Height: 1.74m (5' 8”) Mass: 75kg (165lbs)
Build and Skin Color: Kouan has a slender build. Despite his many years in academia he is works out regularly. He has a typical Asian yellow complexion.
Facial Features and Eye Color: Kouan has a slender Asian face. He has a strong chin, prominent cheek bones. His eys are amber colored and almond shaped.
Hair Color and Style: Kouan has black hair, shoulder length. He keeps it pulled back into ponytail when working.
Distinguishing Features: When working in the field Kouan can be found wearing a weathered vest with pockets filled with tools of the trade.
When teaching he wears a white lab coat featuring the SSS Logo.
He also wears a pair of Emrys Uno Sunglasses.
Age While technically fifty years old. When asked Kouan refers to himself as only twenty-five. He considers the start of his life as a Yamatai citizen as the start of his life these days.
Personality: Kouan has many sides to his nature. When teaching he can be a demanding taskmaster, and seeks to inspire his student. They learn quickly that he is also fair in his recriminations. When presenting or speaking in public about his papers and projects, he is a dynamic speaker and can be quite charismatic.
In personal situations Kouan is reserved. The decision made years ago to leave his family and legacy was not without cost. Over the years Kouan has made many acquaintances, and colleagues, but he has a very small group of people he considers close friends. He is unmarried but does travel in the company of a former Neko now a Minkan named Takaramono. She has been his personal assistant for several years as well as his bodyguard.
Likes: Good brandy, symphony music, sitting by a fire listening to the sounds of nature, books.
Dislikes: Nepleslian Military, people who destroy or exploit ancient sites and relics.
Goals: Kouan wants to learn about each new culture, learn their past and pass on that knowledge to generations to come.
Kouan of the length of his various jobs, he has studied and taken any course he could in his majors. He has doctorates in Anthropology, Archeology and Sociology. He has degrees in Linguistics and Psychology as well.
Kouan is capable of operating any computer system that uses the Kessaku OS, found on all Star Army starships. He is proficient in entering and/or searching for information.
Kouan is familiar with basic radio operation and procedures and can make transmissions to and receive transmissions from other characters through headsets, ships, ground vehicles, and shuttles. Kouan is fluent in Nepleslian and Yamataian. He can speak and write correctly and efficiently and can write reports, fill forms.
Kouan received basic mathematics training, to including up to algebra and trigonometry.
Kouan has an extensive knowledge of Yamatai Star Empire and Yamataian Star Army history. He can speak at length about key events in history.
During his life, and many expeditions, Kouan has learned to operate a variety cars, trucks, hovercraft.
Between his time serving as a consultant with the SAoY, and his expeditions, Kouan has learned finding water, land navigation, shelter construction, hunting most often by using techniques from subjects of study.
These items are considered consumable, and will be replaced as needed at no charge.
Saiki Kouan is the Shuji of the the SSS, he receives a salary of 8,227 KS per week. Saiki keeps his money in a bank account with the National Bank of Yamatai. His SSS KS Card is programmed to allow him to access both his bank account and payroll account.
|0 KS||Starting Funds|
|64,600 KS||64,600 KS||34 weeks salary 28/07/31|
|68,400 KS||3,800 KS||2 weeks salary 11/07/31|
|91,200 KS||11,400 KS||6 weeks salary 22/08/31|
|112,100 KS||20,900 KS||11 weeks salary 07/01/32|
|119,700 KS||19,600 KS||4 weeks salary 04/02/32|
|163,400 KS||43,700 KS||Salary (23 weeks) 13/07/32|
|220,400 KS||57,000 KS||30 weeks salary 08/02/33|
|228,000 KS||7,600 KS||4 weeks salary 08/03/33|
|237,500 KS||9,500 KS||5 weeks salary 12/04/33|
|264,100 KS||26,000 KS||14 weeks salary 10/07/33|
|275,500 KS||11,400 KS||6 weeks salary 11/18/33|
|472,948 KS||197,448 KS||24 months 11/01/35|
|653,942 KS||180,994 KS||22 months 09/01/37|
Note: Update Salary to reflect time in grade