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* BadassGrandpa: Possibly the oldest sennin on the planet.


* FaceHealTurn: Long ago, he disagreed with Genshi Tenson's methods and fought him for three days across the heights of Mount Konron. [[spoiler: A staged fight in truth, to fake Nento's death so that he could control Joka from the shadows.]]

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* FaceHealTurn: FaceHeelTurn: Long ago, he disagreed with Genshi Tenson's methods and fought him for three days across the heights of Mount Konron. [[spoiler: A staged fight in truth, to fake Nento's death so that he could control Joka from the shadows.]]


An ardent lover of justice and truth, Nento used to be the leader of the Juunisen and Konron's most powerful Sennin, able to use Jutsu with such skills he barely needs using Paopei at all. However, he had an argument with Genshi Tenson which lead to a fight between the two. Ultimately, Genshi cast Nento from the mountain and ordered the others to forget him. [[spoiler: In truth, it was all part of the plan to fool Joka and prepare him to take on the Signpost of History. He lands on Horai Island and joins the heroes in the final battle.]]

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An ardent lover of justice and truth, Nento used to be the leader of the Juunisen and Konron's most powerful Sennin, able to use Jutsu with such skills he barely needs using Paopei at all. However, he had an argument with Genshi Tenson which lead to a fight between the two. Ultimately, Genshi cast Nento from the mountain and ordered the others to forget him. [[spoiler: In truth, it was all part of the plan to fool Joka and prepare him to take on the Signpost of History. He lands on Horai Island and joins the heroes in the final battle.battle and becomes the leader of the Human Sennin on Horai Island.]]






* CurbStompBattle: Dakki sics on him three monsters with powers on the level of the Juunisen. He wipes them out with his sheer Fire Jutsu alone.



* FaceHealTurn: Long ago, he disagreed with Genshi Tenson's methods and fought him for three days across the heights of Mount Konron. [[spoiler: A staged fight in truth, to fake Nento's death so that he could control Joka from the shadows.]]



* FlamingSword: Hienken (Flying Flame Sword) is his only, often redundant Paopei. [[spoiler: He later merges it with Bankohan, making it a Flaming Gravitational Sword.]]

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* FlamingSword: Hienken (Flying Flame Sword) is his only, often redundant Paopei.Paopei, though unlike most examples (since, like the previously seen Seiunken, is essentially a flat pointy picket covered in holes), the flames erumpt even from the handle. [[spoiler: He later merges it with Bankohan, making it a Flaming Gravitational Sword.]]]]
* {{Flight}}: He can flight freely and usually float above the ground.
* ForGreatJustice: His main motivation, he fights relentless for justice and undertook Genshi's plan for this reason.


* KnowTheRopes: Wields the Paopei Konsenjo (Sennin Strangling Rope), a series of drilling ropes shot from his hat.

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* KnowTheRopes: KnowsTheRopes: Wields the Paopei Konsenjo (Sennin Strangling Rope), a series of drilling ropes shot from his hat.





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\n* AntiquatedLinguistics: He looks pretty young, but he speaks like an old man, as both Taikoubou and Youzen note.
* BoisterousBruiser: Once he gets motivated enough to use his Paopei, he'll charge recklessly.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He's a lazy Doushi who speaks like a geezer. [[spoiler: He killed a Juttenkun.]]
* HyperAwareness: He has an incredibly sensitive skin, and thus an extremely well-developed sixth sense which allows him to NoSell Ohtenkun's Ticks and to see through illusions.
* IncrediblyLamePun: He's also guilty of making terrible puns with his and his master's names.
* LazyBum: If he's not on a mission, he'll spend his time sleeping or napping.
* MorphWeapon: His Paopei Goumasho (Demon-Conquering Pestle) is normally shaped as a small staff with clubs at both ends. If required though it can morph into a longsword.
* MrViceGuy: He makes it clear to Taikoubou: his motto is "Do ut Des", so he expects to be handsomely rewarded for his cooperation in the Great Sennin War. Taikoubou has to give him a pudgy Sento to persuade him.
* NiceGuy: Aside from his greed, he's a rather kind person and a good guy overall.
* NiceHat: Wears a nice striped hat whose rim covers his eyes.
* SwordBeam: Goumasho leaves shining trail behind which then explodes.



* KickTheDog: In hindsight, [{spoiler: the way he treated Tsuten Kyoshu is this: Tsuten warned him about Dakki and went so far as to offer his own child as an hostage for the peace agreement between Kingo and Konron. Genshi however never really trusted him out of [[ItsAllAboutMe sheer egotism]], kept the most of the bargain in the agreement by giving Tsuten half of Oh Eki and said half Oh Eki was further defiled by Dakki and used to turn Tsuten Kyoshu insane.]]

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* KickTheDog: In hindsight, [{spoiler: [[spoiler: the way he treated Tsuten Kyoshu is this: Tsuten warned him about Dakki and went so far as to offer his own child as an hostage for the peace agreement between Kingo and Konron. Genshi however never really trusted him out of [[ItsAllAboutMe sheer egotism]], kept the most of the bargain in the agreement by giving Tsuten half of Oh Eki and said half Oh Eki was further defiled by Dakki and used to turn Tsuten Kyoshu insane.]]


* GoodIsNotNice: [[spoiler: TheReveal paints him as a petty and ruthless man who'll stop at nothing to get revenge.]]

