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Soul Blade (1996)

Soru Ejji (original title)
Set in the 16th century, the game revolves around a pair of twin swords full of evil spirits and 8 people who seek them: Hwang - a Korean warrior who wants to use the swords to save his ... See full summary »

Directors:

Teruaki Konishi, Kô Onda (co-director) (as Koh Onda)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Toshiyuki Morikawa ... Heishiro Mitsurugi (arcade) / Hwang Seong-gyeong (arcade) (voice)
Hekiru Shiina Hekiru Shiina ... Seong Mi-na (arcade) (voice)
Fujiko Takimoto Fujiko Takimoto ... Taki / Bangoo (voice)
Jin Yamanoi Jin Yamanoi ... Li Long / Hephaestus (voice)
Michiko Neya Michiko Neya ... Sophitia Alexandra / Chie (voice)
Nobuyuki Hiyama ... Siegfried Schtauffen (voice)
Takashi Nagasako Takashi Nagasako ... Nathaniel 'Rock' Adams / Cervantes de Leon / Seong Han-Myeong / Vercci (voice)
Barry Gjerde Barry Gjerde ... Cervantes de Leon / Narrator (voice)
Wataru Takagi ... Heishiro Mitsurugi (console) / Hwang Seong-gyeong (console) / Teppou Hei / Seong Dojo Member (voice)
Yûko Miyamura Yûko Miyamura ... Seong Mi-na (console) (voice) (as Yuko Miyamura)
Robert Belgrade Robert Belgrade ... Nathaniel 'Rock' Adams / Hephaestus (voice)
Eric Kelso ... Siegfried Schtauffen (voice) (as Elic Kelso)
Dean Harrington Dean Harrington ... Vercci (voice)
Lynn Harris ... Sophitia Alexandra (voice)
Kimberly Forsythe Kimberly Forsythe ... Bangoo (voice)
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Storyline

Set in the 16th century, the game revolves around a pair of twin swords full of evil spirits and 8 people who seek them: Hwang - a Korean warrior who wants to use the swords to save his country from invasion Rock - a "white giant" in America who thinks the swords will restore memories of his parents. Taki - a Japanese ninja who wants to destroy the swords because they are weakening her current weapon Sophitia - a Greek Valkyrie who is being sent by Hephaestus to destroy the swords. Mitsurugi - a samurai-assassin who wants to use the swords as a weapon to challenge guns Li Long - a Chinese loner who thinks the swords will bring his dead wife back Seigfried - a German knight who believes the wielder of the swords killed his father Seung Mina - a Korean tomboy who wants to prove her independence to her father Voldo - a mute Italian who is being sent after the swords by his master's ghost Cervantes - a Spanish pirate who is in possession of the swords Written by RJDL

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

16 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Soul Blade See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Namco See more »
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Technical Specs

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Color
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Trivia

By pressing a certain button input, each character has two endings, one ending normally and the other ending badly. See more »

Quotes

Taki: The deed is done!
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Alternate Versions

Some home versions, particularly in parts of Europe, changed the nunchaku belonging to the character Li Long into a hinged, three-part weapon with sharp points on each end (but Li still held it and used it like a nunchaku). At this time, notably in the UK, there were concerns about the popularity of nunchakus and their appearance in film (and, with growing concern over video game content, games) was restricted at the time. See more »

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Followed by Soulcalibur V (2012) See more »

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The beginning of a legend.
20 November 2004 | by ilovestarwarsSee all my reviews

Soul Edge(Soul Blade) was originally an Arcade.But this game went to Playstation. For 1996, the graphics were astronomically good. The sound was perfect, with many voices. The gameplay was the best part.The controls were simple, and the moves were easy to make(some moves were activated with only one button!). And the game had a high Fun Factor.Very High. If you have another controller and a friend near your house, the Fun Factor goes much higher. Soul Edge's sequence was launched in 1999 for Dreamcast.It was named Soul Calibur. And Soul Calibur 2 was launched in 2003 for Gamecube, Xbox, Playstation2 and Arcade. 9/10.


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