Tag: Crane Clan


  • Kaitekimura

    Kaitekimura, or Comfortable Village, is a small village in [[Crane Clan]] lands. The village has grown around the moderately trafficked inn, [[Miotoshi Ryokan]]. Three samurai families reside in Kaitekimura. The [[Daidoji]] family governs the village as …

  • Daidoji Household

    Home to "Daidoji Sakura":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaigns/the-crane-ascendant/characters/daidoji-sakura and "Daidoji Tadasu":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaigns/the-crane-ascendant/characters/daidoji-tadasu as well as their family. Located in …

  • Nakashima Household

    Home to "Kakita (Nakashima) Hayate":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaigns/the-crane-ascendant/characters/kakita-nakashima-hayate and his family. Located in [[Kaitekimura]]

  • Nakashima

    A vassal family of the [[Kakita]] family. Members of the [[Crane Clan]]. "Members of the Nakashima family.":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/the-crane-ascendant/npc-tracker/Nakashima

  • Kakita

    Family of the [[Crane Clan]]. Has the [[Nakashima]] Vassal family. "Members of the Kakita family.":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/the-crane-ascendant/npc-tracker/Kakita

  • Crane Clan

    One of the [[Great Clan]]s The Crane Clan, Left Hand of the Emperor, is known throughout Rokugan for its skilled duelists and artisans. The Crane are also noted courtiers, wielding great power in the courts of the land. The Crane were founded by the …

  • Saito

    A Vassal family of the [[Doji]] family. Members of the [[Crane Clan]]. "Members of the Saito Vassal Family":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/the-crane-ascendant/npc-tracker/Saito

  • Daidoji

    A family of the [[Crane Clan]]. Has the [[Yamada]] Vassal family. "Members of the Daidoji Family":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/the-crane-ascendant/npc-tracker/Daidoji

  • Yamada

    A vassal family of the [[Daidoji]] family. Members of the [[Crane Clan]]. "Members of the Yamada Family.":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/the-crane-ascendant/npc-tracker/Yamada

  • Kukurere Huyushemura

    Kukurere Huyushemura, or Hidden Forest Village, is a small village governed by the samurai in [[Kaitekimura]]. It's main production is various high quality woods for both artistic and construction use.

  • Seawatch Castle

    A minor village and keep in the southern Crane provinces, Seawatch Castle's original purpose is unknown, although many believe it was intended to survey the seas for potential pirate attacks early in the Empire's history. Certainly the small castle is …

  • Kyuden Doji

    The [[Doji]] family Palace is built on the gentle sea shore, and the palace grounds are abound with rock gardens, dozens of shrines and vast flocks of cranes. Only the Imperial Palace is more luxurious. Diplomats and nobility form all of Rokugan come to …

  • Tsuma

    Tsuma is a small village, known for being host to the Topaz Championship. The Shikken of Tsuma is [[:doji-masumi | Doji Masumi]]. "Residents of Tsuma":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/the-crane-ascendant/npc-tracker/Tsuma

  • Shikkansato

    Shikkansato is a village within the [[Kaitekimura]] Prefecture. It is run by headman [[:wada-hisashi | Wada Hisashi]]. It is a prosperous sake producing village.

  • Kakita (Nakashima) Hayate

    Hayate was a carefree child, partially due to his unending good fortune. His time at [[Seawatch Castle]] made him more serious, but did not remove his youthful outlook. He is a natural talent at Iaijutsu, but greatly doubts his skill with a sword outside …

  • Daidoji Sakura

    Sakura's always been a handful in demeanor if not in size. Always willing to try anything and always trying to prove herself, it never seemed to matter to her when she fell short of her often unattainable goals. Four years in shugenja school have …

  • Daidoji Tadasu

    Tadasu is fairly reserved and easy going, but never willing to let the tenants of bushido slide away. He gets that from his father who'd expect no less from his son in particular. If a samurai can hold himself to those standards, he will always be …

  • Doji (Saito) Katsu

    Katsu, from an early age was fascinated by the art of the duel. So much so, that he requested that he go to the dueling academy instead of the Courtier school. Katsu does not strive for dueling perfection, for art is constantly changing and will never …

  • Tachibana Sugita

    Sugita is married to [[:Tachibana-Hisae]] and together they run [[Miotoshi Ryokan]] in [[Kaitekimura]]. Sugita walks with a limp from an old injury, and is always ready with a tale or haiku for those seeking conversation.

  • Tachibana Hisae

    Hisae is married to [[:Tachibana-Sugita]], and together they run [[Miotoshi Ryokan]]. In her aging face, beauty covered by age is visible. When the common room has guests, she spends the evening playing the Biwa and singing.

