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Muramasa

Muramasa

A wandering samurai, in his travels through the forest, runs across a straw man with a majestic sword stuck into it. He takes the sword and feels within him a surge of great power – a power that soon begins to distort his mind and soul. The samurai continues to wander, striking down straw men in his wake; but what is really going on, and what will happen to the samurai?

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During the march to war against the Demon Lord: When Keiji visits Chosokabe and Mori to persuade them to join the alliance, Oda’s minions arrive to issue a very serious threat.

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Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement

Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement

During the turbulent period of warring states, numerous feudal lords sought to rule the land of the rising sun. With Nobunaga defeated, Hideyoshi lead a brutal campaign to wipe out the remaining combatants. His ambitions were crushed, however, when he was betrayed by the idealistic Tokugawa Ieyasu. Ieyasu's rebellion marked the start of a new conflict that would put old and new alliances to the test as Hideyoshi's loyal followers began plotting their revenge, and the other remaining lords prepared their armies for the showdown at Sekigahara.

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Ninpuu Kamui Gaiden: Tsukihigai no Maki

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Hijikata Toshizou: Shiro no Kiseki

Historical Japan, the Meiji Revolution: Hijikata Toshizou is a young swordsman fighting for the Shinsengumi and the Tokugawa shogunate. As a lieutenant of the Shinsengumi, Hijikata earns a reputation for his ruthlessness and harsh moral code. Hijikata Toshizou's tale is one of fierce determination, his samurai spirit unfaltering even as the war nears its inescapable conclusion and his comrades fall one by one.

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