Info: Hakuōki (薄桜鬼 〜新選組奇譚〜 Hakuōki ~Shinsengumi Kitan~) is a video game series by Idea Factory for the PS2/PSP/PS3/DS/3DS platforms. It has been adapted into two 12/10-episode anime series animated by Studio DEEN. The series has also been adapted as two different manga series. A third series based on the prequel, Hakuouki Reimeiroku, is scheduled for Summer 2012. Two new movies are scheduled for 2013.
Story: Chizuru Yukimura heads to Kyoto to search for her father. While there, she witnesses a fight between Rasetsu and members of the Shinsengumi. The Shinsengumi take her into custody and, once learning she is the daughter of the doctor they are searching for, decide to keep her close at hand.
(12 episodes) Hakuouki: Shinsengumi Kitan Second Season:
1 recap +(10 episodes) Hakuouki: Hekketsuroku Third Season:
(12 episodes) Hakuouki Reimeiroku
The second season continues the numbering from season one; therefore, episode 1 of the second season is episode 13. Similarly, there was a recap episode of the first season aired the week before episode 13, called episode 00.
The third season is a prequel to the series.