Personal Profile

Name: Kisaragi Shusuke
Age: 213
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170 lbs
Hair Style/Color:
Eye Color: Black

Division: 3rd Division
Rank: 3rd Seat

Powers and Abilities

Master Swordsman: Shusuke is a highly proficient swordsman. In combat, he doesn't seem the least bit taken back by the abilities of his opponent, even when they seemingly have an advantage. He fights with seemingly no effort behind his attacks, as he always wields a sword with one hand. His combat skills were evident even when he was a child. He is able to mix extreme speed with a calm composure and precise attacks, and has become the most proficient master of his family's sword style, Shigure Souen.

The Shigure Soen Ryu (時雨蒼燕流, lit. "Shower in Late Autumn, Blue Swallow Style) is a sword technique that is called the "Invincible Sword Style" for several reasons. This technique originated with one man, and like a family tree, it grew. As the technique was passed down, the more the tree grew. It is common for a generation to add a new form to the Shigure Soen when a Shinigami is born into the Kisaragi family with the "Shigure Souen Power" in their Zanpakutou. This is a sword style that varies, depending on who one's master was in the case of there being multiple bearers of the power. Thus, there could be many different variations of the Shigure Soen Style.

Shajiku no Ame 車軸の雨 (Axle of Rain) - Offensive. The user charges forward and attacks with a thrust that boasts enough power to send a piercing shockwave forward from its tip.

Sakamaku Ame 逆巻く雨 (Rolling Rain) - Defensive. The user obscures his body with a wall of Reiryoku (or water), while at the same time defending it with a contraction.

Yarazu no Ame 遣らずの雨 (Last Minute Rain) - Offensive. The user drops their katana, kicking it with one foot, to send it flying in a stab.

Gofuu Juuu 五風十雨 (May Wind, October Rain) - Defensive. The user synchronizes with his opponent's breathing to be capable of evade attacks from another swordsman.

Samidare 五月雨 (Early Summer Rain) - Offensive. The user does a slicing attack while switching the katana between the swing, changing the trajectory and the timing freely.

Shibuki Ame 繁吹き雨 (Splashing Rain) - Defensive. The user holds the sword backwards and spins to create a whirlwind like shield.

Shinotsuku Ame 篠突く雨 (Pelting Rain) - Offensive. The user uses the blade of the sword to cut around the bearer. The user can also use water with this move if they do not have the Shigure Souen Power.

Utsushi Ame うつし雨 (Duplicate Rain) - Offensive. The user makes a tidal wave with his sword and, while his opponent is distracted by his reflection, he attacks from above.


Kyōka Suigetsu (鏡花水月, Mirror Flower, Water Moon): In its sealed form, it resembles a pair of normal katana with gold hilts. The only decorations are the tsuba, which is a flower on the katana at his left hip, and a wave pattern on the katana at his right hip.

Shikai: Its release command is "Drown Out" (打消せ, uchikese). When Shusuke uses his Shikai, he gains bracers on both of his arms, and metal armored sandals. The twin swords from its sealed state gain more normalized blue-wrapped hilts, but also possess figurines at each pommel, the left being an akita and the right being a swallow. As a Shikai, it boasts a strange appearance that has been mockingly referred to as a "pseudo-Bankai" by some. Such, however, is simply the unique nature of the Zanpakutou.

  • Shikai Special Ability: Kyōka Suigetsu boasts a special ability seen few times across many generations of Shusuke's family. Kyōka Suigetsu produces Reiryoku that is blue and has shimmers of some kind flowing through it, giving it an appearance similar to rippling water. The core is of a distinctively dark blue and the ever oscillating outer sections are of a more light tone of blue. This energy is in many ways more similar to water than typical Reiryoku. Its tranquility special trait carries the meaning of stillness and pacification. Thus, this energy can be used to weaken a target by robbing its strength and capacity of movement. There are also known examples of it being used to create ice.

    • Scontro di Rondine 燕特攻 (Clash of the Swallow) - A tidal wave of Reiryoku surrounds Shusuke while he charges, led by the Swallow from his right katana. This technique is also referred to as Shigure Souen Ryu's tenth, offensive form.
    • Sadachi: Kirisame (Brazen Left Blade: Drizzle) - Shusuke uses the akita sword of his Shikai to attack with multiple compressed airwaves which can "Sniff" out an enemy, making this perfect against illusionists and those who are capable of hiding their presence from him otherwise. When an affected target is moving, Shusuke is alerted by a movement of the sword, similar to a magnet's attraction.
    • Udachi: Kirisame (Brazen Right Blade: Cutting Rain) - After Sadachi: Kirisame, this attack is different in that the waves are shaped like swallows and can cut the opponent who has been "Sniffed" by the akita sword.