The treasured sword once in the ancient shrine of Mt. Aso, is now somehow here. Hotarumaru's arrived!
According to legend, I was once completely repaired by fireflies, and that's where I got my name from.
I'm Hotarumaru, from the shrine on Mt. Aso. Tada! This is what you'd call a "headline-worthy introduction," right?
Touken Ranbu, is starting!
If you pet me that much, I'll shrink!
No one's around, huh...? Well, that's okay. Good niiiight!
Ouch! Don't touch me. I'm hurt.
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Citadel (Kiwame sendoff)
Well… I'll be by your side.
Oka~y, I'll be a group member~!
Alright. Starting today, I'm the captain~!
It's pretty, like a firefly.
Expedition Completed (Leader of Expedition Party)
Expedition Completed (Leader of Primary Party)
They said the expedition party is back.
Hehe, a comrade's arrived!
Repairs (medium/severe injury)
Fuh... the fireflies are gathering.
Ohh! I'm getting fired up!
Looks like a mission's complete.
What, what, are you... going to buy a present for me?
Front Lines & Battles
It's time to head to the battlefield, right? I'm off!
Hehehe... now, I wonder what the enemy'll be like?
Alright, let's fight in -- style!
Hehehe, you're good... but!
When I get serious, I'm pretty awesome, you know!
One-on-one, huh... hehe, sounds interesting.
I've gotten just a little stronger.
There're so many fireflies flying around... they're all so bright... how beautiful...
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Horse~ horsey, horsey, horsey. Yay-- oh, hey! Don't bite!
The soil here is pretty good.
You can tell how much effort I put into the fieldwork, right~?
Well, wanna try sparring?
Nnn. I'm a little unsatisfied...
New Year's Greeting
Happy New Year! ......This? It's New Year's money.
Hm? Are you going to draw a fortune?
Touken Ranbu's First Year Anniversary (2016)
They said it's our anniversary. Whee~
Touken Ranbu's Second Year Anniversary (2017)
Ta-da, today's our second year anniversary! I wonder if I've grown taller this year? I've grown right!?
Welcome Back Greeting (After Long Absence)
*mumbling*... Hmm, footsteps...? Oh, they came back!
Saniwa First Year Anniversary
Oh~ it's the first anniversary of inauguration! Amazing–
Saniwa Second Year Anniversary
Your inauguration's second anniversary, huh? Maybe that's why it's relaxing to be at your side.
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