Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, E3 News

PC   |   SWITCH   |   PS4   |   XBOX   |   SCORPIO   |   3DS   |   VITA   |   VR   |   JP   |   FILM   |   TOYS   |   MOB


 
Contest: Win a Nintendo Switch from Destructoid

 

Nioh kunoichi disregards reality but who cares

0

Because of younoichi

I remember forgetting the word for female ninja, "kunoichi," when talking with a Japanese friend once. No matter how much I explained the concept and how much of a basic word it was, she couldn't think of it. When I finally remembered she laughed and called me a nerd because its actually a modern word that isn't really used outside games and anime. Whatever, its still cool to me and Koei Tecmo apparently.

One such female ninja named Okatsu will appear in Nioh. Like all real female ninjas in the 17th century, she speaks English, wears makeup, does her hair up nice, shows her face, wears revealing bright blue clothes, and is referred to by the modern term "kunoichi." The cool part is she is voiced not by an English speaking westerner, but by Japanese voice actress Emi Takei which gives an authentic feel to an otherwise ridiculous concept. 

Is it possible our weeaboo William has found a waifu?




You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Cory ArnoldContributor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts307Posts178Blogs 9Following186Followers31

Definitely-not-a-weaboo Japan-based Destructoid writer. Just a dude in his 20's trying to accomplish his dreams: -Move in Japan: Check -Attain fluency in Japanese: Preparing to smash the N2 -Trav... more


 



On Destructoid: Nioh   (20)   From our database:

  • Take a look at Nioh's Dragon of the North DLC before Tuesday's launch - Jordan Devore
  • Free and paid updates for Nioh confirmed for May 2 - Chris Carter
  • Latest Nioh update lets you pause the game - Jordan Devore
  • Nioh hits one million in sales as a brand new IP on one platform - Chris Carter
  • This hour-and-a-half Nioh speedrun isn't messing around - Jordan Devore
  • Look for Nioh's free PvP update and first DLC in April - Jordan Devore
  • Here's a way to farm gold in Nioh that's fast, easy, and lucrative - Jordan Devore
  • Here's how New Game+/postgame works in Nioh - Chris Carter
  • How to identify and deal with Nioh's mimic chests - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    #Action #guides #Nioh #Notable #PS4 #Role-Playing Games #Team Ninja

    TOP COMMENT THREADS

    more - today's top 25

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.



     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!

     




     
  •  
     
    spacer