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In the Edo Period, three black ships have come from overseas to force Japan out of its isolation. However thanks to the giant robots, Onigami, Japan has driven the ships away. The story is of a Japan that never experienced the Meiji Restoration and remained secluded from the rest of the world. The main character Keiichiro Tokugawa is an ambitious man who aims to unite Japan despite having a condition that causes him to break into hives when he touches a woman.
|#||Episode Title||Japanese Airdate|
|1||Succession Strife, Keiichiro Appears!||April 9, 2014|
|2||The Alluring Red-Light District and the Foxy Chiharu!||April 16, 2014|
|3||The Sex Witch Houkouin Strikes!||April 23, 2014|
|4||Susanoo Hijacked! The Vicious Asai Hyogo!||April 30, 2014|
|5||Later Summer in Nagasaki, on the Night the Lanterns Float||May 7, 2014|
|6||Shigeyoshi of the Rebellion, The Bloody Surrender of Edo Castle!||May 14, 2014|
|7||Ninja of Passion, the Bloody Shinsengumi!||May 21, 2014|
|8||Dejima Dawn, The Greatest Fist in Japan!||May 28, 2014|
|9||Cherry Blossom Baths Love Stories||June 4, 2014|
|10||After the Rampage, the Two Make Their Decision||June 11, 2014|
|11||Led by the Onigami, to Share Our Fate!||June 18, 2014|
|12||Break the Thunderclouds, Heavenly Thunder God Susanoo!||June 25, 2014|
The anime was first announced on December 26, 2013. Known as "Project-D", the planning was done by Kazuya Sasahara of ICLA and it was to be directed J.C.Staff's Takashi Watanabe of Slayers fame . The main characters and their voice actors were then revealed on March 6, 2014 .
- ↑ Dai Shogun can mean Great General if written with the Kanji 大将軍.
- ↑ Official title from Crunchyroll.
- ↑ Crunchyroll
- ↑ Cat Sh*t One & Shana Directors Make Robot TV Anime Dai Shogun
- ↑ April Anime Fūun Ishin Dai Shogun Cast Announced