Hanbei Takenaka is one of the playable characters in the Sengoku Basara games since he debuted as one of the unlockable characters in Sengoku Basara 2 (2006). He only appeared in a cutscene in Sengoku Basara 3 but is a playable in all other games of the series up to Sengoku BASARA Sanada Yukimura-den (2016).

He fights with a Sword that can be used like a Whip, similar to the weapon of Ivy Valentine in the SoulCalibur games. Hanbei is a strategist who is loyal to Hideyoshi Toyotomo. The character is based on Shigeharu Takenaka, a samurai who died of illness at the age of 34. 


Hanbei Takenaka from the Sengoku Basara Games: an Overview

Charactername:  Hanbei Takenaka   Developed /Created by Capcom 
Gameseries: Sengoku Basara   First seen on:  Playstation 2
First Game: Sengoku Basara 2   Year first seen: 2006 
Last Game: Sengoku BASARA Sanada Yukimura-den (2016)    Birthplace: Japan 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Protagonist   Weapons: Whip like Sword
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Hanbei Takenaka from Sengoku Basara



Sengoku Basara 2: Heroes (2007)

Sengoku Basara 2 (2006)



Hanbei Takenaka in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects


Hanbei Takenaka is not yet a part of a Game-Art-HQ Community Art Collaboration


Selected Fan Art and Cosplay of Hanbei Takenaka



Hanbei Takenaka Stroke Art

by Marianna Mosquera



Updates in the Video Game Character Database entry and game art gallery of Hanbei Takenaka from the Sengoku Basara games

27.10.2018 – Creation of Hanbei Takenaka’s Gallery and DB Entry