Ken ga Kimi – Enishi

So, we’ve finally reached the route that upsets me more than anything else in the entire game. Despite his carefree and flirty attitude, Enishi has a surprisingly heavy issue that’s been dragging on for a long time. Prepare for despair ahead.

縁 (CV:置鮎龍太郎)

Enishi works as an official spy of the shogunate. He’s an expert in martial arts, but he also has an irresponsible, happy-go-lucky personality. He won’t take any action unless it’s for something that holds his interest. Usually he can be found drinking, napping or hitting on women on the streets. His delusions tend to go out of hand and can be rather difficult to stop. He screws up too from time to time, such as running into trees or getting into drunken fights. 23 years old.
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Ken ga Kimi – Tokaido Fake Wedding Parade

As I mentioned in the prologue post, Ken ga Kimi is split into two arcs. The first one acts as the common route of the game, where Kayo travels through Tokaido with everyone for the fake wedding parade. This post covers all eight chapters.


In the first arc, Kayo has to go on a wedding parade while disguising herself as Hisahime. The journey is by no means easy. As they face numerous difficulties together, Kayo grows closer to the six samurai who are guarding her. However, the wedding parade actually has another purpose. It’s to deliver one of the Five Heavenly Swords, Juzumaru, safely to Sunpu. At the beginning of their journey, none of them knows that they’re walking into a vortex of conspiracy.
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Ken ga Kimi – Prologue

Ken ga Kimi was first announced in Dengeki Girl’s Style over a year ago, and I’ve been looking forward to it since then. It’s really worth the wait though, because Ken ga Kimi is truly a masterpiece. Everything about this game is beautiful.


Ken ga Kimi takes place in year 1634, the era when competition over the “Five Heavenly Swords” is admired as the true way of samurai. These five legendary swords have the power to destroy youkai, and the shogunate made an event for samurai to compete over them—the “Tournament of Sword Retrieval”. This year the tournament will be held in Edo, and the season has come. Those who are seeking for fame or fortune have come to gather in Edo.
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