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Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu

Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu

Synopsis: "Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu" is an anime movie that follows the story of Chizuru Yukimura, a young woman who travels to Kyoto in search of her missing father, only to get involved in the battles and intrigue of the Shinsengumi, a group of samurais that protect the city. With a mix of action, drama, and romance, Chizuru finds herself at the center of a plot involving ancient secrets and tested loyalties, while struggling to find a way out in the midst of a world of turmoil and danger.

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- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu
  • Anime Name in Japanese: 劇場版 薄桜鬼 第一章 京都乱舞
  • Anime Name in English: Hakuoki ~Demon of the Fleeting Blossom~ Wild Dance of Kyoto
  • Other names:

Production information

  • Producers: Geneon Universal Entertainment, Frontier Works, KlockWorx
  • Licensors:
  • Studios: Studio Deen

Anime Information

  • Type: Movie
  • Episodes: 1
  • Date: 24-Aug-13
  • Genres: Ação, Drama, Sobrenatural, Histórico, Samurai, Josei
  • Subjects: Historic
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.6
  • Popularity: 4045

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu": 

  • The movie Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu is an adaptation of the famous game franchise otome Hakuouki, which also has an anime series.
  • This movie takes place during the Edo period in Japan and follows the story of a group of warriors known as the Shinsengumi, one of the most famous groups in Japanese history.
  • The members of the Shinsengumi are based on real historical figures and the anime mixes real elements of history with supernatural elements, such as the presence of oni (Devils).
  • The story revolves around a young man named Chizuru Yukimura, who disguises herself as a man to find her missing father, but ends up getting involved with the Shinsengumi.
  • The movie Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu focuses on the city of Kyoto and the political and social struggles that occurred during that tumultuous period.
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Main Characters

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  • Chizuru Yukimura - A young woman who travels to Kyoto in search of her missing father and ends up getting involved with the Shinsengumi, a group of samurais who fought for the preservation of the shogunate.
  • Toshizo Hijikata - The vice-captain of the Shinsengumi, known for his strong personality and determination to protect his comrades and the shogunate.
  • Souji Okita - The captain of the first unit of the Shinsengumi, a talented and charismatic swordsman, but mysterious and often unpredictable.
  • Isami Kondou - The leader of the Shinsengumi, a kind and respectable man who fights to maintain order amidst the political turmoil of the Bakumatsu period.
  • Heisuke Toudou - One of the youngest members of the Shinsengumi, known for his cheerful and outgoing personality, but also for his skills as a swordsman.

Summary and events

  • The movie is based on a visual otome game set in Japan during the Edo period.
  • The story follows the protagonist Chizuru Yukimura in her search for her missing father.
  • Chizuru is rescued by a group of samurais known as Shinsengumi, who help her in her mission.
  • The movie portrays battles, betrayal, and the internal conflicts faced by the Shinsengumi.
  • There is a strong focus on the relationships between the main characters, including romance and loyalty.
  • The plot delves into political intrigue and the struggle for survival in a tumultuous Japan at that time.

What happens in the end?

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Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu is a film adaptation of the game and anime Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan. In the end of the movie, the members of the Shinsengumi, including the protagonist Chizuru, face a series of intense battles during the Boshin War. In the conclusion, the Shinsengumi is defeated and many of its members are killed, including some of the main characters. The tragedy shakes Chizuru and forces her to face the harsh reality of war and loss. However, she decides to keep moving forward and honor the memory of her fallen comrades, keeping the flame of hope alive in their hearts. The end of the film reinforces the idea of sacrifice and loyalty that permeate the history of the Shinsengumi, while Chizuru and the survivors prepare for the battles that are yet to come.

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Meaning of Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu

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劇場版 薄桜鬼 第一章 京都乱舞
  • 劇場版 (gekijouban) - Film version
  • 薄桜鬼 (Hakuouki) - Name of the anime/game
  • 第一章 (Daiisshou) - Chapter 1
  • 京都乱舞 (Kyoto Ranbu) - Kyoto in turmoil/chaotic dance
The name of the anime "Hakuouki" refers to the title of the series of Japanese video games and adaptations for anime and manga. "Hakuouki" combines the kanji (Chinese characters used in the Japanese language) "薄" (haku) which means "thin" or "pale", and "桜" (ouki) which means "cherry blossom". Together, "Hakuouki" can be translated as "pale cherry blossom" or "delicate cherry blossom", evoking a poetic and mysterious atmosphere that reflects the plot and historical setting of the anime.

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Hakuouki Movie 1: Kyoto Ranbu has a total of 1 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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