Character sheet for the Band of Seven of ''Manga/InuYasha''.

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[[folder:The Band of Seven]]
* AffablyEvil: For a band of murderers, they are TrueCompanions, {{Determinator}}s and downright quirky, especially Bankotsu and Jakotsu. [[FauxAffablyEvil Renkotsu]], on the other hand, feigns kindness to hide his treacherous nature [[spoiler: and pays ''dearly'' for it when confronted by Bankotsu.]]
* AxCrazy: To varying degrees
* BadassCrew: When they were still alive as a group collectively they were already able to kill entire armies of hundreds of men and take over castles and fortresses. Now back from the dead, they are [[OneManArmy One-Man Armies]] capable of not only slaughtering entire hordes musket riflemen and large demons as individuals on their own, but they have been reborn with multiple powers they never had while alive including [[MadeOfIron insane durability to endure multiple gunshots like its nothing]] and other super demon feats.
* BloodKnight: All of them would rather go down fighting with the notable exception of [[DirtyCoward Renkotsu]].
* [[BreakoutVillain Breakout Villains]]: Story wise, they're just a QuirkyMiniBossSquad that's quickly forgotten after their arc. Despite this, they got their own {{Leitmotif}}, part in a video game, this page dedicated to them and the fourth opening to the anime "Grip!" feature them due to how unique they are.
* CardCarryingVillain: Despite being TrueCompanions, they are unrepentant murderers, so much that Mt. Hakurei's purity makes them feel sick.
* {{Determinator}}: With the exception of [[DirtyCoward Renkotsu]], all of them don't go down without a fight.
* TheDreaded: All seven of them were feared for their brutality in combat, even decades after their executions.
* FacialMarkings: Each of them has unique facial markings to identify each member.
* KnightOfCerebus: While Naraku made the series DarkerAndEdgier, the Band of Seven were extremely effective in attempting to wipe out Inuyasha's group in their first encounter, forcing them to absolute desperation, something that most of the villains, including Naraku would barely manage each time before this incident. They also weren't picky in how they wanted them dead.
* MeaningfulName: Goes both ways, they all share the name Kotsu which can translate as bone from which they were resurrected and as well as skill, to which fighting style they're specialized in.
* MonstrosityEqualsWeakness: Kyokotsu, Mukotsu and Ginkotsu are the weakest and therefore [[{{Gonk}} most hideous of the group]]
* NoNonsenseNemesis: While they do have their quirks, they are certainly less prone to VillainBall moments than most of the villains, if anything if not for the intervention of Sesshomaru and Myoga, the group would've suffered severe casualties.
* OffWithTheHead: How they all died before they were resurrected.
* OneManArmy: There are only seven of them, but each could take down a battalion easily.
* OurZombiesAreDifferent: With the sacred jewel, they were resurrected to their former state, but had the smell of cemetery ground and enhanced strength.
* PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes: The group in general gets along much better, complying even when they argue otherwise than Inuyasha's group who are always bickering with each other over the smallest things.
* PsychoForHire: They were ronin who took service under anyone who allowed them to kill as many as they could.
* QuirkyMiniBossSquad: For Naraku at Mt. Hakurei while he was reassembling himself, but it's more of DragonWithAnAgenda than anything
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: A giant, a {{Gonk}} poisoner, a HollywoodCyborg, a CampGay swordsman with an WhipSword, a doctor with a SuperPoweredEvilSide with WolverineClaws, a pyromancer and a teen with a {{BFS}}, easily the most diverse group in the series
* ResurrectedForAJob: Naraku resurrected them solely to keep Inuyasha's group distracted while he upgraded himself in the depths of Mt. Hakurei.
* SlidingScaleOfVillainEffectiveness: Their encounter is the first time Inuyasha has been very close to having his friends die not because of their power, but because they're savvy enough to target the group while he's busy.
* SevenDeadlySins: They all conveniently fit this.
** Pride: Bankotsu, being the leader of the Band of Seven, states at one point that he "does what he wants with no fear of the afterlife." He's also a big talker, and has the skills to match.
** Greed: Renkotsu becomes obsessed with immortality and betrays his team for the jewel shards.
** Lust: Mukotsu is intent on marrying (but nonetheless raping) Kagome.
** Sloth: Suikotsu is unwilling to kill while his good side is dominant.
** Envy: Jakotsu lashes out at anyone who interferes with him and Inuyasha.
** Wrath: Let's face it, Ginkotsu is one angry dude. He doesn't express much emotion beyond anger. Same for Suikotsu's evil side.
** Gluttony: Kyokotsu eats demons. And possibly humans. This is where his immense size comes from.
* TooPowerfulToLive[=/=]TooCoolToLive: In a series filled with {{Yokai}} and super-powered priests/priestesses, they stand out as the sole BadassNormal group in the series when each CastHerd has at least one or two of the aforementioned, having little supernatural abilities other than their own unique traits honed through battle and technique to fight and in one case, eat demons as well as other forces. They were able to take down entire armies easily before being ambushed by their retainers who thought they were too powerful and dangerous to wander freely. In fact the only thing that can take them out at this point are those are not human (half demon, revived priestess and demons to be more precise) and far surpass anyone else at the time.
* TrueCompanions: They are this despite being villains.
* TheUndead: Brought back by Naraku to fight his enemies via Shikon Jewel shards.
* VillainsOutShopping: With the exception of [[WeHardlyKnewYou Kyokutsu]] the band are shown doing perfectly normal hobbies in their free time. F

