“I am one with the wind.”

Tatsurou Akiyama (秋山 達郎 Akiyama Tatsurō?) is the main protagonist of Kaiju of Retribution Tatsura and Tatsura vs. Hellbourne, who plays a prominent role in the Mahou Kaiju Series, especially in the so-called Neo-Sengoku Trilogy. He is the younger brother of Rinko Akiyama, the boyfriend of Yukikaze Mizuki and has the ability to transform into the dragon kaiju Tatsura.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Background[edit | edit source]

Kaiju of Retribution Tatsura[edit | edit source]

Tatsurou was a student in Gosha Academy, alongside his fellow classmate and childhood friend Yukikaze and elder sister third-year senior Rinko. Nicknamed the Gale Wind Taimanin (疾風の対魔忍 Hayate no Taimanin?) for his wind abilities, he is somewhat unpopular due to his shy and doormat-like personality and ineptitude to catch up with his fellow peers in terms of skill.

Gamera vs. MechaGamera[edit | edit source]

Tatsurou was sent by the Justice Alliance and teamed up with Ichirou Tachibana and Kousuke Sawaki in fighting in the Second Korean War, the crisis that was haunting the peace of the world.

Tatsura vs. Hellbourne[edit | edit source]

Kaiju World War: Part 1[edit | edit source]

Taigaia vs. Senryuukaku[edit | edit source]

Kaiju World War: Part 2[edit | edit source]

Personality[edit | edit source]

Relationships[edit | edit source]

Yukikaze Mizuki[edit | edit source]

Kiss in the sunset

Yukikaze is Tatsurou's childhood friend and eventually his girlfriend.

Rinko Akiyama[edit | edit source]

As Tatsurou's older sister, she shows utmost concern when it comes to the well-being of her brother.

Yukimura Katsuki[edit | edit source]

After losing Yukikaze and Rinko in the original timeline, Tatsurou is mentored by his girlfriend's biological father, Yukimura Katsuki.

Zark Albatrosa[edit | edit source]

Zark is Tatsurou's best friend.

Wataru Akiyama[edit | edit source]

Wataru is Tatsurou and Yukikaze's son.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Prior to his training with the late Yukimura Katsuki, it is implied that Tatsurou's skills were sub-par with other Taimanin in his academy. Mostly, his abilities were more fitted for stealth than combat. After his training with Yukimura, he slowly hones plenty of his abilities to mastery and becomes a force to be reckoned with: a powerful ninja who lays retribution upon evil.

  • Magi physiology / sensitivity to chi -
  • Wind elemental manipulation
  • Master swordsmanship – Initially, he was unskilled in handling his sword, such as being unable to lift it high enough to strike. However, after training, he can properly his sword and flow accordingly with the movement of his enemies to predict when to attack or block with it.
  • Supernatural agility – Tatsurou is capable of evading or dodging attacks in a split second during close combat or from long range distance. It is done through his inherited technique from his father's side of the family, the Art of the Wind Dance (風舞の術 Kazamai no Jutsu?), focused on swiftness and agility as opposed to brunt force.
  • Supernatural speed
  • Camouflage – He can hide or blend into the environment or shadows to be hidden from sight of the enemy.
  • Kaiju Transformation – Tatsuro can transform into Tatsura and back into human form at will.
    • Super Kaiju Transformation – Eventually, he gains the ability to transform into his kaiju form's much stronger version, Tenka-Tatsura.

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Tatsurou is armed with his signature sword called the Fuujigiri (風刀切?, Windblade), a silver katana with the length being 3/5 of an average person's height. However, the Fuurai is just a mask to its true form that he unlocks during his battle against the Dark Horror army: the Wind Wing Blade Doujigiri Yasutsuna (風翼刀・童子切安綱ドウジキリ・ヤスツナ Fūyokutō Dōjikiri Yasutsuna?). Sometimes, he would also use the Doujigiri simultaneously with the Flame Dragon Katana Onimaru, which he possesses after Yukimura's death.

