The work of a swordsmith of Kyuushuu Higo, Doudanuki Fujiwara Masakuni. His build, which can be said not incorporating any decorative element at all, seems to tell the creator's fixation with practicality over beauty. Doudanuki being the sword that cut a helmet during an imperial inspection in Meiji Era is the proof of this strength. He's an extremely courageous and vigorous individual.
Comments from Voice Actor
Q: Tell us your impression of the character you are acting as and what enthuses you most when you are acting him.
A: My first impression of him was "brusque" but actually he has his firm and considerate side as well. I think that gap is really nice. Maybe he unexpectedly likes sweets? (Laugh) It'll be nice if I can bring out that part of him.
Q: Tell us about any happenings around you lately that feels like "Hanamaru".
A: For the first time in my life I won the ice cream stick lottery! I was so happy! But after that I felt cold because I ate two ice creams...