Doromizu Jirochou 泥水 次郎長

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Doromizu Jirochou
泥水 次郎長
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Information
Seiyuu 菅生 隆之
Sugou Takayuki
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Affiliations Dobunezumi Group / Doromizu family
溝鼠組 / 泥水家
Biodata
Species Human
Gender Male
Status Live


Introduction

Big Boss of the Kabuki District yakuza syndicate Dobunezumi Group 溝鼠組. In Episode 55, his henchmen mentioned that Doromizu Jirochou 泥水次郎長, used to admire Otose, one of the other 4 Devas of Kabuki District.

Appearance

Has facial scars as well as unusually dark skin; called 'Ganguro old man' by Gintoki because of this.

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Personality

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Background Story

In Episode 55, it was mentioned that Doromizu Jirochou 泥水 次郎長, one of the other 4 Devas of Kabuki District, used to admire Otose. According to Kurogoma Katsuo in Episode 211, Otose and Jirochou grew up together and were very close. She was apparently the only one to keep watch over him and constantly reprimand him for his misdemeanors in his childhood, as a result of which Jirochou did not go astray. Otose eventually got married to Terada Tatsugorou, an early generation Jouishishi member and a Edo-period police officer, who became Jirochou's close friend due to their shared ideals of protecting the streets though they are on opposite sides of the law. Said to be a beauty in her youth, both Jirochou and Tatsugorou fell in love with Otose. Jirochou knew that his choice of life could never bring Otose happiness and chose to withdraw from the love triangle in spite of his feelings for her. Tatsugorou was killed in the battle field shielding a bullet from Jirochou. On the behest of the dying Tatsugorou to take care of Kabuki District and Otose, Jirochou decided to station himself in the Kabuki District near Otose, leaving behind his wife and new-born child.

Trivia

Miyajima Fumitoshi 宮島 史年 was the first seiyuu to voice Doromizu in the earlier seasons of the anime, but seiyuu was changed to the current one for the new season 5.


List of Gintama Characters
Organizations
4 Devas of Kabuki District かぶき町四天王 Otose お登勢Kujaku Hime Kada 孔雀姫 華陀Saigou Tokumori 西郷 特盛Doromizu Jirochou 泥水 次郎長
Doromizu Family 泥水家族 Doromizu Jirochou 泥水 次郎長Chin Pirako 椿 平子
Dobunezumi Group 溝鼠組 Doromizu Jirochou 泥水 次郎長Chin Pirako 椿 平子Kurogoma Katsuo 黒駒 勝男Meru-chan メルちゃん
Terada Family & related characters 寺田家 & 関係者 Terada Tatsugorou 寺田 辰五郎Otose お登勢Doromizu Jirochou 泥水 次郎長
Jouishishi 攘夷志士 Terada Tatsugorou 寺田 辰五郎Saigou Tokumori 西郷 特盛Doromizu Jirochou 泥水 次郎長