Kousuke Yamada

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Kousuke Yamada
Kousuke.jpg
Kanaga Kyodai {Fixer}
(The Tiger of Fairmount)
Contact Owner [1]
Connection 4
Public Contact? Yes
Archetype Fixer
Location Everett, Seattle
Metatype Human
Sex Male
Age 33
Preferred Payment Method (Service (Runner Jobs)/Favors)
Hobbies/Vice Mahjong, Fighting Rings
Personal Life None of your business
Faction Kanaga-Gumi

Overview

Kousuke Yamada. Kyodai. Samurai. Business Owner. Family man. Fixer. There are many worlds Kousuke lives in, and all of them are dear to his heart in some manner. His sworn brothers in blood hold his soul and provide him a camaderie and allow him a jocularity he cannot show anywhere else but in the world of Men amongst Men. He is a sworn follower of his Oyabun, another oath sworn in the ceremony of Sakazuki, and thus his Oyabun holds his life. Through his Family he has been graced the chance to be a businessman, and he runs the hostess club in Fairmount he has been assigned with a keen eye and a shrewd mind. This club holds his pride. He is a loving and proud father to two fine young boys, and his wife is a rare beauty in his eyes, and together they hold his heart. And, most importantly to the various runners that frequent Seattle, Kousuke Yamada is a pipeline to the strict, scowling hall of the Kanaga-gumi. It is he (and a few others, but none as often as he) who dispenses out jobs the Gumi cannot handle themselves without losing giri, and thus must abide (his brothers would say suffer) the presence of runners. And to them, he gives his charm and skill.



Key Dice Pools

Negotiation - 14[11] (+2 in person)

Intimidation - 9[7] (+2 in person)

Blades (Swords) - 10(12)[8]

Shadow Rumours - 9[5]

Underworld (Bunraku Parlours, Gambling Dens) - 10(12,12)[5]

Yakuza (Kanaga-Gumi) - 10(12)[5]


Stat Block

B A R S W L I C Ess Edge Magic
3 3(5) 3(4) 3(5) 4 3 4 5 3.8 6 None
Condition Monitor 10
Limits Physical 6, Mental 5, Social 7 (11 for Negotiation)
Initiative 8+2d6
Skills Blades 6 (Swords), Con 4, Etiquette 3, Intimidation 4, Negotiation 9
Knowledge Skills Shadow Rumours 5, Underworld 6 (Bunraku Parlours, Gambling Dens), Yakuza 6 (Kanaga-Gumi), Japanese 6, English Native
Gear Datajack, Muscle Replacement 2 (Alphaware), Synaptic Booster 1, Berwick Suit, Argentum Coat (Noncon 6, Chem Prot 6), Fairlight Caliban (DR 7, FW 7)
Weapons Katana [Blade (Sword), Acc 8, DV 8P, AP -3, Fire modes, ammo (clip type)] w/Personalized Grip
Vehicles None

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Player Characters with this Contact

Name Chips Owed/Owned
Haeru Even
Onmyoji Even

NPC who know this contact

Facts about "Kousuke Yamada"
ArchetypeFixer +
Connection4 +
FactionKanaga-Gumi +
GenderMale +
Has nameKousuke Yamada +
LocationEverett, Seattle +
MetatypeHuman +
ProfessionKanaga Kyodai +