Sentai Filmworks Acquires Gakuen Basara: Samurai High School

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Gakuen Basara | Sentai Filmworks

Sentai Filmworks has announced that they have gained the exclusive rights to the Gakuen Basara: Samurai High School anime for the USA, Canada, and Latin America. The series is a spin-off of Capcom’s franchise, Sengoku Basara.

Sentai Filmworks describes the series as follows:

Anyone who thinks warring samurai and violent power plays in feudal Japan were rough business must have missed Monday mornings in this modern high school! The winds of change have come for the students of Basara Academy. Due to the suspension of their current student council president, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a new leader must be chosen. Two prominent first-year athletes prepare to battle for the chance to rule the school: baseball elite Masamune Date and soccer star Yukimura Sanada. However, it’s not all fun and games as the two also have to fight other rivals for the top spot. From fierce food-eating contests to brutal sports challenges, who will have what it takes to be the new student council president?

Minoru Ohara directs the series at Brain’s Base. Kouji Miura is in charge of the series composition. Haruhito Takada is in charge of character designs and Naoki Aisaka acts as chief animation director. Brain’s Base has previously worked on series such as My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU and Natsume’s Book of Friends.

You can check out a trailer for the anime below.


Sentai Filmworks will stream Gakuen Basara during the Fall 2018 season on HIDIVE starting on Saturday, October 6 at 1:00 UTC (6:00 pm PT/9:00 pm ET). The series will also receive a home video release.

SOURCE: Press Release

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