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Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu


Alternative Titles

English: Hakuoki ~Demon of the Fleeting Blossom~ Wild Dance of Kyoto
Synonyms: Hakuoki Movie 1, Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Movie 1, Hakuoki: Wild Dance of Kyoto
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
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Visual novel
Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Ranked: #5732
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Popularity: #2728
Members: 11,117
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Synopsis

Chizuru Yukimura has come to Kyoto looking for her father, a doctor who has gone missing. While there, she witnesses a fight between an Oni and the Shinsengumi. Taking her into custody, the Shinsengumi debates on what to do with Chizuru, when they discover that she is the daughter of the doctor for whom they are also looking. The Shinsengumi then take Chizuru along on their search after the missing doctor, from adventure to adventure.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

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

Staff

Yamasaki, Osamu
Yamasaki, Osamu
Director, Script
Yoshioka, Aika
Yoshioka, Aika
Theme Song Performance
Otani, Kow
Otani, Kow
Music
Ayres, Christopher
Ayres, Christopher
ADR Director


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



More reviewsReviews

wolfpackkn
Feb 28, 2015
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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ren6
Apr 29, 2015
First of all, it's very important that you have already watched the TV serie before you watch this movie. This is NOT a recap movie, it DO have some elements of the anime, but it's a RETELLING of the first story, with a completely different setting.

As a brief summary, our story start when our heroine, Chizuru Yukimura, decide to go out and looking for her father, which had disappeared. As things go, she discover in the worst way that the streets hide more strange things that she have imagined: bloody creatures, ready to take her blood, as well as a group of young, good looking read more
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sdb68
Mar 25, 2015
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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nozomemee
Apr 11, 2015
[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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Poll: Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu Episode 1 Discussion
TheHollowShrine - Mar 2, 2014
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Jun 4, 4:57 PM
Why is Chizuru so incompetent?
izzadorkable - Aug 29, 2015
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Aug 29, 2015 2:20 PM