Yuki, whose name means "snow", is one of the few characters in Last Blade not to originate from Japan. Her family managed ship trades for several years. Sadly, Yuki's family was killed in a terrible ship accident. She is then adopted by a man named Gaisei, who trains her in fighting along with two others: Moriya Minakata and Kaede. Unlike them, she picks up the naginata instead of the katana. Gaisei knew that her strength could adapt better with the naginata. Over the course of her training, she develops feelings for Moriya.

When Yuki was 13, she returns home with Kaede to find their teacher dead, with Moriya standing over the body. Mortified, she watched as Kaede attacked Moriya. Moriya silently took his leave shortly thereafter. She and Kaede then embarked on a five year journey, eventually discovering the truth: a powerful swordsman named Kagami Shinnosuke was the one who had murdered their master. She assists Kaede in defeating Kagami, both avenging their master's death and clearing Moriya's name.

In Last Blade 2, Yuki and Kaede discover that she is the maiden that is to perform the sealing of evil, as evidenced by her necklace and its recent glowing. After this, she and Kaede part ways and she is left to make her decision about her destiny. Eventually she agrees, and she sacrifices herself to close Hell's Gate.

The Last Blade


The Last Blade 2, The Last Blade: Beyond the Destiny, Card Fighters Clash 2, Card Fighters Clash DS

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Page Updated:  Jan. 25th, 2021

To me, Yuki comes off as a pretty casual and somewhat generic design. I do like the fact that she isn't blatantly "sexualized" like some other female character designs, but it's mostly her outfit that strikes me as semi-boring. Most of her animations look pretty cool, but I also didn't find her moveset particularly exciting. She seems to have a fairly typical 2D fighting game character moveset... with nothing too innovative or interesting. :/

As one of the prominent heroines of the Last Blade series, I think she could've been a more interesting character... but she does balance out the roster and fits in rather well. On a side note, her outfit and color scheme definitely reminds me of Yuri

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