Marvelous AQL Opens Senran Kagura Teaser Site

By Spencer . December 19, 2013 . 4:32am

imageWhile Senran Kagura is just growing a fanbase with the release of Senran Kagura Burst in the West, it’s a franchise in Japan with an anime series. Basically it’s Marvelous AQL’s other cash cow aside from Harvest Moon.


Producer Kenichiro Takaki will talk about what’s next in the Senran Kagura series during a Nico Nico livestream on January 8, 2014. He will be joined by Marvelous AQL president Shuichi Motoda, series voice actors Hitomi Harada and Eri Kitamura plus busty members from KNU.


A teaser site for the Senran Kagura series is live too. Anyone want to guess what Marvelous AQL will reveal?

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  • Kayseur

    I want a new Senran Kagura on PS Vita. It was my favorite exclusive game of the year, it just needed some more game modes and stuff that they could totally add in a sequel.

    • Shippoyasha

      Best case scenario, we get a PS3 and Vita version simultaneously. I agree, Vita sequel would be awesome. It just worked perfectly on the system.

      • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

        Those are gaiden/spinoffs

        • Shippoyasha

          They were supposed to be, but I think Shinovi Versus added in enough new plotlines to be considered a story continuation. I’m fine with more Senran wherever it ends up. I just loved how well the game utilized Vita’s power.

      • Kayseur

        I’d honestly rather keep it as a handheld franchise (3DS or Vita), that’s why I emphasized “exclusive” game, there’re other great games I played on my Vita but they were multiplateform with PS3.
        The Vita needs a couple of exclusivities and this one worked perfectly on the go, except if the producer wants to show even more I feel like there’s no real need to put it on a big screen (and Japan has the Vita TV for that).

  • Monterossa

    I want that Shinovi Versus in English!!

    • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

      Go buy Burst then

      • SupaPhly

        I can’t because europe

        • British_Otaku

          We don’t need to. By the time, Zen United localise Burst for Europe, Shinovi Versus 7: Homura Cuts Again will be released in dual audio in North America.

        • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

          Retail calls you

          • British_Otaku

            Whenever Zen United are ready.

          • Chris Yuen

            Burst is download-only for NA accounts. Only Europe is getting a retail version which isn’t released.

          • Ladius

            Burst never had an US retail release, and considering 3DS is region locked it wouldn’t make much sense for an European to import a copy, unless it was purely for the sake of collecting games.

          • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

            Europe’s getting a physical release of Kagura Courtesy of Zen.

        • TrueDefault

          At least they release retail version to us as well! US only has digital only release.

      • Altin


    • British_Otaku

      That is an unrelated announcement and bound to happen if Burst does well. You could buy Burst, or wait till Summer 2014, I doubt it will be much longer.

      • Daniel Jeanbaptiste

        Burst sold well. Was on 3DS eShop Charts for weeks even became #1 best-selling game one week surpassing Pokemon, Ace Attorney and more.

        XSEED already saw the success.

        • British_Otaku

          I’m aware of that and confident of an announcement/release date for Versus by Summer 2014 because of how well Burst is doing in North America.

          They might wait just a bit for the anime release from FUNimation to lead the way, they can promote each other like the manga did for the 3DS title.

          • Anesia Hunter

            that anime is actually slightly damaging here in the US since a lot of people watched it already and they didn’t like it and ended up getting the wrong idea about the games and especially burst. the manga on the other hand is a lot better and stays closer to skirting shadow’s storyline of the game.

          • Shippoyasha

            I thought the anime was cute and it was my entry to the franchise. It may not be award worthy but it had the character charm the games are known for. I will be supporting its Bluray release as well.

          • British_Otaku

            Sounds like the story of all meh adaptations, given that the anime reached a ton of people even if they might have been repelled from the get go, it is probably beneficial enough in comparison to just releasing a game which has people shouting about “Life, Hometown and Plot” which is similarly not helpful when the action and story tend to be strong enough.

            The manga is a good deal closer, but it can’t be helped that it will be mostly read by enthusiasts when already follow the Senran Kagura concept, while at anytime pervy fans or sales could lead to a huge increase of interest.