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* GoodIsNotNice: [[spoiler: TheReveal paints him as a petty and ruthless man who'll stop at nothing to get revenge. In the Anime, he's the ManBehindTheMan to Dakki, but he's obeying the personifications of time.]]



* KickTheDog: In hindsight, [spoiler: the way he treated Tsuten Kyoshu is this: Tsuten warned him about Dakki and went so far as to offer his own child as an hostage for the peace agreement between Kingo and Konron. Genshi however never really trusted him out of [[ItsAllAboutMe sheer egotism]], kept the most of the bargain in the agreement by giving Tsuten half of Oh Eki and said half Oh Eki was further defiled by Dakki and used to turn Tsuten Kyoshu insane.]]

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* {{Hypocrite}}: [[spoiler: Upon finding out that his entire existance was a result of Joka's manipulations, he's dead set on making her pay for this and destroy her completely. He achieves this goal... through a series of vast and hidden manipulations of his own.]]
* KickTheDog: In hindsight, [spoiler: [{spoiler: the way he treated Tsuten Kyoshu is this: Tsuten warned him about Dakki and went so far as to offer his own child as an hostage for the peace agreement between Kingo and Konron. Genshi however never really trusted him out of [[ItsAllAboutMe sheer egotism]], kept the most of the bargain in the agreement by giving Tsuten half of Oh Eki and said half Oh Eki was further defiled by Dakki and used to turn Tsuten Kyoshu insane.]]


The supreme master of Konron Mountain and one of the Three Great Sennins, Genshitensou is Taikobou and the Twelve Sennin's teacher. On top of being an incredibly old and powerful sennin, he is also very secretive and seemingly has a habit of manipulating people and events from the shadows. Later in the story, it is revealed that [[spoiler: he was part of and supporting the secret plan to free the world from Jyoka's influence.]] Although he despairs over Taikobou's laziness, he seems to truly care about him and his other disciples.

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The supreme master of Konron Mountain and one of the Three Great Sennins, Genshitensou is Taikobou and the Twelve Sennin's teacher. On top of being an incredibly old and powerful sennin, he is also very secretive and seemingly has a habit of manipulating people and events from the shadows. Later in the story, it is revealed that [[spoiler: he was part of and supporting the secret plan to free the world from Jyoka's Joka's influence.]] Although he despairs over Taikobou's laziness, he seems to truly care about him and his other disciples.



* KickTheDog: In hindsight, [spoiler: the way he treated Tsuten Kyoshu is this: Tsuten warned him about Dakki and went so far as to offer his own child as an hostage for the peace agreement between Kingo and Konron. Genshi however never really trusted him out of [[ItsAllAboutMe sheer egotism]], kept the most of the bargain in the agreement by giving Tsuten half of Oh Eki and said half Oh Eki was further defiled by Dakki and used to turn Tsuten Kyoshu insane.]]



* FlamingSword: Hienken (Flying Flame Sword) is his only, often redundant Paopei. [[spoiler: He later merges it with Bankohan.]]

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* FlamingSword: Hienken (Flying Flame Sword) is his only, often redundant Paopei. [[spoiler: He later merges it with Bankohan.Bankohan, making it a Flaming Gravitational Sword.]]




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* WhatTheHellHero: [[spoiler: Calls Oh Eki out on the fact that his plan to stop Joka involved letting her destroy the Earth enough times to weaken herself.]]



* BombproofAppliance: Since his Kuryuu Shinkato (Nine Dragons Divine Fire Basket) holds the strongest thoughness amongst the Paopei, he can lock himself inside it to escape Nataku's outbursts.



* GeniusBruiser: While he's not exactly a threat in combat, he's the most skilled Paopei user in Konron, and an ace pilot on his mecha Kokin Rikishi (Yellow-banded Strongman).



* {{Foreshadowing}}: He mentions to Taikobou how he is [[spoiler: worried about Tenka's recklesness and how it might cost him his life one day. Tenka does indeed die after a string of reckless actions.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: He mentions to Taikobou how he is [[spoiler: worried about Tenka's recklesness and how it might cost him his life one day. [[spoiler: Tenka does indeed die after a string of reckless actions.]]



* TheComicallySerious: In the manga, he [[MakesSenseInContext seriously asks Taikoubou if "Memory" is some sort of secret technique]]. Justified, as the Japanese name of the game [[note]](神経衰弱 Shinkei Suijaku)[[/note]] does sound like some secret technique.



* IaijutsuPractitioner: His Zansenken (Sennin Slayer Sword) can attack at the speed of sound, and his technique (usually executed with the drawn blade held under his left arm and behind his body) is compared to Iaido by Suupuushan. He's so fast he's seemingly cutting down things with RazorWind without moving.



* AffectionateNickname - He has one for Taikoubou: "Bou-chan."

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* AffectionateNickname - AffectionateNickname: He has one for Taikoubou: "Bou-chan."



* BarrierWarrior: One of the functions of his Paopei allows him to create an anti-gravitational field to repeal attacks. [[spoiler: It's still insufficient to shield him from Bunchuu.]]



* CaptainErsatz - Look no further than Fugen Shinjin: doesn't he look like [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Kaworu to you]]? Well, maybe with the sweetness and TechnicalPacifist tendency cranked up to eleven.

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* CaptainErsatz - CaptainErsatz: Look no further than Fugen Shinjin: doesn't he look like [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Kaworu to you]]? Well, maybe with the sweetness and TechnicalPacifist tendency cranked up to eleven.



