Sega announced Shin Sakura Wars the Animation, a TV anime based on the Project Sakura Wars game, during a stage event at Tokyo Game Show 2019. It will broadcast in 2020.
The anime’s staff includes:
- Director: Manabu Ono (Sword Art Online: Alicization, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Saki series)
- Script Director: Manabu Ono / Tatsuhiko Urahata (Hi Score Girl, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, GATE)
- Music: Kouhei Tanaka
- Animation: Sanzigen
- Original Work: Oji Hiroi / Sega Games
- Cast: Ayane Sakura, Maaya Uchida, Hibiku Yamamura, Ayaka Fukuhara, Saori Hayami, Yohei Azakami, Michie Tomizawa
Sanzigen is also handling the opening movie and animation parts for the Project Sakura Wars game, which is due out for PlayStation 4 on December 12 in Japan, and in spring 2020 in North America and Europe. Read more about the game here, here, here, here, and here.
Watch the announcement trailer below. Visit the official website here.