Welcome to Soul of the Seasons

Welcome to Soul of the Seasons, a Ronin Warriors / Yoroiden Samurai Troopers website. This site is dedicated to the four Dark Warlords aka Mashou and Kayura.

Line art of the 4 Warlords/Mashou in armor holding their helmets.

Please note I am a fan of both the original Japanese version (Yoroiden Samurai Troopers) and the American dub (Ronin Warriors) of this anime series. Therefore I use both versions of character names on this site. These are displayed in the order of: American dub name / Japanese version name.

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YST Albums on Spotify & Amazon Music (US)

This news was brought to my attention by Talisman on the Ronin Warriors/Samurai Troopers Discord server.

Image of Yoroiden Samurai Troopers albums on Spotify.

Above is a screenshot taken earlier today of all of the Yoroiden Samurai Troopers albums available on Spotify (US).

From left to right on that screenshot, the albums are:

  • Gun Rou Hen
  • Ka1
  • Best Friends
  • Kimi Wo Nemurasenai
  • Sei Ran Hen
  • I Jin Hen
  • Fu2
  • Cho3
  • The Legend of Emperor Kikou4
  • Getsu5

1 – Ka > The correct title for this album is Hana.
2 – Fu > The correct title for this album is Kaze.
3 – Cho > The title of this album is Tori.
4 – Kikoutei Densetsu (Legend of the Inferno Armor)
5 – Getsu > Should be titled Tsuki.

EDIT / UPDATE: These same albums are also on Amazon Music (US). (And with the same errors in album titles as above.)
For some reason “Getsu” (aka Tsuki) doesn’t show up when you select the checkbox for Albums, but it is there.

The Best Friend album gives us the only all Mashou song ever done, Kamen no shita no namida (Tears beneath the mask), along with Kayura’s image song Sayonara no Dameishi.
The Mashou voice actors and Kayura’s voice actor also sing in the Best Friends song, along with the voice actors for the Troopers, Nasuti, and Jun

It’s great to see these albums finally on online streaming. Hopefully some more albums will go up, like the karaoke and audio drama albums.

Samurai Troopers / Ronin Warriors Blu-ray available for pre-order

https://twitter.com/discotekmedia/status/1442558157998288897

Discotek posted on their twitter account yesterday that the Samurai Troopers Ronin Warriors Blu-ray is now available for pre-order. They linked to RightStuf’s listing of it.

As previously announced, the Blu-ray will include the dub which has been re-synced to the animation for this release. It will have the TV series and all 3 OVAs.

The Blu-ray is region coded as A.
Release date is set for December 28, 2021.

Retail price: $79.95
Sale price on RightStuf: $51.97

If any other places online start pre-orders, I will update this post with links to them.

Digitizing the Ronin Warriors dub

A Twitter thread about digitizing the Ronin Warriors dub from the master D2 tape decks.

Many thanks to Talisman for posting this to the fandom discord.

And trying to sync the tracks to the footage:

And this part of the thread I found quite interesting:

Episode 2 was the pilot. Episodes were slowed down for the dub due to cutting down the opening, next episode, and recaps.