秋篠denforword日和 (Akishino denforword Biyori), Eri Nakajima

  • Props design: Tamami Izawa, 秋篠denforword日和, Kazumi Ono

  • Art setting: Takeyuki Takahashi

  • Art director: Yukari Yasuda (Olive)

  • Color design: Yuka Ito

  • Cinematographer: Kenkou Go

  • Edited by: Kentaro Tsubone (REAL-T)

  • Sound director: Fumiyuki Gou

  • Sound effects: Katsuhiro Nakano

  • Music: Kenji Kawai

  • Animation production: Doga Kobo

Synopsis of Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru

The year is 2205. The "historical retrograde army" have begun attacks on the past in their plot to change history. The Saniwa, who have been charged with protecting history, can imbue life into objects. Strongest among these are the Token Danshi, swordsmen who had originally lived as legendary swords. The story centers around their cheerful lives. (from Wikipedia)

About Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru

About Touken Ranbu

Source: Toku: Touken Ranbu - Hanamaru - Setsugetsuka official Twitter, official website




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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