He is hardworking and dedicated to the samurai spirit, but is somewhat straightforward, which leads to problems.Compared to his uncle, he's easier to tease mainly due to his age, innocence and inexperience (especially with women).
In the TV series, he temporarily assumed the role of Assistant Commander.Shinjiro Taiga He is the primary protagonist of Sakura Taisen 5 and the Sakura Taisen New York OVAs, and nephew of Ichiro Ogami.A young Navy lieutenant from Japan who becomes the captain of the New York Combat Revue.Despite her attitude, she is skilled pilot and highly capable of wielding a naginata, and can sometimes be rather wise.She is a daughter born into the elite Kanzaki industrial clan, whose factory produced the Koubu.They often force him into the costume in the OVA having him perform Cleopatra.
Voiced by (English): Sascha Biesi (Sakura Wars 1 OVA), Lauren Zinn (Sakura Wars 2 OVA) (both ADV Films), Leigh Anderson Fisher (Sakura Wars TV), Christiana Yuuki, (FUNimation), Michelle Ruff (Bandai/Geneon) An established selfish actress of great talent and self-professed star of the Hanagumi, Sumire is arrogant and conceited, perhaps because she was raised as a spoiled brat, with her father and grandfather being good-hearted yet very workaholic.
Other than her open and friendly personality, the main benefits she brings to the group are the Shinguji family's hereditary power to defeat evil and the Reiken-Arataka. Ichiro Oogami Voiced by (English): Brian Gaston (OVAs), Corey M.
Gagne (TV) (ADV Films), Dave Wittenberg (credited as Dave Lelyveld) (Bandai/Geneon, FUNimation for the Sumire OVA, NIS America), Daniel Katsük (FUNimation for Sakura Wars: École de Paris) He was chosen to head the Hanagumi when he proved himself capable during a test of a Koubu prototype.
The naming patterns are likely the work of Akahori, who uses such throughout most of his creations (e.g., in Sorcerer Hunters and Saber Marionette J).
As the daughter of Kazuma Shinguji, the hero of the last demon war, and heir to the spiritual power of the Shinguji family, she was summoned to Tokyo by General Yoneda sometime after the formation of the Hanagumi.
The names of the various troupes/divisions of the Teikoku Kagekidan (e.g., flower, star, moon, wind) are modeled on those of the Takarazuka Kagekidan (Takarazuka Revue).