Soulcalibur V’s Director Can’t Tease Anymore Or He’ll Be In Trouble

By Spencer . July 5, 2011 . 9:32pm

Namco Bandai will have Soulcalibur V news in two weeks when San Diego Comic-Con kicks off. At least two characters will be announced and Daishi Odashima, Director, shared silhouettes on Twitter.


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Any guesses? We’ll be at Comic-Con and check to see if any of them are right!

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  • mikanko

    Guy looks kinda like Raphael if he’d let his wardrobe upkeep go the last seventeen years.  ‘Cept the hair looks a bit different, but again, seventeen years.

    Girl definitely looks like she has Taki’s stance, but can’t see it being Taki.  Cup size is too small. <.<; Maybe a younger ninja girl replacement.

    • Aara_Malik_Davoodi

      I really hope that’s Raphael’s new outfit. What I’m picturing from that silhouette would look reaaaaally cool

  • IceRomancer

    Hmmm my guess is its Raphael and Tira…
    hope its not the latter cuz i hated how Tira played in SCIV :/

  • Shinji Kazuya

    I can’t put my finger on it! :<
    It's possible they are new characters?

  • i think i see an older Talim on the right?

  • Raphael and Talim?

    • BadenBadenPrinny

      That’s my guess

  • Left really looks like Raphael. The right… Either a new girl, or grown up Talim. Cup too small for Taki, too happy looking for Tira, Maybe Xuanhua, doesn;t look like Soeng Mina, TOo young for Setsuna, too small for Ivy…

  • Hope it’s Tira~  The clothing outline seem too “skimpy” I guess would be a good word for them to be talim’s. I’m just going by the last SC, she wore some pretty out there kind of outfits lol I loved the cat one.

  • z_merquise

    The one in left: Kenshiro!?

    The one in right: Either it’s Talim or a new character.


    May I know when is this Comic-Con? I read in NeoGAF that Super Marvel vs Capcom 3 would be also revealed there.

    Would this be the first time Siliconera featured video games in a comic convention?

    • Comic-Con in San Diego is July 21-24. :D So in two weeks, like the article said.

      • z_merquise

        I see. Thanks. I’m in the office so I didn’t notice it. Need to press Alt+Tab everytime someone is passing by in my station, hehe.

  • The one on the left does look like it could be Raphael.. That was my first guess when I saw it on twitter. Totally gives off the whole “vampire” look that he went with in IV.

    The girl looks like a new character and it looks like she’s wearing geta. (It can’t really be Talim.. the hair’s totally different than her usual style. Unless she decided not to go with braids this time. Plus Talim should be 31/32 for V, so she’d probably have a slightly bigger bust size by then..?)

  • Firekitty

    Almost certainly Raphael and Tira. From the pose and clothes I’d have guessed Talim or Xianghua, but the hair’s too messy and the boobs are too big for either of them…yes, even for a grown-up Talim; she was sixteen or so in the last game, and your breasts don’t grow a whole lot after that age unless you either gain a lot of weight, or have a lot of children.

  • the left is DEFINITELY Raphael, while the right is a bit difficult for me. But my guess is that its either Amy or Tira. Possibly Talim but not likely. Hope Talim returns though :3

  • Considering that seems to be raphael, I’d guess Amy.  It seems like Amy.  I’d gamble Amy.

  • Hexen

    Its PIKACHU!

    although i want Talim though.


  • Mister_Nep

    I’m guessing Taki and Raphael. It also looks like they’ll look significantly different from past entries.

    • Jeebs

      dude, that aint Taki. Her boobs aren’t retarded enough.

      • Mister_Nep

        I’m guessing after 17 years of silicone boobs she decided to remove them, because they were sagging.

  • Crimson_Cloud

    The first one looks like a bit like Raphael, maybe, or a new character. The other one might be Talim or Tira… or again a new character. Bah, he should have at least give one word in the name to make it more fun in guessing. ;)

  • The right one is probably Tira. As for the left one, His pose reminds me a lot of Zasalamel but since he doesn’t have a hair, so I think it’s a new character. I have feeling that they are both new characters.

  • Tira and Raphael…The more characters that are revealed for this game the more I question the 20 year time jump. It’s rapidly becoming redundant when half the cast are either immortal and the only 2 ‘new’ characters don’t seem all that different.

  • Some evil dude and his goofy partner

  • sorry to disappoint all of you but it was clearly stated that and i quote “MOST OF THE CAST IS NEW SO IT CANT BE ANYONE YOU KNOW LOSERS” an plus i dont see a rapier in the guys hand or a hola hoop in the girls hand so it cant be tira or rapheal

    • Just because the weapon isn’t there, doesn’t mean it can’t be older characters. Not all promotional artworks will always show what weapons characters will have. PLUS Odashima ALSO said some characters might get new weapons. (Tho.. Raphael NEEDS his rapier to be such a cheap character again.)

  • Rihawf

    “Hey, let’s show them without weapons so we can make fun of ’em” Enough said. Or not.

  • Well, since the #MvC3 leak fiasco, roster reveals have never been this tight-lipped. It’s safe to say Mr. Odashima got the memo.

  • I want to say the left is Raph, by the bitter stance and regal, if not ragged, clothing.
    The one on the right, given her more cheery stance, is likely Talim.
    Lest Tira was somehow freed from the Soul Edge’s power.

    Or, hell, it could be better than returning characters, and just be new people altogether. 

  • Raphael and a new Ninja(maybe Taki’s replacement/student/etc) imo. She’s got that Japanese style shin/arm/etc guards….and maybe some getas.

  • AnimusVox

    Raphael and Talim.

  • KyoyaHibari

    Sweet, so we can expect no Ono trolling from Odashima ;P

  • PrinceHeir

    yay more new characters ^^

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