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Momiji
DOA5U Momiji Render
Momiji in "Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate"
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Full Name Momiji
Also Known As N/A
Martial Art Hayabusa Aikijutsu
Nationality JapanFlag Japanese
Birthday September 20
Age 21
Status Alive
Blood Type A
Height 5' 3" (161 cm)
Weight 110 lbs. (50 kg)
Measurements B36" W22" H34" (B92 W58 H88 cm)
Occupation Kunoichi
Dragon Shrine maiden
Family Kureha (Older sister)
Hobbies ---
Favorite Food ---
Debut Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword (2008)
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate (2013)
Japanese Voice Yūko Minaguchi
English Voice Kate Higgins
Live Action N/A
"Wow, I guess I've been getting stronger."
—Momiji in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate


Momiji (Kanji: 紅葉, Hiragana: もみじ, Rōmaji: Momiji) is Ryu Hayabusa's apprentice and the Dragon Shrine Maiden of the Hayabusa Ninja Clan.

Momiji debuted in the 2008 title, Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword, though she made her Dead or Alive debut in the 2013 title, Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate.

She is the keeper of the Dragons Eye, a sacred jewel that is said to hold the spirit of a mighty dragon. In times of great danger, it is her duty to ensure that the jewel makes its way to Hayabusa, as it enhances the power of his Dragon Sword.

HistoryEdit

Early LifeEdit

CharacterEdit

AppearanceEdit

See also: Momiji's Costumes

Momiji is a young Japanese lady with amber eyes and long black hair tied in a ponytail. She is mostly seen in an outfit with a white top with red ribboned edges and red kunoichi styled pants.

PersonalityEdit

Momiji is a very gentle and caring young woman who is seen by the Hayabusa Village children as an older sister figure, whom they look up to.

Like her mentor, Ryu Hayabusa, Momiji has a strong will and refuses to accept any vulnerabilities and trains extensively to become one of the deadliest warriors in the Hayabusa Village.

EtymologyEdit

Momiji (紅葉) in Japanese means "autumn leaves".

RelationshipsEdit

Ryu HayabusaEdit

Enamored with his convictions, Momiji shares Hayabusa's perceptions of virtue and justice, only resorting to deadly violence against her clan's enemies. She looks up to him as both a mentor and an undying ally.

RachelEdit

Rachel may seem to have a friendly relationship for Momiji and she forms working partnerships with her very often as she helps her out on her journey.

GameplayEdit

See also: Momiji's Command Lists

AppearancesEdit

Dead or Alive SeriesEdit

Non-Dead or Alive AppearancesEdit

Ninja Gaiden seriesEdit

Momiji made her debut in Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword, and later in Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2. In Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, Momiji is a playable character in the Ninja Trials and Chapter Challenge modes.

Dynasty Warriors: StrikeforceEdit

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Momiji in Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

Momiji makes a guest appearance in PlayStation 3 version of Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce. She is an NPC that offers three different quests to the player. If the player manages to complete all of the challenges she gives them, they earn the right to wield her Heavenly Dragon Naginata in battle. Its attack pattern is similar to the Polearm move-set that appears in the game but with its own unique special attacks taken straight from Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2.

Warriors Orochi 3Edit

Momiji also appears in Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper, the WiiU port of Warriors Orochi 3. She is added with fellow new character Shennong, as well as along side the characters from the Japan-only PSP port of the game, Seimei Abe and Rachel. Her special stage is the Hayabusa Village merged with Wan Castle. She also appears in Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate, an updated version of Warriors Orochi 3 for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

In Popular CultureEdit

DF Momiji

Momiji in Dead Fantasy V.

Dead FantasyEdit

Momiji appears alongside Hayabusa in the fan-made CG series Dead Fantasy.

Also Known AsEdit

  • Dragon Shrine Maiden - Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Musical ThemesEdit

GalleryEdit

Concept Art
Promotional Images
Screenshots
Ninja Gaiden
Miscellaneous

TriviaEdit

  • Despite being a Ninjutsu practioner like all the shinobi in the series, Momiji also uses principles of Aikijutsu as well, making her the only shinobi in the series to use a different fighting style.
  • Even though she was added to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, it is unknown whether she participated in the tournament or not. Her profile on the official game website, however, states that she does enter in order to test all that she has learned.
  • Several of Momiji's techniques, such as double jumping and air-charged attacks, come directly from her gameplay in Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge. The air-power blow is taken from her Ultimate technique and her prayer beads can be used in combat.
  • Her English voice actor also voices Tina Armstrong.
  • Compared to Ayane and Kasumi, Momiji is the oldest kunoichi character as she is 21 years old while Kasumi is 19 and Ayane is 18. Yet she is the least experencied out of those two kunoichi.

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Kasumi - Ryu Hayabusa - Nyotengu - Brad Wong - Eliot - Marie Rose - Mila - Tina Armstrong - Momiji - Helena Douglas - La Mariposa/Lisa Hamilton - Gen Fu - Kokoro - Bayman - Alpha-152 - Christie - Rig - Bass Armstrong/Mr. Strong - Ein - Jann Lee - Leifang - Rachel - Zack - Hitomi - Leon - Ayane - Hayate - Phase 4
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Gameplay Modes Story - Versus - Arcade - Time Attack - Survival - Team Battle - Training - Online - Spectator - Album - Movies - Fight Record - Titles - Help & Options - Music
Gameplay Terms Attacks - Boss Battles - Character Select - Cliffhanger - Combo - Counter Blow - Critical Hit - Danger Zone - Game Over - Holds - Knocked Out - Match - Move Data - Power Blow - Power Launcher - Side Stepping - Special Moves - Stages - Stances - Stats - Tag Throws - Triangle System
Plot Subjects DOATEC - Dead or Alive World Combat Championship - DIG - Freedom Survivor - MIST - Mugen Tenshin Ninja Clan - Project Alpha - Project Epsilon - Runaway Shinobi - Shinobi
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