Attacks[edit | edit source]

  • Ninja Arts - Emerald Tornado (忍法・綠寶竜巻 Ninpō - Ryokuhō Tatsumaki?) – Tatsurou's signature ninja art; it is an offensive technique in which the user unleashes a large tornado of green turbulent winds extremely fast and strong that they induce damage to the afflicted enemy. The force of the tornado also has the enemy flying miles back or above.
  • Super Ninja Arts - God Thunder Wave (超忍法・神雷流 Chōninpō - Jinraiha?) – Tatsurou's finishing move; he concentrates his chi into his body and transforms into a stream of light-green energy in the shape of a Chinese dragon covered entirely in electricity. He flies upwards and charges towards the opponent, colliding in full force like lightning and utterly demolishing it.
  • Combined Technique - Wind and Fire Obliteration (合体奥義・風火激破 Gattai Ōgi - Fūkagekiha?) – Tatsurou's other finishing attack; he harnesses the wind and fire powers of both the Doujigiri and the Onimaru respectively and slashes his enemy with both blades. Alternatively, he fires a tornado from the Doujiri and a stream of fire from the Onimaru, with the two merging to form a massive fire tornado with the force of a hundred volcanoes which comes at the enemy and completely burns them away.
  • Combined Technique - Rumbling Thunderstorm (合体奥義・轟天風雷 Gattai Ōgi - Gōtenfūrai?) – Tatsurou and Yukikaze's combo attack, which is a combination of the Emerald Tornado and Blessing of Lightning. The two Taimanin position, with Yukikaze crouching and pointing her guns at the target and Tatsurou standing behind her. Yukikaze fires full-powered streams of lightning at the opponent, while Tatsurou unleashes two large tornado from his palms. The lightnings and tornadoes merge to form an extremely powerful and turbulent force comparable to a thousand thunderstorms. The combined lightnings and wind forces from the thunder tornado then destroy the opponent.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • “Blow, winds of punishment! With your ferocious soul, become a dragon to shake the earth! Kaiju Transformation! Kaiju of Retribution Tatsura!!” (吹き上がれ、罰し風よ!激しくその魂で地を震える龍となれ!怪獣変身!獄罰の怪獣タツラァァッ!! Fuki agare, basshi kaze yo! Hageshiku sono tamashī de chi wo furueru ryū to nare! Kaijū henshin! Gokubatsu no Kaijū Tatsuraaa!!?)
  • “Roar to the heavens! Lord of the wind! Become the sword that punishes all evil-doers! Come out, Wind Wing Blade Doujigiri Yasutsuna!” (天に轟け!風の主よ!悪党全員を壊罰、剣となれ!出てこい、風翼刀・童子切安綱ドウジキリ・ヤスツナ Ten ni todoroke! Kaze no aruji yo! Akutō zen'in wo kaibatsu, tsurugi to nare! Detekoi, Fūyokutō Doujikiri Yasutsuna!?)
  • “Blow, my soul! Blow, Kaiju of Retribution Tatsura!” (吹き飛べ、僕の魂!吹き飛べ、獄罰の怪獣タツラ! Fukitobe, boku no tamashī! Fukitobe, Gokubatsu no Kaijū Tatsura!?)
  • “Blow the wind, the dragon of a burning soul! Become a king to rule over all skies! Super Kaiju Transformation! Gale Wing Dragon God Tenka-Tatsura!!” (吹き上がれ、熱き魂の龍よ!あらゆる空を統べる、おうとなれ!超怪獣変身!風翼龍神テンカタツヤァァァァァッ!! Fuki agare, atsuki tamashī no ryū yo! Arayuru sora o suberu, ō to nare! Chō kaijū henshin! Fūyoku Ryūjin Tenka Tatsuraaaaaa!!?)
  • “Blow, my soul! Blow, Tenka-Tatsura! Become the light that shines the future of the Earth!!” (吹き飛べ、僕の魂!吹き飛べ、テンカタツラァァッ!!地球の未来を照らす光となれえぇぇぇぇぇっ!! Fukitobe, boku no tamashī! Fukitobe, Tenka Tatsuraaa!! Chikyū no mirai o terasu hikari to nareeeeeee!!?)

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