New Ikkitousen Anime Coming 2014

The Ikkitousen official website has announced that a new anime project will be out in 2014. This announcement comes with the release of the promotional video for the upcoming Blu-ray box sets for each of the anime’s seasons.

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Regarding the Blu-ray box sets, three box sets have been announced. Each for their respective season: Dragon Destiny, Great Guardian and Xtreme Xecutor. They will be available on July 30, September 24th and November 26th respectively. Each box set will cost ¥22,000 (~$220USD). They will contain all the episodes of the season, as well as the Opening and Ending music videos.

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Ikkitousen (Battle Vixens) is a manga series created by Yuji Shiozaki. The series is loosely based on the story of Romance of the Three Kingdoms, but is set in modern day Japan. The manga was first published by Wani Books in its Comic GUM magazine in 2000, and to date has a total of 21 volumes. The first anime adaptation was produced in 2003 by studio J.C. Staff. Since then three more anime series were produced, as well as a special. Additionally, multiple games and a few online radio shows were produced.

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Here is a synopsis of the anime from MAL:

Loosely based on the novel ‘Romance of the three kingdoms’, modern day Japan sees a similar struggle for power between different rival schools with the three strongest being; Kyosho Academy led by Sousou Moutoku, Nanyo Academy by Sonsaku Hakufu and Ryuubi Gentoku from Seito High School. Together these three tousei, each with their own mangatama, fight for the honour of becoming ikki tousen and fulfilling their fated destiny through battle and conquest.

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Not much is known about the new 2014 Ikkitousen anime. Whether it be a new animated series, film or OVA, more information will be unveiled in the future.

You can visit the series’ website here:

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