Hakuouki Kaikoroku

薄桜鬼 懐古録

Hakuouki Kaikoroku
TitleHakuouki Kaikoroku
Original title薄桜鬼 懐古録
DeveloperDesign Factory Co., Ltd. & Otomate
Publishers Idea Factory Co., Ltd.
Relations
Parent story
Hakuouki ~Shinsengumi Kitan~
Related anime[DB-ANN] Hakuouki: Shinsengumi Kitan (2010)

Description

A collection of short stories about Chizuru and her relationship to the men of the Shinsengumi.

Protagonist

Yukimura Chizuru
Yukimura Chizuru雪村 千鶴 
Hair, Black, Long, Parted in Middle, Ponytail, Sidehair, Straight
Eyes, Brown, Tareme
Body, Pale, Reverse-trap, Slim, Teen
Clothes, Hakama
Items, Katana
Personality, Watashi
Role, Comrade, Demon Blooded, Friend, Nameable, Oni, Twin Sister
Engages in, Cross-dressing

Description

After coming to Kyoto in search of her absent father, Chizuru stumbled onto one of the Shinsengumi's secrets, and was consequently taken under their "protection."
Once Chizuru's search for her father resumes, she begins to uncover secrets long buried. Secrets about her father, the Shinsengumi...and Chizuru herself.

[Taken from official english site]

Main characters

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, Samurai, Warrior
Engages in, Suicide Attempt
Subject of, Avoidable Death
Voiced byYusa Kouji

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 
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
Voiced byMiki Shin'ichirou

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, Kimono
Items, Katana
Personality, Arrogant, Rude, Selfish
Role, Oni, Rival, Warrior
Engages in, Henshin
Voiced byTsuda Kenjirou

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
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
Voiced byMorikubo Shoutarou

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]

Saito Hajime
Saito 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
Voiced byToriumi Kousuke

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
Voiced byYoshino Hiroyuki

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]

Side characters

Amagiri Kyuuju
Amagiri Kyuuju天霧 九寿 
Hair, Goatee, Ponytail, Red
Eyes, Blue
Body, Adult
Clothes, Kimono
Role, Oni, Villain
Voiced byYamaguchi Ryuu

Description

A mysterious person hired by the Satsuma to attak the Shinsengumi.
He fights with only his hands.

[Taken from official english site]

Inoue Genzaburou
Inoue Genzaburou井上 源三郎 
Hair, Black, Chonmage
Eyes, Brown
Body, Adult
Clothes, Kimono
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Subject of, Death
Voiced byKobayashi Norio

Description

The oldest captain of the Shinsengumi, and leader of the 6th Division. He is a serius and sincere person, and he is favored by many.
Both Kondou and Hijikata trust him gratly since they are from the same hometown and school.

[Taken from official english site]

Kondou Isami
Kondou Isami近藤 勇 
Hair, Black
Eyes, Amber
Body, Adult
Clothes, Kimono
Personality, Kind
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Subject of, Death
Voiced byOokawa Tooru

Description

Chief of the Shinsengumi.
He is responsible for the Shinsengumi. Despite having a grat swordsmanship, he is very sympathetic and easily moved to tears. He belives a worrior's true duty is to serve the shogun.

[Taken from official english site]

Nagakura Shinpachi
Nagakura Shinpachi永倉 新八 
MeasurementsHeight: 175cm
Hair, Brown, Short, Spiky
Eyes, Blue, Hosome
Body, Muscular, Pale, Young-adult
Clothes, Belt, Fingerless Gloves, Headband, Knee-high Boots, Necklace, Trousers
Items, Katana
Personality, Carefree, Food Lover, Friendly, Funny, Kind, Womanizer
Role, Based on a Real Person, Captain, Friend, Lieutenant, Samurai, Warrior
Engages in, Drinking, Teasing
Voiced byTsuboi Tomohiro

Description

Shinpachi Nagakura is a native of Edo that is the acting captain of the 2nd Division of the Shinsengumi. He is passionate about swordsmanship, alcohol and women.
He is greatly opposed to dishonestry of all kinds, and his central ambition is to attain status as a true samurai.
Nakagura's swordmanship is generally regarded to be among the best in the Shinsengumi.

[Taken from official english site]

Nagumo Kaoru
Nagumo Kaoru南雲 薫 
Hair, Black
Eyes, Brown
Body, Kid, Trap
Clothes, Kimono
Role, Antagonist, Oni, Twin Brother
Engages in, Cross-dressing
Subject of, Death
Voiced byItou Hasumi

Description

A girl befrinded by the protagonist in Kyoto. She gets involved with the protagonist and those around her.

[Taken from official english site]

Sannan Keisuke
Sannan Keisuke山南 敬助 
MeasurementsHeight: 173cm
Hair, Brown, Shoulder-length
Eyes, Brown
Body, Young-adult
Clothes, Glasses, Kimono
Items, Katana
Personality, Cynic, Manipulative, Pragmatic, Smart
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai, Vampire
Engages in, Betrayal, Henshin
Subject of, Clinical Depression, Fake Death, Injury, Other Route Death
Voiced byTobita Nobuo

Description

The Shinsengumi's Colonel, and former Sendai Domain warrior. Sanan may smile and act politely to his men in public, but behind the scenes, he has no problem moving men with the coldness of his gaze.

[Taken from official english site]

Shimada Kai
Shimada Kai島田 魁 
Hair, Black, Chonmage
Eyes, Brown
Body, Adult
Clothes, Kimono
Role, Based on a Real Person, Samurai
Voiced byOoba Takeshi

Description

Member of the Wathc and the Shinsengumi's Corporal.
He observes the Shinsengumi members along with getting intel. He also serves as the Corporal of the 2th Division. He is the biggest man in the division and is very powerful.

[Taken from official english site]

Shiranui Kyou
Shiranui Kyou不知火 匡 
Hair, Blue, Long, Ponytail
Eyes, Violet
Body, Olive, Tattoo
Role, Oni, Villain
Voiced byYoshida Hiroaki

Description

A mysterius person hired by rhe Choshu to attack the Shinsengumi. He likes new things and uses a gun.

[Taken from official english site]

Yamazaki Susumu
Yamazaki Susumu山崎 烝 
MeasurementsHeight: 165cm
Hair, Brown, Short Bangs, Spiky Bangs
Eyes, Violet
Body, Average Height
Clothes, Hakama, Tabi
Items, Katana
Personality, Brave, Honest, Loner
Role, Based on a Real Person, Ninja, Spy
Engages in, Investigation
Subject of, Other Route Death
Voiced bySuzuki Takayuki

Description

Susumu Yamazaki is a proud warrior of the Shinsengumi, as well as a member of The Watch.
He is a diligent scout for the Shinsengumi, working in the shadows to obtain intelligence reports on behalf of Hijikata. He holds much respect for Hijikata for guiding the group.

[Taken from official english site]