FUNimation Entertainment Acquires Sengoku Basara Movie

Flower Mound, TX – February 18, 2012 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today at Katsucon that it has acquired the broadcast, home entertainment, mobile, and streaming rights to the anime movie,Sengoku BASARA – Samurai Kings: The Movie! FUNimation plans to release the movie on home video in the 4th quarter of 2012.

Movie synopsis:

Toyotomi Hideyoshi is defeated, but feudal Japan isn’t safe yet. The fallen villain’s most loyal and lethal minion – Ishida Mitsunari – is obsessed with carrying on Toyotomi’s legacy of violence in the name of vengeance. Ishida brutally cuts a bloody path across the countryside, even as Tokugawa Ieyasu attempts to rally Date Masamune, Sanada Yukimura, and the nation’s other warlords toward an era of harmony. Unfortunately, for peace to finally be achieved, the fires of war must be unleashed once more. With Japan’s fate hanging in the balance, one of the most epic, over-the-top battles in history begins in Sengoku BASARA – Samurai Kings: The Movie!

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