King of Fighters 15 has been dropping character trailers on a close to weekly foundation since the reveal of Shun’Ei in early January. That development has proven no indicators of slowing down, as Chizuru Kagura’s trailer debuted in the present day throughout the Second Annual Japan Combating Sport Publishers Roundtable.
This newest King of Fighters video follows the identical blueprint of earlier character trailers, highlighting Chizuru’s elegant preventing type. Chizuru makes use of mirror photographs of herself to shock and entice opponents. She is becoming a member of long-time rivals Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami to kind Crew Sacred Treasures, the primary time the trio has ever entered a King of Fighters event as an official crew. Beforehand, Crew Sacred Treasures may solely be chosen as a “secret edit crew” in The King of Fighters ’96 and The King of Fighters ’97.
Chizuru Kagura joined the franchise in The King of Fighters ’96, the place she was the sport’s sub-boss and a sponsor of the King of Fighters event. An heiress to the Yata clan, Chizuru is certainly one of three characters whose households maintain sacred artifacts that initially sealed the serpent monster Orochi 1,800 years in the past. Chizuru, together with fellow sacred treasure heirs Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami, efficiently seal Orochi away on the finish of The King of Fighters ’97.
Throughout the primary official character trailer for King of Fighters 15, artistic director Eisuke Ogura acknowledged that the most recent chapter within the sequence “will differ drastically” from earlier installments. With the reveal of Crew Sacred Treasures and Crew Hero, his promise has confirmed true. Members of fan-favorite tag groups, like Japan Crew’s Benimaru Nikaido and Goro Daimon, are being separated to kind totally new character dynamics.
The official return of Crew Sacred Treasures has main implications for the ever-evolving storyline of the King of Fighters sequence. Arch-rivals like Chizuru, Kyo, and Iori teaming up might imply there may be critical hassle brewing. The Crew Yagami ending from King of Fighters 14 noticed the three reunited to seal away an evil drive, presumed to be a weakened type of Orochi. There are little or no particulars surrounding the story of King of Fighters 15, so followers will simply must hold piecing collectively the clues as developer SNK continues to drop further character trailers.
King of Fighters 15 is slated for launch someday in 2021.