Shinnosuke Kagami is the final boss and antagonist in The Last Blade (1997), a 2D fighting game by SNK that was first released for the arcades and the NeoGeo and later ported to the Playstation.

He returned as a playable character in the sequel The Last Blade 2 (1998) and also the NeoGeo Pocket port The Last Blade: Beyond The Destiny (2000)

Shinnosuke is guardian of the “Hell’s Gate” and decided to open it which would allow demons to conquer the Earth since he thinks the humans are inferior and weaker than himself. In The Last Blade 2 he reincarnated after he was killed in the first game and tries to atone for his sins and wants to fulfill his destiny as a guardian.

Shinnosuke Kagami from The Last Blade on Game-Art-HQ


Shinnosuke Kagami from the Last Blade Games: an Overview

Charactername: Shinnosuke Kagami   Developed /Created by SNK
Gameseries: The Last Blade   First seen on: Arcades
First Game: The Last Blade / Bakumatsu Rouman: Gekka no Kenshi   Year first seen in: 1997
Last Game: The Last Blade – Beyond The Destiny (2000)   Birthplace: Japan 
Role(s) and Characteristics: Atagonist, Playable Fighting Game Character   Weapons or Martial Arts Style: Katana Sword
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Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Shinnosuke Kagami

Shinnosuke Kagami from The Last Blade on Game-Art-HQ

The Last Blade 2 (1998)

Shinnosuke Kagami The Last Blade SNK Original Art

The Last Blade (1997)


Shinnosuke Kagami The Last Blade Illustration by SNK

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Shinnosuke Kagami in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Shinnosuke Kagami Last Blade Boss Art Challenge Shinnosuke Kagami was one of the picked fighting game bosses for our video game villain art challenge in February 2015 and was drawn by EdgeKagami, a big fan of the Last Blade series for it.



Selected Fan Art and Cosplay Photos of Shinnosuke Kagami




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