The Story Of How Laharl Became Laharl-Chan In Disgaea Dimension 2

By Spencer . January 23, 2013 . 10:35pm

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Disgaea Dimension 2 makes Laharl king and in at least one part of the game he’s a girl?! How did Laharl turn into Laharl-chan?


Well, according to the Disgaea Dimension 2 storybook, it all started one day when Barbara, a member of the King Krichevskoy faction shows up at Laharl’s castle. Barbara and the other members of the King Krichevskoy coalition want to dethrone Laharl and put someone in power who is worthy of the late king’s name. The two exchange insults and Barbara leaves. The next day, strange things happen in the king’s castle…


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Etna wakes up late and she turned into a 2P color for a fighting game character?! Flonne notices the change, but she seems unaffected by the mishaps in Laharl’s castle. Sicily is shocked to see her brother Laharl with long antennae as… a girl? Introducing the magnificent Laharl-chan who is also voiced Kaori Mizuhashi (Laharl’s voice actress). You can play as Laharl-chan in Disgaea Dimension 2.


The game also has Archer, Gunner, Onmyo Monk (from Disgaea 4), and Thief classes.


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Thieves are better at stealing equipment from enemy characters than other classes.


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Disgaea Dimension 2 comes out on March 20 for PlayStation 3.

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  • juma086

    oh disgaea, how i miss you ^ ^

  • 2P Color? That’s some hilarious idea =) Never fail to amuse me, NiS.

  • This’ll be a riot. >:D

  • His body may not be ready, but mine is

  • WingsOfEternity

    TSF Monogatari

    • Curan_Altea


      • WingsOfEternity

        I love this community

    • TSF? I only know the TSF from Muv Luv lol.

    • Isaac Newton

      TSF Monogatari are refering to the Hentai manga???

  • SprintsMcGee

    I’d love to watch a trailer of this now

  • kool_cid414

    I hope you can pass a law to make these changes permanent lol.

  • Just give me the option to keep him that way, really you’d break my heart if it’s only temporary NIS!

  • DanteJones

    Now the important question is: will he stay a girl?

  • Arrei

    Huh. I think he’s even taller as a girl, in addition to being um… mature.

    • ismail idris

      true, he really does look taller

    • Minos

      I still think it looks exactle like Medaka.

      That “Arm-crossed” pose doesn’t help either.

      • K Mantle

        With Yoko’s bikini top

        • Visa Vang

          And he somehow outgrew his original gender…

  • Patrick Gover

    I’m really loving Laharl-Chan’s design. Definitely hoping you can have her as a separate character or be able to switch between her and male Laharl.

  • AkuLord3

    Hopefully it will be like with Disgaea 4, how you can play with Present Val and his Past Self~

  • Surf

    Whose the purple haired ally to the left of these two screens. Looks like Barbara but the colors are different. I do hope she ends up being playable. Loving Larharla’s battle sprite. Will be using her alot more than Laharl. The geo pyramids also have a really good design this time around. The graphics are overall Disgaea 4 level but more polished and refine. I seriously can’t wait for this

  • ToshiChan

    I just want to ask one question for those who want to keep him as Laharl chan…

    have you considered he could be a futa???

    • Dick Mountainjoy

      Considered? they probably hoped!

      • ToshiChan

        I suppose you can play with all his/her globes

    • chroma816

      >implying him being a futa would be a bad thing

      I certainly wouldn’t complain.

    • Mister_Nep

      Futa is a-ok with me.

  • Go2hell66

    well that explains everything…


  • ismail idris

    the bra design looks like yokos in gurren lagann, and laharl is hot as a chick

    • Tht and Laharl-chan have slight resemblance to Medaka frm Medaka Box.

      Its going to get awkward for Etna and co ;P

      • ismail idris

        yeah true the only thing missing is the Japanese fan she carries everywhere she goes hahaha

  • ragingmerifes

    My new Waifu is a 1500-year old demon boy. This sounds bad when out of context.

    • I’m sure if we look around, we’ll come across a Light Novel with the exact same title.

    • Gabriel

      How about this?, Laharl chan was the daughter of King krichevskoy, but her father never accepted her as the royal successor so she searched for a spell to turn herself into a man and make her father think she’s fit for being the overlord, when she slept for so many years her memories as a girl were forgotten.

      • Tenno Seremel

        King Krichevskoy does not seem like that kind of man, though.

        • Gabriel

          Ok, how about Krichevskoy was hurting because of the death of his precious wife that he didnt want to expose his dear daughter to the dangers of being an overlod and Harley chan misinterpreted it thinking it was because she was a girl

          • AkuLord3

            But they’re demons…and unless his wife was an overlord i don’t see why he wouldn’t let Laharl Chan be an Overlord

        • ragingmerifes

          Which is better. Feminine son and rough dad romance.

    • Andres Pena

      last time i checked laharl still isnt even 1400 his like in his early 1300 lol

  • TatsuyaKyo

    So, I guess their reactions would be like;

    Etna: *Staaaaaaaaare*
    Laharl: “W-what?”
    Etna: *Looks Down*
    Etna: “Ah, geez! Why do YOU get huge bazooms while I only get a recolor?!?!
    Laharl: “Say what?!” *Looks down*
    Laharl: "Gaaaaaahhh!!! This is not happening!!!" *Cue allergic reaction*

    Or something like that. :p

    • Arrei

      That seems almost… too expected. This being Disgaea, they’ll probably surprise us. :D

      • Xalsunwolf

        You mean like:

        Laharl: Agggghhhhh!!!!!!!!! (no allergies)

        Flonne: Yay, you’re cured!!! <3

        Laharl: THAT'S NOT THE POINT!!!!!

