|Nickname||Kakugo of The Yugen Shinkage Ryu, Tengu, Seiho Takegami|
|First Appearance(Manga)||Tough Chapter 321:|
|Fighting Style||Yugen Shinkage Ryu|
|Family||Kiichi Miyazawa (son)|
Kakugo Kasukabe is a fictional character from and manga series of Tough. He is the current leader of the Yugen Shinkage Ryu as well as the biological father of Kiichi Miyazawa.
As a practitioner of Yugen Shinkage Ryu Kakugo Kasukabe was looking for his path in the world. He wanted to defend the weak from those who would prey on them, and ensure their safety. To that end he found that the lawlessness of an African country ideal for it.
While looking over the graves of all who died in the village he was attacked by a bunch of rebels. However before they could pull the trigger they were killed by the current regime. After threatening the lives of the villagers they forced him to go with them. Upon confronting the Warlord Kakugo demaded to know the whereabouts of the food he took from the village as well as for him to stop killing innocent people. However they just attempted to execute him but he was able to escape and kill all of the soldiers and the warlord. After escaping he brought the food back to the village.
Due to his actions Kakugo was forced to flee the country to Europe. However he was constantly being chased by people who were after his life. It was no longer possible for him to hide, let alone help people, so he decided to bring down as many bad people as he could while he was there. During this time he saw something that no man should ever see. Kakugo’s heart was never the same after that.
He eventually met Kie after she mistook him for Kiryuu and the two quickly hit it off. When they parted ways Kie ended up kidnapped by Larry of The Woman Trade. Fortunately Kakuga recognized the man as he was following her and was able to rescue her and escape.
Kakugo followed the Heavenly Kings of Death unseen during their test for succession of the Yugen Shinkage Ryu test. He eve made sure that Rhino got out safely after the truck he and Kichi were fighting in crashed. However he didn’t show himself until Kichi defeats Orochi.
As the current leader of the Yugen Shinkage Ryu Kakugo is shown to be powerful enough to kill a bear with his bare hands. Kakugo is also the bearer of the Monster Foot which allows him to split an entire log in two. Kakugo has mastered his body completely transcending the limits of the human body earning him the title Tengu as a matter of praise for his abilities.
- He also signs his name as Satoshiware Kusakabe. It is unknown whether this is his birth name or an alias. Kakugo may be a name he took on when he became the head of Yugen.