Jubei is a one-eyed
samurai of the Yagyu clan. He was born as the son of a poor samurai. But
because his skills in sword fighting was great, he was adopted by Yagyu Munenori. His skills in sword fighting eventually earned him the position
of the leader of the Secret clan of Yagyu, the Iga
ninjas. One day, his
family suddenly disappeared without a trace. Since then, Jubei travels
throughout Japan to find his lost family. During his travels, he was challenged
by a young warrior named Haohmaru.
Although he easily defeated him, he decided to find other strong warriors
to show the power of Yagyu Shinkageryuu. Later, the Bakufu government ordered
him to rid of the evil when Amakusa appeared and later
off of a character of the same name from the movie Makai Tensei.
He is also based on the historical figure of the same name.
Shodown 2, Samurai Shodown 3, Samurai
Shodown 4, Samurai Shodown 5, Samurai
Shodown 5: Special, Samurai Shodown 6, Samurai
Shodown Sen, Card Fighters Clash,
Fighters Clash 2, Card
Fighters Clash DS, Samurai
Shodown 2: Pocket, Match of the Millennium
Updated: Nov. 22nd, 2014
As the original
"elder samurai" of the Samurai Shodown series, Jubei is a
naturally badass & traditional samurai design. Along with the others from
the original roster of characters, he helped define the series in its early years. He also
the unique double katana style, which happened to be unique in the fighting
universe at the time of
his debut... and, not to mention, very "Musashi-like," which is also
awesome, natually. ;)
As a fighting game character, Jubei's blatant cockiness and cool fighting style
makes him stand out. His outfit is somewhat basic, but for a samurai fighting
game, a design like this is important. The series has its fair share of colorful and "fantasy"
characters, so as one of the few characters in the series that actually looks
like an authentic samurai, Yagyu Jubei has always been a likeable character.
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