  • Kakita Matsusuke

    Matsusuke, to the shame of his teachers, thinks he is far better with a sword than he actually is. There are whispers that Matsusuke will overstep himself soon enough, and end up in the ground.

  • Daidoji Shiori

    Shiori is a bit of a tomboy, having been raised around a family of Iron Cranes did not help. Both her parents and her older brothers all served on the Carpenters Wall. Her time around her family as well as others at the Daidoji Training Grounds caused her …

  • Daidoji Yoichi

    Yoichi would have been more at home in a Doji Courtier School, but was sent to the Iron Warrior school to follow in his Father's footsteps. In his shame, he did not take his training very seriously. Another student came down on him for his lack of duty, …

  • Kakita (Nakashima) Genji

    Husband of [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Akane]]. Father of [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Hayate]] and [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Goemon]]. Genji is a serious man, strict and fair. He has a dueling scar on his right cheek. It is a very light scar, and no one seems to know the …

  • Kakita (Nakashima) Akane

    Wife of [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Genji]]. Mother of [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Hayate]] and [[:Kakita-nakashima-goemon]]. Akane is a soft woman. She was far more lenient with the children than her husband was. She is never found in public, without a smile on her …

  • Kakita (Nakashima) Goemon

    Son of [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Genji]] and [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Akane]]. Older brother of [[:Kakita-Nakashima-Hayate]]. While he attended the Kakita Bushi School, Goemon did not take to dueling the same way that his brother did. He is currently stationed in …

  • Oita Yoshi

    Yoshi and her husband, [[:Oita-Kohaku]], have worked for the Daidoji family their entire lives. Yoshi worked as Sakura and Tadasu's father's nursemaid before her time as the cook and maid.

  • Oita Kohaku

    Kohaku is the husband of [[:Oita-Yoshi]]. His love of sake has taken over his life. He spends most of his time gambling, talking, and drinking in the inn. In his younger days, he was known as quite the storyteller.

  • Daidoji (Yamada) Ume

    Wife of [[:Daidoji-Yamada-Hiroshi]]. Ume married into the Crane clan from the Scorpion clan. She has a much harder personality than her husband. She was made very bitter by the death of their daughter.

  • Asahina Beniha

    A member of the Asahina family, Beniha was trained in the beginning as a shugenja in the family school. She was mildly talented, but found that she did not fit fully in with the rest of the more traditional Asahina, and she feared that she would be doomed …

  • Kakita Noritoshi

    Kakita Noritoshi was a bushi and duelist of the Crane Clan. He became Kakita Daimyo and Master Sensei of the Kakita Dueling Academy following the death of Kakita Kaiten in 1159.

  • Doji (Saito) Keiji

    Even in youth, Keiji was viewed as a bit of a trickster. He was able to translate this mischievousness into courtroom etiquette thus making him an excellent Courtier. He is expected to be sent to a foreign court to represent the [[Crane Clan]] within the …

  • Daidoji Kenta

    Kenta is the father of [[:Daidoji-Sakura]] and [[:Daidoji-Tadasu]], and husband of [[:Daidoji-Jun]]. He is the Shikken of [[Kaitekimura]]. As a master tactician, he was given command over a small region of [[Crane Clan]] holdings. These holdings are …

  • Doji (Saito) Yukiko

    Wife of [[:Doji-Saito-Shigeo]] and mother of [[:Doji-Saito-Keiji]], [[:Doji-Saito-Katsu]], and [[:Doji-Saito-Miki]]. She used to be a bushi of the Kakita Bushi School. Her career was cut very short, after losing a duel against a [[Dragon Clan]] bushi, …

  • Doji (Saito) Isamu

    Also known as Grandfather Saito, Isamu is the ancestor spirit residing in the Saito Household. He currently favors [[:Doji-Saito-Katsu]] with his advice.

  • Doji (Saito) Miki

    Miki is the eldest of the Saito children. She is currently serving in [[Kyuden Doji]]. She was betrothed to a [[Lion Clan]] bushi, however her betrothed died under mysterious circumstances, straining the relationship between the [[Lion Clan]] and [[Crane …

  • Kakita Takahiro

    Takahiro is an upcoming tactician. His swordsmanship has suffered due to the amount of time he spends buried in scrolls. The split focus, however, lends itself towards him being average in either regard.

  • Kakita (Kobiyuki) Iwao

    Iwao suffers from a mental deficiency, making him both dim and angry. Though his parents had the prestige to send him to the Kakita Dueling Academy, he performed terribly. He and another student nearly got thrown out of the academy for injuring a few …

  • Doji Daiki

    Daiki is the newest Sensei at the Kakita Dueling Academy. Due to his focus on dueling as an art form, rather than focusing on the One Cut philosophy in both combat and dueling, he is looked down upon by many of the other instructors.