Shining Blade
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Developer(s) Sega
Publisher(s) Sega
Genre Role-Playing Game
Platform(s) PlayStation Portable (PSP)
Rating(s) CERO: CeroB Ages 12 and Up
Release Date(s)
Japan Japan: March 15, 2012

Shining Blade (シャイニング・ブレイド Shainingu Bureido) is a role-playing game developed by Sega. It was released for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) in Japan on March 15, 2012.[1]


Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.

A plan to revive the Dark Dragon by absorbing the spirit energy of the land throws the world into turmoil. The only way to counteract it is by retrieving the mysterious sword, the Shining Blade. A Soul Blader is then given the task and also has to find a diva who can sing the "Song of Mana."[2]


SBlade Cast

Cast of Shining Blade.

The cast of Shining Blade includes a variety of characters who have already made an appearance within previous entries of the Shining series.




The game utilizes the BLITZ combat system.

Packaging ArtworkEdit


  1. Spencer. "Atelier Elkrone and Shining Blade Set for March Release." Siliconera. 2011 December 13. Web. 18 Feb 2012.
  2. Spencer. "Shining Blade's Battle System Has Us Most Intrigued." Siliconera. 2011 October 20. Web. 18 Feb 2012.
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