* HeroicSacrifice: During [[spoiler: the great sennin war, he attempts a TakingYouWithMe on Bunchuu, but it fails.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice: During [[spoiler: the great sennin war, Sennin War, he attempts a TakingYouWithMe on Bunchuu, but it fails.fails. At least, he manages to physically wound him.]]



* MasterComputer: Fugen's Paopei Taikyoku Fuin (Seal of Creation) is specifically called a "computer" and used as such to obtan various effects. A computer shaped like a shiny orb too.




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* TheAtoner: He's visibly ashamed that In Chao betrayed Konron, and is willing to make amends.
* {{BFG}}: The fully-displayed Benten'in (Seal of the Guardian Heaven) takes the form of a giant organic mix of cannon and manta ray which shoots deadly beams from the front.
* BloodKnight: Downplayed, but his clothes resemble a military uniform and loves war.
* MegatonPunch: When Sekiseishi mocks him for his lousy Paopei, Koseishi sends him flying with an uppercut.
* SitcomArchnemesis: He's apparently this to his colleague Sekiseishi. In their introduction they end up fighting each other.




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* BerserkButton: Ignoring or ditching him. If you do so, the normally cheerful Doko will suddenly turn into a furious, knife-swinging madman calling you out.
* BladeSpam: His Paopei Banno Bocho (Universal Knife) is a simple looking kitchen knife which multiplies when swung.
* ButtMonkey: He gets the least respect among the Juunisen, probably because he's just a kid.
* {{Flight}}: He's always flying, somehow. Sengyoku even latches on his tail and forces him to be a transportation method.
* SoleSurvivor: [[spoiler: He and Taiitsu are the only survivors of the Juunisen. In his case, Sengyoku invokes on him InfantImmortality.]]
* TagAlongKid: The youngest and most child-like of the Juunisen, and he's even seen asking other Sennin to play with him or drinking from a milk bottle.




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* BrownNote: Given the meaning of his Paopei Rakkonshou (Bell of the Fallen Souls), it's implied that it has noxious effects on those who hear it. [[spoiler: Didn't help against Bunchuu, if only because the Paopei bombardment.]]
* ImprobableWeaponUser: A massive bell on a stick.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: He only appears during the great Sennin War arc, doesn't speak much, is put on a team with other two flat characters and [[spoiler: gets killed by Bunchuu near the end.]]




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* KnowTheRopes: Wields the Paopei Konsenjo (Sennin Strangling Rope), a series of drilling ropes shot from his hat.
* MiniatureSeniorCitizens: He's the smallest and oldest-looking of the Juunisen and he's even smaller than Doko, a child.
* NiceHat: A gnomish beret from which he can shoot his Paopei.
* NotAfraidToDie: When faced with the imminent war against Kingo, he calmly claims to have lived long enough. Jikoh angrily reminds him that they're not all as long-lived as he.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: He only appears during the great Sennin War arc, doesn't speak much, is put on a team with other two flat characters and [[spoiler: gets killed by Bunchuu near the end.]]




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* {{BFG}}: Rurihei (Lapislazuli Bin) is essentially a Paopei Rocket Launcher. Included in the package, a rocket with "Die!!" written on the side.
* DullSurprise: Unlike the other Sennin, he doesn't emote at all as he uses his Paopei.
* FlatCharacter: He gets the least characterization of the Sennin.
* WeHardlyKnewYe: He only appears during the great Sennin War arc, doesn't speak much, is put on a team with other two flat characters and [[spoiler: gets killed by Bunchuu near the end.]]




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* TheBigGuy: He's the largest and most imposing of the Juunisen, and has muscles to much. Appears to be a GentleGiant.
* CoolSword: His unnamed Paopei is a massive two-handed sword, which is why, apparently, he's the best melee fighter of the Juunisen. It's probably the only sword in the manga which does look like a proper weapon.
* DarkSkinnedBlond: In the manga he's AmbiguouslyBrown with fair hair. In the anime, he has the same color palette of a Dark Elf (dark grey/black skin with white hair).
* TheWorfEffect: [[spoiler: He and Jigou try to attack Bunchuu in melee after the other Sennin's ranged barrage, but they're quickly destroyed by Kinben.]]




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* AnimeHair: Has spiky messy brown hair alongside his moustaches and stubble.
* BoisterousBruiser: He and Koseishi are seemingly the only two Juunisen actually excited at the idea of the war against Kingo.
* HotBlooded: He's the most hotblooded and direct of the Juunisen.
* ElementalPunch: His unnamed Paopei resembles a set of knuckledusters he can wrap in flames for punching attacks. He and Kouryuu and the melee-specialists among the Juunisen.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: He doesn't bother to wear too much aside from clothes on his legs.
* TheWorfEffect: [[spoiler: He and Kouryuu try to attack Bunchuu in melee after the other Sennin's ranged barrage, but they're quickly destroyed by Kinben.]]




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* BlobMonster: His remedy to "repair" Igo involves putting an incredibly disgusting-looking blob on his bare skin so that it will grow roots in his body and heal the wounds. And poor Igo has an incredibly sensitive skin.



* BerserkButton: Doesn't like being reminded that he's a {{gonk}}.










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* YouWillNotEvadeMe: The main purpose of Tonryuuto (Hidden Dragon Camelia) is to restrain enemies so that Mokutaku can slice them to pieces.




