Urakata Hakuouki

裏語 薄桜鬼

Urakata Hakuouki
TitleUrakata Hakuouki
Original title裏語 薄桜鬼
DeveloperDesign Factory Co., Ltd. & Otomate
Publishers Idea Factory Co., Ltd.
Relations
Fandisc
Urakata Hakuouki ~Akatsuki no Shirabe~
Same series
Hakuouki ~Shinsengumi Kitan~
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Related anime[DB-ANN] Hakuouki: Shinsengumi Kitan (TV Series, 2010)

Description

Another side of the story shown in the Hakuouki series. With a new protagonist and characters.

Since her parents died when she was young the protagonist along with her older brother run a dojo their father left them. However their peaceful life was shattered by an intruder - a white-haired monster wearing A Shinsengumi haori. To avenge her brother, who sacrificed himself protecting her, she resolves to pick up the sword. Where will her determination lead her in this turbulent era?

[Edited from Tokio's Tumblr]

Protagonist

Kirishima Kozue
Kirishima Kozue霧島 梢 
Hair, Black, Long, Ponytail
Eyes, Violet
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Personality, Watashi
Role, Nameable, Orphan
Voiced byHayami Saori (Battle Only)

Description

"I'll defeat all my brother's enemies!"
Her parents died when she was young so she takes care of the dojo she was left along with her older brother.
Because of being caught up in a certain incident she has taken up the sword.

Main characters

Glover
Gloverグラバー 
Hair, Blond, Ponytail, Waist Length+
Eyes, Green
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Cravat
Items, Handgun
Personality, Mysterious
Role, Based on a Real Person, British, Foreigner, Merchant
Voiced bySakurai Takahiro

Description

"I can not stand for a lady fighting by herself."
An enigmatic arms dealer who came from a foreign country.
A gentleman who always put's ladies first.
Sometimes he shows a mysterious side when he says profound things.

Katsura Kogorou
Katsura Kogorou桂 小五郎 
Hair, Black, Eye Covering, Ponytail, Waist Length+
Eyes, Black
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced byKENN

Description

"It's doesn't mean we want to start a war"
A warrior of the anti-western Choushuu, he's often known by his nickname of 'Getaway Kogorou'.
A moderate guy who doesn't like fighting.
His friends and hometown are the most important things to him.

Okada Izou
Okada Izou岡田 以蔵 
Hair, Claret, Short
Eyes, Amber
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced bySuzumura Ken'ichi

Description

"No matter what, I can only use a sword."
A member of the Tosa clan that is loyal to the emperor and Takechi Hanpeita's disciple.
He's always smiling with a friendly look, but sometimes he can get the sharp look of an assassin in his eyes.

Takasugi Shinsaku
Takasugi Shinsaku高杉 晋作 
Hair, Brown, Short
Eyes, Violet
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Personality, Charismatic
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced bySugita Tomokazu

Description

"There are things I cant understand unless I do them with my own hands."
After his master died he became a warrior of the anti-western Choushuu.
A charismatic guy, the leader of the irregular militia forces.
He's a bit awkward but he has a kind and childish side.

Side characters

Itou Hirobumi
Itou Hirobumi伊藤 博文 
Hair, Brown, Ponytail, Shoulder-length
Eyes, Brown
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Personality, Womanizer
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced byKirii Daisuke

Description

"If you don't be more talkative the women wont fall for you."
A Choushuu warrior.
He traveled to Great Britain before.
An honest and manly person, but he can be a bit of a playboy.

Kirishima Sousuke
Kirishima Sousuke霧島 聡介 
Hair, Black, Short
Eyes, Violet
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Older Brother, Orphan, Samurai
Voiced byMorishima Shuuta

Description

"Training even at this hour? You're really working hard."
The protagonist's older brother.
The successor to his father's dojo, he teaches swordsmanship.
A kindhearted and straightforward brother who treats his little sister well.

Kiyokawa Hachirou
Kiyokawa Hachirou清河 八郎 
Hair, Black, Ponytail, Shoulder-length
Eyes, Brown
Body, Adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai, Villain

Description

"This country is falling apart, it's going to completely collapse."
He's collecting a band of lordless samurai by misleading them about a bodyguard job.
He has a deep hatred for the Shogunate and the Shinsengumi and is planning something bad.

Kusaka Genzui
Kusaka Genzui久坂 玄瑞 
Hair, Blue, Ponytail, Shoulder-length
Eyes, Brown
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced byNamikawa Daisuke

Description

"Really, When did you start acting so childish too."
A Choushuu warrior.
A serious and faithful guy, but he's quick to snap when he gets angry.
A good friend and rival of Takasugi.

Takechi Hanpeita
Takechi Hanpeita武市 半平太 
Hair, Brown, Shoulder-length
Eyes, Blue
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced byNarita Ken

Description

"We can't entrust Japan to the Shogunate any longer."
A member of the Tosa clan that is loyal to the emperor and Okada Izou's master.
He's looked after Izou for a while now.
He's known for his honest character, but there is a mysterious side to him.

