The Religious Affiliation of

Religion: Shinto CBR Scale: S

Name: Azuma

Classification: villain villain  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: X-Men Unlimited (vol. 1) #50 (Sep. 2003): "The Swordsmith"

Creators: Kazuo Koike, Kengo Kaji, Paul Smith

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

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Wolverine

Nation: Japan

Gender: male

Japanese warrior, former apprentice of Renge's father, slew him to gain the sword Mikage, fought Renge and Wolverine to gain the sword, but then slain by the spirits within it. Story: "The Swordsmith". According to legend, Mikage had killed gods and devils alike. Azuma decided to steal the sacred blade.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
X-Men Unlimited (vol. 1) #50 (Sep. 2003): "The Swordsmith"

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