Senran Kagura Anime To Begin Airing In January

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Marvelous AQL are expanding Senran Kagura to other forms of media outside of videogames. The franchise already has various manga series running in Japan, and next on the list is an anime series set to debut in early 2013.

 

Anime News Network report that the Senran Kagura anime will begin airing in Japan on January 6th at 8pm JST. The series will debut on the AT-X channel. In case you missed it, you can watch a promo video for it here.

 

Game-wise, Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus, a Dynasty Warriors-esque spin-off, is in development for the PlayStation Vita, and is scheduled for release on February 28th. Meanwhile, Senran Kagura: New Wave is a social game for iOS and GREE.

 

Finally, while not officially announced, series producer, Kenichiro Takaki, has also mentioned Senran Kagura 2 several times, including to Siliconera.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.