Yamagata Aritomo
Yamagata Aritomo山縣 有朋 
Hair, Black, Short
Eyes, Violet
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced byHamada Kenji

Description

"Hmm, you don't have the right to worry about that person."
A member of the irregular forces with great military prowess and leadership skills.
A prideful guy whose will never wavers.

Yoshida Shouin
Yoshida Shouin吉田 松陰 
Hair, Brown, Ponytail, Waist Length+
Eyes, Violet
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Glasses, Kimono
Items, Katana
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Subject of, Death
Voiced byInoue Gou

Description

"In everything it is important that we think of the future."
Takasugi's old master, he was executed in the Ansei roundup.
He used to be a calm man who also had a surprisingly hot-blooded side.

Make an appearance

Harada Sanosuke
Harada Sanosuke原田 左之助 
MeasurementsHeight: 180cm
Hair, Long, Ponytail, Red
Eyes, Amber
Body, Adult, Scar, Tall
Clothes, Hakama
Items, Spear
Personality, Cheerful, Friendly, Kind, Womanizer
Role, Based on a Real Person, Captain, Father, Samurai, Warrior
Engages in, Suicide Attempt
Subject of, Avoidable Death
Engages in (Sexual), Off Screen Sex

Description

He is the captain of the Shinsengumu's 10th Division.
He is easly agitated and prone to profane outbursts, but he is better known for his loyality and jovial nature.
Unlike many others in the Shinsengumi, his wapon-of-choice is a spear, and he is often tasked with guarding the rear units on the battlefield.

[Taken from official english site]

Hijikata Toshizou
Hijikata Toshizou土方 歳三 
AliasesToshi
MeasurementsHeight: 175cm
Hair, Black, Ponytail, Waist Length+
Eyes, Violet
Body, Adult
Clothes, Hakama
Items, Katana
Personality, Kind, Mature, Serious, Strict
Role, Based on a Real Person, Commander, Samurai, Warrior
Engages in, Henshin

Description

Toshizo Hijikata is the acting commander of the Shinsengumi.
Know to his men as the "Demon Vice-Commander", he has a tough, disciplinarian nature. However, his thoughfulness and maturity make him stand out from the rest of the Shinsengumi, and he takes great pride in acting as a rigid foil to Kondou's lighthearted leadership.

[Taken from official english site]

Kazama Chikage
Kazama Chikage風間 千景 
MeasurementsHeight: 172cm
Hair, Blond
Eyes, Red
Body, Horns
Clothes, Haori, Kimono
Items, Katana
Personality, Arrogant, Rude, Selfish
Role, Oni, Rival, Warrior
Engages in, Henshin

Description

A mysterious warrior hired by the Satsuma Domain to attack the Shinsengumi. For some reason, he takes a special interest in Chizuru.

[Taken from official english site]

Okita Souji
Okita Souji沖田 総司 
MeasurementsHeight: 178cm
Hair, Brown
Eyes, Green
Clothes, Hakama, Haori
Items, Katana
Personality, Boku, Loyal, Mischievous
Role, Based on a Real Person, Captain, Samurai, Warrior
Engages in, Henshin, Sarcasm
Subject of, Bedridden, Illness, Other Route Death

Description

Captain of the Shinsengumi's 1st Division.
Okita is considering to be something of a genius with the sword.
He like to make jokes—frequently at the expense of his comrades—and often wears a wry smile, but in battle he holds nothing back and his devotion to the Shinsengumi and Kondou is unparalleled.

[Taken from official english site]

Saitou Hajime
Saitou Hajime斎藤 一 
MeasurementsHeight: 169cm
Hair, Black, Long
Eyes, Blue
Body, Adult
Clothes, Kimono
Items, Katana
Personality, Loner, Loyal, Reserved, Serious, Stoic, Taciturn
Role, Based on a Real Person, Captain, Spy, Warrior
Engages in, Henshin, Swordsmanship

Description

Hajime Saito is a men of few words who acts as the captain of the Shinsengumi's 3rd Division.
Known for his lone-wolf nature, Saito is opposed to conversation he deems meaningless. He is a master of the sword-style iai despite being a lefty and is considered one of the best of the Shinsengumi.

[Taken from official english site]

Toudou Heisuke
Toudou Heisuke藤堂 平助 
MeasurementsHeight: 160cm
Hair, Brown, Ponytail, Waist Length+
Eyes, Blue
Body, Teen
Items, Katana
Personality, Carefree, Confident, Friendly, Kind, Ore
Role, Based on a Real Person, Captain, Samurai, Vampire, Warrior
Engages in, Henshin
Subject of, Other Route Death

Description

Heisule Todou is the youngest member of the Shinsengumi, despite begin the captain of the 8th Division.
He is know as an Edokko, meaning he is increddibly proud of his Edo heritage.
Heisuke's amiable nature makes him popular in social situations, reflected in his love of attending festivals around the country.
However, he can be a little hot-headed in battle.

[Taken from official english site]