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Oricon: Gakuen Hakkenden Boys-Love Anime in the Works

The Oricon entertainment news source reports that a second stage play and an anime adaptation are in the works for Gakuen Hakkenden, Kō Amami and Aki Kuruwa's fantasy romance boys-love manga. In this multimedia project, scriptwriter Amami re-imagines Nansō Satomi Hakkenden, Kyokutei Bakin's famous epic novel about eight samurai who serve the Satomi clan during Japan's tumultuous Sengoku (Warring States) era.

Just as in traditional kabuki plays, male actors are auditioning for all of the roles in the second play — including all of the female characters.

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