Just a Humble Monk
A scheming, worldly, ambitious monk cultivates an appearance of simplicity and humility.
I'm sure I don't know what the emperor thinks. I'm just a humble monk. I'm just trying to get by.Dressed in a burlap sack, this monk has his fingers deep in the sweaty political intrigue of the world. An adviser, traveler, or emissary, he may carry some ancient wisdom gleaned in a dusty library, but in the clinches he's going to look out for number one.
- Jiko-bō aka Jigo from Princess Mononoke is the trope namer.
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