Kaede is one of the main protagonists in The Last Blade series.
Kaede was the son of a warrior named Gaisei. Gaisei was a master swordsman who while trained him with two other orphans, Moriya Minakata and Yuki. As he grew, he has became an avid swordsman and the most powerful warrior. One day, when he was twelve, he and Yuki must returned from an errand to discover their master slain and Moriya standing over his corpse. Enraged, Kaede physically attacked him for the (presumed) killing of their master. Moriya withstood the attack and left in silence.
Soon after, Kaede and Yuki depart their foster home who while to avenge the death of their master and confront the killer. Five years on their quest, he was still searches for Moriya. However, Kaede has eventually discovers that the real killer of his master was one of the four guardians of hell, Shinnosuke Kagami. When he engages him, but the guardian's superior skill that somewhat quickly overpowers him. However, it is revealed that Kaede possesses the power of the legendary dragon Seiryū, one of the Four Sacred Beasts of Chinese mythology. Kaede can transform with the beast's power, changing various physical aspects and giving him additional power. While his transformation into “awakened Kaede”, he has defeats Kagami.
After honing his skills and learning to control the power of the Seiryū to a greater extent, Kaede and Yuki has set off for Okina in order it is no matter to find more information. When they arrive, they discover that the “Sealing Rite” needs to be performed, for a great evil threatens the world. This rite is to be performed by a special maiden, but a warrior named the “Messenger From Afar” seeks to assassinate her and prevent her from performing it. While Kaede sets out to protect the maiden and to allow her to accomplish her mission.
- His transformation ability is a reference to the Super Saiyan state in Dragon Ball Z, and has been likened to Rock Howard since the latter's first appearance.
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