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Cast List

Book Sixteen:
Legendary Lovers


Inuyasha Who Seeks the Shikon no Tama

Also known as Houjou-kun or Koinu. In another life he was a half-daemon quest hero; we see him here as a high school student. Click the link above to read this long description.

Higurashi Kagome

Former middle school student, quest heroine and inadvertent sorceress; now a high school student. Again, click on the link.

Murata, Junko

In high school, charm, intelligence, fearlessness, poise, and a strong moral sense often aren't enough to offset a chunky body, bad teeth, or a homely face. Fortunately, high school isn't life, and the Junkos of the world do just fine. Don't worry about her, her time will come.

Sakamoto, Jiro

Houjou's friend since childhood, his classmate in much of elementary, middle school, and high school, and eventually his colleague at Edo University. A high school student in this book, Sakamoto has an older half-brother—practically everybody in this comic has or is an older half-brother—who has a collection of porn and softcore videos and magazines to which young Jiro has access, and which he rents out to his schoolmates. Nakashima High School is a smart kids' school, and Sakamoto is a smart kid, probably more intelligent than Houjou, if only because his interests are less focused (to use the nice word; obsessive, to use the other word). Sakamoto is extraordinarily attractive to women, at least before he marries them.

Ms. Yatsuda

Somebody gets the fun chaperone on the field trip, but it's always somebody else—one of those little mysteries of life that science can't explain. Ms. Yatsuda's as intimidating as they come.


[Not seen, but spoken of in this issue] One of the companions of Inuyasha on the quest for the Shikon no Tama. Click the link above.

[Not seen, but spoken of in this issue] Elder half-brother of Inuyasha of the Shikon no Tama. Click the link above.

Houjou, Yoshi

Heir to a centuries-old tradition of public service, one of a long line of samurai supporting the rulers of what is now Japan, Yoshi is an economist for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in which capacity he has served in embassies and consulates in Europe and on the Pacific rim. Kendo champion in high school and college; comfortable and happy in a three-piece suit. The kind of dad who takes his kid to baseball games and Star Wars movies. Yoshi's a mensch—but he has high standards, even for four-year-olds.

Inuyasha-Houjou, Haruka

Housewife turned social activist. Informed she was unlikely to bear a child, Haruka founded the Women's International Peace Committee as an outlet for her considerable intelligence, energy, and high-mindedness. When the miracle of in vitro fertilization made motherhood a possibility, Haruka proved that a properly motivated woman can be totally dedicated to serving a worthy cause and totally dedicated to managing all aspects of her child's life at the same time. If you want to turn a daemon into a Houjou-kun, give him to Haruka.

Choristers, chaperones, catering staff, drugstore clerk, innocent restaurant patrons.



Book 16

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