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Yagen Toushirou
Yagen hanamaru
Kanji 薬研藤四郎
First Appearance Episode 1: Mutsuki
Sword Information
Sword Type Tantou
School Awataguchi
Swordsmith Awataguchi Yoshimitsu
Previous Owners Oda Nobunaga

Hatakeyama Masanaga

Voice Actors
Japanese Yamashita Seiichirou
English Derek Snow

Yagen Toushirou is one of many Awataguchi siblings in Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru.

Background Edit

In the 15th century, his owner Hatakeyama Masanaga attempted to commit ritual suicide using him, but the wound wasn't severe enough to end his life. Frustrated, Masanaga threw the sword and it pierced straight into a medicinal stone mill -- a yagen.

Being strong enough to pierce stone but not enough to kill Masanaga led him to believe that the sword would never injure its master. From there on, Yagen gained the name of this object, and the legend that came with it.

Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru Edit

Mutsuki (睦月) Edit

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Kisaragi (如月) Edit

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Yayoi (弥生) Edit

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Gallery Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Yagen shares his Japanese voice actor with Aizen Kunitoshi.
    • Oda Nobunaga loved the tanto. It's said that it was burned down at the Honnō-ji Incident along with Nobunaga.
    • He is frequently referred to within the fandom as 兄貴 ("aniki", big brother) or ニキ ("niki") for short because of his masculinity. 
    • His fans are called 柄ラー (hilters).
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