Sakura Wars: The Radiant Gorgeous Blooming Cherry Blossoms
Sakura Taisen Gouka Kenra 2 DVD.jpg
Cover of the second DVD
サクラ大戦 ~轟華絢爛~
(Sakura Taisen: Gōka Kenran)
Genre Adventure, Mecha, Sci-Fi, Shounen
Anime television series
Directed by Susumu Kudo
Produced by Masahiro Nakagawa
Kazumi Kawashiro
Masaki Sawanobori
Keisaku Okumura (eps 1-3)
Yoshifumi Yairita (eps 4-6)
Written by Hiroyuki Kawasaki
Music by Kohei Tanaka
Studio Radix Ace Entertainment
Licensed by A.D. Vision (2002-2009)
Network TBS, MBS, CBC, HBC]], TUF, ITV, TBC, SBS, RSK, tys
English network Anime Network
Original run December 18, 1999December 21, 2000
Episodes 6 (List of episodes)
Related works
Sakura Taisen (game franchise)
Sakura Taisen: Ouka Kenran (OVA, sequel)
Sakura Wars: The Movie (Film, sequel)
Sakura Wars (TV series, remake)

Sakura Wars: The Radiant Gorgeous Blooming Cherry Blossoms (サクラ大戦 ~轟華絢爛~ Sakura Taisen: Gōka Kenran?) is a 1999 Japanese original video animation produced by Bandai Visual and Animate Film. It ran for six episodes and is the second OVA based on the Sakura Taisen video games. The episodes were released in VHS, LaserDisc and DVD formats.


Taking place after the events of Sakura Wars 2, the Flower Division heroines earned their rest and relaxation after the final battle against Keigo Kyogoku.

On the spring of the Taisho Year 15, the Imperial Combat Revue captain, Ichiro Ogami begins packing for his new abroad assignment in Paris. Amidst Ogami finds several belongings, each regarding those special maidens and starts reminiscing those special memories shared with them.



The chapters are side-stories set during the second and third games, viewed from a frame-story set after the second game.

Theme Songs

Opening Theme

Ending Themes


Ep. # Pic Chapter Title Original Airdates
1 OVA2 Act1.jpg "The Dreadful Assassin from New York"
"Nyū Yōku no Ikareru Shikaku" (紐育の怒れる刺客)
December 18, 1999 (JP)
October 8, 2002 (EN)
2 OVA2 Act2.jpg "City with Waterways"
"Mizu no Aru Machi" (水のある都市)
February 25, 2000 (JP)
October 8, 2002 (EN)
3 OVA2 Act3.jpg "The Astounding Kinema Incident"
"Kinema no Kyōtendōchi" (キネマの驚天動地)
April 25, 2000 (JP)
October 8, 2002 (EN)
4 OVA2 Act4.jpg "May you be Eternal, Red Lad!"
"Ninjō Kamishibai - Shōnen Reddo yo Eien ni" (人情紙芝居・少年レッドよ永遠に)
June 25, 2000 (JP)
November 26, 2002 (EN)
5 OVA2 Act5.jpg "Father and Daughter"
"Chichi to Ko to" (父と娘と)
September 25, 2000 (JP)
November 26, 2002 (EN)
6 OVA2 Act6.jpg "A New Era for Women"
"Onna-tachi no Shin Ashita" (女たちの新時代)
December 21, 2000 (JP)
November 26, 2002 (EN)



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