《Dawn of Kagura: Hatsuka's Story/Natsu's Story/Keika's Story》Released on Johren!
Dawn of Kagura Overview
Dawn of Kagura is a part of the Kagura series, a replayable roguelike RPG featuring shrine maidens where you can enjoy a different yokai vs human dungeon adventure every time!
LIVE 2D ANIMATIONS
Live 2D animation realized for character sprites and some scenario CGs!
Characters also move using cute gestures and expressions in the ADV parts of the game.
OTHER GOOD STUFF TO KEEP YOU COMING BACK!
This game features roguelike RPG mechanics, complete with dungeon layouts and enemy battle formations that change on every playthrough. It also features the fan-acclaimed "Pandemonium" and "Youkai Soulshare" systems from previous "Dawn of Kagura" installments. Strengthen the youkai you've accepted into your ranks and use them to face down even greater monsters!
There's also an easy option for those who might not have the time or patience for the action parts of the game.
This mode features weaker enemies, keeping items even when defeated, inheriting levels when exploring, and constant monitoring of your surroundings.
Dawn of Kagura: Hatsuka's Story
On her way home after completing a quest to exorcise a terrible youkai, Hatsuka Otowa receives a phone call from Mizumori Shrine—the Shinto shrine her family has run for generations. It's her father, who wants her to set out on a new quest immediately. Having barely returned from her previous one, Hatsuka complains. Why does she have to go, and not her older sister, Keika? But in the end she strikes a deal with her dad and agrees. On arriving at the shrine that sent out the SOS, a young priest greets Hatsuka and informs her that youkai have started to appear in the neighborhood, along with some very unseasonable snowfall. Sensing a mysterious force in the nearby woods, Hatsuka is convinced that it's the source of all the local problems and confidently sets off to complete her quest..
Hatsuka Otowa (CV：Konami Onami)
The second daughter born into the Mizumori Shrine.She is an energetic girl who is training to become a priestess.
Although her cheerful and straightforward personality is well liked by everyone, she is sometimes scolded for being too boisterous.
With her special weapon in hand, Hatsuka sets out to confront youkai.
Dawn of Kagura: Natsu's Story
Natsu is alone at her shrine when the chief of a nearby village approaches her, seeking her assistance. He informs her that youkai are running rampant near the village and requests that she help vanquish them. While reluctant to leave her shrine unattended, Natsu resolves to head alone into battle with the youkai and save the nearby village once and for all.
A goddess with dog ears and a tail who lives in the Mizumori Shrine.
Her shyness has greatly diminished thanks to having lived with Mikiya and the Otowa sisters for some time.
That being said, Natsu is still not much of a talker and seldom shows how she truly feels in front of people she’s not familiar with.
She is very kind deep down.
Dawn of Kagura: Keika's Story
When Keika receives a request to vanquish youkai, her younger sister, Hatsuka, is already out on another quest. Determined to set a good example for her less disciplined sibling, who often fails to show up to training, Keika visits the village Shinto priest who made the request. This priest tells her of a giant monkey youkai who has led other youkai on a rampage in and around his village. She confidently accepts the request alone, believing that her powers as a priestess would help overcome them....
Keika Otowa (CV：Megumi Haruka)
The first daughter to be born into the Mizumori Shrine, and Hatsuka’s older sister.
As a mild mannered and polite woman, she takes her priestess duties very seriously. Although, there are times when she’s a natural airhead.
She reacts to things honestly and frankly, but her lack of technological know-how is unbelievable at times.