The brothel boss who keeps a firm hold on Shino’s contract. First appears in the “window shopping” scene, ordering his guards to attack Jin when he learns that the samurai has no money. Overheard by Fuu in the restaurant, talking unsympathetically about Shino’s misfortune. He interrupts the escape attempt by coming in to collect an extension fee, tries to grab Shino but she drops down below into Jin’s waiting arms. Bantou and his guards intercept them on the street and a fight ensues.