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Gagoze

Gagoze

(ガゴゼ, Gagoze)

Personal Data

Gender

Gender Male Male

Age

Deceased

Birthdate

Astrological Sign Capricorn January 19

Species

Yōkai

Height 197 cm
1.97 m
6.463 ft
77.559 in
Weight 80 kg
176.37 lb
Affiliation

Nura Clan

Voice Actors

English

Liam O'Brien Icon - Search

Japanese

Kōsei Hirota

Debut

Manga

Nurarihyon no Mago Chapter #1

Anime

Nurarihyon no Mago Episode #8

Game

Nurarihyon no Mago: Great Profuse Hyakki War

Appears in

Anime, Manga and Game

Items
Shikigami Summoning

Gagoze (ガゴゼ, Gagoze) is the chairman of the Gagoze Alliance and a former member of the Nura Clan. When he was alive, he committed evil deeds and, after death, he became a ghost and attacked youngsters at the temple where he had been buried. He is known as a yōkai who kidnaps and devours children[1].

HistoryEdit

500 Years AgoEdit

Gagoze was originally part of Nurarihyon's Hyakki Yakō, and took part in the battle against the Gyūki Clan which would lead to it merging with the Nura Clan.

400 Years AgoEdit

He was among the Nura Clan forces who attacked Ōsaka Castle, though he does not engage in a battle against any of the primary Kyoto yōkai.

4 Years AgoEdit

Gagoze has been slashed

Young Rikuo slashing Gagoze

Believing himself to be the logical choice for Third Head of the Nura Clan (even garnering the support of fellow board members Sorobanbō and Asajigahara no Kijo), he was stunned and angered that Nurarihyon's grandson Rikuo was named to the position instead. Gagoze and the members of the Gagoze Alliance then sought to kill Rikuo by attacking a school bus they believed him to be riding[2]. They trapped the bus in a caved-in underpass and, upon noticing that their intended target was missing, decided to simply kill the children riding anyway. However, Rikuo's "Night" form and Hyakki Yakō burst through the underpass' wall to save them. Gagoze's forces were easily defeated and in a desperation move he threatened to slaughter Rikuo's friends (Kana, Kiyotsugu and Shima) if his demands weren't met. Night Rikuo stopped this by slashing him in half with Nenekirimaru[3].

Appearance In Other MediaEdit

Nurarihyon no Mago: Great Profuse Hyakki WarEdit

In the game Nurarihyon no Mago: Great Profuse Hyakki War is he one of the summonable support characters of the Nura Clan.

TriviaEdit

  • The incident with Gagoze is not mentioned or expressed in the anime series' first season until Episode 14 in a flashback. However, as a result of Shiibashi's insistence, it appeared as the major focus of the second season's first episode.
  • Also in episode 14, he is shown being cut in half vertically, whereas he is cut horizontally in episode 1 of the second season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Nurarihyon no Mago Manga: Chapter 1, Page 16
  2. Nurarihyon no Mago Manga: Chapter 1, Page 25
  3. Nurarihyon no Mago Manga: Chapter 1, Page 55

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