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A list of the inhabitants of Konron Mountain from Manga/SoulHunter

To return to the main character index, go [[Characters/SoulHunter here]].

Watch out for spoilers!

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[[folder:Genshi Tenson]]

!!Genshitenson
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[SealedEvilInACan Houshindai]], [[{{Teleportation}} Hiraii]], [[GravityMaster Bankohan]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/genshitenson.png]]
->Voiced By: Tamio Ohki (1999 Anime, [=PS1=] Game), Eizo Tsuda (2018 Anime)
->Voiced in Latin American Spanish By: Alfonso Ramirez

The supreme master of Konron Mountain and one of the Three Great Sennins, Genshitensou is Taikobou and the Twelve Sennin's teacher. On top of being an incredibly old and powerful sennin, he is also very secretive and seemingly has a habit of manipulating people and events from the shadows. Later in the story, it is revealed that [[spoiler: he was part of and supporting the secret plan to free the world from Jyoka's influence.]] Although he despairs over Taikobou's laziness, he seems to truly care about him and his other disciples.
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* BadassBeard: Sports a long, silvery one.
* BadassInCharge: The undisputed and admired leader of Konron Mountain, the home of some of the most powerful sennins.
* BadassGrandpa: Possibly the oldest sennin on the planet.
* BadassTeacher: Do not let his appearance fool you, he is one of the most powerful beings alive.
* BaldOfAwesome: Has an elongated head with parely a hair on the top. When he disguise himself as Bunchu to teach Youzen a lesson, he paints Bunchu's eyes and nose on the bald spot to pass as him.
* EccentricMentor: He certainly has a quirky and unusual way of dealing with Taikobou. [[spoiler: His eccentricity is revealed to have been a cover, as it was very important not to alert Joka about the master plan cooked up by Fukki.]]
* GoodIsNotNice: [[spoiler: TheReveal paints him as a petty and ruthless man who'll stop at nothing to get revenge.]]
* GravityMaster: His super Paopei Bankohan (Ancient Banner's Basin) is a black sphere which can increase gravity in an area, with deadly results.
* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler: In the end, as Ohtenkun reveals, Genshi did his fair deal of bad things and treachery for the greater good, though he does show remorse as he lets Ohtenkun whale on him, claiming that he deserves it.]]
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Delivers one to Bunchu and his obsession for the Yin when they fight.
* RetiredBadass: [[spoiler: Loses his legs in the fight against Bunchu and is forced to leave Bankohan to Ryukitstu.]]
* ThirdEye: Has one in his forehead, which gives him the power of claivoyance.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Nento Dojin]]

!!Nento Dojin
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[FlamingSword Hienken]], [[GravityMaster Bankohan]]

An ardent lover of justice and truth, Nento used to be the leader of the Juunisen and Konron's most powerful Sennin, able to use Jutsu with such skills he barely needs using Paopei at all. However, he had an argument with Genshi Tenson which lead to a fight between the two. Ultimately, Genshi cast Nento from the mountain and ordered the others to forget him. [[spoiler: In truth, it was all part of the plan to fool Joka and prepare him to take on the Signpost of History. He lands on Horai Island and joins the heroes in the final battle.]]
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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: When he first meet the heroes, he wastes no time in telling them that most of them are too weak to fight and should stay away. When they protest, he defeats them all without breaking a sweat.
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: He was the leader of the Juunisen, and the strongest Sennin of Konron.
* ElementalHair: Red, flame-like hair for the fire-user burning with passion.
* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler: As part of Genshi Tenson's gambit to fool Joka.]]
* FlamingSword: Hienken (Flying Flame Sword) is his only, often redundant Paopei. [[spoiler: He later merges it with Bankohan.]]
* HealingHands: He can use his jutsu to heal people.
* PlayingWithFire: Not only he has a fire-manipulating Paopei, he can summon veritable firestorms unaided by Paopei.
* SiblingYinYang: With his beloved half-sister, Ryukitsu Koshu: She is the Sennyo of Water and has a calm and collected personality, while he is a FieryRedhead who literally has fire as his paopei and is quite impulsive and hot-headed.

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[[folder:Ryuukitsu Koshu]]

!!Ryuukitsu Koushu
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[MakingASplash Kenkon Muromo]], [[GravityMaster Bankohan]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ryukitsu_koshu.png]]

The stunningly beautiful daughter of two sennins, Ryuukitsu Koushu has the distinction of having been born a sennin, rendering any training as a doushi unnecessary. The chances of conceiving a pure-blooded sennin like her are incredibly low, which makes her very special. Thanks to her blood purity, she is one of the most powerful sennins in the Konron Mountains, with strength to rival Dakki's, and she possesses abilities like being able to float without a paopei. On the downside, the polluted air of the human world is like poison to her, and she needs the pure atmosphere of the sennin world to be able to breathe properly. For this reason, she rarely leaves her home unless she has good reason to. She is adored by her younger half-brother Nentou Doujin, and loved by her two disciples Sekiun and Hekiun.

