Shin Megami Tensei IV’s New Demons Are Made By Kamen Rider Creature Designers

By Spencer . October 12, 2012 . 11:30am

Atlus revealed five new demon designs and a couple of them have ties to the Kamen Rider series. Take Asmodeus, the king of demons in the Kabbalah, as an example. Yasushi Nirasawa who worked as a creature designer on Kamen Rider Kabuto and Kamen Rider Den-O created this demon’s design.

 

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Kouga Saburou, a legendary hero from the Suwa domain, was created by Tamotsu Shinohara who worked on Kamen Rider OOO as a creature designer and a character designer on the Super Sentai series Go-Busters.

 

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Kyouma Aki, a creature designer from Persona 4: The Animation and monster designer on Godannar, created Kuebiko. In Shinto, Kuebiko is the god of agriculture and knowledge.

 

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Raphael, an archangel in Judeo-Christian texts, returns in Shin Megami Tensei IV with new artwork. Onimusha and tokusatsu series Kido Keiji Jiban character designer Keita Amemiya created the Shin Megami Tensei IV design.

 

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Omoikane, the Shinto god of wisdom, also has new artwork for Shin Megami Tensei IV. Tokyo Gore Police director Yoshihiro Nishimura made Omoikane’s new design.

 

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