        • Renaldi Saputra


          • Daniel Jeanbaptiste
          • Renaldi Saputra

            I saw on it’s only number 4, and on second week, it didn’t list on top 20 charts anymore

            well, for pokemon, ace attorney, and many popular games, IIRC ppl prefer buying retail much more than downloading..
            so it doesn’t surprise why it can surpass pokemon & ace attorney

        • TrueDefault

          Wow that’s a pleasant surprise! It feels niche to me.

        • ishyg

          So I sincerely hope for that Shinovi Versus localization. It’ll depend on the success (or lack of, I’m no so sure) of Valhalla Knights 3, I think.

      • Brimfyre

        When Burst got announced for the West, the Xseed guy flat out said they wanted to release Burst first so people get the storyline and characters before Shinovi.

        Never did he even say localization on Shinovi was dependent on Burst sales, that is just what people assumed. From what Xseed has said it sounds like it has always been inevitable.

        • J_Joestar

          well i don’t know about inevitable, if burst absolutely bombed then i doubt they would really expect Shinovi to do much better.

  • Ethan_Twain

    I’m gonna guess a new Vita game. I think it obviously is going to be on one of the handhelds because it’s a Japanese game for a Japanese audience and wouldn’t even benefit from a console release. And I think that it will be a Vita game because though the Vita has failed to reach an awful lot of audiences, the Otaku/anime crowd that would be into this IP is definitely a strong point.

    • J_Joestar

      Didn’t Takaki say in an interview that the main series would remain on the 3DS?

      • Anesia Hunter

        yes and this article is labled under nintendo 3ds, so hmmm…

  • Phoenixian Sama

    Senran kagura PS3 with multi-player co-op (Like DW) and versus… My little sister has been asking to play this game with me for so long >.<

    • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu



    • fairysun

      You have the 2nd coolest sister in the world. After my sister of course. We played contra, double dragon, final fight, etc when we were children. All her boyfriends thank me now for introducing her to video game.

      • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

        Voracious fiends

  • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

    Well I doubt they’re making a musou…

    Think they might make a 3DS game.

  • Demeanor

    Senran Kagura console release (shinovi sequel, preferably rpg but fighting or action is good too) with glorious amounts of 1080p PLOT!!! PLEEEEEASE Takaki-sama we believe in you!!! :D

    • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

      It’ll be PC only so they can get dat maximum OR 3D expo

  • fyi1191

    She has 2 scrolls instead of 1. Must be some badass.

    • Dede Ogbe

      now that you mention it, could that be a hint maybe? Senran Kagura 2?

      • Technically, wouldn’t it be Senran Kagura 3? Cause there’s been two 3DS games– just the most recent one had the older game with it, as well…

        • FitzpatrickPhillips

          There is Senran Kagura (1) and then Senran Kagura (1) Burst which is a revision of the game as well as an extra story. And then there is Senran Kagura Shinovi Vs, which is a side game. This would be Senran Kagura 2.

          • Kumiko Akimoto

            I never got why shinovi is a side game since it seems to directly play off of what happened after burst(I say burst since it’s pretty much just the first game through and through just with a new perspective)

          • Leon_Tekashi

            SV should be canon even if it’s a spin off. It’s KH all over again.

          • FitzpatrickPhillips

            Yeah me either. They reference Burst like the whole game.

      • Brimfyre

        I came… here to say the same thing.

      • That never even cross my mind. I hope you’re right!

    • TheGioG

      Tits are eternal life, ass are the motherlands!

  • British_Otaku

    Senran Kagura 2 on the 3DS at last? I know you guys just got Burst on the 3DS and Europe doesn’t even have any of the SK games, but I’ve been waiting for ages for the sequel proper.

    Also Takaki commented on the Wii U some time ago on these lines: “the Wii U gives the chance for many unique ideas — using the control pad to observe bishojo girls, for instance.”

    • J_Joestar

      that man is a genius! someone call the MacArthur Foundation Post-haste!

