Akai Katana Shin 「赤い刀 真」 was initially released for the Xbox 360 in Japan on May 26th 2011. The North American and European versions were both released by Rising Star Games on May 15th 2012.

The Xbox 360 version offers three game modes; Origin (Arcade) mode, Slash mode and Climax mode. The Slash and Climax modes are single player and both support full 16:9 HD. The Arcade mode supports 2 players (local/co-op) and original arcade settings. All three modes has their own online leaderboards and supports replays.

  • Release date: 05/26/11
  • Original price: 7,140 円
  • Publisher: CAVE
  • Catalog no: 7XJ-0001
  • Rating: CERO B
  • Voice pack DLC card (first print only)
  • Release date: 05/26/11
  • Original price: 9,240 円
  • Publisher: CAVE
  • Catalog no: 7XJ-00002
  • Rating: CERO B
  • Special packaging
  • Arrange album (soundtrack)
  • Voice pack DLC card (first print only)

  • Release date: 05/26/11 (available through pre-order only between April 11th – 27th)
  • Original price: 10,500 円
  • Publisher: CAVE
  • Catalog no: ?
  • Rating: CERO B
  • Arcade style PCB box
  • Original soundtrack
  • Voice pack DLC card
  • Instruction card
  • Arcade style pop, marquee and move strip
  • Release date: 06/14/12
  • Original price: 7,140 円
  • Publisher: CAVE
  • Catalog no: M5T-00001
  • Rating: CERO B

  • Release date: 05/15/12
  • Publisher: Rising Star Games
  • Rating: ESRB Teen
  • Release date: 05/15/12
  • Publisher: Rising Star Games
  • Catalog no: 53227
  • Rating: PEGI 12

Trivia

  • The soundtrack was composed by Ryu Umemoto, who died shortly after the release of the Xbox 360 version at the age of 37 years old.
  • The CAVE Shop Limited Edition was sold out in less than a day.