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Aoba Kuranosuke

Aoba Kuranosuke is an NPC created by GM Wes (see Wes's NPCs). He appears in the Resurgence Of Yamatai plot.

Aoba Kuranosuke
Species & Gender Minkan male
Organization: Star Army of Yamatai
Occupation: Star Army Starship Captain
Rank: Taisa (effective YE 45.2)
Current Placement: YSS Resurgence

Character Description

Aoba Kuranosuke is a man of Yamataian-Uesureyan ancestry, descended from a long line of samurai warriors and soldiers. He has a Japanese-like appearance with short black hair, dark eyes, thick eyebrows, and a mustache and trimmed beard. He is a shrewd and intellectual man who measures his words carefully and tends to stay several steps ahead of things. He is 176 centimeters tall in height.

History & Relationships

Aoba was born in Ketsurui no Iori, Yamatai (Planet) in YE 11 and joined the Star Army of Yamatai at 21 in YE 32. He spent 4 years at the Ketsurui Academy majoring in Space Warfare with dual minors in Military Strategy and Philosophy. In YE 37 he was assigned to his first starship, the YSS Yamakuzure in Fourth Fleet as a Shoi Starship Operator. In YE 39 he was promoted to Chui and transferred to the YSS Azalea in the First Expeditionary Fleet. When the First Expeditionary Fleet was absorbed into the First Fleet in YE 41 he was promoted to Taii and became the Azalea's Star Army First Officer.

In YE 43 he became a Shosa and the second captain of the YSS Resurgence1).

In YE 44.2, Aoba was promoted to Chusa. In YE 44.7, Captain Aoba commanded during the Arrival of the Norians and oversaw the successful evacuation of hundreds of orphaned Norian children and babies2).

In YE 45.2, Aoba got a promotion to Taisa.

In YE 45.2, Aoba was killed with Mishhuvurthyar unexpectedly boarded the YSS Resurgence and one managed to somehow get to the bridge, attacking the bridge crew and eating Aoba.

Social Connections

  • Aoba has a younger sister, Aoba Akasa (9 years younger).


  • Frozen food from a ship's galley (YE 44 Salvage Giveaway, TC: 26-23, IC: 629-6152-46)
  • GP-12 Phased Pulse Rifle (YE 44 Salvage Giveaway, TC: 17-46, IC: 822-12293-61)
  • Lumber (YE 44 Salvage Giveaway, TC: 94-82, IC: 5509-21951-165)

OOC Notes

This NPC was created by Wes on 2021/03/06 13:46. Can be adopted if Wes is gone for more than a year.

Art Credits

  • Animated headshot art created by Wes using Artbreeder.
  • Art by sweet_enetriss_ (commissioned by Wes)
Character Data
Character NameAoba Kuranosuke
Character OwnerWes
Character StatusNPC In Use By GM or FM
Current LocationKetsurui no Iori
PlotsResurgence Of Yamatai
Star Army Personnel Database
SAOY Career StatusActive Duty
SAOY RankTaisa
SAOY OccupationStar Army Starship Captain
SAOY AssignmentYSS Resurgence
Assigned QuartersCaptain's Cabin
CallsignResurgence Actual
SAOY Entry YearYE 32
DOR YearYE 45
DOR Month2
Government & Politics of the Yamatai Star Empire
DistrictYamatai Star System

characters/yamatai/aoba_kuranosuke.txt ยท Last modified: 2023/06/13 19:41 by wes