Leader of the Band of Seven, a powerful group of [[PsychoForHire Psychos For Hire]] that roamed through Japan and was slaughtered ten years before the story sets. Naraku revives them with Shikon shards to have them as his bodyguards while his body evolves inside Mt. Hakurei.

->Voiced by: Creator/TakeshiKusao (JP), Creator/MattHill (EN), Gerardo García (LA SP), Giorgio Borghetti (IT)
* AffablyEvil: He's genuinely a BookDumb and somewhat laid back person, but he's also a trigger happy killer. Even then, he genuinely cares for his comrades and is so sportsman like in his craft that you can't help, but enjoy his killings.
* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: While punching Inuyasha he points out that he was the leader precisely because he could fight all the other members to submission.
* BackFromTheDead
* BadassNormal: Especially in a world filled with divine powered priests and powerful demons, he manages to kick ass by just being ridiculously strong for his size
* BarbarianLonghair
* {{BFS}}: Banryuu (“Barbarian Dragon”) his halberd (not [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant THAT kind]], stupid!) is even bigger even than Inuyasha's. And he can wield it one-handed with such ease!
* BladeOnAStick: His "halberd" is somewhere between the genuine article and [[{{BFS}} a really big sword]].
* BloodKnight: He desired the jewel shards to increase his power and thus his fighting ability.
* BookDumb: Can't [[{{Malaproper}} write a letter let alone read]], but makes up for it with [[StreetSmart good judge in character and instincts.]]
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower
* CombatPragmatist: "In a match to the death, there's no such thing as foul or fair''.
* CoolSword: Like Manga/InuYasha, Bankotsu can use his sword to channel magical attacks, up to and including a lightning storm. (anime only)
* DeadpanSnarker
* DiagonalCut: [[spoiler: In the Manga, Inu Yasha [[CombatPragmatist feints a Wind Scar]] and then slash him across the chest. The anime apparently thought that it was anticlimatical, so...(see below)]].
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Wear the same loose footwear that Yura does, leaving his toes, heel and really, majority of his soles bare.
* DumbMuscle: He may be as powerful as a hundred men, but is the same guy who can't write a proper letter.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He was a bloodthirsty fighter, but he truly cared for his teammates and mourned their deaths. [[spoiler: In fact, he snapped when Renkotsu killed Jakotsu, killing him in punishment for his treason]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: What sets him apart from Renkotsu? He won't betray his friends.
* EvilCounterpart: To Inuyasha, both aren't the brightest in their groups, have {{BFS}}, and are incredibly strong to make up for it
* FacialMarkings: A cross on his forehead
* FlatEarthAtheist: Despite living in a world where {{youkai}} and magic are common knowledge, and being a [[BackFromTheDead resurrected human]], he explicitly tells Kikyo that he doesn't believe in an afterlife. It's worth noting that this could actually be a clue that his resurrection wasn't quite normal; the soul is shown to exist in Inuyasha, but if he's more of an animated corpse rather than a resurrected human, he might not have any memories of the afterlife. In that light, saying he doesn't believe in it is perfectly acceptable.
* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: In the manga, Inuyasha chops him in two.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: In the anime, he slays some demons, turning his Banryuu into a uber-powerful demonic weapon. Sadly, this also gives him a demonic aura, making him a perfect target for Inuyasha's Bakuryuha attack.
* TheLeader: of the Band of Seven / Shichinin-tai. Headstrong type because the strength of his body and personality made him dominant of them all.
* LongHairedPrettyBoy
* {{Malaproper}}: Hilariously done in his first scene
* TheNapoleon: A badass shorty.
* NeverLearnedToRead: He can't read or write, and he needs help when writing letters.
* NobleDemon: Cares for his comrades which in turn share varying degrees of loyalty, does not betray them and fights with pride; someone very opposite to Naraku; Inuyasha even explicitly says that, though he may be evil, Bankotsu is still "a hundred times more decent" than Naraku.
* OffWithHisHead: His first death. He's pretty obsessed with it, too.
* PsychoForHire: "We'll become mercenaries and slaughter everybody!"
* RapunzelHair: Kept in a long braid
* RazorWind: Banryuu can cast very hot wind blasts at foes.
* ShirtlessScene: Naraku revived the whole Band naked, so...
* StrawNihilist: Since he doesn't remember anything between his first death and resurrection, He thinks this means there is no afterlife, and thus he can do whatever he feels like, since people don't get punished or rewarded for what they do.
* StreetSmart: While he is BookDumb, what makes him TheLeader and not Renkotsu is that he can read the intents of others, is very good at improvising and has good instincts overall
* TheUndead
* VillainousFriendship: Especially with Jakotsu, whom he claims is the only person he can trust. [[spoiler:After Renkotsu kills Jakotsu for his jewel shard, Bankotsu returns the favor.]]
* WeaponAcrossTheShoulder: Normally.


