Hanagumi Taisen Columns 2

Moby ID: 129836
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Following along from the first game, Hanagumi Taisen Columns 2 features a few refinements to the gameplay formula. The biggest change is the introduction of a battle mode selection system, allowing the player to choose one of four different styles to alter their character's gameplay. Forest is a balanced style which behaves like the rules of the previous game, with the player able to store up to three levels of super meter; Wind limits the player to only two levels of meter, but fills the meter more quickly; Mountain starts the player off with additional meter at the penalty of filling meter more slowly; and Fire allows the player to fill their meter to 4 but limits the maximum level of defensive attack to 2. Two additional modes are unlockable after completing certain story modes: Shadow, which starts with the player's meter completely full but with a major penalty to refilling it; and Lightning, which allows the player to fill their attack meter to 4 and grants a major boost to the speed at which they fill it, but prevents the player from using any defensive options at all.

The visual novel story mode follows a similar plot to the first game, but this time focuses on a production of Shonen Red vs. Benitokage with the characters competing for the role of Shonen Red. An extra unlockable story mode becomes available once the player has unlocked the four secret characters and focuses on them specifically.


  • 花組対戦コラムス2 - Japanese spelling

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Credits (Dreamcast version)

140 People (131 developers, 9 thanks) · View all

Executive Producer (製作総指揮)
General Producer (総合プロデューサー)
Character Draft (キャラクター原案)
Character Design (キャラクターデザイン)
Composition & Music Director (作曲・音楽監督)
Sakura Shingūji (真宮寺さくら)
Sumire Kanzaki (神崎すみれ)
Maria Tachibana (マリア・タチバナ)
Iris (アイリス)
Honglan Li (李紅蘭)
Kanna Kirishima (桐島カンナ)
Orihime Soletta (ソレッタ・織姫)
Reni Milchstrasse (レニ・ミルヒシュトラーセ)
Kaede Fujieda (藤枝かえで)
Kasumi Fujii (藤井かすみ)
Yuri Sakakibara (榊原由里)
Tsubaki Takamura (高村椿)
Yūichi Kayama (加山雄一)
Ikki Yoneda (米田一基)
Ichirō Ōgami (大神一郎)
Producer (プロデューサー)
Assistant Producer (アシスタントプロデューサー)
Director (ディレクター)
Setting Supervisor (設定監修)
Scenario Production (シナリオ制作)
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  • MobyGames ID: 129836


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Game added July 14th, 2019. Last modified June 23rd, 2023.