Nui No Kata is one of the protagonists (along with her son and Dororo) and a tritagonist of Dororo. She is the ex-wife of the deceased lord and main antagonist, Daigo Kagemitsu and mother of the main protagonist Hyakkimaru and the deceased secondary antagonist, Tahomaru.

Nui is the lady of Ishiwara. Although she is a kind person, but losing her son when her husband, Kagemitsu Daigo simply abandoned him causing Nui to be miserable even though she bore another son, Tahomaru. Nui was simply abused by her husband for 16 years ever since he abandoned Hyakkimaru only for learning he is alive.


She is a tall woman and bears a resemble to her eldest son, Hyakkimaru. She has a long black hair and brown eyes. Like her son, she has thin eyebrows.

She worn a pink kimono with a yellow sash and a green flower-patterned robe.


Unlike her husband who is her opposite, Nui is kind and benevolent who look up to her people and despise violence. She worships the goddess of mercy. She cares the most of all is none other than her missing eldest son, Hyakkimaru. After learning her son is alive, she felt relieved.

However, forcing to abandon their eldest son by his father's orders and suffered by her husband's cruelty, she looks doubtful, shameful, regretful and miserable. Despite of having another son, Tahomaru, she simply ignores his attentions due to her focus on her eldest son, Hyakkimaru. She also disallowed Tahomaru to do as he pleased even if its her husband's orders. She shown little to no care for Tahomaru but wasn't cruel to him. After she stabbed herself, she shown no love for Tahomaru only shown her love to Hyakkimaru.

She seems to resent her now ex-husband, Daigo Kagemitsu for his selfishness goals by forcing to abandon Hyakkimaru to regain his body by killing the demons regain his missing body parts from them for him of ruling the entire land as the great lord by savaging innocent lives. She suffered from her ex-husband's cruelty as Hyakkimaru suffered as she is meant nothing to Kagemitsu. as Kagemitsu attempting to kill Hyakkimaru, Nui seemly betrayed Kagemitsu after revealed the truth to Hyakkimaru. With this betrayal, their married ties has been divorced and they are not family anymore. In 1969, she sacrificed her own life to protect Hyakkimaru letting the latter kill Kagemitsu to avenge her death.

Nui has a deepest love for her eldest son, Hyakkimaru and considered him as her only true family. She address him as my boy (1969)/son (2019) (坊や, Bōya).

She seems to have no longer affections for Kagemitsu Daigo and Tahomaru for their failed attempt to kill Hyakkimaru.

She is suicidal by stabbing herself as a sacrifice for the demons before revealed to her eldest son, Hyakkimaru of his father's true nature of sacrificing his body parts for the demons and she show her true love and forgiveness to her son.


  • The Daigo clan has some similarity as the Mishima clan as the family is a curse:
    • As Kagemitsu is greedy as Heihachi Mishima. Nui No Kata has similarity of Jun Kazama.
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