• Akodo Katsu

    Akodo Katsu

    An Akodo pretending to be a ronin with connections to the shadow
  • Akodo Totori

    Akodo Totori

    Heir to the Lion Clan Daimyo
  • Bayushi Hotaku

    Bayushi Hotaku

    A very lucky Scorpion who is indebted to Taika for his life (multiple times)
  • Bayushi Osamu

    Bayushi Osamu

    A Scorpion living in Toshi Ranbo
  • Bayushi Ryobo

    Bayushi Ryobo

    A Scorpion courtier and duellist who ended up losing his life to Miramoto Sakune in a duel
  • Daidoji Ken

    Daidoji Ken

    The City Magistrate for Toshi Ranbo
  • Doji Aki

    Doji Aki

    Mother of Hantei Sakura and Wife of Hantei Minoru
  • Doji Kiku

    Doji Kiku

    The Governor of Toshi Ranbo
  • Doji Satsume

    Doji Satsume

    The current Emerald Champion
  • Doji Shiro

    Doji Shiro

    The lazy Daikan for the Village of the Willows by the Stream nearToshi Ranbo
  • Doji Tohaku

    Doji Tohaku

    A former ronin who won the Topaz Championship, became an Emerald Magistrate and was adopted into the Doji family. Currently assigned with Sukune and Taika to Ryoko Owari, he resides in Otosan Uchi to handle the reporting of their work.
  • Hantei Minoru

    Hantei Minoru

    Younger brother of the Emperor
  • Hantei Sakura

    Hantei Sakura

    Niece of the Emperor and fiance of Mirumoto Sukune
  • Hantei XXXVIII

    Hantei XXXVIII

    The Emperor
  • Hida Arata

    Hida Arata

    A Crab general, who is also the great-uncle of Mojojojen's former fiancee
  • Hida Susumu

    Hida Susumu

    A Crab Emerald Magistrate who Taika met in Otosan Uchi
  • Ikoma Goro

    Ikoma Goro

    A Lion shugenja who looks after the shrine of the Lion ancestors in Toshi Ranbo
  • Ikoma Yukiko

    Ikoma Yukiko

    Leader of a group of Lion rebels in Toshi Ranbo
  • Isawa Eju

    Isawa Eju

    The former Master of Void, upon looking at the party, commented "You'll do" - opinions as to his tone of voice differ
  • Kaiu Ran

    Kaiu Ran

    A skilled and brave engineer
  • Kakita Katsu

    Kakita Katsu

    The sensei of the Dancing Crane dojo in Otosan Uchi
  • Kasumi the Okasan

    Kasumi the Okasan

    The former okasan for the House of the Heavenly Lilies in Toshi Ranbo
  • Kato


    Mirumoto Sukune's Manservant
  • Matsu Tsuko

    Matsu Tsuko

    Heir to the Matsu family daimyo
  • Miramoto Ken

    Miramoto Ken

    A second cousin of Miramoto Sakune's who is currently a guard at the Dragon Embassy in Otosan Uchi. He is quite an afficionado of the duel.
  • Mirumoto Shichiro

    Mirumoto Shichiro

    The Dragon Ambassador to the Imperial Court at Otosan Uchi
  • Natsuko the Okasan

    Natsuko the Okasan

    The current Okasan for the House of the Heavenly Lilies in Toshi Ranbo
  • Otaku Hana

    Otaku Hana

    A Unicorn Emerald Magistrate who liked to discuss battle tactics, especially the use of cavalry with Miramoto Sakune.
  • Otomo Kuro

    Otomo Kuro

    A young page who works for the Otomo family and who is both friendly and efficient.
  • Seppun Kazuo

    Seppun Kazuo

    A hatamoto of the Seppun family, he is responsible for hunting out threats to the Empire
  • Sho


    A ji-samurai poet who works for Mirumoto Sukune
  • Soshi Sotorii

    Soshi Sotorii

    Daimyo of the castle Thunder of Soshi which guards a pass through the Spine of the World
  • Togashi Kenjin

    Togashi Kenjin

    A Tattooed Man who has lived on Seppun Hill in Otosan Uchi for many years. He has a reputation for being very wise and very strange.
  • Tomiko the Geisha

    Tomiko the Geisha

    A geisha from the House of Heavenly Lilies in Toshi Ranbo
  • Wanabe


    Ronin, Ishiken, sworn Oni-hunter & saviour of Ryoko-Owari [Deceased]
  • Yogo Junzo

    Yogo Junzo

    The daimyo of the Yogo family, old and a bit scary
  • Yogo Ryn

    Yogo Ryn

    A Scorpion courtier who was saved by the Magistrates and travelled with them to Otosan Uchi
  • Yori


    A priest of the Diamond Sutra sect, he seems to have a dislike of Tattooed Men
  • Yotsu


    A ronin who sacrificed his youngest son to save the Emperor's son. A very honourable fellow despite his background.