Biwamaru (琵琶丸, Biwamaru) is a blind, traveling lute priest and an ally to Dororo and Hyakkimaru. Previously it was alluded that Biwamaru was a samurai while speaking to Dororo in the final episode.

Appearance

Biwamaru is a blind elderly monk. He is bald and has no eye colors. He wears a ragged white shirt and black pants for his outfit, and wooden sandals for his footwear. He carries a biwa on his back and holds a cane sword.

Personality

As a blind individual, Biwamaru is calm and collective. He is kind and advisable to people. He has knowledge of Hyakkimaru's past. When learning Hyakkimaru killed Kagemitsu's troops, Biwamaru advised him to be careful when involved with bad people. He considered Kagemitsu Daigo pact with the demons as rubbish.

Abilities and Powers

  • Sword Proficiency: Biwamaru has excellent Sword combat ability despite his age. He sacrificed his sword blade to save Dororo from drowning.
  • Soul Sight: Like Hyakkimaru, Biwamaru is blind but can see people's souls, which he uses to indicate malevolent beings.

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Trivia

  • Biwamaru made an appearance in Black Jack (2004) episode 51, as acupuncturist.

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Jishō Nun Ghost  •  Kanekozou  •  Okaka  •  Yōkai Kozō  •  Midoro
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