Senran Kagura 2 Story Prologue Waxes Poetic About Good And Bad Ninjas

By Sato . March 7, 2014 . 1:03pm

Earlier this year, Marvelous AQL gave Senran Kagura fans much to look forward to when they announced a bunch of new games in the series. The big one was, of course, Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson, which recently had its official website launched.


The site sheds some light on the story of Senran Kagura 2. Here’s what the prologue says:


Ninjas are like shadows, the true shadows. Ninjas are like flames, deep crimson flames.


No matter how much the times change, the work of people will not change.


The ninjas that live on the dark side of the world, are still needed today.


Due to differences in ideology, “good ninjas” and “bad ninjas” are destined to fight.


However, humans are an existence that have always had both good and bad within them.


Only those who aren’t considered human can escape from the spell that creates this contradiction.


This all comes from the trails of the fight between good and bad.


And nobody has yet to find the whereabouts of the quietly burning “deep crimson”…


Okay, then! The above is a look at some of the characters who’ll be joining in on the action of Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson.


In addition to adventure mode and costume destroying features, the game will feature a new Action Mode. You can check out some footage out in an earlier report.


Finally, here’s another look at the new “Pair Battle” feature, where you’ll be pairing up your favorite characters to take on hoards of enemies while performing special tag-team combos. You can also check out the two new characters who’ll be appearing in the upcoming game, here.


Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson will be released on August 7th, 2014 for Nintendo 3DS. A limited edition version of the game will come with five mini-figurines and more.

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  • It should be pointed out that there’s a female characters face in Asuka’s green slash on the webste and that we still don’t know who the character in the animation is. They could the same, but it’s also possible that they’re two new characters, on top of the two they officially revealed.

  • Firion Hope

    It might sound cliche but from everything Ive seen the series really does to a pretty good job of breaking down the fact that its not just good or evil, there are lots of reasons people make the choices they do

    • almostautumn

      Not to sound smug, but the only people saying that are the folk who’ve never read even the most lesser of essential literature. Narratives in videogames are an extremely inferior form of writing in that it must always be compromised to befit the adjoining styles of art-direction, gameplay, and, worst offender of them all, budget.

      Senran is about boobs, and that’s all.

      • Brimfyre

        It saddens me that Discuss no longer let’s people see how many times they have been down voted.

        • Tinye

          didn’t even know they changed that

      • Kumiko Akimoto

        I’m sorry I can’t hear you over the sound of my self being engaged in the storyline and the characters.

      • Ferrick

        The level of smugness (and ignorance) in this post is too damn high!

      • cyberkinghardy

        too bad we don’t give a sh*t about your world of literature..

      • Honey, we don’t care.

        I don’t need literature in my games, -especially- in that kind of games. Boobs? Yeah, so what? Like it was a bad thing. (ΦωΦ)

      • XiaomuArisu

        Well arent you funny? You do realize that some peploe enjoy the gameplay and the story? But you, you of course has nothing better to do then going to a videogame site and complain about videogames. There are games with a good story believe it or dont. But dont talk shit about something you dont know.

        • TheExile285

          Xiaomu, don’t waste your time with this.

          • Tousand

            excuse me, i don’t know who to ask to. so i decided to ask you since you seems expert here.
            so my question is, where can i find one piece kaizoku musou 2 dlc for the japanese version? i switched account to singapore and hongkong but all i can find is the dlc for the chinese version. does the jap. ver dlc exists no more?

          • TheExile285

            You need to switch it to the Japanese PSN. It sounds like you switched it to the Asia PSN twice.

          • Tousand

            yes i do. since i thought the dlc will be there on singapore and hongkong psn.haha. silly me.
            i’m willingly to redo the game and lose the platinum trophy.
            so, let me confirm this, the dlc for the japanese version is exist in the japanese psn?

          • TheExile285


          • Tousand

            ok. thanks, i formated and then logged in with my japan psn account and there it is. it is at the bottom of the dlc section which i didn’t see before.
            again, thanks for your reply. :D

          • TheExile285

            Yep, no problem

      • Alicemagic

        No work of art is inherently limited by its medium.

      • Ialda

        Not to reduce the fanservic eside of the franchise but you’re severly missing the point if you think Senran Kagura is only about boobs.

