At that time, two worlds, one near and one far, were born. … His act of rebellion towards mankind may have been fueled by his exposure to humanity's worst traits, hence setting in motion the events of the game. Illustration by TONKO A lot has been changed in his transition from boss to regular character, including added attack frames and re-imagined attacks. Kagami sets out to fulfill his destiny, and to seek atonement. The Last Blade 2 is the second entry to The Last Blade series. Games: The Last Blade 2, The Last Blade. After residing over his position and finding (or so he thought) that the humans he protected were weak and inferior to himself, he decides to release the seal on the portal. This predictability pitfall is remedied by EX mode, which sacrifices some endurance and a bit of strength for more unpredictability, or a reactive punishing gameplay style in Power, using unblockable attacks, and of course, his notorious power slash comeback attack. It's interesting how he has two "personalities" as well. Kagami is the one of the best pure poking characters in the game. Shinnosuke Kagami (嘉神 慎之介, Kagami Shinnosuke) is featured as a boss character in The Last Blade and was toned down to be regular playable character in the sequel. Shinnosuke Kagami is one of the four guardians of "Hell's Gate", a portal that allows demons and evil energy to seep through to the mortal plane humans … Shinnosuke Kagami (嘉神 慎之介, Kagami Shinnosuke), commonly called by his surname Kagami, is a 31 year-old character from the Last Blade series. Along with this, he goes on a horrific killing spree, murdering various warriors including Gaisei. Favorite food Last Blade 2 Story: Defeated and dethroned by Kaede, who had awakened as the guardian Seiryuu, Kagami was thrown into Hell's Gate as punishment. Thus the history of life and death began. Singe Blade - Flame of Suzaku (焦刀・朱雀の炎, Shōtō - Suzaku no Honō) Kagami is best in Power, but he's fine in any mode really. This widely revered NEOGEO masterpiece is finally available on STEAM! Half a year has passed since Suzaku's m… Likes Request an account by joining the SRK Wiki Discord and follow the instructions in #server-info. February 22, 1833, 31 years old Shinnosuke Kagami His dash is exceedingly fast which allows him to get in and out quickly and his is one of the fastest recovering long range lows in the game. Extremely quick, angled slightly upwards and has wayyy too much priority. His symbolic items are western clothing and his sword. Characters. Thus the history of life and death began. Kagami goes into the air, trailing swirling fire behind him. Can also be another good way to follow-up a blocked dive. He was modeled after the anime character Shinobu Sensui, one of the main antagonists in YuYu Hakusho (he even had a mole on his face during his earlier concepts). It's great for punishing attempted parries, anti-airs and air recoveries though. Fighting style As per his ending, not only did Okina succeeded, but Kagami regained his faith towards humanity, participated in the sealing ritual and eventually became a father figure to Kotetsu after Shigen died during the sealing rites. She doesn't have the power to pressure people the way someone like Lee or Kagami can, so she really can't make as much use of this as you might think. Get dash into his command throw down, it'll help out a lot. Kagami throws a large ground wave of fire towards opponent. With time, the Sealing Rite was held in order to seal Death behind Hell's Gate. When he is awakened, his flames are tinted blue. Shinnosuke is one of the guardians of “Hell’s Gate”, a portal that allows demons and evil energy … Note: All of my gameplay videos are uploaded for entertainment, not for skill. Use ::/:: > :: or dives/DM's/SDM's to punish air recoveries. Ohh, and he definitely looks like Rock Howard as a samurai. Makoto Awane is the Japanese voice of Shinnosuke Kagami in The Last Blade 2. Discover (or rediscover) THE LAST BLADE 2, which is still considered as the pinnacle of weapons-based fighting games around the world! This game is the last title to the series though SNK mentioned their interests in continuing where they left off. Punish ground recoveries on power and EX with: He can jump cancel dash under people air recovering just like everyone else, but he can jump cancel into a low dive as well and then cancel it into something else if need be. Not only a port of the original game, the STEAM version of THE LAST BLADE 2 will allow players from across the globe to fight against each … Particularly of note is Moriya and Kagami’s stage, the aftermath of a navy battle near a beach, with rabid dogs eating rotten meat that’s washed ashore in supply barrels. Legends of long ago told of the sealing of the boundary between the two w… ----- 2.3 - EX Mode ----- EX (or Extreme) Mode is a new addition to Last Blade 2, one which combines the best of both Speed and Power, at the price of a severe damage handicap. -Don't be one of those