Intrigue in the Bakumatsu

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season

Intrigue in the Bakumatsu is an anime action adventure series created in 2012. The series follows the mysterious and driven mercenary Yojiro Akizuki whom seeks something supernatural that his his word hilt decoration constantly points towards. While on his travels he meets a traveling theatre group whom hire him as their body guard. While their he finds romance, intrigue and bloody consequence as dark forces conspire around him in web of death and revenge. The series features a opening theme by FictionJunction YUUKA and a ending theme by TAKAKO & THE CRAZY BOYS. Individual episode run time is around twenty four to twenty five minutes.

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To Go Towards the Sea
26. To Go Towards the Sea
April 6, 2007
Akizuki strives to defeat Enomoto but he must first take on both Kakunojou and Soutetsu to do it.
Goryokaku Emerges
25. Goryokaku Emerges
March 30, 2007
With Akizuki closing in on Enomoto, he uses the fearsome power of the Head of the Conqueror to defend his castle.
Irohanihoheto
24. Irohanihoheto
March 23, 2007
Hijikata finally starts to realize that Soutetsu is up to something.
Hakodate Is Red
23. Hakodate Is Red
March 16, 2007
Under the command of Kanna, the English knights launch a daring raid against Enomoto.
An Encounter in the North
22. An Encounter in the North
March 9, 2007
Akizuki finally manages to catch up with Enomoto but, once again, Kakunojou gets in the way.
Crossing Over the Strait
21. Crossing Over the Strait
March 2, 2007
Akizuki sets off for Ezo where Kakunojou is still waiting at the hospital.
There Were Waves
20. There Were Waves
February 23, 2007
Akizuki is nursed back to health by a young woman and her son.
Bright Inverted Pentagram
19. Bright Inverted Pentagram
February 23, 2007
Kakunojou is in a state of shock regarding her actions on board the ship, but her spirits are lifted when she is reunited with the troupe.
Pathetic Destiny
18. Pathetic Destiny
February 9, 2007
The English knights launch a second attack, but it ends in disaster.
Unnecessary Deliberation
17. Unnecessary Deliberation
February 2, 2007
Kakunojou and Akizuki have a difference of opinion on how to proceed against Enomoto.
Accompaniment of the Four
16. Accompaniment of the Four
January 26, 2007
Now that Kakunojou has foun dher sword, she travels north with Akizuki to reach Enomoto and the Head of the Conqueror.
The Secret Sword Resonates
15. The Secret Sword Resonates
January 19, 2006
Akizuki and Kakunojou are traveling together across Japan to find Kakunojou's new sword when they receive an interesting message.
To the North
14. To the North
January 12, 2007
Kanna has been promoted to the head of the elite English forces, and is planning an assault on Enomoto.
The Head of the Conqueror With a Soul
13. The Head of the Conqueror With a Soul
December 29, 2006
Soutetsu lets Juubei escape with the Conqueror's Head. Youjiro and Kakunojou chase after him, but their attempt is thwarted by the English forces. Later, a very dark and dangerous enemy is born.
Ryoma's Message
12. Ryoma's Message
December 22, 2006
The troupe is attacked by a group of strange ghosts, and it is up to Youjiro to save them.
The Troupe at a Provisional Stage Again
11. The Troupe at a Provisional Stage Again
December 15, 2006
The troupe travels to Edo based on the information in Soutetsu's script.
Ueno Falls
10. Ueno Falls
December 8, 2006
Juubei's death threatens to split the troupe apart.
The Black Cat Cries
9. The Black Cat Cries
December 1, 2006
Youjiro meets an old friend from his childhood, and he thinks back on his life--in particular the time he spent with Sakamoto. Meanwhile, a huge army is headed towards Yokohama.
Satisfactions for Revenge Achieved
8. Satisfactions for Revenge Achieved
November 24, 2006
Nakaiya Juubei finally shows himself and tries to manipulate Katsu with the Conqueror's Head. Meanwhile, Youjiro must fight Kanna to try and reach the Head before it is too late.
Sotetsu Moves
7. Sotetsu Moves
November 17, 2006
Soutetsu leaves the troupe and seeks out a strange object capable of summoning a demon before he meets with Nakaiya Juubei. Meanwhile, the rest of the Troupe think back to when they first met.
The Closing Performance Burns
6. The Closing Performance Burns
November 10, 2006
We learn of the bloody history of Yokohama and of the even bloodier history of Youjiro's sword. Meanwhile, the troupe is creating a clever plan.
Shureiki Unleashed
5. Shureiki Unleashed
November 3, 2006
Nakaiya Juubei recruits three dangerous men who quickly become possessed by demons. This causes them to lose their minds, and Youjiro must save them.
Anecdote of an Underhanded Scandal
4. Anecdote of an Underhanded Scandal
October 27, 2006
Yuyama becomes an increasing threat to Nakaiya Juubei; Saigo Magozou is sent to assassinate him. Youjiro's history is revealed.
Ballad of Stone Crane Mansion
3. Ballad of Stone Crane Mansion
October 20, 2006
Parkes arranges a bodyguard for Katsu. Meanwhile, Youjiro and the theatre troupe have finally caught up with their target. But even out-numbered and surrounded he puts up a good fight.
The Earth-Splitting Sword Laughs
2. The Earth-Splitting Sword Laughs
October 13, 2006
The assassin-bodyguard Hario follows Youjiro. Later, Youjiro agrees to travel with the kabuki troupe to offer his protection.
A Foul Star in the Sky
1. A Foul Star in the Sky
September 21, 2012
An ominous star lurks in the sky while two horsemen deliver an urgent message to the emperor. Later, Yojiro saves two kabuki students from certain death.
Description

Intrigue in the Bakumatsu is an anime action adventure series created in 2012. The series follows the mysterious and driven mercenary Yojiro Akizuki whom seeks something supernatural that his his word hilt decoration constantly points towards. While on his travels he meets a traveling theatre group whom hire him as their body guard. While their he finds romance, intrigue and bloody consequence as dark forces conspire around him in web of death and revenge.

The series features a opening theme by FictionJunction YUUKA and a ending theme by TAKAKO & THE CRAZY BOYS. Individual episode run time is around twenty four to twenty five minutes.

Intrigue in the Bakumatsu is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on September 21, 2012.

Where to Watch Intrigue in the Bakumatsu

Intrigue in the Bakumatsu is available for streaming on the SUNRISE website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Intrigue in the Bakumatsu on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 21, 2012