New From Otomate ~ Sengoku Period Hakuōki Chibis!

Concept: Each character draws himself as a famous samurai.

Hijikata Toshizō as Oda Nobunaga (great general; led the way to unification) 
“ Nobunaga (Oda) pounds the national rice cake, Hideyoshi (Toyotomi) kneads it, and in the end Ieyasu (Tokugawa) sits down and eats it ” (Japanese idiom)

Kazama Chikage as Takeda Shingen (The Tiger of Kai )
~ A poet & general at age 15; greatest opponent of Tokugawa rise to power

Sōma Kazue as Naoe Kanetsugu (famed for honour and judgment)
~ Served Uesugi Kenshin & his adopted son (see Harada/Uesugi)

Harada Sanosuke as Uesugi Kenshin (The Dragon of Ichigo)
~ Respected/greatest opponent/rival of Takeda Shingen

Tōdō Heisuke as Toyotomi Hideyoshi (powerful warlord, united Japan)
~ See under Hijikata/Oda; created rule that the samurai class was fixed and peasants could not carry swords (even though he came from peasant class)

Sannan Keisuke as Sanada Yukimura [Nobushige] (famed general & samurai)
“The Last Sengoku Hero”, a samurai caught between loyalty to the Toyotomi and loyalty to the Tokugawa; chose wrong and died defending Osaka Castle 


Editor: snow.amv