One of the Band of Seven, Bankotsu's best friend and most loyal follower, [[CampGay also the most openly homosexual villain]] in the series.

->Voiced by: Creator/AiOrikasa (JP), Jenn Forgie (EN), Ana Patricia Anides [=/=] [[Creator/RocioPrado Rocío Prado]] (LA SP), Monica Bertolotti (IT)
* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Inuyasha. It's not that Jakotsu is repulsive in appearance (actually, he's far from it), it's that he's completely and undeniably ''nuts.''
* AffablyEvil: He is amiable among his colleagues and his obsession with Inuyasha borders on goofy, when it is not frightening.
* AgentPeacock: An extremely flamboyant, campy pretty boy and a dangerous fighter.
* AxCrazy: While a psychopathic killer, it's played more for laughs
* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: And he died knowing he had fun because he got to go down fighting in a cooler way than when he first died]]
* BadassGay: He may be as CampGay as one could be and even be perceived as a sissy villain. But he's a OneManArmy who can kill armed bandits and samurai of over fifty men with a single blow and given time, easily obliterate hundreds. He gives Inuyasha and his companions a TOUGH TIME.
* BewareTheSillyOnes: He squeals over nice clothes and cute men (not just Inuyasha, but also Miroku and even ''Sesshoumaru'') at one moment. At the other, he slices you into ribbons with his WhipSword.
* {{Bishonen}}: Jakotsu is very, very pretty.
* BloodKnight: Views Inuyasha as a WorthyOpponent among other things, and enjoys a good fight
* CampGay: He can easily be mistaken for a woman, acts in an energetic manner, and is keenly interested in Inuyasha.
* CombatSadomasochist: Enjoys inflicting pain as well as receiving it. When he fights a BroughtDownToNormal Inuyasha on Mount Hakurei, he absolutely ''delights'' in being able to hurt him; by the time the "fight" is over, Inuyasha is half-conscious and unable to move, while Jakotsu is disappointed only that Inuyasha never screamed in pain.
* CreepyCrossdresser: Plays the more feminine [[{{Keet}} energetic]] part rather than the outright flamboyant portrayal.
* DepravedHomosexual: Though he develops, thanks to his HiddenDepths.
* DudeLooksLikeALady: And sounds like one too: one absolutely wouldn't be blamed for thinking that he ''is'' a woman.
* EffeminateMisogynisticGuy: Jakotsu dresses like a woman, has a female voice actor on both sides of the Pacific, is CampGay, and is contemptuous of his female opponents.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Unlike the other members, he's honestly and totally loyal to Bankotsu. In the anime, is shown that they were together even before forming the Band of Seven.
* EvilLaugh
* FaceDeathWithDignity: [[spoiler: He's pretty calm as he lays dying and then as Renkotsu definitely kills him, even [[GoOutWithASmile smiling a little]].]]
* FacialMarkings: He’s got facepaint AND actual women's makeup!
* HeManWomanHater: Bankotsu scolds him for killing all the women in a castle, so that now they have no one to serve them saké.
* HiddenDepths: See PetTheDog.
* InLoveWithYourCarnage
* InterplayOfSexAndViolence: Oh yes.
* LaughablyEvil
* LovesTheSoundOfScreaming: After dishing out a NoHoldsBarredBeatdown on Human!Inuyasha at Mt. Hakurei, Jakotsu is openly disappointed that Inuyasha didn't scream even once.
* MadLove: Inuyasha found himself on the receiving end of Jakotsu's attentions who was quite determined to show Inuyasha the affection he always gives to his favourites... which involves death and possibly torture/rape.
* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: Gets impaled in the liver by Sesshomaru. He just flirts with him.
* NumberTwo: The second in command of the Band of Seven.
* PetTheDog: His sincere and even sweet friendship with Bankotsu is his main humanizing trait.
* PrettyBoy: I mean, take a look at him. He could, very easily, pass for a woman.
* PsychoForHire: Along with the rest of the Band of Seven
* SerialKiller: Sure, unlike Mukotsu, he can looks cute and act goofy when pursuing his crush... but when he says that you are his type, this means he wants to cut you apart ''and'' the slower the better, not to get into your pants. He explicitly notes that Inuyasha was just the last in his line of victims, too.
* SissyVillain: Extremely effeminate, looks, talks, acts, and dresses like a woman, is obsessed with fashion, hates women, and is very openly gay, but he is also a dangerous psychopath BadassGay with a very cool sword.
* StalkerWithACrush: He becomes obsessed with Inuyasha from the very first moment they meet. He loves Inuyasha's ears so much he wants carve them off and keep them for trophies. After he's had his way with Inuyasha, of course.
* TheUndead
* UndyingLoyalty: While the group are generally true companions, he's the most clear example when it comes to their boss Bankotsu. He at one point hands him a jewel shard rather than keeping it for himself (not thinking it as a big deal; he was just doing what he was told), causing Bankotsu to privately realize he was the most trustworthy member of the lot.
* VillainousCrush: On Inuyasha.
* VillainousFriendship: His very genuine friendship with Bankotsu.
* WhipSword: Rather than being a longsword with a segmented blade is a large scimitar with lots of identical, crescent-shaped blades connected by the tips.
* {{Yandere}}: Expresses his love for Inuyasha by cutting him up.

