History Characters / GintamaKiheitai

16th Mar '17 6:37:02 PM Ezaxcks
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* {[Handicapped Badass}}: Takasugi may be missing an eye, but he's a highly skilled fighter who is Gintoki's equal in all forms of combat.

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* {[Handicapped {{Handicapped Badass}}: Takasugi may be missing an eye, but he's a highly skilled fighter who is Gintoki's equal in all forms of combat.
16th Mar '17 6:33:45 PM Ezaxcks
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* {{Authority Equals Asskicking}}: As the leader of the Kiheitai, he's also the most powerful member.


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* {[Handicapped Badass}}: Takasugi may be missing an eye, but he's a highly skilled fighter who is Gintoki's equal in all forms of combat.
3rd Feb '17 7:24:44 PM MHUltimate2015DW
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!!!!!!Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (JP), Kyle Jones (EN, movie)

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!!!!!!Voiced by: Creator/TakehitoKoyasu (JP), Creator/AlexZahara (EN, series) , Kyle Jones (EN, movie)
6th Jan '17 6:31:59 AM StormKnight
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* {{Badass}}: He was a former comrade-in-arms with Gintoki and Katsura during the Joi War, there's no way he's not badass.
* BigBad: As Gintoki's ArchEnemy and the mastermind behind most of the serious arcs, Takasugi serves as the series' main antagonist.
* BigBadDuumvirate: Later on enters in an alliance with fellow major villain Kamui, and then [[spoiler:allies himself as well with the shogun-to-be Nobunobu Hitotsubashi.]]

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* {{Badass}}: He was a former comrade-in-arms with Gintoki and Katsura during the Joi War, there's no way he's not badass.
* BigBad: As Gintoki's ArchEnemy and the mastermind behind most of the serious arcs, Takasugi serves as the series' main antagonist.
antagonist for most of the series. [[spoiler:After he's put in a coma in the Shogun Assassination arc, Utsuro appears in the following arc to take over the role of BigBad.]]
* BigBadDuumvirate: Later on enters in an alliance with fellow major villain Kamui, and then [[spoiler:allies himself as well with the shogun-to-be Nobunobu Hitotsubashi.]]Kamui.



** [[spoiler:He ''joined in'' with Gintoki and Katsura spitting on Sakamoto's face after he said that because they are friends again... which is how you know that Takasugi is now like his old days again.]]

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** [[spoiler:He He ''joined in'' with Gintoki [[spoiler:Gintoki and Katsura spitting on Sakamoto's face after he said on his behalf that because they are friends again... which is how you know that Takasugi is now like his old days again.]]



* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:After he and Gintoki spent several chapters beating the shit out of each other in the Shogun Assassination arc, the two briefly team up to take on Oboro when the Naraku and Tendoshu move in to mop up both the Kiheitai and the Shogun's supporters.]]

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* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:After After he and Gintoki spent several chapters beating the shit out of each other in the Shogun Assassination arc, the two briefly [[spoiler:briefly team up to take on Oboro when the Naraku and Tendoshu move in to mop up both the Kiheitai and the Shogun's supporters.]]



* EvilCounterpart[=/=]ShadowArchetype: His character is a fairly good representation of what Gintoki and Katsura could become if they ever decide to go on a RoaringRampageOfRevenge.
** His relationship with Kamui is also respective to Gin's relationship with Kagura, with both reacting flatly to the Yato's actions and often dealing with them jumping ahead of everyone. But where Gin treats Kagura like his daughter and is much more childish, Kamui and Takasugi have a working relationship that [[spoiler: appears to be turning friendly, since Kamui assisted Takasugi out of the last fight they had and shows the most belief that he'll be okay.]]

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* EvilCounterpart[=/=]ShadowArchetype: EvilCounterpart: His character is a fairly good representation of what Gintoki and Katsura could become if they ever decide to go on a RoaringRampageOfRevenge.
** His relationship with Kamui is also respective to Gin's relationship with Kagura, with both reacting flatly to the Yato's actions and often dealing with them jumping ahead of everyone. But where Gin treats Kagura like his daughter and is much more childish, Kamui and Takasugi have a working relationship that [[spoiler: appears [[spoiler:appears to be turning friendly, since Kamui assisted Takasugi out of the last fight they had and shows the most belief that he'll be okay.]]



