Keep up with the cast of NPCs here. They will be added as they are revealed in new blog posts.
Asako Kato – Phoenix Clan
Inquisitor. An older man with thinning hair, lean and weathered, a shugenja’s scroll-satchel at his hip. He leans on a well-used walking stick.
Asako Ryoko – Phoenix Clan
Kato’s niece. A young woman, probably only a couple of years past her gempukku, her hair tied into a maiden’s foxtail.
Tonbo Ukiya – Dragonfly Clan
A shugenja. A slim man (except for a slight potbelly), with lanky limbs and a receding chin. His black hair is tied back in a loose ponytail.
Fuguki – ???
A muscular, bare-chested man dressed in dusty, tattered hakama of green cloth. His tanned skin is covered with scars, some of them rather fresh, and strange tattoos coil across his torso.
Kakita Umasu – Crane Clan
A Crane artisan. A handsome and well-built man with long white hair held back in a ponytail.
Daidoji Tori – Crane Clan
A merchant vassal of the Daidoji family. He serves Daidoji Ekimanju.
Akodo Torokai – Lion Clan, Emerald Magistrate
A slightly plump man, but otherwise in excellent condition. He wears his hair undyed and black in a traditional topknot.
Shosuro Adoka – Scorpion Clan
He wears a heavy cloak and pale, near-featureless mempo whose blank white surface covers his nose and upper face, save for small eye holes.
Otomo Sojin – Imperial
An Imperial magistrate. An elegant older man.
Otomo Kokare – Imperial
Sojin’s missing son.
Kasuga Tenmei – Tortoise Clan
Magistrate of North Hub Village. A small, compact woman with narrow eyes and a sharply pointed chin, dressed in a simple but high-quality kimono, hakama, and kataginu in Tortoise colors.
A slim, beautiful young man, no older than 18, with long fine hair and delicate features, dressed in commoner clothing of unusually high quality. He speaks in a high-pitched voice and is notably supercilious and arrogant.
The oyabun of the Red Foxes. A portly, hunched older man with a bald head, sagging jowls, and a leering, sidelong gaze.