idiots who constantly air dives and follows up with . Kagami makes a motion to leave a streak of fire in-front of him. The game takes place during the Bakumatsu era in Japan, and incorporates various elements of Japanese mythology (with a heavy emphasis on the symbology of the Four Symbols). Kagami grabs opponent, lifts them into the air, stabs them with his sword and explodes the opponent with fire. This page was last edited on 8 December 2020, at 20:38. Seriously, try it. Dash-in after any overhead launch or :: hit to punish ground ones. 71 kg (157 lbs) Kagami is far more fearsome in Power in terms of inflicting damage with careful links and surprise counterattacks. The choice to dress him in an inverness cape was made to represent Japan's growing acceptance of foreign ideals, which was deliberately meant to be ironic to his role in the first game. His kick attack does not send the opponent crashing to the wall, but instead slides to the ground. From the air, Kagami dives down like he does in Like a Furnace, incased in fire, and hits again making a V shape and taking the opponent on his flight path. Kaede defeats him; humiliated by his defeat, Kagami is thrown into the depths of Hell’s Gate as eternal punishment. Along with Musashi, he can charge his super meter to gain access to his DMs faster, which is especially helpful in EX mode where his power gain is slower, and the move is not affected by the mode's balance change. REVIEW : Following in the footsteps of SNK's highly acclaimed Samurai Shodown series, The Last Blade presents a brand new cast of samurai-style characters inspired by the Bakumatsu period in ancient Japan. Then set the mode to Speed, then press C six … THE LAST BLADE 2 is SNK’s legendary weapons-based fighting game which was originally released in 1998 on SNK’s NEOGEO game system as a sequel to its predecessor THE LAST BLADE. After five years of pr… You'll hear Kaede's voice if you did it right. Gaisei was a master swordsman who trained him with two other orphans, Moriya Minakata and Yuki. Despite this, Kagami ends his journey in The Last Blade series on a hopeful note. Kagami About This Game THE LAST BLADE 2 is SNK’s legendary weapons-based fighting game which was originally released in 1998 on SNK’s NEOGEO game system as a sequel to its predecessor THE LAST BLADE. She assists Kaede in defeating Kagami, both avenging their master's death and clearing Moriya's name. -He steps back a bit on his unblockable, and the coverage is more vertical than most, so it's more useful than some of the other ones, but like all power unblockables, use them very very sparingly if at all. Same motion as Sparrow of the Red Lotus Thrust, but deals more damage and creates a phoenix image during the attack. You'll get fucked in the ass. He is seen 6th in the tier list along with Kaede as the 7th in general, is the only half of the lore of the Four Gods that is useful competitively in Power Mode. Previous end bad guy Kagami is now selectable and there are also three newcomers. Japan Use his dive conservatively. At that time, two worlds, one near and one far, were born. -You can link off his air dive, just delay the motion a bit. His official slogan is "Crisis Christ": 堕天の剣 (Daten no Ken, lit. Half a year has passed since Suzaku's madness, and the underworld is still linked by a great portal. Nothing Miscellaneous-You're probably better off playing Kojiroh in speed. However, the latter part of his ending cinematic in The Last Blade 2 ends in a cryptic note, fast-forward to the present day, declaring ..or so it is hoped, folly would never march again, suggesting his prior grievance towards humans may have a valid reason after all. Job/Occupation https://snk.fandom.com/wiki/Shinnosuke_Kagami?oldid=148765. A character in this mode has many options at his/her disposal, but can take very little punishment before being defeated. Note: All of my gameplay videos are uploaded for entertainment, not for skill. Full name -:r: is a great long range poke. Kagami is the one of the best pure poking characters in the game. In speed, he's still a fantastic poker, and you don't have to worry about getting hit the way you do in EX. -You can combo his off his dive, but the timing is very strict. Fortunate Phoenix (瑞鳳, Zuihō), a treasured sword Height ... Kaede has a simple, yet unique look which helps him play the part of the main "Hero" of the Last Blade series. GAME FEATURES: An epic storyline during the twilight period of the SAMURAI! Hobbies Want to be an editor? Kagami is one of the guardians of “Hell’s Gate”, a portal that allows demons and evil energy to seep through to the mortal plane humans call Earth. The Last Blade: Promotional artwork by Tonko. It has a ton of recovery lag on it. Kagami's great sin is still heard as if ringing from the heavens. His strong slash (B) and more prominently, his power slash (Fwd+B), while significantly toned down to regular damage, is a table-turner when done as a counter-attack or right after