SEGA has recently announced the west release of Sakura Wars, the game will release on April 28, 2020, the game will feature Japanese voice acting with subtitles in English, German, French, and Spanish.
Sakura Wars is currently one of SEGA’s most important IPs in Japan, the original game launched on the SEGA Saturn in 1996, the game turned out to be a success for the developer.
There is a huge fanbase for Sakura Wars, the game has received sequels, spin-off, anime, manga and even stage shows.
Check the announcement trailer down below:
The upcoming Sakura Wars is a reboot of the franchise, SEGA brought back the original creators and received the collaboration of Tite Kubo, Yukiko Horiguchi, BUNBUN, Fumikane Shimada, Ken Sugimori, Noizi Ito, Shigenori Soejima, and more for “a truly spectacular production.”
The Imperial Combat Revue takes the stage as Tokyo’s defence force against a demon threat in this extravagant adventure. Soldiers in wartime, but theatre performers in peacetime, the Revue’s Flower Division is not living up to their legacy and is at risk of being shut down. As newly appointed captain Seijuro Kamiyama, it’s up to you to turn the team around.
On Sakura Wars players will interact with a colorful cast of characters, the game implemented an original dynamic dialogue system called LIPS, whatever a player decides to say and the way it is said will have a powerful impact both on and off the battlefield. The combat system features giant steam-powered mechs called “spiricle armour” that can only be pilotedby those with strong spiritual power. All of this is presented in the style of an “exciting anime production complete with gorgeous animated sequences and dramatic character arcs”
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