Yassai Ninja is a 3D hack-and-slash game, which allow players in either multiplayer or single-player combat to control one of two characters — Broccoli Joe and Samurai Onion. Depending on which character are you playing with, the game can be really different, showing parts where you only can reach with one character and his weapons. Each character will gain XP by his fights and this will unblock different fight moves, combos and special abilities.
Broccoli Joe is a shameless nomad fighter. He fights with nunchaku with a fast and close-ranged style. With no armor, he is no capable to block attacks, but can evade them. He is faster than the samurai, but not stronger. Powered up, he can fight with metal rings in his arms and hands which makes him stronger.
Samurai Onion is an old school samurai, honored and silent. His motivation is to defeat the evil feudal lord and recover his lost honor stolen by his betrayer ex-ally, the evil feudal lord cucumber. This character wear a classic samurai armor, and a katana as main weapon. At full strength, he can use a naginata, a slower long-ranged weapon.