Jushiro Sakaki, formerly known as Jushiro Tatsumi, is a supporting character in Samurai Shodown: Warriors Rage.
Jushiro is a former samurai that was once part of the bakufu government. During his service as a government samurai, he is mentored by Kuki and made friends with Jin-Emon Hanafusa. While he fell in love with a woman samurai named Karen. The feelings were mutual but formalities and duties discouraged them from developing their affections further.
One day, it was predicted by spies that the princess was endangered by an assassination attempt by Oboro. As she bore a striking resemblance to the princess, Karen volunteered herself to be the decoy princess to lure Oboro in. In spite of Jushiro's protests, the coup was staged. Oboro attacked but his strength was overwhelming and he preceded to kill everyone at the site, including the "princess" Karen. Jushiro, who is arrived at the scene too late to assist, was targeted as the main suspect of the massacre by the bakufu, earning his disgust and desertion of his samurai class. Since he was a member of the secret service who knew several critical secrets, the government ordered for his elimination.
However, he can escapes from his pursuers to Ritenkyo where he joins with female warriors Saya and Rinka to form the "Atom Rebels", an anti-Bakufu group. Once he learns that Oboro was in Ritenkyo, he sets out to slay him. In his ending, he defeats Jin-Emon in a duel and spares his life.
A charismatic vagabond who would rather sleep his days away. His relaxed demeanor belies his keen intellect. He is very protective of women, especially with Saya and Rinka, and will immediately take action if a lady is in danger.