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Sega announced a new TV anime based on their upcoming Shin Sakura Wars game.
The Sanzigen-produced new anime, Shin Sakura Wars the Animation, is set for a premiere sometime next year – news confirmed at this year’s Tokyo Game Show.
Key staff include director and script writer Manabu Ono (Sword Art Online: Alicization, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, etc), script writer Tatsuhiko Urahata, and Kouhei Tanaka as composer.
Sanzigen is also producing the opening movie and animation bits for the Project Sakura Wars game, which is launching for PlayStation 4 on December 12th in Japan, and in spring 2020 in North America and Europe.