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SD Sengokuden Bushin Kourin Hen (SD戦国伝 武神降臨編) is a subline of Bandai's SD Gundam franchise.

The rising popularity of BB Senshi Sangokuden led to Bandai doing the same thing with another oft-fictionalised era of history, Japan's own Warring States period. Unlike Sangokuden, the model line is not supported by a comic or any specific storyline, but runs entirely on recreating known samurai, based on remolding earlier SD Gundams BB Senshi models and inspiring them after the character designs from the Samurai Warriors games on top of that.

The models released from this line are:

SD Sengokuden Bushin Kourin Hen has examples of:

  • BFG: Yes folks, samurais with rifles.
  • BFS: Most of the characters wield giant-ass katanas.
  • Combining Mecha: Kenshin Uesugi Gundam and Tokugawa Ieyasu Gundam can fuse with their horses, with Kenshin even taking up a Centaur form similar to Knight Gundam!
  • Cool Horse: Tokugawa Ieyasu Gundam has a pretty bulky one, and he can even fuse with it to become larger.
  • Cool Shades: Kanetsugu Naoe Gundam can shift a crimson visor down from his helmet.
  • Mooks: Each model comes with a footsoldier based on the Zaku I or Ball.
  • Reused Character Design: Most of the models in this series are reissues of models for SD Gundam Force Emaki Musharetsuden. The exceptions are Toyotomi Hideyoshi Gundam, Tokugawa Ieyasu Gundam, and Oda Nobunaga Gundam, the former two being reissues of two different models unrelated to Emaki Musharetsuden or even each other, while the latter reuses the model of Gundam Evolve's version of Gundam Daishogun.
  • Spiritual Successor: To the older, much shorter-lived SD Sengokuden Ten to Chi To line in the SD Gundam BB Senshi series. And by "much shorter-lived", we mean it only had two models, Shinken Gundam and Kenshin Gundam.