Flower Mound, TX – June 1, 2013 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today that it has acquired the home video rights to Sakura Wars the Movie. Originally released in Japan back in 2001, this film is produced by Production I.G. and features CG animation of steampunk-esque technology and exciting mech battles.

synopsis:
The heroines of the Flower Division are stars of the stage by day and mech pilots by night, defending 1920s Japan from evil!

FUNimation expects to release the movie as a BD/DVD combo by the end of this year. This is the first time Sakura Wars the Movie will be on Blu-ray. While it will contain the original Geneon English dub, FUNimation’s release of the movie will include brand new video extras, including interviews with Japanese Sakura Wars the Movie staff.