* FauxAffablyEvil: Acts politely enough, but with a clear hint of hostility and condescension.

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* FauxAffablyEvil: Acts politely enough, but with a clear hint of hostility and condescension.condescension in his tone.



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takasugi_Shinsaku Takasugi Shinsaku]].

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: His historical counterpart is [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takasugi_Shinsaku Takasugi Shinsaku]].



* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:After he defeated Oboro and listened to his dying words about Utsuro, he decided to bring him back to Earth for a proper burial in paying his respects.]]

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* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:After he defeated Oboro After defeating [[spoiler:Oboro]] and listened listening to his dying words about Utsuro, [[spoiler:Utsuro]], he decided decides to bring him back to Earth for a proper burial in paying to pay his respects.]]



* SlasherSmile: He's more prone to {{Psychotic Smirk}}s, but he occasionally gives one of these as well.

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* SlasherSmile: He's more prone to {{Psychotic Smirk}}s, but he occasionally gives one of these as well.shows off a maniacal grin.



* AdaptationDyeJob: He's got black hair in the manga, judging by color pages and a manga cover.
* {{Badass}}: Handles himself pretty well in his fight with Gintoki.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: He's got black hair in While the manga, judging by anime gave him green hair, manga covers and color pages and a manga cover.
* {{Badass}}: Handles himself pretty well in his fight
depict him with Gintoki.black hair.



* InstrumentOfMurder / SenselessViolins: Shown in his fight with Gintoki, Bansai can use the strings from his shamisen to restrain people. Said shamisen also has a katana hidden inside of it.

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* InstrumentOfMurder / SenselessViolins: Shown in his fight with Gintoki, InstrumentOfMurder: Bansai can use the strings from his shamisen to restrain people. Said shamisen also has a katana hidden inside of it.and cut people up.



* SenselessViolins: His shamisen has a sword hidden inside of it.



* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]: In the anime.

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* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]: In YouGottaHaveBlueHair: The anime gives him green hair, though it is black in the anime.manga.



* DarkActionGirl: As one of the higher ranked members of the ''Kiheitai.''

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* DarkActionGirl: As one She is very capable in combat with those pistols of the higher ranked members of the ''Kiheitai.''hers.



* PinkMeansFeminine: Subverted, though she actually wears red in the manga.



The main antagonist of the Benizakura Arc. A blind sword-for-hire who works for the Kiheitai and who normally answers to Shinsuke.

He's first encountered by Gintoki and the Yorozuya while he's working for [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Kahei Hashida]]. He fights Gintoki, who breaks his sword and defeats him. At the onset of the Benizakura Arc, he tries to assassinate Katsura with the cursed sword Benizakura, but fails to actually kill him. He then becomes more crazed and out of control due to Benizakura [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul gradually turning his body into a cybernetic extension of itself]]. After Gintoki sets off to find the vanished Katsura, the two cross paths again, with Nizo defeating him with the help of Benizakura. He is later on presumed killed in his third and final encounter with Gintoki aboard the Kiheitai's main ship.

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The main antagonist of the Benizakura Arc. A blind sword-for-hire who works for the Kiheitai and who normally answers to Shinsuke.

Shinsuke. He's first encountered by Gintoki and the Yorozuya while he's working for [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Kahei Hashida]]. He fights Gintoki, who breaks his sword and defeats him. him.

At the onset of the Benizakura Arc, he tries to assassinate Katsura with the cursed sword Benizakura, but fails to actually kill him. He then becomes more crazed and out of control due to Benizakura [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul gradually turning his body into a cybernetic extension of itself]]. After Gintoki sets off to find the vanished Katsura, the two cross paths again, with Nizo defeating him with the help of Benizakura. He is later on presumed killed in his third and final encounter with Gintoki aboard the Kiheitai's main ship.



* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: He barely reacts to Shinpachi cutting off his arm, instead choosing to nonchalantly say it was mean of him to do that.

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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: He barely reacts to Shinpachi cutting off his arm, instead choosing to he nonchalantly say says it was mean of him to do that.
17th Jul '16 12:17:39 AM NeoTerraKnight
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** [[spoiler:He ''joined in'' with Gintoki and Katsura spitting on Sakamoto's face after he said that because they are friends again... which is how you know that Takasugi is now like his old days again.]]


