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Shin Megami Tensei V daily demon vol. 177 – Seiryu

Posted on October 26, 2021 by in Switch, Videos

Atlus has released the latest daily demon video for Shin Megami Tensei V. This video showcases the demon Seiryu, check it out along with some additional lore details below the break.

Here is some of the history behind Seiryu from the Megami Tensei wiki:

The Qing Long, also known as Azure Dragon of the East or simply the Azure Dragon is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese Constellation (Si Xiang) along with Xuan Wu, Zhu Que and Bai Hu. He is also one of the dragon gods who represent the mount or chthonic forces of the Five Forms of the Highest Deity in Chinese cosmology.

It represents the East, spring, the color azure (green/blue) and the wood element. It is sometimes called the Azure Dragon of the East and is also known as as Seiryu in Japanese, Cheongnyong in Korean and Thanh Long in Vietnamese. He has also been known as Blue-green Dragon, Green Dragon or the Blue Dragon.

The dragon is frequently referred to in the media or other cultures, and in various venues as the Green Dragon and the Avalon Dragon. His cardinal direction’s epithet is “Bluegreen Dragon of the East.” In Japan, it is one of the four guardian spirits of cities and protects Kyoto. In Korea, the murals of the Goguryeo tombs found at Uhyon-ni in South Pyongan province features the Azure Dragon and the other mythological creatures of the four symbols.

Shin Megami Tensei V is scheduled to arrive on Switch on November 12. Earlier coverage for the game, including previous daily demon videos, can be found here.

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