Hakuouki: Hekketsuroku


Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom - Record of the Jade Blood

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Synonyms: Hakuouki 2, Hakuoki 2, Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Hekketsuroku
Japanese: 薄桜鬼 碧血録
English: Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom - Record of the Jade Blood
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Type: TV
Episodes: 10
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2010 to Dec 6, 2010
Premiered: Fall 2010
Broadcast: Mondays at Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Visual novel
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, SamuraiSamurai
Demographic: JoseiJosei
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 7.561 (scored by 4046740,467 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15792
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2250
Members: 86,134
Favorites: 486

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Synopsis

After the conclusion of Hakuouki, Chizuru Yukimura and the Shinsengumi are forced to flee Kyoto and set sail for Edo. In their commander Isami Kondou's absence, vice-commander Toshizou Hijikata steps in as acting commander. However, Hijikata is not only struggling with the extra leadership duties—which worries everyone around him—but also a newfound uncontrollable bloodlust. To make matters worse, the urge does not affect him alone, and it is even beginning to drive some of his subordinates mad.

Finally, Kondou returns with orders from the emperor to defend the castle, and a new name for their squad: the Kouyou Chinbutai. But in war, the balance of power can shift suddenly and allegiances can waver. In Hakuouki Hekketsuroku, Chizuru follows the Shinsengumi into the heart of war and continues the search for her missing father, all while the bond between her and Hijikata grows ever stronger.

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Reviews

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 ...
Dec 27, 2020
Mixed Feelings
If you intend to watch this anime only for the Samurai and Historic stuff, go ahead, you'll probably enjoy this show, but if you expect romance and maintaining your sanity don't you dare click play on this anime. I wouldn't recommend it to my worst enemy.

[CONTAINS SPOILERS]

I was so pissed by the end of this anime... I am still pissed (therefore I'm writing my first review on MAL).

So, we have Chizuru, a girl that is looking for her missing father and end up with a bunch of guys that want to kill her and then they just don't want anymore; you must think ...
Jun 24, 2012
There was only one thing I can say after finishing this anime.

"What a waste of my time."

Recommended for people who want historical facts about Shinsengumi.

If you came looking to watch an anime about monsters, damsels in distress and valiant warriors. You've found the right anime. If you came looking for a anime documentary on Shinsengumi and Hijikata (pretty close to it), this is almost the right anime for you.

But you'll not get anything beyond that. It tried to hard to be too many things and in the end failed to accomplish much. It had monsters with little focus on them, it had damsels in distress ...

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