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Chizuru Kagura (神楽 ちづる, Kagura Chidzuru), whose real name is Chizuru Yata (八咫 ちづる, Yata Chidzuru), debuted in The King of Fighters '96 as a sub-boss and the sponsor of the KoF tournament that year. Her subsequent appearances in other tournaments tend to be as a normal participant.

Like Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami, she is a member of the clan that holds one of the three sacred artifacts that originally sealed the serpent monster Orochi 1,800 years ago: the Yata Mirror (八汰鏡, Yata no Kagami). Due to the rivals' aggression towards one another, Chizuru is usually the one who has to keep the trio together. They form the Three Sacred Treasures Team, whose endings often entail the canon events of any parties involved.

At the initial stages of development, she was referred to as the "Bell Girl," but before long she received the nickname of "Yuna" then finally receive the more appropriate name that she has now. She was created in the image of anime and manga character, Yohko Shiraki, from the Tomorrow's Joe manga series.

In the Neo Geo Freak's 1997 Volume 8 character poll, she was voted as the twenty-first favourite character with a total of 476 votes.



What's new on SNK Wiki

February 2021

A character from Guilty Gear series (Arc System Works) will be available in DLC Season 3 of Samurai Shodown (2019) (Link)
Chizuru Kagura is officially confirmed in The King of Fighters XV. She forms, along, with Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami, the Sacred Treasures Team (Link)
Joe Higashi is officially confirmed in The King of Fighters XV (Link)
Iori Yagami is officially confirmed in The King of Fighters XV (Link)

January 2021

Shun'ei, Meitenkun and Benimaru Nikaido are officially confirmed as the new Hero Team for The King of Fighters XV (Link)
Meitenkun is officialy confirmed in The King of Fighters XV (Link)
The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match will be released for PS4 (Link)
SNK announces the Ultimate Version of The King of Fighters XIV for PS4 (Link)
Cham Cham and Hibiki Takane, from The Last Blade 2, are comfirmed as DLC characters in Samurai Shodown (2019) (Link)
First trailer of The King of Fighters XV is officialy revelead, with Shun'ei, Kyo Kusanagi, Benimaru Nikaido, Leona Heidern, K' and Mai Shiranui. More details will be available weekly (Link)
SNK postpones the anouncement of The King of Fighters XV and Samurai Shodown (2019)'s Season 3 characters (Link)

December 2020

SNK announces a brand-new console, with a system to bridge the needs between passionate fans and console gaming enthusiasts. More details in 2021 (Link)
The King of Fighters XV is officialy announced. Shun'ei, Kyo Kusanagi, Benimaru Nikaido, Leona Heidern and K' are the first confirmed characters
Samurai Shodown (2019)'s DLC Season 3 characters will be anounced in Januray 7, 2021, along with the first trailer of KOF XV, with the The Last Blade series guest character and a new character for the SamSho series

November 2020

The Saudi company Electronic Gaming Development Company (EDGC) buys 1/3 of SNK's shares

October 2020

An original character from The Last Blade is confirmed in DLC Season 3 of Samurai Shodown (2019) (Link)
Tapas Media announces partnership with SNK to adapt The Last Blade into a webcomic (Link)
SNK announces the Christmas Edition of NEOGEO Arcade Stick Pro

September 2020

Samurai Shodown (2019) is confirmed for Microsoft's Xbox Series X & S console
Charlotte is confirmed as a DLC guest character in Honor of Kings

August 2020

New SNK e-Sports Support Program is officially released, with focus in online tournaments
Iori Yagami, Leona Heidern, Orochi Chris, K' and Kula Diamond are confirmed in Mobile Legends
DLC Season 3 of Samurai Shodown (2019) is officially confirmed

July 2020

A new CG movie, The King of Fighters: Awaken is currently in production by Joy Pictures, Original Force and iDragons. It's expected to premiere in 2022
Gongsun Li, from Tecent's Honor of Kings game series, is the new DLC guest character in Samurai Shodown (2019)
New DLC guest character of Samurai Shodown (2019), a collaboration between SNK and Tecent (Honor of Kings), will be a free character
Announced a collaboration between Samurai Shodown and Tecent's mobile game Honor of Kings
Athena Asamiya, Leona and Kula Diamond are confirmed as DLC characters for Senran Kagura New Link

June 2020

SNK announces Metal Slug Code: J, a game produced by TiMi Studios (Tencent Games) for mobile devices
Warden, from Ubisoft's For Honor game series, is confirmed as DLC guest character in the Season 2 of Samurai Shodown (2019)
The last character of DLC Season 2 of Samurai Shodown (2019) will be revelead on NEW GAME+ EXPO (NGXP)

May 2020

Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection is confirmed for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Steam and Epic Games
The PC version of Samurai Shodown (2019) will be released in June 2020, for Epic Games

February 2020

SNK postpones its World Championship Finals, due to Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases
Samurai Shodown (2019) has been selected as main tournament title at EVO 2020

January 2020

Sogetsu Kazama and Iroha are confirmed as DLC characters in Samurai Shodown (2019)

November 2019

SNK Wiki has reached 2,000 articles!

October 2019

The King of Fighters: All Star is officially available for pre-registration. Global launch announced for October 22, 2019.

September 2019

SNK announces, officialy, his World Championship, with the new Samurai Shodown and The King of Fighters XIV
Terry Bogard is confirmed as a DLC character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

August 2019

Shizumaru Hisame and Mina Majikina are confirmed as DLC characters in the new Samurai Shodown
SNK has announced that The King of Fighters XV is now in development
Haohmaru is confirmed as a Guest character in Soulcalibur VI

June 2019

Rimururu, Basara, Kazuki Kazama and Wan-Fu are confirmed as DLC characters in the new Samurai Shodown
New Samurai Shodown is confirmed for Stadia


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