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Hakuouki Reimeiroku


Alternative Titles

English: Hakuoki ~Demon of the Fleeting Blossom~ Dawn of the Shinsengumi
Synonyms: Hakuouki 3, Hakuoki 3, Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Reimeiroku
Japanese: 薄桜鬼 黎明録

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 9, 2012 to Sep 24, 2012
Premiered: Summer 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Visual novel
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.631 (scored by 11,513 users)
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Ranked: #12042
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Popularity: #1658
Members: 29,348
Favorites: 102
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

The year is 1863 and as Japan's long festering wounds of political discord erupt into violent waves of street clashes and murder, the Tokugawa Shogunate sends a new force of masterless samurai called the Roshigumi to the aid of the Aizu forces in Kyoto. However the new "police" are anything but a cohesive force and assassination has already split them into two opposing factions. The stronger is led by the brutal Serizawa Kamo and the lesser by the more honorable but less assertive Isami Kondo. It is into this pack of wolves that Ryunosuke Ibuki is dragged by the rabid Serizawa. Forced to be a virtual slave by blood debt, he hates the samurai and everything they stand for. But as he sees how the other half of the samurai live, he begins to believe that there may still be a chance, for both himself and Japan, if only Kondo will step up and take down the mad dog Serizawa!

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Characters & Voice Actors

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

Staff

Yamasaki, Osamu
Yamasaki, Osamu
Director
Nakamura, Yoshiko
Nakamura, Yoshiko
Script
Oobari, Masami
Oobari, Masami
Storyboard
Namura, Hidetoshi
Namura, Hidetoshi
Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"reimei (黎鳴-reimei-)" by Maon Kurosaki

Edit Ending Theme

"Hana no Atosaki (花のあとさき)" by mao




More reviewsReviews

AimoAio
Mar 7, 2013
You'd think after being traumatized by how bad the first two series were, I wouldn't think twice of going anywhere near this franchise again but no, apparently I'm a masochist so I decided to torture myself further by watching this. Actually I’m kidding, it's really not that bad. It has its shortcomings which I will mention in the review but I found myself genuinely curious and enjoying this. Maybe because there's no annoying Chizuru? I couldn’t stand her in the first two series so I guess without her I managed to enjoy the bishies more.
My apologies for the weird ordering, this is a slight revision read more
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Kurena
Aug 15, 2012
Story:
Hakuouki Reimei-roku is supposed to be the dawning of the Shinsengumi clan. How the characters are struggling to become worthy samurai. There is also a new
Character on this anime than the original Hakuouki. His name is Ibuki Ryunosuke
who hates samurai with a passion but what happens to him after and why he is
Not in Hakuouki ( the first season ) is unknown to me yet.He is forced to become a servant of Serizawa's servant for saving his life. He is forced to live with a group of samurai named the Roshigumi later on Shinsengumi.

Art:
I love the art every character looks dynamic in their read more
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Emperor_Eye
Sep 25, 2012
The Hakuoki seasons were truly beautiful.
After watching the last episode today all the pieces now come together about the rasetsu and what kind of person Serizawa-san truly was.
The sword fighting, and art incorperated into a grander picture made this anime truly amazing.
I found this review Helpful
greatyu
Sep 15, 2014
The word "Pride" is an essential word in the Samurai world- and in this story we follow a "Dog" yes a long haired dog who doesn't have any resolve to even hold the sword in his belt on his journey and also someone who also has zero pride to move forward with life.

This "Banken's" name is Ryuunousuke- and after being half-beaten to death he gets saved by the Roshigumi's captain: another annoying man which i had no concern at first}into the all famous Kondo-Hijikata group also known as the "Shinsengumi"

Story:As the previous anime the main chara is a male lead this time-so no one read more
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