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This article is about the character. For information about the series, see Sano Ichirō (series).

Sano Ichirō is the main protagonist of the Sano Ichirō series. Originally a yoriki, Sano became Tokugawa Tsunayoshi's sosakan after saving his life from a group of renegades. He is currently the second-in-command to Shogun Tokugawa Ienobu.

Physical description[]

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He likes to chase down lost or obscure facts. His search for the truth often led him into conflict with Bushido.

Fashion is not important to Sano but in order to represent his status he is obligated to wear whatever is in style at the moment.


Born in the second year of Manji era, Sano Ichiro is the only son of Sano Shutarō and Sano Etsuko. He was born and raised in Nihonbashi.

One month after becoming a yoriki, Sano is enjoying a leisurely stroll through Nihonbashi when he happens across a group of burned houses.


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  • Sano Etsuko: Coming soon...
  • Sano Reiko: Coming soon...
  • Sano Masahiro: Coming soon...
  • Sano Akiko: Coming soon...
  • Magistrate Ueda: Coming soon...
  • Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu: Coming soon...


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Sano clan Sano IchirōReikoMasahiroAkikoEtsukoSano Shutarō
Yangisawa clan Yanagisawa YoshiyasuLady YanagisawaYoritomoKikukoYoshisato
Hirata clan HirataMidoriTaekoTatsuoChiyoko
Tokugawa clan Tokugawa TsunayoshiIenobu
Niu clan Niu MasamuneLady NiuNiu MasahitoNiu Yukiko