"Katawa Shoujo" And "Valkyria Chronicles" Artist RAITA Redesigns Legendary Shuten-dōji For "Fate/Grand Order"
Among the fans of this take on Shuten-doji is "Tokyo Ghoul" author Sui Ishida!
Oni chief Shuten-dōji is one the biggies of Japanese mythology. According to one of his origin stories, he was a "pretty boy," who spurned all female admirers, until, while burning their love letters, he was confused by the females and became a monstrous oni. Well, Shuten-dōji certainly kept their prettiness for their introduction to smartphone RPG Fate/Grand Order, with designs by ero material and Valkyria Chronicles artist (also the creator of what became the basis for remarkable visual novel Kawata Shoujo) Raita Honjou.
5★ Assassin Shuten-dōji joins the game for Restless Drunk Demons Capital - Rashomon. Rynning May 31-June 15, the event takes place in Japanese Heian Period with Master uniting to defeat Ibaraki Doji.
「Fate/Grand Order」にて本日より実装されたサーヴァント「酒呑童子」を描かせて頂きました、お気に召していただけたら嬉しいです、ちなみにこの表情がお気に入り、はんなりした素敵な美声にもうメロメロだよ〜。 pic.twitter.com/bx7OvAxRZ9— RAITA 初画集発売中 (@raita_z) May 31, 2016
Ibaraki-douji is also being featured as a Berserker
5★ Berserker Sakata Kintoki designed for Fate/Apocrypha and previously featured in Fate/complete material IV Extra material.- voiced by Kōji Yusa, illustrated by Raita Honjou.
Craft Essences include
Legend of Mahavairocana - illustrated by Mineji Sakamoto, featuring Ushiwakamaru
Golden Carp Figure - illustreated by ReDrop - featuring Sakata Kintoki and Orion
Fox's Night Dream - illustrated by Kou Mashiro
A Verse of Burning Love Story - illustrated by Soga Makoto, featuring Kiyohime.
Reading The Subscription List, featuring Musashibou Benkei
Finally, among the fans of this take on Shuten-doji is Tokyo Ghoul author Sui Ishida!
酒呑童子さん。ううむ…？ pic.twitter.com/ChSphqGKqY— 石田スイ (@sotonami) May 31, 2016