Sakamoto Tatsuma 坂本 辰馬

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Sakamoto Tatsuma
坂本 辰馬
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Information
Seiyuu 三木 眞一郎
Miki Shinichiro
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Affiliations Kaientai
快援隊
Biodata[1]
Birthday 15 Nov / Scorpio
Age 20's
Species Human
Gender Male
Hair Short Brown, natural perm
Height 181 cm
Weight 70 kg
Status Live
Others Right-handed

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"A-ha-ha-ha-ha! A-ha-ha-ha-ha!"
Sakamoto Tatsuma
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Introduction

Leader of the commercial entity by the name of Kaientai 快援隊, which operates from a flying ship that traverses the galaxy for business opportunities. Labeled a 'natural-idiot'[2], yet Sakamoto Tatsuma displayed his leadership qualities when he is willing to sacrifice himself to save others when he was held captive by the alien in Episode ?. His ultra positive attitude sometimes lead him into all sorts of trouble as he tends to dismiss bad things as just 'imagination, a-ha-ha-ha-ha'.

However, his affable nature is less appreciated by his number 2, Mutsu 陸奥, who had to constantly track down her wanderlust leader whose movements are totally unpredictable.

He is obsessed with spaceships, and while fighting in the Joui wars with Sakata Gintoki et al, he dreamt of traveling through the galaxy in a spaceship. He eventually broke away from the Joui movement to pursue this dream, with great commercial success.

He is also infatuated with Oryou, a hostess working at Snack Smile and usually ends up being kicked at his crotch (Episode 57).

In Episode 32 the spaceship he piloted crash landed on Yorozuya's office because he ran out of fuel, and he subsequently sent a pair of carpentars Unkei and Kaikei to help repair the building in Episode 33.

to expand:

  • 北辰一刀流
  • 坂本龍馬の 愛刀 - 陸奥守吉行 Mutsu's Nokami Yoshiyuki
  • Comes from a rich family (trained at a reputable fencing school)verification/corroboration needed


Appearance

Curly short brown hair, wears reddish sun shades.

Personality

Sakamoto has a habit of calling Gintoki "Kintoki", even though he berated Gintoki for getting another Joui fighter's name wrong in Episode 33. He also explained in the same episode that whenever he writes letters, he has the urge to add "P.S" at the end.

Background Story

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Trivia

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List of Gintama Characters
Organizations
Kaientai 快援隊 Sakamoto Tatsuma 坂本 辰馬Mutsu 陸奥
Old Jouishishi 旧攘夷志士 Sakata Gintoki 坂田 銀時Katsura Kotarou 桂 小太郎Takasugi Shinsuke 高杉 晋助Sakamoto Tatsuma 坂本 辰馬Saigou Tokumori 西郷 特盛
Snack Smile スナック「すまいる」 Shimura Tae 志村 妙Ane 阿音Oryou おりょうHanako 花子


  1. Translated from 空知英秋 Sorachi Hideaki, 銀ちゃねる! Gin Channel! (Gintama Official Character Book), 集英社 Shueisha, Jump Comics, page 134.
  2. ibid.