History YMMV / SamuraiWarriors

22nd Aug '17 7:24:02 AM Servbot
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** Naotora has more appearances outside of ''Samurai Warriors'' and ''Warriors Orochi'', being a GuestFighter in ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round]]'' and the female representative of ''Samurai Warriors'' for ''VideoGame/MusouStars''. While this may partly be a case of CreatorsPet, [[PopularityPower she is also one of the most popular female characters as voted by fans in popularity polls, helping fuel her constant appearances]].

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** Naotora has more appearances outside of ''Samurai Warriors'' and ''Warriors Orochi'', being a GuestFighter in ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round]]'' and the female representative of ''Samurai Warriors'' for ''VideoGame/MusouStars''. While this may partly be a case of CreatorsPet, [[PopularityPower she is also one of the most popular female characters as voted by fans in official popularity polls, helping fuel her constant appearances]].
22nd Aug '17 7:03:25 AM Servbot
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** Whether it's a case of CreatorsPet or not, Naotora has more appearances outside of ''Samurai Warriors'' and ''Warriors Orochi'' via GuestFighter in ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round]]'' and its SpinOff ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3]]''. This is compounded with her being the female representative of ''Samurai Warriors'' for ''VideoGame/MusouStars''. She is also the most popular female character as voted by fans in a popularity contest, so she [[PopularityPower does have a base for her constant appearances.]]

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** Whether it's a case of CreatorsPet or not, Naotora has more appearances outside of ''Samurai Warriors'' and ''Warriors Orochi'' via Orochi'', being a GuestFighter in ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead Or Alive 5: Last Round]]'' and its SpinOff ''[[VideoGame/DeadOrAlive Dead Or Alive Xtreme 3]]''. This is compounded with her being the female representative of ''Samurai Warriors'' for ''VideoGame/MusouStars''. She While this may partly be a case of CreatorsPet, [[PopularityPower she is also one of the most popular female character characters as voted by fans in a popularity contest, so she [[PopularityPower does have a base for polls, helping fuel her constant appearances.]]appearances]].
13th Aug '17 4:02:19 AM Phoenixion
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* FirstInstallmentWins: The first title was well-received in the West despite the ''Warriors'' franchise usually scoring predictably low with reviewers. The story and voice acting were praised and the subtle, but notable departures from ''Dynasty Warriors'' fighting mechanics were seen favourably (particuarly the EasternRPG elements, which added additional replay value). Fans are more divided on whether the {{Sequel}}s improved upon the original or never matched it.

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The first title was well-received in the West despite the ''Warriors'' franchise usually scoring predictably low with reviewers. The story and voice acting were praised and the subtle, but notable departures from ''Dynasty Warriors'' fighting mechanics were seen favourably (particuarly the EasternRPG elements, which added additional replay value). Fans are more divided on whether the {{Sequel}}s improved upon the original or never matched it.it.
** However as the time passes by, the first game is slowly but surely forgotten due to how.... [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness weird]] it really was, when you compare it to the sequels who offer flashier and more expanded storylines. Admit it, how many people who are still remember ''how'' the first game and its stories were like?
29th Jul '17 12:16:23 AM Phoenixion
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** The opening scene in Azai Story Mode in ''4'' has Yoshitsugu standing motionlessly while RainOfArrows [[ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy inexplicably miss him completely]], and Takatora chastises him for being stupid and almost kill himself. In the anime adaptation, Yoshitsugu is killed in Sekigahara by similar RainOfArrows while Takatora [[ForcedToWatched watches]].

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** The opening scene in Azai Story Mode in ''4'' has Yoshitsugu standing motionlessly while RainOfArrows [[ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy inexplicably miss him completely]], and Takatora chastises him for being stupid and almost kill himself. In the anime adaptation, Yoshitsugu is killed in Sekigahara by similar RainOfArrows while Takatora [[ForcedToWatched [[ForcedToWatch watches]].
29th Jul '17 12:03:57 AM Phoenixion
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment:
** Nene's dream stage in ''2'' depicts her "spanking" everyone in Sekigahara, both from Western and Eastern, and the whole situation is treated as comedy. Anime adaptation and ''Spirit of Sanada'' instead show that despite being Hideyoshi's widow, Nene ''really'' can't do anything to solve the dispute between Mitsunari and Ieyasu.
** The opening scene in Azai Story Mode in ''4'' has Yoshitsugu standing motionlessly while RainOfArrows [[ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy inexplicably miss him completely]], and Takatora chastises him for being stupid and almost kill himself. In the anime adaptation, Yoshitsugu is killed in Sekigahara by similar RainOfArrows while Takatora [[ForcedToWatched watches]].
16th Jul '17 7:04:06 AM Phoenixion
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** Lots of Aya's quotes about "[[LoveFreak love]]". For starters, her quote after defeating an officer in ''4'' is this: [[InLoveWithYourCarnage "It feels good to have shared a love."]]
14th Jul '17 10:57:22 PM Phoenixion
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* AccidentalInnuendo: During an event in ''2: Empires'', Oda Nobunaga wants to see [[{{Uke}} Mori Ranmaru]]'s [[ThatCameOutWrong "beautiful blade"]].

