Kujakuou 2: Gen'eijou (孔雀王２ 幻影城 lit. Peacock King: Ghost Castle) is the sequel to Kujakuou, developed and published by Sega in 1989 for the Sega Mega Drive. Just as Kujakuou was released overseas as SpellCaster, Kujakuou 2 was released overseas as Mystic Defender. In Korea it was named On Dal Jang Goon (온달장군) and some character graphics were changed. In Brazil it is known as Mystic Defense.
Zareth, the henchman of the evil king Zao, kidnaps the Supreme Deity's daughter to use her power to resurrect Zao. You are Joe Yamato, a magician and warrior who goes out to save her and stop Zareth.
jumps. By default, fires a magic ball; hold down to charge a ball. Throughout the course of the game, you collect new spells; changes spells and uses them, complete with charging ability (some such as the flamethrower require charging).
According to the US manual, round 6 is meant to be infested with ghosts, however these were seemingly scrapped in the final game.
As with its predecessor, Kujakuou 2: Geneijou is based on the Japanese manga series Kujakuou. During its transition to the West, the majority of Kujakuou references were removed, although the basic plot remains the same.
Lead character Kujaku (as Joe Yamato) sports an entirely new outfit in Mystic Defender, and parts of the game were lightly censored for Western markets. Changes include turning some pink flesh-coloured enemies green and giving the Supreme Deity's daughter some clothes to wear in the final scenes of the game.