    • Brimfyre

      Yeah that is kind of the theme of the series. The “bad girls” are really not bad at all when you play their story. Probably easier to relate to than the main girls imo.

      • Kumiko Akimoto

        Yeah they didn’t exactly choose to join because they had that kind of morality. At least the former bad girls team anyways.

  • There’s a mysterious girl in Asuka’s green slash, on the main page. Look at her eye… She seems special. Maybe she’s the villain? Well, in fact, her eye has the same symbol of the girl with the red ring, so… it’s probably the same one.

    Awww, can’t wait for this game. I’m a big fan of the Senran Kagura series! ♥

  • Kroz

    I bought the first one mainly to support its release in the west, but this one looks like such an improvement. really hoping this comes out here.

  • Ialda

    Poetry about fate, good or bad and an imaginary based on Impermanence thematic beneath the boobs and fanservice : yep, it’s Senran Kagura.

  • Daniel Jeanbaptiste

    OH YEAH!!

  • TheGioG

    Poetry AND curvature in motion. Damn Tamsoft, you know what you’re doing…
    It really is something when my money is itching to get into your pockets. Stay awesome, fellas.

  • That’s a good sounding prologue. I am ready to explore the deep crimson that is Senran Kagura 2.

  • Juan Andrés Valencia

    There’s a plot?!

    • Kumiko Akimoto

      About a queen’s blade level plot and character development, not a queen’s blade level fanservice but yeah

      • Juan Andrés Valencia

        So it’s very soft porn without plot? Ok then… for my ecchi needs I’ll stick with Seikon No Qwaser (It’s a show about magical breat milk and it’s still tamer than Queen’s Blade, Highschool DxD or Ikki Tousen) and Dead Or Alive 5, thank you very much.

        • Kumiko Akimoto

          I don’t call bouncing tits and panty shots soft core porn.
          Queens blade had a decent plot and good character development, which is the same for senran. Though at least for the anime version of queens blade is more consistent in what it wants to do with it’s plot.

  • Kayriss Wins

    Those character models seem off, was Mirai always as tall as everyone else? also where’s Haruka-sama’s seductive bow?

  • Göran Isacson

    Good and bad, two dualities that seem like they would be opposed to one another, yet still inexorably attached… of course! LIKE BOOBS! Suddenly I see the deep philosophy behind it all, that has alluded me for so long!

    Though on that note, what do the butts and panties represent?

  • cyberkinghardy

    So when’s Senran Kagura EV coming?

    • British_Otaku

      Wait for this one to be out first, they don’t seem to like overshadowing games and we don’t have a system/rough date or screenshot for EV.

      • cyberkinghardy

        I hope they added a few clans besides those 4 in SV. The card game has so many characters. I wish they pick a few characters from it.

        • British_Otaku

          Every installment so far has had a significant step up in characters, though it may get a little ridiculous with over characterised 25 characters for a beat em up, I’m sure Kagura and Naraku along with their group(s) are sure to get in…

          Not so sure about the New Wave girls who I imagine are barely fleshed out…

          I just read a few profiles from the Wikia and they aren’t too bad for card characters, perhaps some of them have potential especially if Ayame at least got a shopkeeper role in SV. Hibari picking up an abandoned cat eared robot off the street, especially her to become a ninja like Hibari sounds… great…

  • Kazekage Gaara

    Ugh still sad that the NA didnt get a physical release for the first game :(

  • Mind0105A

    I will get the game for the story…

  • DarthSithZero

    I got SKBurst today and its really fun.Without doubt I’ll buy both games (Shinovi vs & Deep Crimson) if both get a localization.

    • nonscpo


  • NeptuniasBeard

    Wait, so are they like shadows, or flames? ‘Cuz those are like… completely opposite things

  • TrueDefault

    I got the first one day-one!
    I hope the second one will have localised retail version in EU too!

  • Yan Zhao


  • ztype

    I know I will thoroughly enjoy this probably more than the first. Oppai!

  • ACshizzle

    Honestly why is everyone on this site so defensive and sensitive? People have different opinions no need to gang up and attack them. Just chill and get some sunlight geez, anyway can’t wait for more life and hometown!

    • Ferrick

      there’s a big difference between having an opinion, and outright trolling

    • TheExile285

      When you start bashing stuff for no reason and making false statements, of course people are gonna get pissed.

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