The official Twitter account for Bakumatsu revealed that the second season of the anime is on its way. The anime is based on the Renai Bakumatsu Kareshi smartphone game. The second season of the anime will be released in 2019. The first season of the anime was released on October 4. It only just ended a few days ago.
The game’s story focuses on a heroine who is in Kyoto for sightseeing. During her visit, she receives a mysterious pocket watch from a man. The heroine wears the watch, and she passes through a shrine’s torii gate. Suddenly, she finds herself in another Bakumatsu era which was 150 years ago during the final years of the Edo period. The heroine must try and find a way to get back to the present.
The game is focused on romance but, the anime is a sci-fi action-adventure series. Masaki Watanabe directed the series at Studio DEEN. The series composition was done by Masahiro Yokotani. The character designs were done by Hidekazu Shimamura. MAGES composed the music.
The game was originally launched on iOS and Android on March 14, 2017.