Today, the team behind the fan translation of the original sakura wars announced that it is working on its sequel Sakura Wars 2: You will not die.
Originally released on the Sega Saturn in 1998, the game continues the story of the heroines of the Imperial Combat Revue’s Flower Division and their commander, Ichiro Ogami, in the alternate Taisho period version of the series.
Most of the translation from the fan translation process, led by NoahSteam, has been completed and the team has been working on it since summer 2021. The translation of the first game in the series has been available since 2019 and received a second and patch end in 2021.
To celebrate the announcement, we have a trailer that you can enjoy below, and the translation of the game demo that can be downloaded here.
Excited to reveal that we have been hard at work on a translation for #SakuraWars2 in Saturn since the summer of 21! Happy to say that most of the translation is done. Stay tuned for updates! @SegaFanatic5188 @bowloflentils @matto_bii @Crouching_Mouse @JustJoqu @burned2 pic.twitter.com/dP8NvhHw1K
-NSteam (@NoahSteam_) January 7, 2023
Below you can find the full list of staff for fan translation.
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==MODIFICATION OF GRAPHICS==
== FMV SUBTITLES ==
== TALENT RECRUITMENT ==
Unfortunately, after the release of the last chapter of the sakura wars series for PS4 in 2019 (2020 in the West), which revived the franchise after 15 years of inactivity, Sega has remained silent on the possibility of continuing the series with more games. The spectacular commercial failure and closure of the mobile game (that nobody asked for) Sakura Kakumei: Hanasaku Otome-tachi dashed fans’ hopes of seeing more games set in the series’ charming alternate world.
It’s good to see the fan translation community keeping the torch burning. Hopefully Sega will return to the series at some point, but until then, we’ll have something brilliant to play in English thanks to the team at NoahSteam.