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Heir of the Tokugawa regime, hes rebellious, party crazy and would rather hit on women than govern. He is called back to leadership when his master Gaoh pulls a coup and he is compelled to take him down, helped by Hanzo and Jubei. Finally realizing that WithGreatPowerComesGreatResponsibility, Yoshitora took the position of Shogun. [[ExcusePlot He is also responsible of arranging the tournament behind the sixth game]].

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Heir of the Tokugawa regime, regime (yes, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieyasu that Tokugawa]]), hes rebellious, party crazy and would rather hit on women than govern. He is called back to leadership when his master Gaoh pulls a coup and he is compelled to take him down, helped by Hanzo and Jubei. Finally realizing that WithGreatPowerComesGreatResponsibility, Yoshitora took the position of Shogun. [[ExcusePlot He is also responsible of arranging the tournament behind the sixth game]].


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* BadWithTheBone: His weapon is a sharpened bone jammed into his forearm.

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* GuestFighter: He's set to become one in ''VideoGame/SoulcaliburVI''.


* DistractedByTheSexy: During he BattleStrip super move, her opponent is ''just standing there'' letting her beat the crap out of him[=/=]her.

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* DistractedByTheSexy: During he her BattleStrip super move, her opponent is ''just standing there'' letting her beat the crap out of him[=/=]her.


%%* GuestFighter: Haohmaru will be joining the stage of history in ''VideoGame/SoulcaliburVI'' as part of the 2nd Season Pass.



%%* SuperpoweredEvilSide: Aku Amakusa.






* DownloadableContent: He returns to the series in the 2019 game as a surprise bonus amongst the first season of DLC characters.



* DownloadableContent: He returns to the series in the 2019 reboot as part of the first season of DLC characters.

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* DownloadableContent: He returns to the series in the 2019 reboot game as part of the first season of DLC characters.


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* GuestFighter: Haohmaru will be joining the stage of history in ''VideoGame/SoulcaliburVI'' as part of the 2nd Season Pass.

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* %%* GuestFighter: Haohmaru will be joining the stage of history in ''VideoGame/SoulcaliburVI'' as part of the 2nd Season Pass.


* SmugSnake: He thinks he's terribly clever in trying to manipulate Genjuro -- but fails to realise he's dealing with a sadistic killer.

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* SmugSnake: He thinks he's terribly clever in trying to manipulate Genjuro -- but fails to realise he's dealing with a sadistic killer. Also he sports a shit-eating grin whenever he summons his cronies in battle, just to further infuriate you.


* BiTheWay: Mentioned at the [[AllThereInTheManual official site]] for ''Samurai Shodown 64''. His ending in ''Sen'' also shows him in a brothel with both a male and female prostitute.

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* BiTheWay: Mentioned at the [[AllThereInTheManual official site]] for ''Samurai Shodown 64''. His ending in ''Sen'' also shows him in a brothel with both a male and female prostitute. prostitute, and he's also the GayOption for the dating sim spinoff game.

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* GuestFighter: Haohmaru will be joining the stage of history in ''VideoGame/SoulcaliburVI'' as part of the 2nd Season Pass.


A young Ryukyuan (Okinawan) girl blessed with a certain demon-hunting power. She is revered as a ''Kaminchu'' (literally "god person"), but ends up being shunned due to locals fearing her power, thus she ends up being unable to express emotions and secludes herself from others. Her only companion is a... creature...''thing''... named Chample, whom she met after she returned from a demon-hunting trip. After a demon levels her village, she sets out on a quest to destroy it...

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A young Ryukyuan (Okinawan) girl blessed with a certain demon-hunting power. She is revered as a ''Kaminchu'' (literally "god person"), but ends up being shunned due to locals fearing her power, thus she ends up being unable to express emotions and secludes herself from others. Her only companion is a... creature...''thing''... named Chample, whom she met after she returned from a demon-hunting trip. After a demon levels her village, she sets out on a quest to destroy it...only to find that the demon who destroyed her village was, in fact, Chample. Left with no other choice, she kills her only friend in the world and falls into a deep depression. Initially believed to have committed suicide out of despair, she returns in ''Samurai Shodown 2019''.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: The very purpose of her mission is to kill the demon responsible for destroying her village, but having found out that it was Chample all along, she is necessarily compelled to kill him. Having realized she has killed her only friend, she commits suicide in what is undoubtedly one of most down-beat, nay depressing endings in the fighting game genre.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: The very purpose of her mission is to kill the demon responsible for destroying her village, but having found out that it was Chample all along, she is necessarily compelled to kill him. Having realized she has killed her only friend, it's heavily implied she commits suicide in what is undoubtedly one of most down-beat, nay depressing endings in the fighting game genre.genre. Later turns out to be averted, as she will be appearing in ''Samurai Shodown 2019'' for the game's 2nd season of DLC.]]


* AdaptedOut: Earthquake is the only character who was cut from the Sega Genesis port of the first game, because his sprite proved to be too big for the Genesis cartridge to handle.

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* AdaptedOut: Earthquake is the only character who was cut from the Sega Genesis UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis port of the first game, because game due to the fact that his sprite had proved to be too big for the Genesis cartridge [[UsefulNotes/{{Cartridge}} cartridge]]'s [[UsefulNotes/ReadOnlyMemory ROM]] to handle.handle. This also extends to the enhanced Sega CD port of the first game as well, even though the Sega CD itself should've easily been able to hold both Earthquake and his stage via the much larger ROM capacity.



* BenevelentBoss: Astoundingly. His ending in ''2019'' shows him treating his gang extremely well, throwing a huge feast for them after his victory, and making it clear that he regards all the wealth they've stolen as belonging to all of them equally.

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* BenevelentBoss: BenevolentBoss: Astoundingly. His ending in ''2019'' shows him treating his gang extremely well, throwing a huge feast for them after his victory, and making it clear that he regards all the wealth they've stolen as belonging to all of them equally.


* BenevelentBoss: Astoundingly. His ending in ''2019'' shows him treating his gang extremely well- throwing a huge feast for all of them after his victory and it also makes it clear that he regards all the wealth they've stolen as belonging to to the entire gang and not just himself.

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* BenevelentBoss: Astoundingly. His ending in ''2019'' shows him treating his gang extremely well- well, throwing a huge feast for all of them after his victory victory, and it also makes making it clear that he regards all the wealth they've stolen as belonging to to the entire gang and not just himself.all of them equally.




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* BenevelentBoss: Astoundingly. His ending in ''2019'' shows him treating his gang extremely well- throwing a huge feast for all of them after his victory and it also makes it clear that he regards all the wealth they've stolen as belonging to to the entire gang and not just himself.

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* NobodyTouchesTheHair: Her hairstyle is complicated and elaborate, and in her win-quote to Yashamaru, she recounts a traumatic hair-related incident:
--> "Urgh! Looking at you reminds me of the day when a bunch of crows stole my hair accessory!"

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* BigBrotherInstinct: He cares for the safety of his sister Hazuki very much and will always be there to protect her.

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