Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru is a comedy/slice-of-life adaptation of the DMM/Nitro+ browser game Touken Ranbu.
Yamatonokami Yasusada, the former sword of Okita Souji, adjusts to his new life as an anthromoporphic touken danshi ("sword man") and member of a group dedicated to stopping the History Retrograde Army, which seeks to alter time. Alongside him is Kashuu Kiyomitsu, a witty fellow touken danshi who also belonged to Okita.
The series also features the stories of other touken danshi as they navigate their own new lives, recount their pasts, and become acquainted with one another.
The series is released on Japanese television broadcast channels Tokyo MX, BS11 and KTV. It is also available on many streaming sites, most notably DMM, Nico Nico, and Amazon Prime.
The series has been licensed in North America by Funimation.
As part of Funimation's deal with Crunchyroll, the subtitled version of the series is available for streaming on the latters site, while the dubbed version & home release will be handled by Funimation.
The English dub of Hanamaru premiered on 3 November.
The series is available for streaming on Daisuki for the following regions: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxenberg, Monaco, Andorra, Spain, Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Malta, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.
It is available in French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian.
- Imanotsurugi: Yamashita Daiki
- Gokotai: Kasuya Yuuta
- Ishikirimaru: Takahashi Hidenori
- Shishiou: Oosaka Ryouta
- Nikkari Aoe: Majima Junji
- Heshikiri Hasebe: Shingaki Tarusuke
- Kasen Kanesada: Ishikawa Kaito
- Hachisuka Kotetsu: Okitsu Kazuyuki
- Yamanbagiri Kunihiro: Maeno Tomoaki
- Shokudaikiri Mitsutada: Satou Takuya
- Souza Samonji: Tai Yuuki
- Maeda Toushirou: Irie Reona
- Namazuo Toushirou: Saito Soma
- Yagen Toushirou: Yamashita Seiichirou
- Mutsunokami Yoshiyuki: Hama Kento
- Nakigitsune: Asanuma Shintarou
- Midare Toushirou: Yamamoto Kazutomi
- Aizen Kunitoshi: Yamashita Seiichirou
- Doudanuki Masakuni: Sakurai Tooru
- Akita Toushirou: Yamaya Yoshitaka
- Tsurumaru Kuninaga: Saito Soma
- Yamatonokami Yasusada: Dallas Reid
- Kashuu Kiyomitsu: Garett Storms
- Imanotsurugi: Anastasia Munoz
- Gokotai: Leah Clark
- Ishikirimaru: Justin Duncan
- Shishiou: Blake Shepard
- Nikkari Aoe: Robby Gemaehlich
- Heshikiri Hasebe: Aaron Roberts
- Kasen Kanesada: Oscar Seung
- Hachisuka Kotetsu: Ian Sinclair
- Yamanbagiri Kunihiro: Clifford Chapin
- Shokudaikiri Mitsutada: Marcus Stimac
- Souza Samonji: Ian Sinclair
- Maeda Toushirou: Ryan Reynolds
- Namazuo Toushirou: Rachel Robinson
- Yagen Toushirou: Derek Snow
- Mutsunokami Yoshiyuki: Jason Liebrecht
- Nakigitsune: TBA
- Midare Toushirou: TBA
- Doudanuki Masakuni: TBA
- Akita Toushirou: TBA
- Tsurumaru Kuninaga: TBA
Where to Watch
Be sure to only watch the anime on legal sites!
- Crunchyroll: Japanese audio with English subtitles
- Daisuki: Japanese audio with English subtitles (for certain European regions)
- Funimation: English audio with English subtitles