HOUSTON, TX, October 2, 2018 – HIDIVE announced today that it acquired streaming rights to Gakuen Basara: Samurai High School, the spoof spinoff of CAPCOM’s wildly popular franchise, Sengoku Basara. HIDIVE will offer the series as part of its Fall 2018 simulcast lineup to subscribers in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and other select territories. The series premieres exclusively on HIDIVE for the USA and Canada starting October 6, 2018, at 1:00 UTC with new episodes releasing every Saturday.
Anyone who thinks warring samurai and violent power plays in feudal Japan were rough business must have missed Monday mornings in this modern high school! The winds of change have come for the students of Basara Academy. Due to the suspension of their current student council president, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a new leader must be chosen. Two prominent first-year athletes prepare to battle for the chance to rule the school: baseball elite Masamune Date and soccer star Yukimura Sanada. However, it’s not all fun and games as the two also have to fight other rivals for the top spot. From fierce food-eating contests to brutal sports challenges, who will have what it takes to be the new student council president?
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