Ikki Tousen franchise has got another latest addition i.e.Ikki Tousen Western Wolves. Bits of the first episode began to preview in the preview video put out by Media Factory on Friday.
The latest series is a three-episode OVA which will begin airing on TV on 3rd January. While the second episode will air at the beginning of February, the third episode will air at the beginning of March. From February 27, the series will be available to ship on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.
The present OVA release will follow the story of Ikki Tousen: Extravaganza Epoch. It aired on TV in December 2014 and in February 2015, made a DVD and Blu-ray Disc release.
Ikki Tousen Western Wolves Anime’s New PV
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Takashi Watanabe will be working with studio Arms and is returning as chief director for this OVA series. He was the director for original Ikki Tousen television anime, so that’s something great. Studio Arms has bought out the previous series of the franchise such as Ikki Tousen: Dragon Destiny, Ikki Tousen: Great Guardians and Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor. So, we can be sure that the animation style will stay true to the original style.
We will have Mitsutoshi Satō, who was involved with all three seasons of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, joining as a director for this the anime. Other important staff includes Masaya Honda, in charge of series scripts, and Rin-Sin who will be doing the character designs. And finally, note that GENCO is producing the anime series.
Yuji Shiozaki is the author for the original Ikki Tousen (Battle Vixens) manga. The story centers around Hakufu Sonsaku, a high school student with the power to channel the spirit of the warrior Sun Ce. Sun Ce is a great warrior from China’s Three Kingdoms era. She can do this with the help of a magatama which is in her possession. She faces off other high school students from other high schools. Each of them bears their own magatama and they can channel the spirit of a different hero by using it. The manga has four television anime series and four OVAs to its credit.
Source: Media Factory‘s YouTube channel