The Tōken Ranbu “sword personification training game” takes famous swords from Japanese history and interprets them as bishōnen.
The play’s first run opened at Tokyo’s Theater 1010 on May 3, with an additional performance on May 14, before moving on to Osaka’s Mielparque on May 17.
Two anime adaptations have been green-lit, with the Tōken Ranbu: Hanamaru television anime currently airing.
The game has acquired a large female fanbase and inspired a wide range of merchandise, as well as several manga.
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