Yamato Takeru ヤマトタケル (Heisei)

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Yamato Takeru
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  Powers/Weapons: Able to fire lasers from his eyes or circular blasts of energy from his gem stone when enraged; can breath in different atmospheres; extraordinary jumper; can transform into Utsuno Ikusagami when combined with "Sword of Snake Kerosign," Oto, and a sacred mirror
First Appearance: Yamato Takeru (1994)
Series:  Heisei  

Description

Born as the younger twin prince of the kingdom of Yamato, Osu was chosen by the fates to lead a life that would protect the world from danger. The sign that he would chance the future was evident when the Amano Phoenix saved him from a fall, caused by the dark wizard Sukinowa. The young boy was raised in the fine arts of fighting from the greatest in the lands. But his curiosity overlade his better judgment, and he ventured into the forbidden woods close to his kingdom. While their he stumbled upon a chamber, housing a sword, a statue of the God of Judgment Golzalado, and a strange green amulet which he managed to grab before he blacked out. When he awoke, he was in his mother's arm.

Time flew by before the once young lad was grown to be a man. Yet this is when his troubles started to begin. Through a random series of events, orchestrated by Sukinowa, Osu was blamed for the murder of his mother and elder brother. Needless to say, the king was furious and banished his son to the land of Kumaso. His mission was to end the threat of the warlord in that dark land. Osu wanted to gain the respect of his father terrible, so took the request without question. But along the way he befriend a young girl, named Oto, and 2 of his faithful servants, Seriyu and Gunbu. Together, the band of humans destroyed the Kumaso Gami, and warlord, ending their threat to the kingdom of Yamato. But from the fire demons defeat, Osu was given the Shiratori Mirror, the first of the divine lights.

On his way back to his land, Oto, and Osu were attacked from the sea. Summoned from the waves, Kaishin Muba dragged the man beneath the water, intending to kill the fated warrior with its fanged maw. Although that did not happen, cause Oto dove in to save him. Trading herself to the sea god in a sense, it was the beautiful girl that died at its hands, not Osu. The black magician, now fearing he would never get back the stolen Sword of Amano, still had a little time left before his master's arrival, so he morphed his self-image to look like Osu's mother. The image of deceit did work, and the warlock gained the blade and returned it to his master, who awaited in his temple on the moon.

Realizing that the answer to defeat the coming enemy laid in the shrine he found as a child, Yamato Takeru returned to his fears. He walked into the room, only to face the Lord of Judgment himself. He fought bravely, and eventually pulled from the stone, the legendary sword of the snake, a enchanted blade, forged from a bone from the Hydra. The same weapon that defeated the Oorchi so long ago. Osu was almost complete to face the wrath of Tusukujomi, but the Lord of Judgment granted him one more to see him through his fight. Removing the casket lid, Golzalado restored the life of Oto. Only through both of them, would they ever see the end of the Hydra. The god then warped the duo to Tusukujomi's castle to fulfill their destiny.

The two fought bravely against the tyrant god, and eventually were able to defeat his human form, using the mirror and the sword. But Tusukujomi would not lay down next to mortals, and turned his essence into the rampaging Hydra. The dragon attacked with malice against the pair of humans, and the newly arrived Phoenix, which carried the warriors against quick strikes on the monster. But Oorchi was too strong and threw their worthless bodies into space. It was there that Osu realized what the 3rd divine light of Yamato was. And by using it, he would overcome the devil. The fighter for the future was about to be born.

Together, the three charged forward, Osu using his sword, and Oto with her mystic fireballs. But their efforts were in vain, and Oorchi cast them into the voids of darkness. Destroying the Amano Shiratori Phoenix for the time being.


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Utsuno Ikusagami
Height: 12.5 meters
Mass: 10,000 tons
  Powers/Weapons: Flight; wields a sword enhanced with pure energy; able to fire a beam from the medallion on its forehead; can rotate back wings at high speeds causing them to work like blades; able to create a shield that will block projectiles for a short time; can morph a spear of light with its hands; energy charged touch; able to release a pulse attack
First Appearance: Yamato Takeru (1994)
Series:  Heisei  

Description

Lowering to the ground, in a sunburst of while light, an armored warrior touched down. Lightening crackled about his titanic form as a sound like grinding boulders surged from he throat. The Utsuno Ikusagami was born. Holding the three legendary three lights of Yamato, the humanoid giant contained in its massive frame the force of the universe. Oorchi hissed venomously at the challenger, but was soon greeted with the fury of a thousand armies. The knight ran head on into the many heads, punching and kicking in a haze of movement. However, the Hydra retaliated with its flame. Tongues of fires swamped over the armor, doing no damage to the Utsuno Ikusagmi. The Yamato fighter retaliated in full soon after. Celestial energy from it's forehead, an imbued sword of justice, and shafts of spearing light repelled and sent the hideous life form back from the sludge it crawled out of. The Utsuno Ikusagami had fought, and prevailed against the pitch-black evil of the darkest days. The prophecy had showed that legends do come true.