One of the Band of Seven, the strategist and fire arms expert of the group.

->Voiced by: Creator/TomokazuSugita (JP), Creator/BrianDrummond (EN), Creator/RicardoMendoza and then Jorge Ornelas (LA SP), Maurizio Fiorentini (IT)
* BackFromTheDead: Like the rest of the seven, [[spoiler: but unlike the rest he wants to stay alive instead of just taking it as a chance to kill some more.]]
* BaldOfEvil: Unlike Mukotsu who has a poor FreudianExcuse for his actions, he is power hungry and ambitious
* {{BFG}}: Wields a small cannon against Inu Yasha and Koga.
* BigBadWannabe: He sets himself up to be a cunning [[TheChessmaster strategist]], it becomes very obvious [[SmallNameBigEgo he's no where near as street smart and powerful as Bankotsu]]
* {{The Chessmaster}}
* DirtyCoward: Especially compared to his [[BloodKnight bloodthirsty]] companions, it's so obvious that Kagome immediately realizes his [[TakingYouWithMe attempt to bring everyone to "hell" with him]] is merely a bluff.
* FacialMarkings: What’s with these guys and makeup?
* GadgeteerGenius: Managing to create a cyborg and a tank in Feudal Japan. By rebuilding Ginkotsu.
* ManipulativeBastard: To the rest of the Band of Seven, too bad [[TooDumbToFool Bankotsu isn't like that]].
* NotSoDifferent: Tries to pull this on [[spoiler: Bankotsu]], [[spoiler: [[CurbStompBattle it obviously doesn't work]]]].
* PetTheDog: His friendship with Ginkotsu is his only redeeming trait
* PlayingWithFire: HELL yes.
* SmallNameBigEgo
* SmugSnake: Relies on strategy working due to his cunning, loses it when he doesn't have it go the way he thought it go.
* TheStarscream: [[spoiler: When comforted with the possibility of unlimited power and a chance of eternal life, he jumps right on it, betraying his allies one by one]]
* TheStrategist: He's the one who comes up with the plans for the group
* TakingYouWithMe: When Koga disarms him, he tries to blow everyone up with two sticks of gunpowder. Kagome actually calls him out on this one.
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: With Ginkotsu
* TheUndead: Like the rest of the Seven, he smells like a corpse and dirt but [[spoiler: manages to hide this scent by hiding in an attacked temple around burnt bodies while pretending to be the only surviving monk that is burying the rest]]
* VillainousFriendship: Despite being a cowardly, traitorous man, Renkotsu has a genuine friendship with Ginkotsu and provides him with mechanical enhancements when the latter is wounded.