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* PetTheDog: [[spoiler:After he defeated Oboro and listened to his dying words about Utsuro, he decided to bring him back to Earth for a proper burial in paying his respects.]]


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* VitriolicBestBuds: Used to be this with Gintoki and the other Joui comrades. [[spoiler:Him spitting on Sakamoto like Gintoki and Katsura is actually a good sign they are progressing.]]
10th Jul '16 5:44:33 PM milliewilliebo
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* VisionaryVillain: Takasugi has a vision for the world, which will most likely result in its destruction.

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* VisionaryVillain: Takasugi has a vision for the world, which will most likely result in its destruction.it's destruction.
* WarriorPoet: The [[HistoricalDomainCharacter real man]] was one and wrote many poems in prision which he sent to his teacher, and this one is too a poet, although it's PlayedForLaughs and his poems are ''weird'', very weird.
21st May '16 2:14:32 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondesAreEvil: Blonde antagonist, yup she fits the bill.
11th May '16 11:23:16 AM StormKnight
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* ConvenientComa: [[spoiler:The Shogun Assassination arc ends with him in a coma and the Kiheitai on the run.]]

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* ConvenientComa: [[spoiler:The Shogun Assassination arc ends with him in a coma and the Kiheitai on the run. He finally wakes up in the Rakuyou arc and immediately starts fighting again.]]



* FreudianExcuse: Shoyo Yoshida's unfair treatment and death at the hands of the Bakufu sent him flying over the DespairEventHorizon and led to his view of the world being rotten and unsalvageable. Likewise, his hatred of Gin yet neutrality towards Katsura is because [[spoiler: it was specifically Gin who killed Shoyo, having been forced into it.]]

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* FreudianExcuse: Shoyo Yoshida's unfair treatment and death at the hands of the Bakufu sent him flying over the DespairEventHorizon and led to his view of the world being rotten and unsalvageable. Likewise, his hatred of Gin yet neutrality towards Katsura is because [[spoiler: it [[spoiler:it was specifically Gin who killed Shoyo, having been forced into it.]]


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* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Throws his sword straight through two Naraku to [[spoiler:save Bansai from being killed, right after he woke up from his coma.]]
11th May '16 11:18:19 AM StormKnight
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** DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler:He's eventually upstaged by the Tendoshu, who get Nobunobu to betray him and the Harusame to betray his ally Kamui. The Naraku also strike while they're fighting the Yorozuya, causing great damage to both sides and putting Takasugi in a coma. Time will tell if he'll make a comeback and eventually... he did and is fighting with Gintoki this time!]]



* DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler:He's eventually upstaged by the Tendoshu, who get Nobunobu to betray him and the Harusame to betray his ally Kamui. The Naraku also strike while they're fighting the Yorozuya, causing great damage to both sides and putting Takasugi in a coma until he wakes up in the Rakuyou arc.]]



* InstrumentOfMurder / SenselessViolins: Shown in his fight with Gintoki, Bansai can use the strings from his shamisen to restrain people. Also, said shamisen has a katana hidden inside of it.

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* InstrumentOfMurder / SenselessViolins: Shown in his fight with Gintoki, Bansai can use the strings from his shamisen to restrain people. Also, said Said shamisen also has a katana hidden inside of it.
2nd Feb '16 7:21:58 AM NeoTerraKnight
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** [[spoiler:He's eventually upstaged by the Tendoshu, who get Nobunobu to betray him and the Harusame to betray his ally Kamui. The Naraku also strike while they're fighting the Yorozuya, causing great damage to both sides and putting Takasugi in a coma. Time will tell if he'll make a comeback.]]

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** DiscOneFinalBoss: [[spoiler:He's eventually upstaged by the Tendoshu, who get Nobunobu to betray him and the Harusame to betray his ally Kamui. The Naraku also strike while they're fighting the Yorozuya, causing great damage to both sides and putting Takasugi in a coma. Time will tell if he'll make a comeback.]]comeback and eventually... he did and is fighting with Gintoki this time!]]


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** In the Rakuyou Arc, [[spoiler:he's back out of his coma to fight off the Naraku... this time with Gintoki, Katsura, and Sakamoto once again as allies!]]
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