North American anime distributor Funimation announced at its Katsucon panel on Saturday that it licensed Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings: The Movie. The company plans to release it on home video in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Released in Japan as Sengoku Basara – The Last Party -, the feature film was announced in 2010 after the final Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings 2 television episode. The film opened in Japan in June of 2011. The film continues the story after the fall of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, as Japan plunges into chaos and subordinate Ishida Mitsunari looks to seek revenge against Date Masamune. Funimation has previously released both Sengoku Basara television series in North America.