The Onimusha saga continues in Onimusha 2. Set 13 years after the original game, Onimusha 2 features a new cast of characters. Yagyuu Juyuubei, a traveling swordsman, has returned to his hometown only to find it under siege. The aggressor is none other than Nobunaga Oda, the same undead warlord who plagued the first game's hero. Starting with only his sword and his surpreme combat skills, Yagyuu vows to defeat Nobunaga and free his homeland from terror.