Nobunyaga Makes Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires Much More Interesting

By Spencer . August 1, 2012 . 2:22am


I realize Tecmo Koei’s Dynasty Warriors games took liberties with the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, but I… don’t remember any cat generals. Oh well, Nobunyaga, a feline version of Nobunaga Oda, is a playable character in Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires. Wait isn’t Nobunaga from Samurai Warriors… never mind? (Maybe we should start calling it Dynyasty Warriors 7 with "nya" being "meow" in Japanese?)


Nobunyaga has his own browser game, but somehow found his way into the way into Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires as a pre-order bonus. First run copies of Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires includes a code for Nobunyaga edit parts. The PS3 game comes out on September 20 in Japan.


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  • DanteJones

    They might as well add the genderbend version of him, Nobuna: 

    • Mr_SP

       Different owners, I suspect.

    • I don’t think that one belongs to Koei. The reason Nobunyaga made it into the game – that I suspect – is because he’s from a Koei-affiliated online (card?) game called Nobunyaga no Yabou.

      And if anybody’s wondering: Yes, that game is full of cat puns in character names, like “Motonyari Mōri” or “Grasiam”.

    • Different owners~

      But there’s tons of genderbending versions of Nobunaga. lol Sengoku Collection and Sengoku Otome are another two examples, just from the top of my head (thanks to the last few anime seasons).

  • Those eyes…..

  • @Nyandroid:disqus gonna love this. Maybe @Code:disqus too.
    Bring on the Nobunanga!!

    EDIT @DrakosAmatras:disqus added.

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Soooooo at last my dream of Nobunaga invading China has been completed…….wait Nobunyaga??? So can i predict the upcoming Samurai Warriors will be Samurai Nyarriors???

  • $30632660

    Worship the 6th Demon Cat Under the Heavens!

  • Ronald Bixler

    Think this might show up in the english release ?

    • Hard to say. On one hand, it’s from a product not registered for the West. On the other hand, it looks so culturally ubiquitous (being a cartoon cat) that I don’t suppose anybody’s gonna mind (barring the samurai armor). If anything, fans get a new and funny character to play with, and Koei gets some advertisement of their browser game, so… I can’t see why he shouldn’t be left in for English release.

  • CasualGamer

    I suspect the moe version will be coming next…

  • harmonyworld


  • inb4voicedbyWakamyato?

    • lol that would be great~ He did a pigeon that coos and loves pudding. (Hatoful Boyfriend drama CDs, lol.) Why not a cat version of Nobunaga? XD Though… Koei’s Nobunaga has a different seiyuu: Yukimasa Kishino from the first Dynasty Warriors game, Jūrōta Kosugi for Samurai Warriors and Warriors Orochi series.

    • PoweredByHentai

      Oh god.  I would buy that immyadiately and HOUND my friends to buy it if that were the case.

  • Jungo

    Is it weird I’m more annoyed with Nobunaga being in a Dynasty Warriors game than a cat being in a Dynasty Warriors game? 

  • Nyandroid

    This looks amazing! Dynasty Warriors, you have piqued my interest! =ΦwΦ=~

    • That is if you can get it stateside….

      • akiko_sakuraba

         We’re getting a digital release of Empires, but like the Wang Yuanji Lawson’s costume, it’s doubtful we’re getting Nobunyaga.

        •  But the thing is this costume is a Pre-Order Bonus DLC. so far here in the west all DLC from japan that was Pre-Order Bonus material usually ends up as first round DLC in the West.

          Part of this Pre-Order DLC Costume pack is Zhao Yuns and Diaochans DW6 Costumes for Edit Mode Characters. So we will probably get all 3 costumes as our first DLC Costume pack in the West.

  • I find it funny because that neko look really does fit Nobunaga very well….

  • Code

    rar, so cute >A3<~!!

  • So cute!! I want this and a plushie of it (✿❛◡❛)ノ

  • Christopher Nunes

    Cool! I’m liking the cat version of Nobunaga! I do love cats, have two of them (my Calico cat, Fluffy (yeah I know, generic cat name), who’s mostly white with black and brown patches of fur with the black fur covering part of her face making it look like she was a mask like a raccoon, and our Somali cat, Rider, who acts mostly like a dog for some reason).

    OK, enough of that, is this game coming out in the US? I know mostly all previous Dynasty Warrior games were released in the US, regular, Extreme Legends, and Empires versions so I believe this will come out eventually (DW7 have been released so already). And will the Cat Nobunaga be included as well?

    I really hate the fact that the Samurai Warriors games don’t get released like the Dynasty Warriors games, as I like the Samurai Warriors games as well (got Samurai Warriors Chronicles (3DS) and recently got Samurai Warriors 3 for the Wii (pre-owned copy)) and it’s a get source of education on Japanese History of the Warring States during the Sengoku Era.

    By the way, did the Samurai Warriors 3 Empires game have a romance system like Dynatsy Warriors 6 Empires? Only DW Empires I remember that had it. I’m really curious.

    I look forward to getting this game for the PS3! ^_^

  • Kitestwinblades

    This maybe the first Dynasty Warriors game I pick up in QUITE a while. XD
    That maybe the one piece one to catch up to events.

  • CirnoLakes

     Reality would be so much more interesting if Nobunaga was a cat.

  • Cat Demon King :D HAHAHAHA

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