Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei Review

Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei is a historical fantasy otome game developed by Otomate and Red Entertainment, and localized by Idea Factory International. Raised as a man, Shanao is the youngest surviving heir of the Genji clan. Despite her desire to live a life of peace, she finds herself drawn into a conflict between her clan and that of the Heike. To bring peace to the world, she will have to pick up her sword and fight, but war is rarely black and white, and she soon learns there’s more going on than a simple feud between rival clans. Genji or Heike? Which side will you choose?

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Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei Tomomori Taira Walkthrough


Official Website: Japanese | English

Where to Buy: Nintendo eShop


General Tips

Tomomori Taira Voice ActorCharacter Bio
Birushana TomomoriJun FukuyamaFourth son of Kiyomori Taira, and graceful in both words and appearances. From the outside he would appear to have little use for war, however, he has time and time again demonstrated himself to be a fierce warrior, a superb general, and a trusted advisor to Kiyomori.

Though the Heike appear to be at the height of their power, Tomomori senses a change in the wind, and knows that all things in this world are one day bound to perish.
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Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei Yoritomo Minamoto Walkthrough


Official Website: Japanese | English

Where to Buy: Nintendo eShop


General Tips

  • Only the Happy End and Tragic Love End have unlockable CGs. All other paths are optional (CW included where necessary)
  • Completing Yoritomo’s Happy End Unlocks Sub Character – Takatsuna End.
    • This end unlocks an Other CG.
  • Recommended play order: Noritsune TairaShungen ➤ Benkei Musashibo ➤ Yoritomo MinamotoTomomori Taira
Yoritomo MinamotoVoice Actor Character Bio
Birushana YoritomoMakoto FurukawaBorn the youngest son of Yoshitomo Minamoto, Yoritomo’s father and older brothers were all killed by the Heike in the Heiji Rebellion. Just fourteen at the time, Yoritomo’s life was spared from execution by Kiyomori Taira’s step-mother, Lady Ikenozeni.

Instead, Yoritomo was forced to live the hard life of an exile in the land of Izu. After many lonely years, Yoritomo’s heart became cold and isolated. Now he lives with only a single mission, a mission for which he will risk his life: to restore the Genji Clan with himself as its leader.
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Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei Benkei Musashibo Walkthrough


Official Website: Japanese | English

Where to Buy: Nintendo eShop


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Benkei MusashiboVoice ActorCharacter Bio
Birushana BenkeiYuichiro UmeharaPreviously a monk at Mount Hiei, Benkei was expelled from that temple after an incident with the Heike. Since then, he has been stealing the swords of Heike officials in response. After being defeated by Shanao, he pledged to become Shanao’s vassal.

Kind, gentle, and good-natured, Benkei and Shanao both share a history of growing up in temples and a dissatisfaction with the brutal rule of the Heike.
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Birushana Rising Flower of Genpei Shungen Walkthrough


Official Website: Japanese | English

Where to Buy: Nintendo eShop


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ShungenVoice Actor Character Bio
Birushana ShungenSoma SaitoBorn a child of Shigenari Minamoto, a vassal of Shanao’s father, Yoshitomo Minamoto, Shungen was brought to Kurama Temple upon the death of his father at the same time as Shanao. Because the two have been together since they were very young, Shungen is aware that Shanao is a woman.

Like Shanao, Shungen was raised at Kurama Temple by Kakunichi. While not as skilled with a sword as Shanao, Shungen is extremely bright and well-read. Despite his small stature and kind appearances, Shungen is extremely brave and protective of Shanao.
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