While the story of Capcom's upcoming DS adventure Okamiden is that of tiny wolf god Chibiterasu, it's the characters the young deity meets that paint the picture of a Nippon worthy of being saved from rampaging demons. Let's meet some!

First up we have the dog Mushi and his human mother. Mushi was one of the lives nearly lost in the original Okami for the PlayStation 2 and Wii. Check out Capcom's official description of Mushi and his mama.

Mushi (dog) - One of the lives almost lost in the catastrophe nine months earlier, he was saved by his beloved dog, Hayabusa. He respects Ameterasu, both as a god and as a formidable rival.
Mushi's Mama - Mushi's mama is a no-nonsense woman who takes care of her rice field all by herself. Her field gets damaged quite often so she brings in a scarecrow. Just when she thought her field was safe a threat appears…

Check out the other two videos to meet three more characters that'll be helping Chibiterasu on his quest when Okamiden hits stores on March 15.


Kokari and Ume (dog) - Though the son of the hunter, Karude, Kokari has become fascinated with fishing. Once a timid boy, he has matured physically and mentally alongside his beloved dog, Ume. This time, with the intention of ridding the evil that attacked Agata Forest, he decides to take getting rid of it head on using the treasured fishing pole he inherited from his father.


Karude, Kokari's Dad - The father of Kokari and a hunter living in Agata Forest, he really wishes his son would become a hunter. However, since Kokari has already begun to follow his own heart's desire, Karude decides to forget what he wants and does what he can from the shadows to help make Kakori's dreams a reality.