Horikawa Kunihiro has manifested as a Sword Warrior and is joined by Izuminokami Kanesada, a warrior who served under the same master as him. Sword Warriors are “Tsukumogami”, spirits and willpower that reside within a sword. These spirits are awakened by Saniwa to protect the world from the “Time Retrograde Army,” who were sent by historical revisionists from the future to alter history.
Premiere: 2 July, Every Sun 01:00 / 00:00 (id/th)
Encore: Every Sun 23:00 / 22:00 (id/th)
An uchigatana (Japanese sword) forged by the renowned swordmaker Kanesada during the end of shogunate period. This sword was also a favorite of the Shinsengumi vice-commander, Toshizo Hijikata. He has both looks and skill, but his short-temperedness is his pitfall, similar to his previous wielder. As the leader of the second unit, he will complete his missions.
A wakizashi (short sword) forged by Kunihiro Horikawa, a renowned swordmaker during the Azuchi-Momoyama period. It is said that this was one of the Shinsengumi vice-commander's, Toshizo Hijikata, favorites. He is Izuminokami Kanesada's partner as well as assistant. Recently manifested as a Sword Warrior, this is his first time in a unit.
Known as Ryoma Sakamoto's beloved uchigatana (Japanese sword.) He is honest, bright, always open to new things, and values insightful thinking. Rejecting swords as being outdated, he utilizes a handgun in addition to his sword.
The Master of the Sword Warriors that possesses the power to awaken the hearts that reside within everything. In order to protect history from the Time Retrograde Army, Saniwa sends the Sword Warriors into battle.
A yari (Japanese spear) crafted by Masazane Fujiwara, under the school of Muramasa. It is recognized as one of The Three Great Spears of Japan. The name stems from a legend that its blade was so sharp, a dragonfly stopped on its blade and was instantly sliced in half. He is very honest and sincere, and is primarily sent on missions in the Sengoku (Warring States) Era.
A tachi (long sword), remarkable for its white coat that resembles a crane, forged by Kuninaga Gojou during the Heian period. Despite his graceful appearance, his personality is witty and wild. Even within the unit, he is very experienced and refined.
A tantou (dagger) made by Yoshimitsu Awataguchi. The name comes from its reputation as being "sharp enough to cut through a Yagen (Japanese stone grinding tool), but never cutting its owner." A Sword Warrior with a calm personality, he's experienced and dedicated to his missions.
A Kuda-gitsune (Pipe-Fox) who travels with the Sword Warriors and supports them in their missions.
"Hikari Tatsu Ame" by Soma Saito
"Hyakka Ryouran" by Kalafina
Ryohei Kimura as Izuminokami Kanesada; Kento Hama as Mutsunokami Yoshiyuki; Junya Enoki as Horikawa Kunihiro; Seiichiro Yamashita as Yagen Toushirou; Toru Sakurai as Tonbokiri; Soma Saito as Tsurumaru Kuninaga; Junko Minagawa as Saniwa; Takuma Nagatsuka as Konnosuke
Toko Uchimura, Moe Tsuzuki, Miyuki Ishizuka, Rio Niisato, Yuka Shiozima, Miki Yamazaki, Kayo Kizawa, Yukako Serai