Ronin

Wave-Men of the Empire

Akuma, contender at the Emerald Championship

Chigitsu, Former Lion Clan samurai and contender at the Topaz Championship

Kageko, mysterious man who organised the death of Daidoji Hayashi

Koan, shugenja who entered the Tournament of the White Orchid

Maeda Oroko, contender at the Topaz Championship

Otogawa, merchant in Friendly Traveller Village

Tomoji, friend of Otomo Kokare

Yuka, crew member of the Shining Swan and sister of Kimo

Deceased Wave-Men of the Empire

Kimo, crew member of the Shining Swan and sister of Yuka

Tsume Kenji, murderer of Matsu Hoketsaku

Ronin

Kyuden Caerdydd - Champions of the Sapphire Throne Togashi