a repel attack. Moriy… The Last Blade Anthology: Promotional Poster. Last Blade 1. His can cross-up, but you gotta do it kind of early, and it's fairly unreliable. With his transformation into "awakened Kaede" , he defeats Kagami. He once loathed people who he thought were beneath him, but he eventually believes that they are the hope of the future. Dislikes Her only real weakness is that her air game isn't quite as good as Zantetsu, Lee, Amano or Kagami's and she can't do damage quite as easily as Amano can. She is the daughter of a foreign family that managed ship trades; unfortunately, her family died in a ship accident. That is the point from which the opening FMV begins, covering the assault which is later seen more fully in the story mode. The Last Blade (Arcade Version/Neo Geo MVS) Playthrough as Kagami. Kagami is one of the guardians of “Hell’s Gate”, a portal that allows demons and evil energy to seep through to the mortal plane humans call Earth. Musashi and Kagami In order to access the bosses, press the following buttons on the character select screen, within 3 seconds: C six times, B three times, and C four times. Incarnations View all 2 versions of Shinnosuke Kagami on BTVA. Profile As such, the background music generally incorporates synthesized … The final boss of the Last Blade 2, Kouryu is fueled with the powers of the four guardians of Hell's Gate, making him a godly powerful divine being. - is combo-able, is not. All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews. Only problem is that meter doesn't build nearly as fast in EX. As before, the game uses two strengths of weapon attack - … In Last Blade 2, Yuki and Kaede discover that she is the maiden that is to perform the sealing of evil, as evidenced by her necklace and its recent glowing. After residing over his position and finding (or so he thought) that the humans he protected were weak and inferior to himself, he decides to release the seal on the portal. 2. With time, the Sealing Rite was held in order to seal Death behind Hell's Gate. Goosey. “THE LAST BLADE”, the first entry in the legendary 2D weapons-based fighting game series from SNK set during the final years of the Tokugawa shogunate, returns for another joust! Sharpen your blade, and be ready for some of the most epic battles on Steam! It was first released in arcadesand later released on the Wii Virtual Console and Nintendo Switch. His dash is exceedingly fast which allows him to get in and out quickly and his is one of the fastest recovering long range lows in the game. The Last Blade 2 is a 1998 fighting game by SNK and the sequel to The Last Blade.LB2 added new gameplay systems and Hibiki, Setsuna, and Kojiroh to the roster. Plus it has the most obvious start-up animation in the world. Avatar of Suzaku Our world has been called upon. Sharpen your blade, and be ready for some of the most epic battles on Steam! She has more high/low options. None -His SDM is only combo-able off his dive. If you're good, you can dash under someone who jumps straight up and then low-jump dive immediately to get them from behind. He was the son of a warrior named Gaisei. 1. Okina mentors Kagami throughout the series, in an attempt to convince him against his views towards humans. Makoto Awane. The official story given by SNK is as follows: Long before humanity existed, in a far off time of myth, death was an unknown, equally distant concept, but when death first came to the world, the "Messenger from Afar" was born. THE LAST BLADE 2 is SNK’s legendary weapons-based fighting game which was originally released in 1998 on SNK’s NEOGEO game system as a sequel to its predecessor THE LAST BLADE. After this, she and Kaede part ways and she is left to make her decision about her destiny. Don't know how useful her teleport is outside of chipping though, since it can be deflected and has a long recovery time. TRENDING THIS WEEK. Birthdate Enraged, Kaede physically attacked him for the (presumed) killing of their master. The Last Blade 2 (PlayStation 4 Version) Story Mode as Shinnosuke Kagami. Low dives can be useful, but they're risky. Naoe Kotetsu (Shigen's Adopted Daughter/Girl he looks after, take your pick)--All right, this is just a special ''joke'' intro for the big guy, but it's still something you should try. One of the dogs runs away when you make too much of a ruckus during the duel. This widely revered NEOGEO masterpiece is finally available on STEAM! Video Game: The Last Blade 2 Franchise: Last Blade. Extremely quick, angled slightly upwards and has wayyy too much priority. However, he is soon reincarnated in a new form to fulfill his role as a guardian, as the portal is being opened by another force. The Last Blade and its sequel, The Last Blade 2, are considered by some to be two of the most accomplished games available for the Neo Geo. (Dash-in)(Punish ground recovery with: + same combo or if they don't recover + + Whiff () for meter). Plus, he's already good at punishing