Monday, June 19, 2017

Check Out Daily Life of Warlords in TV Anime "Ikemen Sengoku" PV

The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of CYBIRD's Ikemen Sengoku: Toki wo Kakeru Koi (Love That Leapt Through Time), one of its popular "Ikemen" (Handsome Men) otome game series for iOS and Android, posted a 40-second first PV introducing its main caharcters with their voices. The TV anime is titled Ikemen Sengoku: Toki wo Kakeru ga Koi wa Hajimaranai (We Leapt Through Time, but Love dose not Begin)."


While the game tells a female protagonist's love stories with famous busho/warlords, the anime features a male protagonist Sasuke, a graduate student who timeslips into the Sengoku period of Japan, around 1580, and tells the daily life of the warlords drawn in 3D style. In addition to the 11 characters who appeared in the original game, Motonari Mouri (1497-1571) is newly added to the anime story. The Shigeyuki Watanabe (Hi-sCoool! SeHa Girls)-directed series is set to premiere on Tokyo MX on July 12, then on Sun TV three days later.




Voice Cast: 


 Nobunaga Oda: Tomokazu Sugita

 Masamune date: Kazuki Kato

 Yukimura Sanada: Kensho Ono

 Hideyoshi Toyotomi: Kosuke Toriumi

 Ieyasu Tokugawa: Toshiki Masuda

 Mitsuhide Akechi: Shunsuke Takeuchi

 Mitsunari Ishida: Yoshitaka Yamaya

 Shingen Takeda: Yuichiro Umebara

 Kenshin Uesugi: Hiroaki Miura

 Sasuke Sarutobi: Kenji Akabane

 Kennyo: Tarusuke Shingaki

 Motonari Mouri: Katsuyuki Konishi



Key visual




The Ikemen series has eight titles so far and has attracted 15 million registered useres in Japan. 


Ikemen Sengoku was launched in June 2015. The story centers on a female protagonist who accidentally

time travels back to the sengoku period of Japan in the end of the 16th century during her trip in Kyoto.

She encounters Nobunaga Oda (CV: Tomokazu Sugita), one of the most powerful busho/warlords, at the

Honno-ji incident on 1582. Nabunaga likes her on sight, and other 10 famous busho who appear in front

of her, including Hideyoshi Toyotomi (Kousuke Toriumi), Yukimura Sanada (Yoshimasa Hosoya), Masamune

Date (Kazuki Kato), and Ieyasu Tokugawa (Toshiki Masuda), are all ikemen/handsome guys. With whom

will she fall in love?



Main visual for the game



Source: CYBIRD pres release


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