  • Barbara and the other members of the King Krichevskoy coalition want to dethrone Laharl and put someone in power who is worthy of the late king’s name–> TADA Laharl-chan!

    Barbara and co, did you guys meet some1 who look lk this? –> /人◕‿‿◕人

    Palette swap Etna looks kinda cool lol.

  • chroma816

    Oh yes, Disgaea D2, how delicious you are.

  • komiko12

    Hehe. I like the contrast between Flonne’s white/red with Etna’s black/blue.

    I imagine Etna being SO pissed off being compared to Laharl in terms of boob size.

  • asch999

    Actually, This is the true Laharl
    All of this time she has been cursed to take little boy form :P

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    Laharl-chan is awaking odd feeling in me……….RUN

  • Kai2591

    oh lol

  • XiaomuArisu

    Laharl-chan for Overlord!
    All Hail the prettiest Girl of the Disgaea universe!

  • Prinnydoom

    I wonder how long it will take for doujins of this to-oh never mind found one

    • ShawnOtakuSomething

      look on gelbooru its there

      • Prinnydoom

        just did

  • Raharu95

    Oh Look, The Dark Knights are back… Wonder if they’ll put back the Shadow and Fairies and those creatures who used to be the Mothman’s of today. Would not be bad to have both of them in the game :)

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Gender change is always a great thing.^_^

  • zferolie

    It’s great to see that they are bring back the classes and monsters from Disgaea 1. I mean, there is now reason for them not to still be living in Laharl’s netherworld.

    I also find it awesome that they keep the same VA for Laharl as a girl. His VA is a girl after all. I hope they do the same thing here in America.

  • Brimfyre

    As hot as Laharl-chan is, I’ve been waiting almost 10 years (or 10 years by the time this comes out) to play a Disgaea game where Laharl is the main character again. If I have to play most of the game with him as a girl and not in character I’ll be more than a little cheesed off.

    THAT said, the character design is so good, that I will also be disappointed if she is only in one chapter.

    I’m torn. I like my original idea where she was an alternate dimension Laharl. That way they could both share the spotlight. Ah well. I guess I will just wait and see what they have in store for us. I am excited either way.

    Also love the idea of Etna as a 2P character color.

    • Hound

      I’ve been waiting for a refreshing Disgaea also.

      Are those Geo Pyramids!? I dearly hope this means that this Disgaea will have progressive gameplay, getting more complex and difficult as the game goes on, new features appearing and challenges being added in each new map. There’s been a lack of progressive innovation / Strategy in Disgaea. I hope it’s all back with new Laharl ; o ;

  • ZT93

    Wow, this is something I have to see. I wonder whom they will choose for the English VA?

  • Ayaka

    That blue-palette… oh lordy.

    Etna looks really cool with this new… hair… dyeing thing…
    Hope to see both versions in the same screen somehow. I just love that blue/red combo~ and I’m actually looking forward to the tome-weapon too, can’t wait!

    • Xalsunwolf

      You are now forever Player 2.

  • Demeanor

    OMG Laharl-chan playable!!! My wishes came true! Can’t wait to see her specials XD I hope there’s a way to freely switch between M and F in the long run.

  • Mavalex

    And that’s why Laharl-chan starts out at level 1. Damn things are potent enough to shock all his levels and stats out of him.

    ….actually, that’d be a pretty great explanation as to why s/he will start out like that lol

  • Sam Park

    I wonder how laharl would re-act i mean he hates breasts

  • Follower_of_Pram

    “Thieves are better at stealing equipment from enemy characters than other classes.” …isn’t that obvious as well as how it has been in every game?

    Hmm, I like the 2P color scheme for Etna.

    • Hound

      Last time they said “Thieves are better at stealing than other classes” was when they released Disgaea 3.. Back when thieves suddenly couldn’t steal stats without unlocking the Secondary Evility, nor could they cause ailments, nor was their theft rate all that great level-per-level like they were in 1 & 2.
      Assuming that the thief in the screen is around lvl 15, it looks like they fixed the stat stealing and success rate. <3

  • Göran Isacson

    The story of how Laharl became Laharl-chan-
    Disgaea designer: “I really like breasts.”
    Everyone else: *awkward silence*
    Disgaea designer: “Like, a lot.”

    And he was so ugly that everyone died. The end!

  • Nitraion

    NIS always can make out story for strong chara to be lv.1 again XD
    gender swap time!!! how clever lol

  • Tianyu Wei

    Cap’t Obvious much..? “Thieves are better at stealing equipment from enemy characters than other classes.” lol…

    Read more at l

  • 1/o

    Well look like Disgaea just top themselves on Weird Plot twist with these Laharl-chan Pics… I know what I be looking for at NIS Store this year…

  • 1/o

    And I thought the NIS selling Etha’s Panties @ AX was the weirdest thing they can do… silly me

  • Ok penis, this is the same situation with Ranma, that girl is actually a guy, A GUY. You can’t get—oh goddammit.

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