recoveries, but on EX and power he can cancel his :: into his DM, which makes it suicidal to try and recover at all around him. After beign beaten by Kaede he reformed and then decided to beign the lonewolf of the Four Gods, he is the aereal character for excellence and his gameplan commonly is based in air pokes and has the best aereal special in the game because its comboable. Shinnosuke Kagami VOICE. On the other hand, this makes him easy to read, and requires utilizing a lot from his arsenal to keep opponents guessing. It's a good way to save your ass if it gets blocked, but again use the dive conservatively if at all. 182 cm (5'11½") She is later adopted by the warrior Gaisei, who trains her along with two other students: Moriya Minakata and Kaede. Only used to build super meter. In good hands, Kagami is just as deadly as his boss version but now requires skills and visualization to do so. Low-jump SDM can be useful as a desperation attack since it comes out almost instantly, but if you miss, you're likely toast. Plus you still get access to his SDM for desperate situations. Fallen Heaven's Sword). This is risky though, and it would require you to be able to read your opponent fairly well. He's best in power if you can hit the link consistently, but given it's difficulty, you might opt to use EX instead. The Last Blade was one of the only 2D weapon based … THE LAST BLADE. 2 in Group Chat | View Stats “THE LAST BLADE”, the first entry in the legendary 2D weapons-based fighting game series from SNK set during the final years of the Tokugawa shogunate, returns for another joust! -The other somewhat safe option is to follow up with and then quickly back off. -Avoid using his ::, it's crap, Can be a followed up with some moves like, https://srk.shib.live/index.php?title=Last_Blade_2/Kagami&oldid=166471. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Best to low-jump with it if you're going to use it. To access EX Mode, select your character. Birthplace Weapon Things that pollute his aesthetics Being able to link into his DM from such a versatile poke adds 'a lot' to his game, especially since you can hit confirm it off multiple linked ones. As he grew, he became an avid swordsman and powerful warrior. Bushido Blade 2 expands on some of the aspects of Bushido Blade, ... To redeem their honor, they move to recover the Sacred Sword Yugiri and wipe out the last descendant of the Kagami family. SHOW COMMENTS (0) FRANCHISE RELATED. Along with this, he goes on a horrific killing spree, murdering various warriors including Gaisei. Unlike her fellow companions, she is trained to wield the naginata instead of the katana, as Gaisei knew that her strength could adapt better to the polearm (at the time, the naginata was a common weapon for … Shinnosuke Kagami is a refined gentlemen who is pretentious to people who don't amuse him. One day, when he was twelve, he and Yuki returned from an errand to discover their master slain and Moriya standing over his corpse. His prominent strengths comes from blind-siding attacks such as his overhead dive, certain overhead attacks (Shiranui follow-up from Gōen Sō), unblockable super attacks, just like his boss form, and his command grab, which can ruin an enemy's momentum. Kagami in The Last Blade 2. Kagami fights with his own version of kendo and flame, focusing on wide-yet-careful one-handed swings. The Last Blade 2 STORY: The Last Blade is set in 1863 during the Bakumatsu, the final years of the Tokugawa shogunate where a clash of ideologies were fighting to decide Japan's new society. This is particularly true for the latter, and the former provides more damage when incorporated into combos. But death could not take him, for he was needed soon for a higher purpose. Kagami crouches in a stance to create a ring of energy around him. The game is available on several platforms as an ACA NeoGeo release or with netplay on PS4, PS Vita, and PC thanks to … For The Last Blade 2 on the Arcade Games, GameFAQs has 16 guides and walkthroughs. Comments Add a Comment. His jump is one of the best air-air pokes in the game as well. He was the featured boss character of the first game but he became a playable character in the sequel. Weight He is actually Gaisei, the master of Kaede, Moriya and Yuki, forced back from the dead as the puppet for an evil entity, possibly Setsuna. None Here's a list of the codes for both games; plus the code to play EX mode in Last Blade 2. It's one of the few supers that can see some use outside of a combo. After five years of preparatory action to unseal the gate, including imprisoning his fellow guardian, Shigen Naoe, Shinnosuke is eventually found by Kaede, who has the latent power of the Seiryū. Original Kaede (with his Last Blade 1 black hair)--At the character select screen, highlight Kaede and press C nine times, then B once, then C four times. His jump is one of the best air-air pokes in the game as well.
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