On May 1, Chisa Yokoyama’s official website announced that the Sakura Wars Midsummer Festival will return for 2022. The show, titled Sakura Wars Midsummer Festival: Anata ga Tanoshikereba, will be a one-day engagement, and is slated to be held on July 17 at 18:00 JST (7/17/2022 at 5:00AM EDT/2:00AM PDT).
A visual for the event was also revealed, which features Chisa Yokoyama dressed as Sakura Shinguji, posing against a multicolored background.
The Ueno Tourism Board is presenting the event, which will feature four returning members of the Sakura Wars cast:
- Chisa Yokoyama (Sakura Shinguji)
- Akio Suyama (Ichiro Ogami)
- Youichi Nishimura (Yantaro Nishimura)
- Velo Takeda (Beromucho Takeda)
Velo Takeda and Yoichi Nishimura are members of the “Dandy Shokai” acting troupe, which is advised by Sakura Wars series creator Oji Hiroi, and led by Velo Takeda. The group has made numerous appearances in Sakura Wars stage shows and OVAs as the Dandy Gang.
Early ticket sales will be handled by Animate starting May 14. General ticket sales will begin on June 18.