Sega has revealed a new Sakura Wars
The new game is temporarily titled Shin Sakura Taisen (New Sakura Wars).
The game will be a completely new work, which “inherits the DNA of the series”. The game will take place in the 29th year of the period of “Taisho” alternative of the franchise, in the capital Tokyo. The Taisho period of Japan lasted only 15 years, and the kanji used to write “Taisho” in Sakura Wars is different from the kanji used for the real-Taisho period.
Sega will reveal more details on the new game in an event at a later time.
The original creator Oji Hiroi and Sega have launched the first game for the Sega Saturn in 1996 and the last game of the series, Sakura Taisen V: Saraba Itoshiki Hito yo, it was launched for the PlayStation 2 in Japan in 2005. Sakura Taisen V is the only game of the series with an official version in English. NIS America has released the game with the title Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love in march 2010 for PS2 and Nintendo Wii. In Europe, it is now only the version for the Wii.
The franchise media also includes an anime series television, six projects anime, an anime film and manga.
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