Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams

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The warlord Nobunaga Oda attempted to bring the land under his control, but perished amidst the flames at Honnoji Temple thanks to the efforts the Onimusha Samanosuke and Jubei. Afiter Nobunaga's fall, his successor Hideyoshi Toyotomi, became the new ruler of Japan and all seemed peaceful. However, on June 29th, 1596 an eerie crimson star appeared in the skies over Japan. On that day, Hideyoshi underwent an evil transformation and the country was rocked by natural catastrophes. Hideyoshi's dark influence began to spread to foreign lands. He began a string of viciou acts including the capture of the Spanish vessel San Felipe and the execution of its crew along with the banishment of all foreigners and the persecution of religion. At this time, the Genma mysteriously reappeared in the land, once again striking fear into the hearts of mankind. Hideyoshi began massing them for what he hoped would be the conquest of the world under the domination of a vast demonic army. Now it is 1598 and the latest chapter in the epic struggle between good and evil has begun...