  • Guest

    a PS4 game!

    that could be enough to sell another million consoles alone lol

    edit: a message to my mysterious downvoter: I was being sarcastic

    • Laer_HeiSeiRyuu

      Only if its 3D

  • Duc PC-QB

    This time they will do 8GB-GDDR5 super high polygon boobies rendering with ultimate ultra realistic boing physic

  • Duo Maxwell

    More Life and Hometown? Sweet!

  • Cazar

    That teaser site…

  • Alicemagic

    Her breasts on the site move when you scroll down.
    God bless Takaki.

    • Scarlet_Devil_Slave

      You can also click on them.

      • FlyingPony

        *fainted from overwhelming emotion.

  • idrawrobots

    I am hoping for a new style game on the 3DS with more variety in body type and butt attacks.

    • Kumiko Akimoto

      I hope they learn to add more costumes and i don’t mean recolors. That and being able to choose top and bottoms separately

      If that is one thing i don’t like about shinovi, it’s that

      • Anesia Hunter

        Hopefully, thanks to New Wave we’ll see a mass amount of new costumes in SK2.

  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Yaaas, new game!
    2 Scrolls for Senran Kagura 2!

  • ivanchu77

    Anyone in this franchise that provides flat chest fanservice?

    • British_Otaku

      Mirai from the Hebijou group.
      She debuted in the first 3DS title but was first playable in Burst.

      • Leon_Tekashi

        A little bit from Ryoubi from New Hebijo before she transforms into her shinobi outfit. Her debut was in Shinovi Versus for the Vita.

    • Bigabu Beaze

      Theres no such fanservice.

    • DragonNinja

      If you go to the New Wave card battle spinoff, Muramasa is one

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    Hex Otaku used Harden

  • Versus here we come lol! Idk, maybe. Also, best site ever for obvious reasons lol =^_^=

    So I copied this from its niconicolive site and I think a new school may be getting introduced to the Senran Kagura world. Google translate translated it into English and this is what it looked like:

    “One of his Nintendo 3DS anniversary in September 2011 – – portrait of girls閃乱Kagura released, ”
    it is his second in the Nintendo 3DS also in August 2012 ” 閃乱Kagura Burst – Guren girls – were released “,
    TV animated long-awaited implementation in January 2013.
    “PS Vita in February 2013 – proof of girls -閃乱Kagura SHINOVI VERSUS “and launched,
    total unit sales of the series topped 350,000 of them!
    To announce the new deployment from 2014 of never better閃乱Kagura
    recital ” big prime π School January 8 “is (water) opened! In this presentation, the “閃乱Kagura” series serves as the voice actor, Harada Hitomi -san, Kitamura Eri and we invited Mr. moderator IjiriOkada ‘s, well-endowed producer Takagi Kenichiro Thanks to a real-world, announced other new work, the future of the series I will talk about. It is no longer essential to this program further, busty idol unit ” KNU members of “comes up, too! I will send you a pounding content related to the game. ■ Appearance IjiriOkada official blog Harada Hitomi Kitamura Eri Kawana Shiori official blog Kotobuki Erika official blog Kominato Aya official blog Kana Hojo official blog Yamazaki Marina official blog Tits producer Kenichiro Takagi Nyuunyuuburogu Marvelous AQL President Shuichi Kyoda ■ link “閃乱Kagura “anime broadcast once ( http://Live.Nicovideo.Jp/watch/lv163034585 )

    Perhaps its a possibility we may be getting a new season of the anime as well. That would be cool too =)

    • Anesia Hunter

      if we get another season of the anime, i just hope they don’t screw it up again. but they’ll probably include the new girls from shinovi vs into it and maybe a few cameos from new wave or the game that’s about to come out.

  • Anesia Hunter

    Considering the fact that this is for the 3DS and they said before that the main storyline will be staying on 3DS it’s got to Senran Kagura 2 and hopefully it’ll have a new group of girls along with everyone from Senran Kagura Burst, Shinovi VS and New Wave. Or would they save a roster that large for another PS Vita spin-off?

