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Aotabō

Aotabou

Human Aotabou

(青田坊, Aotabō)

  • Kurata (倉田, Kurata)

Personal Data

Gender

Gender Male Male

Birthdate

Astrological Sign Leo July 23

Species

Yōkai

Height 220 cm
2.2 m
7.218 ft
86.614 in
Weight 128 kg
282.192 lb
Fear Type

Fear Icon Physical Physical

Affiliation

  • "Kiyojūji Paranormal Patrol" is not in the list of possible values (Nura Clan, Kyōto Yōkai Clan, Hyaku Monogatari Clan, Bakeneko Clan, Bakenekoya, Centipede Tribe, Club ChuChu, Daruma Alliance, First District, Gagoze Alliance, Gyūki Clan, Gyūki Mansion, Hideshima Domain, Hideshima Shrine, Hiyoshi Gongen shrine, Kantō Great Ape Alliance, Keikain House, Keikain Main House, Kijo Clan, Kiyotsugu's Family Villa, Kusaka Shrine, Kyōto, Kyōto Yōkai, Kyūso Clan, Mount Hiei, Mount Kurama, Mount Nejireme, Mount Takao Tengu Party, Mt. Osore, Mukurowaguruma Gang, Nijō Castle, Nishihōgan-ji, Noppera Group, Nuega-Ike, Nura House, Obake Clan, One-Eyed Cedar, One-Eyed Demon Clan, Rokukin-ji, Sanba Garasu, Seiei-ji, Shikoku, Shikoku Hachijūhakki Yakō, Shimabara, Sōkoku-ji, Three-Eyed Party, Togyunobo, Tsurara Clan, Tōfu Kozō, Tōno Village, Ukiyoe General Hospital, Ukiyoe Middle School, Ukiyoe Town, Umewakamaru's Shrine, Ushigakure Cave, XX Village, Yakushi Clan, Yamanba Group, Yōhime's Family's Mansion, Yōkai Merchant Confederation, Ōsaka Castle, Ōshū Tōno Family) for this property.
    Kiyojūji Paranormal Patrol
  • "Blood Night Hyakki Yakō Biker Gang" is not in the list of possible values (Nura Clan, Kyōto Yōkai Clan, Hyaku Monogatari Clan, Bakeneko Clan, Bakenekoya, Centipede Tribe, Club ChuChu, Daruma Alliance, First District, Gagoze Alliance, Gyūki Clan, Gyūki Mansion, Hideshima Domain, Hideshima Shrine, Hiyoshi Gongen shrine, Kantō Great Ape Alliance, Keikain House, Keikain Main House, Kijo Clan, Kiyotsugu's Family Villa, Kusaka Shrine, Kyōto, Kyōto Yōkai, Kyūso Clan, Mount Hiei, Mount Kurama, Mount Nejireme, Mount Takao Tengu Party, Mt. Osore, Mukurowaguruma Gang, Nijō Castle, Nishihōgan-ji, Noppera Group, Nuega-Ike, Nura House, Obake Clan, One-Eyed Cedar, One-Eyed Demon Clan, Rokukin-ji, Sanba Garasu, Seiei-ji, Shikoku, Shikoku Hachijūhakki Yakō, Shimabara, Sōkoku-ji, Three-Eyed Party, Togyunobo, Tsurara Clan, Tōfu Kozō, Tōno Village, Ukiyoe General Hospital, Ukiyoe Middle School, Ukiyoe Town, Umewakamaru's Shrine, Ushigakure Cave, XX Village, Yakushi Clan, Yamanba Group, Yōhime's Family's Mansion, Yōkai Merchant Confederation, Ōsaka Castle, Ōshū Tōno Family) for this property.
    Blood Night Hyakki Yakō Biker Gang

Voice Actors

English

Kyle Hebert

Japanese

Hiroki Yasumoto Icon - Search

Debut

Manga

Nurarihyon no Mago Chapter #1

Anime

Nurarihyon no Mago Episode #1

Game

Nurarihyon no Mago: Great Profuse Hyakki War

OVA

A Fierce Grand Soccer Rally - The Nura Clan W Cup

Appears in

Anime, Manga and Game

Items
Shikigami Summoning

Aotabō (青田坊, Aotabō) is called "the degenerate priest who wears the iron blue robe" and is the physically strongest yōkai in the Nura household. He is often seen with Kurotabō and the two are known as the assault officers of the Nura House. He wears a skull rosary that keeps his strength under control, removing the rosary increases his strength turning him into a Demon God (鬼神, Kishin).

Appearance Edit

Aotabo has the appearance of a tall and muscular humanoid Yo-Kai with brown skin and white hair. As his nickname suggests, he dons an iron blue robe, worms underneath a black cloak accented with a thick, cream fur trimming. It is connected with a white skull rosary, worn to keep his overly strong powers in check.

