Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams (2006)
"Shin Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams" (original title)

Video Game  |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  7 March 2006 (USA)
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It's been almost two decades since the fall of Japanese warlord Nobunaga Oda. The fallen ruler's own vassal Hideyoshi Toyotomi has succeeded in uniting Japan under the banner of peace... ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshiyuki Kusuda ...
Hideyasu 'Soki' Yuki (voice)
Yukana Nogami ...
Jubei Yagyu Akane (voice) (as Yukana)
Sanae Kobayashi ...
Ohatsu (voice)
Wataru Hatano ...
Roberto Frois (voice)
Hideo Ishikawa ...
Nankobo Tenkai (voice)
Norio Wakamoto ...
Keiji Fujiwara ...
Munemori Yagyu (voice)
Kenta Miyake ...
Sakon Shima (voice)
Masaharu Satô ...
Luis Frois (voice)
Tôru Ohkawa ...
Hideyoshi Toyotomi (voice) (as Toru Ookawa)
Yasunori Masutani ...
The Man in White (Fortinbras) (voice)
Sakiko Tamagawa ...
Minokichi (voice)
Mari Yokô ...
Yodo (voice) (as Mari Yokoo)
Iho Hayakawa ...
Arin (Ako) (voice)
Shôzô Iizuka ...
Ban Danemon (voice) (as Shouzou Iizuka)


It's been almost two decades since the fall of Japanese warlord Nobunaga Oda. The fallen ruler's own vassal Hideyoshi Toyotomi has succeeded in uniting Japan under the banner of peace... until June 29th, 1596 when a strange, glowing planet appears in the sky. From that moment on, Hideyoshi is transformed into a power-mad dictator and the country is rocked by natural disasters. Soon an evil army of demons appears; disorder spreads across the country; people are lost; and villages are burned to the ground. Just when it seems Japan is approaching its darkest hour, a mysterious warrior appears on the scene to try and stop the havoc. He's Soki, Oni of the Ash -- otherwise known as "The Blue Demon." The latest chapter in Japan's epic struggle between good and evil has begun. Written by Anonymous

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A New Dawn for the Onimusha Series
30 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Onimusha:Dawn of Dreams is a decent game, but certainly not the best. DOD plays like an action game with RPG elements. New to the series is a boss life bar (the same long yellow bar taken from capcom's Devil May Cry series). This turns the boss battles into long and boring endurance tests. Not to say that all boss battles are bad. This game features a character switching system. Main and support characters can be switched on the fly and you can even issues specific commands to your partner using the D-Pad. All of the characters have different advantages such as speed, power and range. Certain character skills are also needed to access specific hidden areas. Many fans are annoyed about DOD's dark realm which spans 100 floors. Its very time consuming to clear each floor with each of your characters to collect prizes on each difficulty level. On a positive note, mastering the dark realm on all difficulties does enhance your skill and power. The story is a mixed bag. The beginning is sluggish but it really picks up around the middle of the adventure. From that point onward it retains that epic Onimusha feel while standing on its own two feet. Fans of the previous tales will enjoy this title because it makes many references to the previous games. The game comes with both a Japanese and English voice track, both of which are decent. The unlockables are decent. One secret is a nod to another capcom classic that fans will instantly recognize.

Onimusha fans may be put off by its appearance and feel but the game is actually good. The fast paced fighting music and j-pop looking characters may be clichéd but the game is interesting. Its hidden multi-player function coupled with its length creates a lot of replay-ability. This game may not appeal to casual gamers, only Onimusha purists.

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