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FUNimation picks up the rights for Samurai Warriors anime

Posted on December 30, 2014 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News

FUNimation announced today that it has acquired the rights for Koei Tecmo’s Samurai Warriors anime. Fans can watch the first episode on January 11, and the show will join FUNimation’s Winter 2015 Simulcast season.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Based on the hit video game, this dramatic re-imagining of one of Japan’s most revered historical periods drops audiences into the middle of an epic battle royal. Great warriors and dashing rogues from cherished Japanese tales come to life in this rousing series. Follow along as your favorite hacking, slashing characters from the video game meet once more on the field of battle. Every deadly move you perfected in the game is recreated in the action-packed anime experience that is Samurai Warriors!


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