Sakura Shinguji
Sakura shinguji portait
Age 17 (Sakura Taisen)
21 (Sakura Taisen 4)
Birthdate July 28, 1905
Engva Amber Alisson (Sakura Wars OVA)
Katherine Catmull (Sakura Wars 2 OVA)
Jenny M. Larson (Sakura Wars TV)
Wendee Lee (Bandai/Geneon, FUNimation, NIS America)
GameTitle Sakura Taisen
Height 155 cm (5'1")
Japanese Shinguji Sakura
Japva Chisa Yokoyama
Sprite ST-SakuraPortrait-NeutralST-SakuraPortrait-Happy
Weight 44 kg
b/w/h 82/56/81
bloodtype A
Koubu Color Pink
kana 真宮寺 さくら
place Sendai, Japan
romaji Shinguji Sakura
"Excuse me for being a country girl!"
—Sakura to Sumire

Sakura Shinguji (真宮寺 さくら, Shinguji Sakura) is a member of the Teikoku Kagekidan's Hanagumi. She is the main female protagonist in Sakura Wars 1-4.

Appearance and PersonalityEdit

Sakura is gentle, polite and kind but somewhat clumsy and naive. She has a bright and cheerful personality with a strong sense of justice. She constantly gets jealous whenever she catches Ogami talking with another girl.

Being the newest member of the Flower Division wasn't exactly easy for the naive newcomer. Sakura had to overcome her inexperience and prove herself to her comrades in order to gain acceptance within the group. In the end, however, she meet brad burns and lion Rafale herself a loyal friend and her definite worth as an important asset of the Flower Division- both on the stage, and on the battlefield.


In the gamesEdit

Sakura TaisenEdit


Sakura Shinguji is the first girl the player sees in the game. Ichiro Ogami meets her in a park and she shows him the way to the Grand Imperial Theater.

In Manchester's Great Collapse!?, her character episode, it is revealed that she has a strong fear of lightning.

Throughout the rest of the game, the player has the choice to choose her as Ogami's girlfriend. If she is chosen, in the ending cutscene she leaves subway a letter to Ohgami stating she is going home and she boards a train. After Ogami recieves the letter, he takes Kohran's motorcycle and chases Sakura's train. As she is sitting down, Sakura sees Ogami and suddenly stops the train and jumps into Ogami's arms. She then apologizes to Ogami for leaving and they kiss.

Sakura Taisen 2Edit

Again,the player has the choice to choose her.

Sakura Taisen 3Edit

Sakura and the enter hero travels to Paris to meet Ogami. During her brief stay in Paris, she got into some misunderstanding about Ogami with Paris Kagekidan member Erica Fontaine.

Sakura Taisen 4Edit

Sakura Wars V: So Long, My LoveEdit

Sakura makes a retired appearance at the beginning of the game to selected by Shinjiro Taiga to his commander and uncle, Ichiro Ogami.

In films and televisionEdit

Sakura Wars OVAEdit

Sakura Shinguji is samurai hero as a child in this OVA. As she grows older she develops her super robot and fighter strength and Sakura enters the Teikoku Kagekidan.

Sakura Wars 2 OVAEdit

Sakura plays a minor role in this OVA.The only episode she makes a huge impact in is the first one, where she rescue Maria from getting killed by a Goh Hinogami. Together, they destroy the Robot and later defeated the madman who tried to assassinate Maria using the said Robot.

By the end of the OVA, Sakura along with the entire group hurries to a dock to bid Ohgami And Rafale farewell as he travels to Paris.

Sakura Wars (TV Series)Edit

In this alternate storyline, Sakura is the primary protagonist instead of Ogami. Sakura develops her powers and confidence in this TV series as she and the Troupe battle demons attacking the Imperial Capital.

Sakura Wars: The MovieEdit

Sakura and the Imperial Flower Combat Troupe must stop an insane American French mayor from destroying Tokyo.

Sakura Taisen: SumireEdit

In the mangaEdit

In the manga, Ogami is the main character once more like he was in the game as Sakura is the one who leads him to the Imperial Theater.

Other appearancesEdit

Project X Zone - Sakura

Hanagumi Taisen ColumnsEdit

Sakura is a playable character in Hanagumi Taisen Columns and its sequel.

Project X ZoneEdit

Sakura is one of the playable Sega characters in the tactical role-playing game Project X Zone. She is paired with Ogami.

Project X Zone 2Edit

Sakura is one of the playable Sega characters in the tactical role-playing game Project X Zone 2. She is paired with Gemini Sunrise.

Granblue FantasyEdit

Sakura is one of the playable Sakura Wars characters alongside Ichiro Ogami, Erica Fontaine, Gemini Sunrise and Shinjiro Taiga.

To Aru Majutsu no IndexEdit

Sakura also appear as a playable character in To Aru Majutsu no Index MMO as part of a collab with the franchise.

Star Ocean: AnamnesisEdit

Sakura appear as a playable character in Star Ocean: Anamnesis as part of a collab with the franchise.


Sakura's seiyuu is the versatile Chisa Yokoyama, who has played such prominent roles as Ryoko in Martian Successor Nadesico, Chiaki Enno in Kishin Douji Zenki and Lt. Noin in Gundam Wing, but is probably best known for her role as Sasami in Tenchi Muyo. Her English-language opposite in the Sakura Wars 2 OVA is Katherine Catmull, who has lent her voice previously to such titles as Queen Emeraldas and Samurai X.

External linkEdit


Sakura Taisen Series
Main Games Sakura TaisenSakura Taisen 2 ~Kimi, Shinitamou koto Nakare~Sakura Taisen 3 ~Pari wa Moeteiru ka~Sakura Taisen 4 ~Koi Seyo, Otome~Sakura Wars V: So Long, My Love
Spin-offs Sakura Taisen: Hanagumi TsuushinSakura Taisen: Jouki Radio ShowSakura Taisen Teigeki GraphOgami Ichiro Funtouki ~Sakura Taisen Kayou Show "Benitokage" Yori~Sakura Taisen: Kinematron Hanagumi MailSakura Taisen Online ~Teito no Nagai Hibi~Sakura Taisen Online ~Pari no Yuuka na Hibi~Jissen Pachinko Hisshouhou! CR Sakura Taisen
Main Series Prequels & Sidestories Hanagumi Taisen ColumnsHanagumi Taisen Columns 2Sakura Taisen GB ~Geki • Hanagumi Nyuutai!~Sakura Taisen GB2 ~Thunder Bolt Sakusen~Sakura Taisen Monogatari ~Mysterious Paris~Sakura Taisen V Episode 0 ~Kouya no Samurai Musume~Dramatic Dungeon Sakura Taisen ~Kimi aru ga tame~
Compilations and Collections Sakura Taisen Complete BoxSakura Taisen 1 & 2Sakura Taisen Premium Edition
Animation Sakura Wars OVASakura Wars 2 OVASakura Wars (TV Series)Sakura Wars: The MovieSakura Taisen: SumireSakura Taisen: Ecole de ParisSakura Taisen: Le Nouveau ParisSakura Taisen: New York NY