Sogetsu Kazama

  
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BIO:

Sogetsu is a member of the Kazama ninja clan and the brother of Kazuki and Hazuki. He wields the power of water for his skills. The exact opposite of Kazuki, he is very calm. When Kazuki left their clan to save Hazuki, he was ordered to find and kill Kazuki. Sougetsu eventually finds Kazuki at Amakusa castle. There, he lets Kazuki rescue Hazuki and stays behind to fight Zankuro. He slays Zankuro and returns to his clan.
 
 
 
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ORIGIN:
Samurai Shodown 4

 
             
  

OTHER APPEARANCES:
Samurai Shodown 5, Samurai Shodown 5: Special, Samurai Shoddown 6, Samurai Shodown 64, Samurai Shodown 64: Warriors Rage, Samurai Shodown (2019), Card Fighters Clash, Card Fighters Clash 2, Card Fighter Clash DS, Samurai Shodown 2: Pocket

 
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Page Updated:  Jan. 4th, 2021

As one half of the "elemental ninjas" of SS4, Sogetsu's "cooler" appearance and personality brilliantly contrasts his brother's. For better or worse, Sogetsu is definitely one girly-man of a ninja, but does that make him a bad character design? Not at all. Visually and personality-wise, he's actually pretty unique when compared to many many other fighting game ninjas, and he's definitely badass in his own unique way.

Worth mentioning, Sogetsu's "water blade" is a very unique weapon, as well. The uniqueness of his weapon added something to the series - for those who appreciate small details in fighting games. The only thing I dislike about Sogetsu's design are some of his special moves... which are a bit "over-the-top" for the series - not to mention cheap as hell. lol. Other than that, Sogetsu was a good design in SS4. I think he still looks best in 2D, but his return in Samurai Shodown 2019 wasn't bad.

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