Shin Sakura Wars was always destined to be a controversial entry in the Sakura Wars series. It was a perfect combination: The first new title in a long dormant series being headed by an entirely new creative staff. The writing of the game in particular gets highlighted among the fanbase. Without returning staff like scriptwriter… Continue reading Why Azami is the Best Written Shin Sakura Wars Character
Sega's Sakura Wars franchise is larger than a lot of people think. While there are only six main games (which are all masterpieces that you should play), there have also been a myriad of side material like OVAs, stage shows, manga, and even spin-off games. This side material expands the world of Sakura Wars and… Continue reading A Semi-Comprehensive List of Canceled Sakura Wars Projects
Tell me if you've heard this story before. A franchise becomes super popular in its home country and is beloved by fans there for years. However despite this popularity there the rest of the world only gets a few scraps translated here and there. Despite this though the franchise gains a small worldwide fanbase who… Continue reading The English Sakura Wars Community Is Going Through a Renaissance
Sakura Wars GB is one of the most unique spinoffs in the entire Sakura Wars franchise. Not only did it release on the handheld of Sega's rival, Nintendo, in an era where Sega was still producing consoles but it's also the only game in the franchise where you play as a self-inserted character interacting with… Continue reading What is the Worst Possible Sakura Wars GB Playthrough?
Merry almost Christmas everyone! It's almost time for people around the world to celebrate the holiday's most common tradition: Sitting home during a snowstorm and playing a video game! But what video game should you play? Well, why not celebrate the season even more by playing a game with a Christmas aesthetic?Ever since the medium… Continue reading Sega Has a Monopoly on Christmas Games
I love Azami Mochizuki, anyone who knows me knows that I can talk about this character for hours on end! One of the main recurring gags for this character are her 108 Village Rules. Whenever some character conflict happens or if the writers just want to tell a joke with her they'll often have her… Continue reading All of Azami’s Ninja Rules from Sakura Wars
Back in September of 2020 I wrote an article about Iris Chateaubriand and her relationships with the other characters in the Sakura Wars cast. I had always intended to write more articles like that for the rest of the Sakura Wars cast but by and large most of the original cast had very well defined… Continue reading The Relationships of Sakura Wars: Azami
Hello And welcome to the The Story Arc, my name is Skeith and I'm a die hard Sakura Wars fan. I don't normally like writing list articles like this but as The Story Arc is running behind schedule this month I needed to put something together to keep our readers occupied, so why not talk… Continue reading Every Sakura Wars Mech Ranked
Hello, and welcome to yet another article in my new series on The Story Arc: Make a Musou. I love Dynasty Warriors, the number of times I bring it up, and the multiple Musou related articles I've written should be proof enough of that. However, I am currently in a Dynasty Warriors drought as I… Continue reading Make A Musou – Sakura Wars Musou REDUX
The Kingdom Hearts 3 modding community has been breathing new life into the game ever since it came to PC last year. From simple model swap mods to more complex things such as modifying Sora's moveset, dedicated fans have been having a blast editing the game.Today, a particularly special mod has piqued my interest. It's… Continue reading KH3 Modders have added Sakura Wars’ Ginza to the game, and it’s larger than you think!
Hello, and welcome to the second article in my new series on The Story Arc: Make a Musou. I love Dynasty Warriors, the number of times I bring it up, and the multiple Musou related articles I've written should be proof enough of that. However, I am currently in a Dynasty Warriors drought as I… Continue reading Make A Musou – Sakura Wars Musou
Back in December of the year 2020 I participated in a collaborative effort started by Pin__XXX to make a Sakura Wars fanzine. Many fans from across the world participated and the final product was 200 pages! In said fanzine I wrote a 600 word column about my experiences with the series and praised my favorite… Continue reading My love of Sakura Wars and Azami Mochizuki
A few months ago on April 22nd it was announced that the mobile game spinoff of Sega's Sakura Wars series, "Sakura Kakumei" would be shut down. Once this shutdown was announced there were many rumors spreading around the web, ranging from anonymous sources talking about how Hideo Baba was secretly working on the game and… Continue reading A Post-Mortem Review of Sakura Kakumei