Crunchyroll and FUNimation Entertainment to Simulcast Touken Ranbu Hanamaru Season 2

Crunchyroll and FUNimation Entertainment have announced that they will simulcast the second season of the Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru anime as it airs in Japan. FUNimation’s stream will be English dubbed. Regions and stream times have not yet been announced.

Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru Season 2 premiered on Japanese television on January 8, 2018.

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Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru Anime to Get Compilation Film in December 2017

The official website for the Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru anime has announced that a compilation film has been green-lit. The Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru ~Makuai Kaisōroku~ (Intermission Flashback Record) film will play for two weeks in 21 theaters throughout Japan, starting on December 1, 2017. These screenings will take place before the second season premieres in January 2018.

The first season of Tōken Ranbu: Hanamaru premiered on October 2, 2016 and concluded in December 2016.

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Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru Season 2 Changes Director and Head Writers

The official website for the Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru anime has announced the second season’s main staff and title. Tomoaki Koshida replaces Takashi Naoya as the director, and the writing collective WriteWorks replaces Pierre Sugiura as the series script supervisors. Junichiro Taniguchi is returning to design the characters, and Doga Kobo will continue to animate for the new season.

The new season’s title is Zoku Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru. (“Zoku” means “sequel” or “continuation.”) It will premiere in January 2018.

The second season will have the same setting as the first season. The 47 Touken Danshi characters will return from the first season, including Yasusada Yamatonokami and Kiyomitsu Kashū, and new characters will also appear.

Source: ANN

English Cast Announced for Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru

The English cast has been announced for the Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru anime:

  • Dallas Reid is Yamatonokami Yasusada
  • Garett Storms is Kashuu Kiyomitsu
  • Aaron Roberts is Heshikiri Hasebe
  • Anastasia Munoz is Imanotsurugi
  • Justin Duncan is Ishikirimaru
  • Robby Gemaehlich is Nikkari Aoe
  • Oscar Seung is Kasen Kanesada
  • Ian Sinclair is Hachisuka Kotetsu and Souza Samonji
  • Jason Liebrecht is Mutsunokami Yoshiyuki
  • Ryan Reynolds is Maeda Toushirou
  • Blake Shepard is Shishiou
  • Derek Snow is Yagen Toushirou
  • Rachel Robinson is Namazuo Toushirou
  • Marcus Stimac is Shokudaikiri Mitsutada
  • Clifford Chapin is Yamanbagiri Kunihiro
  • Leah Clark is Gokotai

Jad Saxton is directing.

Source: ANN