Another member of the Band of Seven, and ''even more'' bloodthirsty than Jakotsu... when he's dominated by his SuperpoweredEvilSide, that is.

->Voiced by: Creator/HiroakiHirata (JP), Michael Donovan (EN), José Luis Orozco (LA SP), Mirko Mazzanti (IT)
* AntiVillain: It's complicated: his evil personality is AxCrazy, but his regular personality is a kind doctor who isn't evil at all, who was traumatized after a soldier brutally killed one of his patients and laughed about it.
* AxCrazy: His evil side, in addition to a merger of the two has Dissonant Serenity to back it up.
* BackFromTheDead: Unlike the others, he didn't awake fully until his trigger was pulled due to his dual nature
* BloodKnight: The only one who compares to Bankotsu
* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive: Inuyasha finds him once he senses the jewel via Kagome which leads the Band of Seven to drag him back into their service.
* {{Deadpan Snarker}}: In his Evil sides.
* FacialMarkings: Only appears when he gets mean (at first).
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: He was a normal medic, but watching a soldier kill one of his patients in the war ''and then laugh about it'' made him '''snap''' and become the evil Suikotsu from the Band of Seven.
* ICannotSelfTerminate: [[spoiler: Asks Kikyou to kill him. When she can't bring herself to do so, Jakotsu does so.]]
* JekyllAndHyde: In addition to a "Jekyde" of sorts
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: When revived, Suikotsu couldn't remember his past and retook his life as TheMedic.
* OutDamnedSpot: His good personality doesn't like blood. Even Kikyo was weirded out when he kept washing his hands ''after'' they already looked clean.
* PsychoForHire: He really, ''really'' likes to kill people when his evil personality is in control.
* SplitPersonalityMerge: After the fall from the bridge.
* SplitPersonalityTakeover: Twice. once by his SuperPoweredEvilSide and again by a merger of the two.
* SuperpoweredEvilSide: Two of 'em, one ObviouslyEvil and a second that plays to DissonantSerenity
* TheUndead: Unlike most of the Band of Seven, as his doctor personality, he thought he was still alive. This goes away once his other personality awoke.
* WolverineClaws: Which get mocked by Inuyasha.

A robotic man who serves as the primary muscle of the Band of Seven.

->Voiced by: Creator/HisaoEgawa (JP), Mark Gibbon (EN), Javier Rivero (LA SP), Alessandro Pala (IT)
* AdaptationalBadass: [[spoiler: In the manga he dies after Koga manages to stuff his armor inside his cannons, but in the anime, he actually manages to last longer and pull a HeroicSacrifice in order to save Renkotsu]]
* AnatomyArsenal: Most of his body.
* ArtificialLimbs: To enhance his capabilities
* BackFromTheDead: Twice, first as a zombie, then as a robot zombie tank
* BrainsAndBrawn: With Renkotsu.
* {{Determinator}}: A great villainous example. Nothing you do to Ginkotsu will put him down permanently, even when he becomes more machine than man, he's still up and running!
* EvilRedhead: His hair is red. He is evil. Kind of self-explanatory.
* EvilLaugh: Grush, doubles as PokemonSpeak for most of the time
* {{Gonk}}: Even if you put aside all the numerous modifications, he's pretty much weird.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Manages one in the anime, despite his villainy. He blows himself up so that Renkotsu can escape from Koga, but only in the anime]].
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: In the manga, he's blown to smithereens when Koga stuffed his cannon with a piece of metal plate.]]
* HollywoodCyborg: “Run awaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!!” Especially, since it's very out of place in the Feudal era filled with demons and supernatural priests
* MidSeasonUpgrade: After his battle with Inu Yasha. Renkostu turns him into a tank.
* SchizoTech: How did they manage a cyborg in Feudal Japan?
* ShoulderCannon: Has one.
* ShouldersOfDoom: Containing several deadly tricks, mostly wire darts.
* TankGoodness: Post-upgrade.
* ThisIsADrill: Amongst thousands of weapons, he uses a giant drill coming out of his chest to skewer Inu Yasha.
* TheUndead: A robotic one
* VillainousFriendship: with Renkotsu, being the latter's only redeemable trait
* WeCanRebuildHim: Thanks to Rekotsu

Member of the Band of Seven, is a short, ugly man and poison user who's obsessed with girls.