    Edit: I just realized something. If this is in fact the sequel we’ve been waiting for which storyline is going to be continuing from? Skirting Shadows, Crimson Girls or both? Could SK2 Be designed like Burst and have dual storylines to play?

    • AkuLord3

      Why not both, they are the same storyline (kinda different in bits but its the same conclusion) don’t see why they won’t show what’s up with both sides and this new side or whatever they plan to do

      • Anesia Hunter

        Both would be nice especially for fans who liked one over the other or liked both stories. I would hope that they up the story for Skirting Shadows’ sequel though. I noticed between Crimson Girls and Skirting Shadows that they upped the quality of the story for Crimson Girls, meaning they are showing they do in fact care about storyline quality and do want to make an entertaining story that doesn’t make you go like “meh *fast forwards or skips altogether*”. So, I look forward to see the story or stories of SK2.

  • J_Joestar

    To think this was all born from a simple little thought that popped up in one man’s mind…
    “What do people want to see in 3D?… Boobs!:

    • Anesia Hunter

      And it’s been the best use for the 3D. Before I rarely used the 3D on my 3DS, but… Well they really look like they’re about to come bursting through the screen at you. xD

  • TheBlackRabbit

    that teaser site is insane i will never get used to that……e.e

  • OutlawStar26ep

    Looks like she is wearing an older style uniform. Maybe the new game will involve ninja from a previous generation.

  • I don’t care what platform it’s on, I just want more Senran Kagura!

  • CozyAndWarm

    I’d love to see the series return to 3DS, but ideally I hope they’re making something on Wii U. Think of the *ahem* “camera angles” they could utilize with the gamepad screen…

  • SetzerGabbiani

    I love Senran Kagura on the 3DS, and I’m glad I took the plunge. I’ve completed all the Hanzo quests with everyone in both modes, now it’s time to take the plunge into Hebijo.

    I hope this is SK 2’s official announcement site, and I hope SK:B sold well enough for Xseed to localize it in a more timely fashion.

  • I think is going to be a main series title. The teaser sites for the 2 3DS have the same pose.

    • idrawrobots

      This new woman has scrolls in both of those colors, interesting.

    • Anesia Hunter

      didn’t yumi get one of those too though? O.o

      • British_Otaku

        You are correct, but I still consider Shinovi Versus canon whether it is called a spinoff by Takaki or not. It clearly isn’t the Dancing All Night kind of spinoff.

        • Anesia Hunter

          i didn’t mean that pic. maybe the one i seen was from the shinovi vs opening? all i know is that i definitely saw one for yumi where she was opening up her top and she had a scroll in her cleavage, just like asuka and homura.

        • J_Joestar

          Well i don’t think “spinoff” automatically means non-canon. Like a sidestory.

          • British_Otaku

            If there aren’t multiple established universes (see Gundam or Final Fantasy), the term “spinoff” even if it can be canon still draws a negative connotation. I’m rather curious how the story will go on with the contradictions in Burst’s two stories, so even the main series is on shaky feet.

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  • Kumiko Akimoto

    Welp time to get that persona boardcast hype back

  • Kumiko Akimoto

    Omg the girl on the site’s boobs move when you scroll up or down
    I don’t know why that tickles my funny bone

    • Sergio Briceño

      Also when you click them, they stretch to that direction and bounce back. I don’t know why but clicking was my first thought. XD

  • leingod

    If they’re gonna keep the series on portables, please put it on both the 3DS and the Vita. After Shinovi Versus I can’t go back to the 3DS, personally.

  • mike dickson

    why does all the good stuff gets announces on my birthday first pokemon x and y and now this this amazing

  • CozyAndWarm

    Didn’t Takaki say something about the Wii U at some point? I’d love for that to happen – I’m thinking of all the *ahem* “camera angles” you could see of the girls with the gamepad screen.

  • please please, I want a version for 3DS and PSVita! >_< I really like Shinovi Versus more than Burst

  • Chido55

    I have been wondering, Burst?
    Why not Bust? :D

    • J_Joestar

      because it sounds a little bit more subtle while still giving a similar feel.

      • Chido55

        OH! MY! GOD!
        You got a point XD

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