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* [[Reimu Hakurei]] (unknown {{Hidetext|"I have seen you many times before ... "}})
 
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==Fun Facts==
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* Her family name, 茨 (ibara), refers to a thorny wild rose, hence the rose brooch and thorn motif on her dress. The characters 華仙 roughly mean "flowery mystic".
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* Early speculation in the Three Fairies spoiler topic on the Livedoor Touhou board revolved on the possibility that Kasen is based on Ibaraki Douji, the only one of Shuten Douji's group to survive. He later sought revenge on one of the group who vanquished the Ooeyama oni, Watanabe no Tsuna, by posing as a young girl in distress, then turning into a demon and attacking him. Tsuna cut off his arm and escaped, but Ibaraki Douji later retrieved it from Watanabe no Tsuna's mansion and fled again. (When Kasen first appears, she's looking for the "arm of the kappa" that's recently appeared at the shrine, but seems disappointed when she sees what it actually is. Further, her title is "the one-armed, horned sennin".) According to Japanese Wikipedia, Ibaraki Douji is said to have various relationships with Shuten Douji, and is alternately his son, or actually a woman and his lover.
   
 
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Revision as of 08:35, July 24, 2010

Main Profile


File:Kasen portrait.jpg

Name:

茨華仙 (茨木華仙)

Kasen Ibara (Kasen Ibaraki)

Species:

sennin

Abilities:

unknown

Age:

unknown

Occupation:

unknown

Location:

seen at the Hakurei Shrine and the Human Village

Description:

  • shoulder-length hair with Chinese-style double buns; her right arm is wrapped in ribbons, almost as if it's covered in bandages

Relationships:

  • Reimu Hakurei (unknown "I have seen you many times before ... ")

Appearances:

Titles:

See Character Titles

Fun Facts

  • Her family name, 茨 (ibara), refers to a thorny wild rose, hence the rose brooch and thorn motif on her dress. The characters 華仙 roughly mean "flowery mystic".
  • Early speculation in the Three Fairies spoiler topic on the Livedoor Touhou board revolved on the possibility that Kasen is based on Ibaraki Douji, the only one of Shuten Douji's group to survive. He later sought revenge on one of the group who vanquished the Ooeyama oni, Watanabe no Tsuna, by posing as a young girl in distress, then turning into a demon and attacking him. Tsuna cut off his arm and escaped, but Ibaraki Douji later retrieved it from Watanabe no Tsuna's mansion and fled again. (When Kasen first appears, she's looking for the "arm of the kappa" that's recently appeared at the shrine, but seems disappointed when she sees what it actually is. Further, her title is "the one-armed, horned sennin".) According to Japanese Wikipedia, Ibaraki Douji is said to have various relationships with Shuten Douji, and is alternately his son, or actually a woman and his lover.
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