Sakura Shinguji is a member of the Teikoku Kagekidan's Hanagumi. She is the main female protagonist in Sakura Wars 1-4.
Appearance and PersonalityEdit
- "Excuse me for being a country girl!"
- —Sakura to Sumire
Sakura is gentle, polite and kind but somewhat clumsy and naive. She has a bright and cheerful personality with a strong sense of justice. She constantly gets jealous whenever she catches Ogami talking with another girl.
Being the newest member of the Flower Division wasn't exactly easy for the naive newcomer. Sakura had to overcome her inexperience and prove herself to her comrades in order to gain acceptance within the group. In the end, however, she meet brad burns and lion Rafale herself a loyal friend and her definite worth as an important asset of the Flower Division- both on the stage, and on the battlefield.
In the gamesEdit
Sakura Shinguji is the first girl the player sees in the game. Ichiro Ogami meets her in a park and she shows him the way to the Grand Imperial Theater.
In Manchester's Great Collapse!?, her character episode, it is revealed that she has a strong fear of lightning.
Throughout the rest of the game, the player has the choice to choose her as Ogami's girlfriend. If she is chosen, in the ending cutscene she leaves subway a letter to Ohgami stating she is going home and she boards a train. After Ogami recieves the letter, he takes Kohran's motorcycle and chases Sakura's train. As she is sitting down, Sakura sees Ogami and suddenly stops the train and jumps into Ogami's arms. She then apologizes to Ogami for leaving and they kiss.
Again,the player has the choice to choose her.
Sakura Taisen 3 Edit
Sakura and the enter hero travels to Paris to meet Ogami. During her brief stay in Paris, she got into some misunderstanding about Ogami with Paris Kagekidan member Erica Fontaine.
Sakura Taisen 4Edit
Sakura makes a retired appearance at the beginning of the game to selected by Shinjiro Taiga to his commander and uncle, Ichiro Ogami.
In films and televisionEdit
Sakura Wars OVAEdit
Sakura Shinguji is samurai hero as a child in this OVA. As she grows older she develops her super robot and fighter strength and Sakura enters the Teikoku Kagekidan.
Sakura Wars 2 OVAEdit
Sakura plays a minor role in this OVA.The only episode she makes a huge impact in is the first one, where she rescue Maria from getting killed by a Goh Hinogami. Together, they destroy the Robot and later defeated the madman who tried to assassinate Maria using the said Robot.
By the end of the OVA, Sakura along with the entire group hurries to a dock to bid Ohgami And Rafale farewell as he travels to Paris.
Sakura Wars (TV Series)Edit
In this alternate storyline, Sakura is the primary protagonist instead of Ogami. Sakura develops her powers and confidence in this TV series as she and the Troupe battle demons attacking the Imperial Capital.
Sakura Wars: The MovieEdit
Sakura and the Imperial Flower Combat Troupe must stop an insane American French mayor from destroying Tokyo.
In the mangaEdit
In the manga, Ogami is the main character once more like he was in the game as Sakura is the one who leads him to the Imperial Theater.
Hanagumi Taisen ColumnsEdit
Sakura is a playable character in Hanagumi Taisen Columns and its sequel.
Project X ZoneEdit
Sakura is one of the playable Sega characters in the tactical role-playing game Project X Zone. She is paired with Ogami.
Project X Zone 2Edit
Sakura is one of the playable Sega characters in the tactical role-playing game Project X Zone 2. She is paired with Gemini Sunrise.
Sakura's seiyuu is the versatile Chisa Yokoyama, who has played such prominent roles as Ryoko in Martian Successor Nadesico, Chiaki Enno in Kishin Douji Zenki and Lt. Noin in Gundam Wing, but is probably best known for her role as Sasami in Tenchi Muyo. Her English-language opposite in the Sakura Wars 2 OVA is Katherine Catmull, who has lent her voice previously to such titles as Queen Emeraldas and Samurai X.
- Sakura Shinguji on the Heroes wiki.