Ryuukitsu is called the Sennyo of Water because she wields a water paopei with defensive and offensive abilities. A thin layer of water always surrounds her, protecting her of any attacks. She is a [[NiceGirl kind-hearted]], gentle and graceful woman and a pacifist who hates taking lives and will usually give her enemies a chance to surrender. After Taikobou and his friends save Hekiun, she gets involved in his quest out of gratitude and even remains for a while in the human world, in spite of the crippling pain she endured from breathing the impure air. During the sennin war, Ryukitsuu was the one who propelled the entire Konron Mountain forward using her immense energy resources.
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* ActionGirl: Don't be deceived by her demure and polite personality. She will floor most doushi and sennins within minutes, and has the power to move an ''entire mountain'' on her own.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: She may be an angelically beautiful, unfailingly polite young woman with a strong an aversion to killing, but don't ignore her warnings or you will be in for a world of pain. Just ask Ryukan.
* DudeMagnet: Her beauty is renowed throughout the sennin world, and some people like Doukoson specifically seek her out to witness her stunning good looks for themselves.
* ElementalRockPaperScissors: Takes out Ryukan's fire paopei with extreme ease because her paopei is based on water.
* {{Foil}}: The ProperLady Ryuukitsu Koushu (Light Feminine) is this for Dakki (Dark Feminine). Both are famous, long haired and very powerful beauties and both have sisterly bonds with two female apprentices. They fight on opposing sides and are the strongest women on their teams. Interestingly enough, they never come face to face.
* GracefulLadiesLikePurple: She wears a long purple cape fringed with lace.
* IllGirl: Whenever she goes to the human world, she becomes this because she needs the pure air of the sennin world.
* NoSell: Thanks to her Kenkon Muromo (Universal Net of Mist and Frost), she has an invisible water barrier shielding her from all harm.
* RapunzelHair: Her lovely hair reaches below her feet.
* SiblingYinYang: With her half-brother Nentou Doujin. She is the Sennyo of Water and has a calm and collected personality, while he is a FieryRedhead who literally has fire as his paopei and is quite impulsive and hot-headed.
* TooImportantToWalk: She floats everywhere she goes most of the time.
* UnderestimatingBadassery: Her reputation usually precedes her, but those who make the mistake of underestimating her because of her gender and her calm appearance will find themselves in quite a bit of pain. Her warnings are never in vain.
* WorldsMostBeautifulWoman: The doushi and sennin of Konron Mountain consider her to be this, just as the youkai of Kingo Islands consider Dakki to be the one who deserves that title.


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[[folder:The Juunisen]]

!!Taiitsu Shinjin
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[BombproofAppliance Kuryuu Shinkato]], [[BladeOnAStick Kasenso]], [[BeamSpam Kinsen]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/taiitsu_shinjin.png]]
->Voiced By: Creator/DaisukeSakaguchi (1999 Anime, [=PS1=] Game), Creator/DaisukeHirakawa (2018 Anime)

One of the most eccentric of the twelve great sennin, Taiitsu is Konron's resident paopei expert and the closest thing they have to a scientist. He is fond of technology and likes to invent things (especially paopei) and is responsible for the creation (and upgrade) of Nataku. He is generally shown to be ethical in his experiments and proves to be extremely useful to his allies thanks to being the equivalent of a paopei blacksmith. He loves breaking the fourth wall, and always makes sure that he is facing the camera. He is terrified of heights, which can sometimes be troublesome as he is essentially living in a giant floating rock. In combat, he focuses exclusively on his defensive abilities and uses the paopei Kyuryu Shinkatou, a protective shell which can also be used for imprisoning opponents. Although Nataku despises him, Taiitsu regards him with a mixture of both fear and fondness, and is always worried that he might get attacked by him.
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* BrainyBrunette: His brilliant mind can do wonders with technology.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Taiitsu is so camera-savvy he always poses facing the panel. Other characters lampshade this endlessly.
* {{Foil}}: To the Kingo-based Ryogaku and the Konron sennin Unchuushi. Compared to their unethical and cruel experimentations on their creations/disciples, Taiitsu looks like a reasonable saint.
* {{Nerd}}: He is obsessed with science, devotes all his time to experimenting with and creating paopeis and he doesn't seem to possess any fighting abilities, using only a defensive paopei in battle.
* NonActionGuy: Taiitsu only seems to employ a protective paopei which he sometimes uses to trap people with.
* TechnoWizard: His paopei defy the laws of physics.
* UltimateBlacksmith: He can easily create physics-defying paopei, which earned him a place among the great sennin.
* [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes Why Did It Have To Be Heights?]]: Taiitsu Shinjin is afraid of heights. If living on a ''floating'' rock is not enough, he often finds himself in situations where he must confront his fear.

!!Seikyo Doutoku Shinjin
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[LaserBlade Bakuya Hoken / II]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/dotoku_shinjin.png]]
->Voiced By: Jin Kikuchi (1999 Anime, [=PS1=] Game), Creator/ShowtaroMorikubo (2018 Anime)

Kou Tenka's master, he emphasizes greatly on honor and spirit in his training. He is obsessed with sports and constantly wears a training outfit. His weapon of choice is the Bakuya Hoken II. During the great sennin war, he joins the fight against Bunchuu [[spoiler: and is houshined.]]
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* CoolTeacher: He has the appearance of a cheerful and highly energetic young man and fights with a laser sword. He and his student get along very well.
* CoolSword: Tenka got his paopeis from him, so it stands to reason that he would have a [[LaserBlade cool laser sword]].
* DynamicEntry: He crashes through the wall of young Kou Tenka's room in the middle of the night and asks the boy if he wants to become his disciple.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: He mentions to Taikobou how he is [[spoiler: worried about Tenka's recklesness and how it might cost him his life one day. Tenka does indeed die after a string of reckless actions.]]
* HeroicSacrifice: With [[spoiler: the rest of the Great Sennin in the fight against Bunchuu.]]
* TakeUpMySword: During the great sennin war, he asks Youzen to [[spoiler: take his paopei to his student Kou Tenka.]]

