[First impressions] Hakuouki SSL: Sweet School Life [Episode 1]

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Before you actually yelp in surprise and be like “Holy shit! Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan in drama version!! I must watch.!” hold your horses and let me get this straight. It is not. ( ̄ω ̄)

Summary: The fluttering Sakura. Spring – a season of blessing for new encounters. Chizuru Yukimura knocks on the gates of a private academy, which has always been a boys’ school. However, as of this year, Hakuou Academy opens its gates to co-education and Chizuru is the only female student enrolled. Thus begins her first year.

(Source: MDL)

Despite English subs being not yet available for this show (and I really hope somebody is going to pick it up eventually, even though I know Japanese doramas don’t always get translated or they get dropped after a while,sadly) and I must recognize I did not 100% understand everything that was going on, I still decided to cover at least my impressions on the first episode for those that are interested in the drama, but got discouraged. I don’t usually do recaps, but I will do a rough one this time for you.

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[NEWS] “Hakuouki SSL” otome game to be adapted to a live action drama

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MDL Summary: The fluttering Sakura. Spring – a season of blessing for new encounters. Chizuru Yukimura knocks on the gates of a private academy, which has always been a boys’ school. However, as of this year, Hakuou Academy opens its gates to co-education and Chizuru is the only female student enrolled. Thus begins her first year.

The release date is set for 24th of September. I really wonder why they decided to adapt the highschool version instead of what Hakuouki is really famous for. Easier and cheaper I guess…? I just know I will laugh at this so much. x’D
What do you, peeps, think about this adaption? Will you try watching it ?