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Live Action TV Drama of Sengoku BASARA Announced

by dtshyk
Jun 15, 2012 11:54 PM | 22 Comments
According to, a live action TV drama of Sengoku BASARA was announced to be aired from July 12th. The sword actions will be reproduced by CGI. The scenario writers are Takahashi Natsuko and Yamaguchi Ryota.

Picture of the cast in armor

Date Masamune: Hayashi Kento (official website)
Sanada Yukimura: Takeda Kouhei (profile)
Katakura Kojuro: Tokuyama Hidenori (official blog)
Oda Nobunaga: Gackt

Source: Famitsu

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I can't wait to see this, it seems awesome.
although I don't know how they will make the six swords and the awesome effects.
But I will still watch it even if it turns out bad.

Totally going to post this news on my site


Sep 26, 2012 9:25 AM by luxun21

GACKT LMAO. He'll be my only reason for trying it out if ever

Jun 19, 2012 4:06 PM by cafekun

Loved Sengoku Basara, but I have my doubts about how this is going to turn out. I will watch it for Gackt.

Jun 16, 2012 8:32 PM by Itami

going to be so stupid as most live-adaptions

Jun 16, 2012 4:14 PM by Kazeshini

cgi with a live? ;o

Jun 16, 2012 11:29 AM by Angel_Beats

they don't look half bad to me

Jun 16, 2012 10:10 AM by Mr_Gutts

Really not sure if I want this... I don't like CGI movie/drama and stuff... >>

Jun 16, 2012 6:29 AM by Kurini

Look at Date Masamune in self's avatar > Look at live action Date Masamune > NOPE

Jun 16, 2012 5:22 AM by anaaga

Facepalm worthy.

Jun 16, 2012 4:49 AM by morshuwarrior

crimsoncryst said:
Live action? Is it possible? How will they fly while holding six katana, i wonder?

that is where the CGI will be use
dtshyk said:
The sword actions will be reproduced by CGI.

Jun 16, 2012 4:43 AM by j0x

Are they serious about this? O_o I'd rather pass this experience...

Jun 16, 2012 3:42 AM by sayami

Aw, I just can't picture Hayashi Kento as Date. For one, he's stuck as Riku in my mind... and he's not going to pull off the COOL and the English anyway. :(

I'll totally be watching if they somehow stuff Tokugawa in there, though w

Jun 16, 2012 3:25 AM by Katapan

Gackt as Nobunaga? Mindblown..

I expected him to be at least Sanada Yukimura.

Jun 16, 2012 3:02 AM by kaimax

Nooooo, Date looks really uncool. And wtf is wrong with Yukimura's hair?! So far, only good part is Nobunaga... -__-

Jun 16, 2012 2:44 AM by Merue

Valentiln said:
Staff and cast (besides Gackt of course<3) not that appealing. Will pass for sure.
Because of casts like these, I fantasize 2D characters more than normal human beings -_-

same here, the odds in which this live action will be good is too damn low.

Jun 16, 2012 2:34 AM by Ryougi_Shiki_

Live action? Is it possible? How will they fly while holding six katana, i wonder?

Jun 16, 2012 2:16 AM by crimsoncryst

Heh, I'll watch this ^^
lol xD Gackt as Oda Nobunaga xDDD
Can't wait to see that xD

Jun 16, 2012 2:04 AM by Kyo-

I saw along trailer on TV today! It wasn't bad but it isn't like the games or anime or manga. But it is well done!


Jun 16, 2012 1:24 AM by HisagiHiro


Jun 16, 2012 1:22 AM by VioLink

I see Gackt is getting older for Kenshin Uesugi, he is Oda Nobunaga now.

Jun 16, 2012 1:17 AM by Shadow-Chan

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