!!Gyokutei Shinjin
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[CoolSword Zansenken]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/gyokutei_shinjin.png]]
->Voiced By: Creator/NobuyukiHiyama (2000-2001 [=PS1=] Game), Creator/JunichiSuwabe (2018 Anime)

Gyokutei is described as a serious and logical man. He is the master of Youzen and the one who raised him, and enjoys a very close bond with his disciple, who regards him as the most important person in his life. He wields the sword paopei Zensenken, which allows him great speed and accuracy. His serious exterior hides a gentle and warm personality, and he is able to get along well with Taikobou's team.
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* {{Bishounen}}: A very handsome man.
* BodyHorror: We are (mercifully) not shown the full extent of his injuries as a result of walking through an acid rain, but what we do see is gut wrenching. It is implied that [[spoiler: the skin was burned off his skull, layer by layer.]]
* {{Determinator}}: Not even [[spoiler: having flesh-burning acid rained on him]] will stop him from carrying Youzen to safety. The moment he decides to do it, determination is etched on every line on his face.
* DotingParent: The manga makes it obvious that he absolutely adored Youzen, and he even [[spoiler: sacrificed his life for him]] in the end.
* FragileSpeedster: His weapon is fast and accurate, but overall Gyokutei is not a very powerful sennin.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Carries Youzen to safety through an acid rain before dying as a result of his horrific injuries, a scene made more heartbreaking by him reminiscing how he would carry little Youzen through the rain so that he wouldn't catch a cold.]]
* ParentalSubstitute: Has been a wonderful one for Youzen.
* RapunzelHair: His hair is even longer than Dakki's. He loses most of it [[spoiler: as a result of the acid rain he is forced to walk through to save his pupil.]]
* ScarfOfAsskicking: Has a brown one, together with a [[BadassCape badass cape]].
* TakeCareOfTheKids: Him entrusting Youzen to Taikobou before [[spoiler: he dies]] is basically this, as he is Youzen's adoptive father.

!!Fugen Shinjin
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[MasterComputer Taikyoku Fuin]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/fugen_shinjin.png]]
->Voiced By: Creator/MegumiOgata (1999 Anime, [=PS1=] Game), Creator/NobunagaShimazaki (2018 Anime)

Another member (and eventual leader) of the twelve great sennin, Fugen is Taikobou's kind-hearted best friend. They have the same age, and have been as close as brother since they met, with Fugen being the only person to give Taikobou an affectionate nickname. His influence over his friend can be seen through Taikobou's habit of fishing with a straight hook, as Fugen is a pacifist wishes to avoid causing pain and suffering to any living being. He is extremely well versed in physics and chemistry, and wields the paopei Taikyoku Fuin, which allows him to break down and recreate bonds between atoms.
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* AffectionateNickname - He has one for Taikoubou: "Bou-chan."
* BadassPacifist: Fugen Shinjin hates conflicts and will always attempt to reason with his enemies before attacking. When he does attack, however, his enemies will instantly regret they didn't choose the peaceful way of resolving things.
* BestFriend: Of Taikobou.
* CaptainErsatz - Look no further than Fugen Shinjin: doesn't he look like [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Kaworu to you]]? Well, maybe with the sweetness and TechnicalPacifist tendency cranked up to eleven.
* FriendToAllLivingThings: Fugen's philosophy dictates that one must avoid causing pain and suffering to anyone or anything. [[BadassPacifist Unless forced.]]
* HeroicSacrifice: During [[spoiler: the great sennin war, he attempts a TakingYouWithMe on Bunchuu, but it fails.]]
* HolyHalo: He wears one above his head. Its purpose is never discussed, but it helps underline his almost saintly nature.
* SymbolMotifClothing: Fugen's clothes make him look somewhat similar to an angel, reflecting his gentle and peaceful personality.
* TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth: One of the gentlest and purest characters in the series. [[spoiler: He is killed during the great sennin war.]]
* UnderestimatingBadassery: Due to his peaceful ways and gentle manner, Fugen doesn't come across as a powerful sennin. Push him far enough though, and you will literally be ''obliterated.''
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Teal, to be more precise.

!!Sekiseishi
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[LightEmUp Onmyokyo]]

A samurai-like member of the Juunisen, In Hon's teacher. [[spoiler: Dies fighting Bunchu.]]
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* FrickinLaserBeams: His Onmyokyo (Yin Yang Mirrors) is a set of squared mirrors which can shoot laser beams on opponents.
* MasterSwordsman: In addition to his Paopei, he carries a katana with him. He loves melee weapons.
* {{Samurai}}: He looks like one, plus the CoolShades.
* SitcomArchnemesis: He's apparently this to his colleague Koseishi. In their introduction they end up fighting each other.

