Naotora Ii overcame many hardships to become the female daimyo of the Ii clan in 16th century Japan. She’s time hopping from Samurai Warriors to Dead or Alive 5: Last Round next month.
Acknowledging that the Dead or Alive fighting franchise has a sexy image problem, community leaders at the series’ go-to forum have added an over-sexualized costume soft-ban to their tournament rules. Reactions from the community-at-large have been overwhelmingly negative.
In a suprise announcement following the award ceremony at this weekend’s Japan Gamer’s Live event, Tecmo Koei producer Yosuke Hayashi announced Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, coming to Japanese PS4 and Xbox One consoles in spring of next year.