|Manga Debut||Chapter 9|
|Voiced by||Hiroki Yasumoto|
Hijikata Toshizo was once the feared “demon” vice commander of the Shinsengumi, an elite Japanese police force that patrolled the imperial capital of Kyoto in the nineteenth century. His pledge to protect the Tokugawa regime eventually cost him his life at the Battle of Hakodate, where he was shot to death. As an End, Hijikata can manifest ghostly images of his former comrades to cut down his enemies.
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His hatred with Toyohisa
During Tokugawa's clan 14th reign as shogun of Japan, turmoil erupts within as isolationist Japan were forced to open trade with United States. The opposition forces included the Mori clan of the Chōshū and the Shimazu clan of Satsuma. It is not known whether he hated the Shimazu clan personally but as a vice commander of Shinsengumi in Kyoto during the Bakumatsu period (late shogunate) fighting against the Reformist (Meiji Restoration), he could've cross swords with Toyohisa's future clansmen during the era.
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