Sega shared new video, information, and details on Project Sakura Wars during its latest “Sakura Wars Imperial Theater Propaganda Department Report” broadcast earlier today, including the box art visual, the introduction of the London Combat Revue, a mascot character, and its plans for Tokyo Game Show 2019.
Get the details below.
■ Box Art Visual
■ New Imperial Combat Revue Characters
Great Imperial Gekizou
A mechanical propaganda doll of the Great Imperial Theater. His nickname is “Gekizou-kun” (“Gekizou” is a play on “gekijou,” which means “theater). Seijuurou Kamiyama, who was appointed as the “Special Assignments Propaganda Department Director,” transforms into this mascot character. As he performs promotional activities and intelligence gathering, the number of customers to the Imperial Theater increases.
■ New London Combat Revue Characters
Arthur (voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki)
London Combat Revue: Knights of the Round Table Commander
The 18 year-old commander of the London Combat Revue: Knights of the Round Table. He is a knight of Great Britain born to a noble family of knights that has produced many counts and passed down the “Legendary Sword Excalibur.” His nickname “Arthur” is a title handed down in his family from generation to generation along with the Legendary Sword Excalibur. He honors the Knight’s Code of Chivalry and always plays fairly. While he is popular among the ladies due to his seriousness and gentlemanliness, his attitude becomes pretentious and aggressive once he switches on in battle.
Lancelot (voiced by Manami Numakura)
A 17 year-old member of the London Combat Revue: Knights of the Round Table. With her dauntless courage and belligerence, she is the commander of the London Combat Revue’s shock corps. She specializes in fierce sword skills with her dual swords, and calls herself the “Dark Knight” to match the dark clothes she wears in battle. She is energetic, bright, and cheerful, and never thinks about anything too deeply. She also has a self-taught air of roughness about her and a natural simple-mindedness, being the type to take action before thought.
■ Battle Suits
■ London Combat Revue
A Combat Revue based in London, England that defends the city. While it is a group that was established under the concept of a Combat Revue, its leader is its “commander” rather than captain, and its members are known as its “brigade.” In battle, it operates as the “London Combat Revue: Knights of the Round Table” and is led by its commander Arthur.
A Spiricle Fighter operated by the London Combat Revue. Its armor is a western-style design. Its exterior has the nobility of a knight, and each unit fights with a sword in hand.
Great Imperial Hotel
A place that has been used as the base of operations for the London Combat Revue since the Great Combat Revue World War began.
■ Unique Personal Mechs: Each Mech Has its Own Unique Abilities
Hatsuho Shinonome – Spiricle Fighter: Mugen
The “Spiricle Fighter: Mugen” operated by Hatsuho Shinonome is characterized by its crimson color and giant hammer. In battle, it pulverizes the enemies around it with strong attacks using its flame-clad hammer. Its special attack, “Mikagura Hammer of the Shinonome Shrine!,” sees it swings its hammer while covered in a pillar of flames.
Claris – Spiricle Fighter: Mugen
The “Spiricle Fighter: Mugen” operated by Claris is characterized by the grimoire it carries on its back. It utilizes long-range magic attacks to mow down its enemies. Its special attack, “Arbitre d’enfer,” locks-on to a large number of enemies and showers them in magic bullets.
■ Tokyo Game Show 2019
A Project Sakura Wars Imperial Propaganda Department Report will be held each day at Tokyo Game Show 2019 from September 12 to 15 for four consecutive days of news. Each broadcast will be different and feature new information.
Here is the full stage schedule:
- September 12 from 10:45 to 11:30 JST
- September 13 from 14:30 to 15:15 JST
- September 14 from 14:30 to 15:15 JST
- September 15 from 16:00 to 16:45 JST
Project Sakura Wars will also be playable at the Sega / Atlus booth. Attendees that play the game can take home one of six randomly selected special bromides. Additionally, a main visual special bromide will be distributed around the booth.
Finally, various Project Sakura Wars original goods will also be sold at Tokyo Game Show 2019. Here is a look at some of the things you can buy:
Read more about Project Sakura Wars‘ Tokyo Game Show 2019 plans here.
■ Project Sakura Wars the Comic
A Project Sakura Wars manga series called Project Sakura Wars the Comic will begin in the September 12-due issue of Young Jump. It is written by Yuriko Noguchi, whose previous works include Gunjyo Sword, Kenkouki – Hi no Kuni Daiteikokugun Kurenai Ikki Tousentai, and Ponshu-Bu!.
Watch the new footage below. View the screenshots at the gallery.
- 13:40 to 14:37 – Shanghai Combat Revue Scene
- 15:07 to 16:16 – Combat Gameplay
- 23:15 to 23:53 – Hatsuo Shinonome Combat Gameplay
- 25:04 to 25:34 – Claris Combat Gameplay
- 28:29 to 33:30 – City Battle Gameplay
- 59:59 to 1:01:48 – Gekizou-kun Video #1
- 1:06:11 to 1:08:25 – Gekizou-kun Video #2
- 1:11:17 to 1:13:07 – Arthur and Lancelot Introduction Trailer