!!Koseishi
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[OneHitKill Banten'in]]

A militaristic and disciplined member of the Juunisen, rival of Sekiseishi and In Chao's teacher. [[spoiler: Dies fighting Bunchu.]]
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!!Doko Tenson
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[BladeSpam Banno Bocho]]

The youngest of the Juunisen, he's a very young child who can be very mean if provoked. He's Igo's teacher.
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!!Reihou Daihoshi
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[BrownNote Rakkonshou]]

An elderly member of the Juunisen. [[spoiler: Dies fighting Bunchu.]]
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!!Kuryuuson
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[KnowsTheRopes Konsenjo]]

A gnome-like member of the Juunisen, Dokoson's teacher. [[spoiler: Dies fighting Bunchu.]]
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!!Monjuukohou Tenson
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[{{BFG}} Rurihei]]

A reclusive, nerd-like member of the Juunisen dressed in black. [[spoiler: Dies fighting Bunchu.]]
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!!Koryuu Shinjin
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[CoolSword Unnamed Sword Paopei]]

A massive and dark-skinned member of the Juunisen, he's the largest member. [[spoiler: Dies fighting Bunchu.]]
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!!Jigou Shinjin
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[PowerFist Unnamed Knuckleduster Paopei]]

A young and hotblooded member of the Juunisen, he's the most extrovert. [[spoiler: Dies fighting Bunchu.]]
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[[/folder]]

[[folder:Hakutsuru]]

!!Hakutsuru
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[{{Teleportation}} Hiraii]] (Anime only)

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hakutsuru.png]]
->Voiced By: Kazuya Kobayashi (1999 Anime, [=PS1=] Game), Kengo Takanashi (2018 Anime)
->Voiced in Latin American Spanish By: Creator/BenjaminRivera

The white crane Hakutsuru is one of Genshitenson's most trustworthy disciples. Hakutsuru is still in his animal form and still has a few more hundred years of training before he will be able to attain a human form. Hakutsuru is often called upon to act as a messenger between people that are far away.

* AdaptationalVillainy: In the Anime he tries to stop the heroes when they rebel agaisnt Genshi Tenson.
* [[FunnyAnimal Funny Bird]]: He is a huge-eyed crane wearing human gloves, pants and shoes.
* HalfDressedCartoonAnimal: A crane who wears gloves, shoes, a little hat and a pair of pants.
* {{Messenger}}: Fulfills this function for Genshitenson.
* SphereEyes: Has large, round eyes with large black irises.
* [[TalkingAnimal Talking Bird]]: He is perfectly capable of speech. Justified as he is training to achieve human form and already shows human characteristics.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Unchuushi]]

!!Unchuushi


[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/unchuushi.png]]
->Voiced By: Daisuke Ishikawa (1999 Anime, [=PS1=] Game)

A sennin interested in science and paopei experiments and the master of Raishinshi. He approached Raishinshi's adoptive father Ki Shou when the boy was still young and received permission to take him to the sennin world. He proved to be a cruel and abusive master, trapping Raishinshi in the sennin world and subjecting him to very strict and exhausting trainings, ultimately tricking him into eating a fruit that changed his biological makeup. Once Raishinshi grew wings and received the ability to control lighting, he fried Unchuushi and ran away into the human world.
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* AdmiringTheAbomination: When studying Ohtenkun's Tick Paopei he calls it both beautiful and horrible when he corrects himself.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Idiotic and amoral as he is, Genshi Tenson trust his judgement and he's a legitimately competent doctor.
* ButForMeItWasTuesday: Played for laughs in his interactions with Raishinshi: he just has a bad memory.
* ForScience: Doesn't seem to care about anything else.
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Unchuushi realized a little too late that giving the power of flight and to summon lightning from the skies to a kid who hated him was not a bright idea.
* LackOfEmpathy: Unchuushi put Raishinshi through some very harsh training when he was a young child and fed him a fruit that made him grow fangs and wings when the boy was merely eight years old. Raishinshi was understandably very angry and ashamed by his new, monstrous body, but Unchuushi did not seem to care at all.
* LaserGuidedKarma: As soon as Raishinshi realizes he is now stronger than Unchuushi, he strikes him with several powerful lightning bolts and flees the sennin world.
* InnocentlyInsensitive: He carelessly tells Raishinshi that his beloved father died of an illness. Raishinshi... doesn't take it well.
* MadScientist: Fits this trope well, as he has no qualms about [[PlayingWithSyringes human experimentation]] and seems devoid of sympathy for his victims.
* ObliviouslyEvil: Unchuushi is quite ethically corrupt, but he seems to be completely clueless that what he is doing is abusive. When Raishinshi is distraught at having the color of his skin changed, growing fangs and wings, Unchuushi hapily tells him to not be so upset because his experiment was a success and Raishinshi became much stronger as a result... completely ignoring the boy's obvious trauma and persistent wish to ''leave the sennin world in the first place''.
* TrainingFromHell: He subjects Raishinshi to this and remains unmoved by the boy's tears.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Doukouson]]

!!Doukouson
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[WolverineClaws Doryuuso]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/doukoson.png]]

