Playstation 2 (PS2)
This is where it all started! A dating game on the Playstation 2 Console. It comes in a nice box, stationary notes and of course the game itself. The game is a Japan release only and is not available in our local stores. You may buy from YesAsia and Amazon Japan, however a warning, Japanese games does not play on US PS2s without modification.
Music / Drama CDs
This is a soundtrack with game music, including "Renka", the BRS theme song (as featured in the preview on the first page of this site!). Retail for this is around 2800-2900JPY and was released on 1/26/2005.
Note - CD Japan's Japanese-language site, Neowing, features track previews
Drama CD 1, simply titled, "Bakumatsu Renka
The story centers on an attack at a warehouse, and features the main cast. Retail around 3000 JPY, released 02/23/2005.
Neowing's site, with track previews
Drama CD2, "Bakumatsu Renka Shinsengumi - Mibu Ookami Teiu Hana"
I've not yet found any information about the storyline, but it again has the main cast, including a new song sung by Yamanami's seiyuu. Retails for around 3000 JPY, released on 07/06/2005.
Neowing's site with track previews
DVD "Shinsengumi Renka no Utaba (Party)"
Release of a BRS event that happened in Japan over two days (!!) in July 2005. Apparantly features the seiyuu talking about the series and perhaps doing some sort of performance.
Animate sells the DVD, for "young girls who could not go... the ardor of the meeting place will be felt!" I'm not sure if they ship overseas, but here's the link
This one above isn't really a CD-ROM but it's a Calendar encased in a CD-ROM packaging.
This is a special CD-ROM released and contains extras in the game like wallpapers and other graphics by Toko.
Art and story by Kuroyurihime, published by Ohzora, originally running in "Magic". Released 07/25/2005, 838 JPY, ISBN 4-7767-1660-7. For more information on the manga, please visit our forums! ^_^
Also, if you have a local Japanese bookstore in your area as Safety does, you can -probably- order with the ISBN number, it cost me about $15 but prices may vary.
Anthology of short stories, some art, covering early Shinsengumi history. Released October 2005, 1365 JPY, ISBN 489637214X
Anthology of short stories, some art, covering later Shinsengumi history. Released October 2005, 1365 JPY, ISBN 4896372158
"Shinsengumi Renka Nisshi (Diary)"
Released June 2005, 998JPY, ISBN 489637200X
Available from Amazon Japan
Anthology 2, "Shinsengumi Renka Nisshi (Diary) 2"
Released November 2005, 998JPY, ISBN 4896372255
Available from Amazon Japan
Artbook / Event Pamphlet
Artbook, "Official Visual Fanbook"
Featuring art, staff and seiyuu interviews. Released March 4, 2005, 127 pages, 2520JPY, ISBN 4757721730
Available only at the July event, this is the event pamphlet.
Shijitaki / Clearfile / Bookmarks
Standard B5 size, double-sided.
This is a good site for doujinshi, and he has BRS in stock:
http://shitajiki.biz/july2005shitajiki.html Unfortunatly the site doesn't seem to be super-organized at the moment, e-mail the owner for pricing but Safety got hers for $5USD plus shipping.
Keychain / Phone strap
Alarm Clock / Fan / Mirror
Official Sites for Bakumatsu Renka Shinsengumi
D3, the game publisher:
VRidge, game developer:
Site for Oozora, who publishes the manga:
Bakumatsu Renka Shinsengumi is owned by VRIDGE and D3 Publishers
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