In human form he has brown, spiky hair, and wears black clothes, but retains his rosary.

PersonalityEdit

HistoryEdit

Long before joining the Nura Clan, Aotabō was a warrior monk who was arrested for having committed a severe transgression and who had killed a thousand warriors. On the verge of being executed, a holy man's words changed his ideals and he decided to live for the sake of others. The holy man told Aotabō that if he continued to kill people, he would become a monster, and the way to regain his humanity was to save one person for each of the sins he had committed. By accomplishing this, he would return to being human - otherwise, he would likely transform into a Demon God (鬼神, Kishin). Aotabō soon found that children who had lost their parents or homes to war gathered around him, and he happily became their caretaker. Unfortunately, a group of bandits attacked both the children and the home where they had been staying together with Aotabō, and he slaughtered the intruders. As a result, he lost all hope of becoming human again and instead became a demon god.

Originally part of Nurarihyon's Hyakki Yakō 400 years ago, and later part of Rihan's, he looked after Rikuo when the boy was young and often fell victim to his pranks. Four years ago, Aotabō was among the yōkai who went to rescue the school bus and ended up fighting members of the Gagoze Alliance. Since then, he has attended school as Kurata (倉田, Kurata) in order to watch over and protect Rikuo.

Four months after the battle in Kyoto, It is revealed Aotabo who had been one of Rikou's bodyguards entered the upper echelons of the Nura Clan and became an executive of the Nura Clan.

SynopsisEdit

Gyūki ArcEdit

He and Yuki Onna, as Kurata and Tsurara, join the Kiyojūji Paranormal Investigation Squad to investigate an old school building, and end up saving Rikuo from rogue yōkai. They then reveal that they have been guarding him by posing as fellow students. Aotabō later is shown to have become the leader of a biker gang called the "Blood Night Hyakki Yakō." During the incident with the Kyūso Clan, he accompanies Rikuo to save Kana and Yura, breaking the bars on their cage in order to free them. When the Kiyojūji Paranormal Investigation Squad travels to Mt. Nejireme, he follows after in order to continue protecting Rikuo. In the anime, Aotabō rides on the top of the train and is subsequently given wrong directions by the manipulated Professor Adashibara upon arriving. In the manga he (as Kurata) and the Blood Night Hyakki Yakō biker gang follow the train on their motorcycles and end up retrieving the sleeping Kiyotsugu and Shima.

Shikoku ArcEdit

In the anime, he shows up to battle Tearai Oni when the latter is acting as a bodyguard for Sodemogi-sama. In the manga, he is among the students at Ukiyoe Middle School during the student council elections and is the first to locate Inugami. Though he holds down Inugami's body, the latter's head flies off to attack the fake Rikuo onstage. Unlike the rest of Rikuo's bodyguards, Aotabō isn't shown fighting Inugami's giant dog form. During the battle with Tamazuki's forces, he once again fights Tearai Oni and ultimately saves him from being killed by Maō's Hammer.

Kyōto ArcEdit

As Kurata, he travels to Kyōto with Tsurara, and stays with the Kiyojūji Paranormal Investigation Squad at the Keikain House in order to protect them, should any trouble arise. When Shōkera and his underlings attack, Aotabō puts the Kiyojūji Paranormal Investigation Squad members to sleep before joining the fray outside. His arrival saves Akifusa from Shōkera's death blow, and Aotabō then takes on the latter as his opponent in order to protect those within the house. When Shōkera's underlings bring out Kana, Natsumi and Maki with the intent to feed their hearts to Hagoromo Gitsune, Aotabō is overcome with rage and destroys Shōkera in one hit. He stays at the keikain main house until Rikou and everyone else returns.

Hyaku Monogatari Clan ArcEdit

TechniquesEdit

  • Gōriki Raisan (剛力礼讃) is a technique which releases the skull rosary keeping Aotabō's strength in check.
  • Katsu (喝) is a spell which utilizes his rosary. It releases energy that seems to put people to sleep.

QuotesEdit

  • "If I had only held on a little longer, I would have been able to become human again. I'm sorry, holy man. I broke my promise. But I guess it couldn't be helped... right? Because it was all to protect these guys..."
  • "Repent? What's that? You got me stumped there. Sorry, man... You see, I'm a Buddhist. Mind putting it in words I can understand?"

TriviaEdit

  • Aotabō is said to resemble the raging god "Shōmen Kongō" and, according to legend, by praying to this diety on the day of Kōshin, one can avoid being taken to heaven as a result of Shōkera's reporting of sins - in other words, Aotabō is Shōkera's natural enemy.
  • He ranked 48th in the character popularity poll with 52 votes.

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