A disciple of Kuryuson Daishoushi, one of the twelve great sennins, Doukouson lives in the caves of the Kyouryuu mountains and uses the paopei Doryuusou. He strongly resembles a mole, and his specialty is digging tunnels. Although unattractive and a bit of a pervert, Doukouson is a true gentleman at heart and will often risk his life to protect women. Doukouson is not very powerful by himself, but sometimes plays an instrumental role in some of Taikobou's schemes. Later in the story, he gets an admirer in Tou Sengyoku, who adores him regardless of his appearance. He initially doesn't like her, but by the end of the story she marries him anyway.
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: He sees Tou Sengyoku as this initially, but he mellows down with time.
* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: A benign example. He desperately wanted a pretty girl to get past his unsightly appearance and love him. When it happens, it's with a FieryRedhead who annoys him and ignores his desire to stay away from her. They get better in the end, although it's still played for laughs.
* CasanovaWannabe: He goes skirt-chasing a lot and hatches schemes to divert the girls' gaze from his unattractiveness. It doesn't work. Ironically, he wasn't trying to impress the one girl who ends up falling for him.
* ChivalrousPervert: He might be a shameless skirt-chaser, but he is always ready to help and protect women, even at the cost of his life.
* {{Foil}}: To Ryukan, Sengyoku's stalker. Compared to him, Doukouson is unattractive, relatively weak and a serial skirt-chaser. But while the handsome and powerful Ryukan is a frighteningly deluded stalker who will not take no for an answer, Doukouson is someone who firmly believes that women should be treated gently, and is willing to sacrifice himself to protect them.
* {{Gonk}}: He is very unattractive, and he is aware of that.
* HasAType: He seems to like beautiful, dark-haired women who exude femininity. He gets something [[FieryRedhead quite]] [[ClingyJealousGirl different]] by the end of the story...
* MoleMen: He looks very much like a mole, he lives in a system of caves and his paopei has the shape of a mole's claws.
* TheNoseKnows: He has an enhanced sense of smell, which he uses mostly to find girls to flirt with. When he is introduced in the story, he keeps mentioning how he can smell Hekiun's scent around a certain area.
* TunnelKing: His Paopei Doryuuso (Earth Dragon's Claw) allows him to dig tunnels at high speed, but he can't dig through rock.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Sekiun and Hekiun]]

!!Sekiun and Hekiun
[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/sekiun_and_hekiun.png]]
->Voiced By: Creator/YuiHorie [Hekiun] ([=PS1=] Game)

Two beautiful sennin sisters, disciples of Ryuukitsu Koushu, Sekiun and her younger sister Hekiun are among the few women seen on the Konron Mountain. They do not seem to be particularly strong and are never shown using paopei, which implies that they still have some work to do in their training. They are very devoted to and deeply respect their teacher Ryuukitsu. Sekiun is the strongest of the two, both physically and mentally, and has to usually look out for her sister. The two usually hang around their teacher, and her delicate health is one of their main concerns.
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* DamselInDistress: The heroes rescue Hekiun from underneath a pile of earth and rocks.
* FamilyThemeNaming: H'''ekiun''' and S'''ekiun'''.
* {{Fangirl}}: Hekiun has a huge crush on the handsome Youzen. He's not interested.
* SiblingYinYang: Sekiun is responsible and keeps her head cool in a crisis, while Hekiun crumbles much more easily and is shown to be a bit flirty and flighty in comparison to her more serious sister.
* {{Stripperiffic}}: Hekiun dresses very scantily.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Kintaku and Mokutaku]]

!!Kintaku
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[RingsOfDeath Tonryuuto]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/kintaku.png]]

The oldest son of Li Sei and Yinshi and the older brother of Mokutaku and Nataku. He is a doushi studying under Monjyuu Kouhou Tenson, one of the twelve great sennins. He has a cheerful and upbeat personality, in contrast to his [[SiblingYinYang taciturn younger brother]] Nataku, whom he did not meet until they had both already grown up. He uses the paopei Tonryuutou, comprised of several round rings which can immobilize an opponent. He and his brother later join Taikobou in his quest to replace the Yin with the Shou dynasty.
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* EyesAlwaysShut: Combined with his perpetual smile, it gives him a very friendly appearance.
* FamilyThemeNaming: Kin'''taku''', Moku'''taku''' and Na'''taku'''.
* GallowsHumor: When Nataku acquires a strong lance paopei, Mokutaku asks Kintaku whether they should be worried, since they challenged him to a battle when they first met. Kintaku laughs and says that in the worst scenario, they will join the houshin list. Mokutaku is [[DudeNotFunny not amused]].
* PerpetualSmiler: Is always seen with a smile on his face.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: With his younger brother Nataku.
* ThoseTwoGuys: Never seen without his brother Mokutaku.

!!Mokutaku
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[DualWielding Gokoken]]

[[quoteright:268:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mokutaku.png]]

The brother of Kintaku and Mokutaku and the disciple of Fugen Shinjin. He wields the sword-type paopei Gokouken, which can also double as a boomerang. He and Kintaku did not meet Nataku until they were already teenagers. He ends up supporting the Shou dynasty together with his brothers.

* FacialMarkings: Has lines underneath his eyes, similar to his brother Nataku.
* FamilyThemeNaming: Kin'''taku''', Moku'''taku''' and Na'''taku'''.
* ThoseTwoGuys: With his brother Kintaku.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Goes around barefoot, even in battle.
* OnlySaneMan: Between himself and his two brothers, he seems to be the most reasonable one. Kintaku is a cheerful PerpetualSmiler who doesn't seem to worry about anything while Nataku is an impulsive PerpetualFrowner who doesn't seem to care about anything.
* RapunzelHair: Has a great mane of hair which he wears unbound.
* SinisterScimitar: Averted, wields the curved swords Paopei Gokoken (Hooked Cross Swords) but he's a good guy.
* WalkingShirtlessScene: He usually goes around shirtless.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Igo]]

!!Igo
!!!'''Paopei:''' [[MorphWeapon Goumasho]]

Doko Tenson's disciple, he's a young man who talks like an old man. He has incredibly sensitive skin and an excellent sixth sense, but he's lazy and refuses to work free.
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