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Kidoh

Gender

Male

Birthdate

1539 (Tenbun 8)

Names/Alias

Otowa no Kido (音羽ノ城戸), Iga Sniper Brother

Lord

Height

Weight

N/A

Parents

??

Wife

Children

Yazaemon Kido (城戸 弥左衛門; きど やざえもん) was a real Iga Ninja from Japan's Warring States Period. He appears in the online series Pure Heart: Ninjutsu Chronicle.

Creation and Concept/Historical Records

Ninja records state that Yazaemon Kido is known for two sniping attempts on Nobunaga Oda[1]. He made have been a possible follower of the Ikkō. In Seishin, he is made a friendly rival for Zenjubo Sugitani.

Character/Story (Seishin)

  • Cheerful person
  • Has a hatred for Nobunaga Oda for his aggression towards the Ikko-Ikki, and for attacking and destroying the Nagashima fortress. Further magnified @ Iga Ran.

Ninja Parameters/Abilities

  • Ninjutsu - 4
  • Knowledge - 4
  • Battle Ability - 4
  • Heart – 4
  • Marksmanship – 5
  • Cats – 1
Excelling Martial Art - Kayakujutsu (火薬術) / Teppoujutsu (鉄砲術)
A well-known firearms user, Kido highly excels in Kayakujutsu or the art of gunpowder or explosives. This makes him skilled in creating explosive items, such as egg shells and boxes, for diversions and sometimes destroying property. He passes on his skills to his nephew Yoshizo, who is also well-versed in using explosive tools and has an special ferrocerium-like ability. Teppoujutsu means gun or rifle art, and is a part of Bukijutsu (武器術).
Goton Specialist
(五遁の術) Goton are the five Evasion Arts, but Kido seems to be well known for utilizing Katon no jutsu (火遁), which is the use of gunpowder to create smoke and deceive the eyes of others.
Yōgenpō
(鷹眼法; hawk's eye) Supposed paranormal ability. Said to be like a cat, and he can see well in the darkest of nights. Said to have acquired it from long stays around enemy castles and during assassination missions.

Relationships

Yoshizō Kodanguchi
Nephew
Zenjubo Sugitani
Sniper Rival; both also share their dislike for Nobunaga Oda.


References/Links

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