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During an event in ''2: Empires'', Oda Nobunaga wants to see [[{{Uke}} Mori Ranmaru]]'s [[ThatCameOutWrong "beautiful blade"]].blade"]].
** In ''4'', Ieyasu's normal praise is "You're an asset to me", which is fine. If he said it to [[ReluctantFanserviceGirl Naotora]], though, it unwittingly [[BuxomIsBetter means something else]].



** It's easy to mistake Ranmaru for a girl, particularly when it's also an InUniverse RunningGag: he uses female motion sets, [[CrossDressingVoice is voiced by a woman in the Japanese and English versions]] (the latter starting from the second) and is frequently used to induce UnsettlingGenderReveal on ChivalrousPervert Magoichi and other characters or simply to make fun of his feminine appearance (such as setting him up in a beauty contest).

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** It's easy to mistake Ranmaru for a girl, particularly when it's also an InUniverse RunningGag: he uses female motion sets, [[CrossDressingVoice is voiced by a woman in the Japanese and English versions]] (the latter starting from the second) and is frequently used to induce UnsettlingGenderReveal on ChivalrousPervert Magoichi and other characters or simply to make fun of his feminine appearance (such as setting him up in a beauty contest). Though in ''4'', his voice becomes slightly more masculine, so it becomes less possible to mistake him for a woman again.



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8th Jul '17 9:49:58 AM nombretomado
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** Koei Tecmo ignored the reason Gracia's well-known in the first place in favor of an original story with her and Magoichi in her first appearance for ''2: Xtreme Legends''; TheOtherWiki has a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosokawa_Gracia good article on her actual history]]. ''3: Xtreme Legends'' certainly pays a little more attention to her history, though it still skips on the [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseChristian reason why she's historically famous]]. Chances are the publisher wants to avoid any sort of religious controversy and the only clues to her Christian background are her foreign name (instead of her default name "Tamako") and her outlandish fashion style (evoking ElegantGothicLolita).

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** Koei Tecmo ignored the reason Gracia's well-known in the first place in favor of an original story with her and Magoichi in her first appearance for ''2: Xtreme Legends''; TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki has a [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosokawa_Gracia good article on her actual history]]. ''3: Xtreme Legends'' certainly pays a little more attention to her history, though it still skips on the [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseChristian reason why she's historically famous]]. Chances are the publisher wants to avoid any sort of religious controversy and the only clues to her Christian background are her foreign name (instead of her default name "Tamako") and her outlandish fashion style (evoking ElegantGothicLolita).
4th Jul '17 5:59:04 AM Phoenixion
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* AccidentalInnuendo: During an event in ''2: Empires'', Oda Nobunaga wants to see [[{{Uke}} Mori Ranmaru's "beautiful blade"]].

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* AccidentalInnuendo: During an event in ''2: Empires'', Oda Nobunaga wants to see [[{{Uke}} Mori Ranmaru's Ranmaru]]'s [[ThatCameOutWrong "beautiful blade"]].
3rd Jun '17 5:12:47 AM Shadeblade11
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* TakeThat
** Given his [[VideoGame/NobunagasAmbition other portrayals]] [[VideoGame/SengokuBasara throughout]] [[VideoGame/NobunagaConcerto fiction]], it can't be a coincidence Hisahide's blatantly aware of his CardCarryingVillain status.
** Koei Tecmo has been known to do some "one-upping" of their rivalry with Creator/{{Capcom}} when it comes to [[VideoGame/SengokuBasara their iteration]] of the HackAndSlash UsefulNotes/JidaiGeki video game, be it temporarily making two poster boys of the latter (Date Masamune and Maeda Keiji) take villainous roles in ''Warriors Orochi'' or the aforementioned Hisahide [[SpotlightStealingSquad taking up more of the story than historically relevant individuals]]. This is truly emphasized when the publisher announced ''Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada'' as a response to Capcom's ''Sengoku Basara: Sanada Yukimura-Den'', where both {{Spin Off}}s feature Yukimura as the protagonist. However, Tecmo Koei ensures ''Spirit of Sanada'' is vastly different by adding Yukimura's father Sanada Masayuki as a {{Deuteragonist}}; furthermore, when Capcom stated there won't be any new female characters in ''Yukimura-Den'', making it a CastFullOfPrettyBoys, Koei Tecmo revealed ''Spirt of Sanada'' has an important female character playable during the Siege of Osaka Castle: Nagamasa and Oichi's daughter, Chacha.
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