->Voiced by: Creator/TetsuInada (JP), Creator/TrevorDevall (EN), Orlando Rivas (LA SP), Danilo De Girolamo (IT)
* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Kagome, who he intends on raping and marrying (possibly not InThatOrder).
* AcquiredPoisonImmunity: Working with various poisonous substances made him immune to toxins.
* AttemptedRape: On Kagome, in the manga. It was {{bowdlerized}} into a weird pseudo-marriage ceremony in the anime.
* BerserkButton: Really hates to be mocked or rejected because of his ugly face, to the point that he starts crying when Kagome stab his neck as he tries to embrace her.
* BullyingADragon: [[spoiler: Tries to kill Sesshomaru [[WhatAnIdiot twice with poison clouds.]] It goes [[TooDumbToLive as well as you can imagine.]] ]]
* DepravedDwarf: Shortest and most repulsive of the seven
* {{Determinator}}: When facing Sesshomaru, he doesn't go down without a short struggle
* DirtyCoward: Subverted. Seemed to be this like Renkotsu once [[spoiler: Sesshomaru easily passed through his poisons]], but it was an act to let his guard down [[spoiler: [[CurbStompBattle it obviously didn't work]]]]
* DirtyOldMan: Not as bad as [[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Guame]] but still bad
* TheEvilGenius: Could share this role with Renkotsu, but was killed before the main ones appeared.
* EvilOldFolks: The oldest of the Band of Seven, and like Kyokotsu and Renkotsu has little redeeming qualities.
* {{Gonk}}: An obsession for him.
* IHaveYouNowMyPretty
* LighterAndSofter: In the anime, Mukotsu is a sadistic poisoner who likes to kill victims, but he also wants a woman to be wedded in a bizarre manner, but still tries to kill them if they refuse and is very self conscious on his {{Gonk}} looks. In the manga, he is a straight up rapist and his {{Gonk}} looks are his BerserkButton.
* MasterPoisoner
* OhCrap: When he realize that [[spoiler: his poisons don't work on a powerful demon like Sesshomaru.]]
* PoisonousPerson: As a result of being of working with poison for so long, his body has absorbed some poisonous properties.
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: He's easily the most disgusting of the Band of Seven in personality, even when juxtaposed against rotten people like Renkotsu and Evil!Suikotsu. It makes his death at Sesshomaru's hands (who is himself not exactly a saint) all the more deserved.
* TechnicolorToxin
* TheUndead
* UniversalPoison: Subverted, he fights with several kinds of poisons, including an acidic cloud, a paralyzing toxin and a poison that affects the victim throught the eyes and skin.
* WouldHitAGirl: He punched Kagome in the face when she tried to defend herself.

The first member of the Band of Seven, is a colossal brute of a man that feeds on demons to restore his power. Easily dispatched by Kouga.

->Voiced by: Creator/DaisukeGori (JP), Mark Gibbon (EN), Carlos del Campo (LA SP), Massimo Bitossi (IT)
* AmbiguouslyHuman: He claims to be a human, but is hard to swallow, considering how big he is.
* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: Seriously, how could he be that large?!
* EpicFlail: Anime only.
* GiantEqualsInvincible: Inverted, he's the largest of the seven, but also the weakest.
* IAmAHumanitarian: Goes around devouring humans and demons alike to replenish his strength. Oddly enough, the other undead mercenaries don't show such need.
* NeckSnap: Subverted in that isn't enough to stop him.
* OddNameOut: It's later stated that the seven mercenaries were decapitated, and their Shikon shards are hidden in their neck wounds, yet Kyokotsu's shard is located in his forehead.
* OurGiantsAreBigger: Especially for being a human
* TheUndead: One that needs to eat to replenish his power
* VillainousGlutton: Mainly eats demons, [[IAmAHumanitarian implied to have eaten even humans during his time]]
* WasOnceAMan: His monstrous size is implied to be from devouring demon flesh.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: Unlike his colleagues, he has no motivation for his being over than being a large brute to fight Koga, who happens to be a human who ate enough demons to go to that size.
* TheWorfEffect: Koga manages to kill him without help. According to Jakotsu, he was the weakest of the band.