Ranked #875

Hakuouki Hekketsuroku

Alternative Titles

English: Hakuoki: Record of the Jade Blood
Synonyms: Hakuouki 2, Hakuoki 2, Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Hekketsuroku
Japanese: 薄桜鬼 碧血録


Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2010 to Dec 6, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2010
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.781 (scored by 21,897 users)
Ranked: #8752
Popularity: #1046
Members: 42,828
Favorites: 417
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The continuation of Hakuoki.

The Edo Era has ended after 260 years of history and the Meiji Era begins. However, bitter strife still continues between the soldiers of the new government and former Tokugawa retainers. This is the stage in which the surviving members of the Shinsengumi find themselves upon their return to Edo following their defeat at Tobafushimi.

(Sources: ANN, AniDB)


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Toriumi, Kousuke
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Okita, Souji
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Hijikata, Toshizou
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Miki, Shinichiro
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Harada, Sanosuke
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Yusa, Kouji
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Yamasaki, Osamu
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Iwanami, Yoshikazu
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Sound Director
Oobari, Masami
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Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Hirota, Mitsutaka
Hirota, Mitsutaka

More episodes Episodes(10/10)

Episode Title Aired
1 Like a Flame
Homura no Gotoku (焔の如く)
Oct 4, 2010
2 The Hallway of Setbacks
Satetsu no Kairou (蹉跌の回廊)
Oct 11, 2010
3 Distant Shadow
Tooki Omokage (遠き面影)
Oct 18, 2010
4 Undying Sincerity
Seishin wa Towa ni (誠心は永遠に)
Oct 25, 2010
5 Fleeting Dream
Tamayura no Yume (玉響の夢)
Nov 1, 2010

Opening Theme

"Maikaze" By Yoshioka Aika

Ending Theme

"Akane Sora ni Negafu (茜空に願ふ)" by mao

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Jul 5, 2012
Personally, I really really like this anime. (In fact, it's my favorite one as of now). But looking at the other reviews, I can tell that not everyone agrees... Well, I guess we all have our own opinions. :-/ Anyways, this review will also refer back to the first season, and may contain spoilers.

Story: 10
I found the story very interesting; and never once thought the anime was boring while watching it. I like the way that they make the anime last over a couple of years, rather than in a short amount of time like some other animes. But part of the reason why I read more
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Jul 5, 2011
Alot of people i have talked to, dislike this anime. Some of the reviews i have read, on here and on other sites, are poor.
In my opinion however this was a great anime. I may not be very experienced in anime watching, but i thought that this show had a great story line and great characters. I do wish this show had a bit of a happier way about it, but based on what it did have i think it was a very sad, yet amazing anime.
I would surely watch this again, and reccomend it to people. It may not be the best anime out read more
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Jul 15, 2015
This anime is/was my favourite anime (at the time I wrote this review), you might be wondering why I only gave 9. Well, I've never given anything a 10, so this is about as close as it gets.
But putting that aside, Hakuouki is a beautiful anime that is wrongly classed. Even though it is classified as a harem, it's different. This anime isn't about all the male characters fighting for the female character's love or something, Hakuouki is a serious and sad (In a good way) anime.

Story: 9
The storyline of Hakuouki is really interesting. The story is based off real events that happened in read more
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Dec 14, 2012
I'm starting to think that the folk that disliked this anime series simply didn't understand it. I'll be blunt. I'll go as far to say that this series is categorized wrong.

This is not a harem.
This is not shoujo.
It WAS an Otome.

It's not anymore.This is a history and character piece about war. This is a drama. This has to do with coping samurai during the dawn of the Meiji era. It's not a happy go lucky "we all want the girl" series. It can be very sad at times and characters will die.

If this does not appeal to you then look read more
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