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Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu

Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Hakuoki Movie 1, Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Movie 1
Japanese: 劇場版 薄桜鬼 第一章 京都乱舞

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 24, 2013
Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.891 (scored by 1224 users)
Ranked: #6772
Popularity: #2680
Members: 6,656
Favorites: 17
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Synopsis

First part of two Hakuouki movies.

Related Anime

Alternative version: Hakuouki, Hakuouki Hekketsuroku Episode 0
Sequel: Hakuouki Movie 2: Shikon Soukyuu

Characters & Voice Actors

Harada, Sanosuke
Harada, Sanosuke
Main
Yusa, Kouji
Japanese
Yusa, Kouji
Hijikata, Toshizou
Hijikata, Toshizou
Main
Miki, Shinichiro
Japanese
Miki, Shinichiro
Okita, Souji
Okita, Souji
Main
Morikubo, Showtaro
Japanese
Morikubo, Showtaro
Saitou, Hajime
Saitou, Hajime
Main
Toriumi, Kousuke
Japanese
Toriumi, Kousuke

Staff

Yamasaki, Osamu
Director, Script
Yoshioka, Aika
Theme Song Performance
Otani, Kow
Music
Nakajima, Atsuko
Character Design, Chief Animation Director



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Mar 25, 2015
sdb68
i apologise in advance; my reviews are not as detailed as others...

essentially this story is about the rise and fall of the shinsengumi. it's a historical action drama (with a supernatural element).

i much preferred this film version the the series. as 12 episodes had to be condensed into 95 minutes, the pacing is better, although the drawback is that there is less character development and some of the incidents that lead the characters to act as they do, such as when 2 members of the shinsengumi left, had to be glossed over. some of the wonderful humour of the first few episodes read more
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Apr 11, 2015
dreamcatcher_
[I posted this review only under the second movie at first, until I realized it would be smarter to put it under the first one :) ~
I wrote this shortly after I watched the second movie, it thus refers to both movies together. ~
This is my first review. It also isn't that detailed and mostly contains my personal view.]

The Hakuouki series is one of my all-time favourites, so I was looking forward for the movies.

But I have to say that I was pretty disappointed at the beginning, because you don't get to know the characters well enough. There were several scenes where I found myself read more
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Feb 28, 2015
wolfpackkn
It is like the anime, just a review or summary. There is some changes, like you get to see Yukimura Chizuru use her demon power, but other than that don't waste your time watching this. I regret buying this, and watching it. It is basically the same to the anime but it is split shorter and have some few new moments that have nothing really to do with the main part. You will get to see her brother more but it is not worth it.
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Ending Theme

"Kurenai no Ito (紅の糸)" by Aika Yoshioka

Recent News

Third Season, Movie and OVA of Hakuouki Announced ( 1 2 3 )
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09-28-13, 4:51 AM

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu Episode 1 Discussion
waterflame
15 replies by sdb68 »»
03-25-15, 6:14 AM
Do I have to watch the show before watching this?
laraes
2 replies by laraes »»
02-24-15, 10:07 AM

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