In what’s a considerably on-the-nose trailer, the protagonist of SHADE and D3PUBLISHER‘s Samurai Maiden retorts that she’d watch an anime a few Twenty first-century woman pressured to struggle within the legendary Sixteenth-century Honnō-Ji Incident.
It’s humorous as a result of one line seemingly describes the plot to yet one more anime-adjacent hack ‘n slash journey — all with out breaking the fourth wall!
In Samurai Maiden, Tsumugi Tamaori finds herself in 1582 contained in the burning Honnō-ji temple. The actual-life incident is the topic of Japan’s biggest army coup and is an inspiration for numerous anime, manga and video games. Right here it’s customized with the addition of The Gokage — a gaggle of onna-musha [female samurai] warriors who will change into associates and possibly even lovers to our heroine. Whereas the historic incident concerned people setting hearth to a part of Kyoto and trying to find Oda Nobunaga and his son, it could seem that Samurai Maiden additionally adopts plenty of mystical monsters for some slashing and clothes-ripping motion. Come on! This can be a Namco-like recreation; what you might be getting!
Samurai Maiden falls into historical past — and onto PlayStation, Nintendo Swap and PC — this winter.