Hida Hachimoto 
Hida Hachimoto 
Born: Unknown 
Died: Month of the Dragon of 1170 [1] 
Siblings: Mirumoto Kaichi

Hida Hachimoto was a bushi and kensai of the Crab Clan.

Hostage Edit

Hachimoto was born into the Mirumoto family, but fostered to the Crab. [2] This was done to allow the Dragon Clan to maintain a connection with the Crab, who are so distant from their lands that they might otherwise never interact. [3]

Duelist Edit

Hachimoto was a master of the dual-blade style and creator of the One-and-Ten-Thousand-Cuts technique. [4]

Death Edit

Hachimoto's death

Hachimoto's death

In the summer of 1170, Hachimoto was killed in a duel with Kakita Aichiko. [5] Hachimoto's death forced the seppuku of the courtier he was acting as champion for, Yasuki Tijaki. [6]

External Links Edit


  1. Vacant Throne, p. 119
  2. Death at Koten, p. 37
  3. Death at Koten, p. 38
  4. Death at Koten, p. 24
  5. Death at Koten, p. 32
  6. Death at Koten, p. 33

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