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.
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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 Rejecting swords as being outdated, he utilizes a handgun in addition to his sword.
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.
"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