Shin Sakura Taisen the Animation

Sakura Wars the Animation

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: New Sakura Wars the Animation
Japanese: 新サクラ大戦 the Animation
English: Sakura Wars the Animation
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2020 to Jun 19, 2020
Premiered: Spring 2020
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:00 (JST)
Producers: Sega, Sammy, Tencent Japan
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, Performing ArtsPerforming Arts
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.811 (scored by 53265,326 users)
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Ranked: #103422
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4985
Members: 19,625
Favorites: 24

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In 1941, one year after the defeat of Sotetsu Genan, captain Seijuurou Kamiyama of the Imperial Combat Revue's Flower Division in Tokyo leaves on a secret mission, with Sakura Amamiya temporarily assuming command. Following an incident in Europe, Kamiyama takes a young Russian girl named Klara M. Ruzhkova and leaves her in the Flower Division's care. However, Moscow Combat Revue captain Valery Kaminski is sent to Tokyo to retrieve Klara and the Flower Division must stop him.

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Shin Sakura Taisen the Animation is an original sequel to the game Shin Sakura Taisen.

Characters & Voice Actors


Kase, Naoto
Yao, Di


Opening Theme

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"Geki! Teikoku Kagekidan - Shinsho (檄!帝国華撃団<新章>)" by Teikoku Kagegi Dan: Hanagumi (帝国歌劇団・花組) (CV: Ayane Sakura, Saori Hayami, Ayaka Fukuhara, Hibiku Yamamura and Maaya Uchida)

Ending Theme

"Sakura Yumemishi (桜夢見し)" by Teikoku Kagegi Dan: Hanagumi (帝国歌劇団・花組) (CV: Nana Mizuki, Manami Numakura and Sumire Uesaka)

Episode Videos


Sep 29, 2020
Uhm.. I don't understand the low score. it's true that this anime is not fantastic or anything of the sort, but it's very enjoyable nonetheless. I don't even play the game (yet) nor watch the previous animation, but I feel nostalgic and drawn to the character and the world setting. These are the good things I can say about this anime:

the opening and ending are fantastic and strangely give nostalgic feeling I could listening to them all day, another soundtrack or song also good. without these, the anime itself maybe only score 7 at most for me.

it's not liking the characters because of the great ...
Jun 19, 2020
This is the story about Imperial Combat Revue 's Flower Division in Tokyo, which consists of: Sakura Amamiya, Hatsuho Shinonome, Anastasia Palma, Azami Mochizuki, and Clarissa. The division once again faces a new demon invasion while trying to keep their home at the Imperial Theater open.

I have to admit that I first started watching New Sakura Wars because of two main reasons: Girls who always wear yukata and loli girl named Kurara "Clara". But once I began watching the show, I found more than what I wanted. New Sakura Wars is a promising show, the mecha fight against the demon is something that needs ...
Oct 4, 2022
Mixed Feelings
tl;dr: An anime that while definitely lacking in some areas should still be pretty enjoyable for fans of the game.

Sakura Wars the Animation is a sequel to the 2019 Sakura Wars game. Considering that these days it seems most anime is made primarily with the goal of advertising other media, it’s pretty rare for an anime to just straight up require having consumed some other type of media. However, that very much is the case with this anime, which was very clearly designed for people that already played and enjoyed the game. If you don’t, you’ll probably understand most of the major story beats, but ...

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