Master Splinter (Hamato Yoshi)

The Religious Affiliation of
Master Splinter
Hamato Yoshi

Religion: Zen master CBR Scale: M

Name: Master Splinter

Alter Ego: Hamato Yoshi

Classification: supporting character supporting character   hero hero   clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader  

Publisher(s): Mirage Studios

First Appearance: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (vol. 1) #1 (May 1984)

Creators: Kevin Brooks Eastman, Peter Alan Laird

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 359

   Comic Book Appearances: 174

   TV, Film Appearances: 178

   Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 7

Teams/Affiliations: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (teacher)

Gender: male

Master Splinter is the sensei of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The word "sensei" is Japanese for "teacher," but in English the word has a special connotation signifying an honored lead leader teacher or instructor of martial arts.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (vol. 1) #1 (May 1984)

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