Known as Touken Ranbu Musou in Japan, it’s the next entry in the long-running ‘Musou’ series of video games. Touken Ranbu – which translates as “Wild Dance of Swords” – is a browser-based free-to-play collectable card game that launched in Japan in January 2015, with a worldwide release taking place in April 2021. It has since spawned two anime series, stage plays and a live-action film. The series is especially popular with female players.
Touken Ranbu Warriors will be featured at the Tokyo Game Show in October and launches on May 24th, 2022 in both North America and Europe.
Here’s some PR:
Touken Ranbu Warriors features 15 characters from Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-, where famous swords take the form of warriors named Touken Danshi (swordsmen), and the elite fighters are sworn to protect history. In Touken Ranbu Warriors, members of Touken Danshi have been drifting through time without their master – the Saniwa – to lead them, when they are suddenly attacked by the fearsome History Retrograde Army (HRA). After the initial conflict, the Touken Danshi are approached by the Government of the Time, and sent on a mission into the war-torn Sengoku Era where the revision of Japanese history is already underway. Can the Touken Danshi heroes restore order while restoring the original timeline? The fierce but beautiful battles of the Touken Danshi are finally a reality!
The game is set to feature the electrifying musou action fans expect from a WARRIORS title including battling alongside partner characters and head-to-head duels against enemies! Touken Ranbu Warriors also features the “Honmaru,” the main base of our heroes. Here, you can freely place members of the Touken Danshi in order to get a glimpse of their daily lives that can only be experienced in this game.
Thanks to Greatsong for the tip!