Mitsurugi is one of the playable characters in the SoulCalibur fighting games by Namco. He is playable in all games of the series starting with SoulEdge (1996) up to SoulCalibur VI (2018) where he was revealed as one of the first two returning characters during the announce trailer  at the Video Game Awards 2017 on the 7th December.  Mitsurugi is also one of the few SoulCalibur characters that were playable in the crossover s-rpg Namco X Capcom (2005).

Mitsurugi is a Samurai and one of the main characters in SoulCalibur, he shares a few moves with Yoshimitsu from the Tekken games since SoulEdge.


Mitsurugi from the SoulCalibur Games: an Overview

Charactername: Mitsurugi Heishirō   Developed /Created by Namco 
Gameseries: SoulCalibur   First seen on: Arcades 
First Game: Soul Edge   Year first seen: 1996 
Last Game: SoulCalibur VI (2018)   Birthplace: Japan 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Fighting Game Character   Weapon: Katana Sword
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Mitsurugi from SoulCalibur

SoulCalibur VI (2018)


SoulCalibur V (2012)

SoulCalibur Broken Destiny (2009)


SoulCalibur IV (2008)

Namco x Capcom (2005)


SoulCalibur III (2005)


SoulCalibur II (2002)



Mitsurugi in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Mitsurugi is a part of our Playstation and SoulEdge Anniversary Tributes in 2014 and 2016



Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Mitsurugi from SoulCalibur


Mitsurugi SCV Art

by Fadly Romdhani



Updates and Additions in Mitsurugi’s Game Art Gallery and Character Overview

10.12.2017 – Creation of this new gallery for Mitsurugi