Haketa is the oldest child in his family. Unfortunately for him, his two younger siblings are girls and he is a Matsu. As a result, when the call went out for capable samurai for a new Imperial police force, his parents were only too happy to offer up …
Yoshihiro misses home, his family, and the mountains. Everybody knows this because it's his favorite topic of conversation. He is also fiercely loyal to his clan and mildly resents being put in a position where he is not directly protecting an Isawa. He …
This battle maiden may grimace slightly when her teammates insist on calling her "Mei-chan," but she tolerates it because its easier than listening to them butcher her real name. What she really hates about her new position is the general lack of riding …
Not quite the mousy scholar or blustering epic poet most people expect of an Ikoma, Sayuri nonetheless knows her history well. She is not especially comfortable regaling others with battle tales, however, and would much prefer to make the stories others …
Ittoku does not understand why his younger cousin Tatsuo got to be leader of first squad while he is stuck taking orders from a Matsu in ninth squad and is willing to share his dismay with anyone who will sit still for it.
He wears a kitsune half mask.
Kazuo has a weakness for pretty women and competitions. Since they are the scene of many competitions _for_ pretty women, he can frequently be found in local tea houses. He knew all the best geisha and oiran at home, and is working on getting introduced …