Tsubame SANJOU


Alternative names:

さんじょう つばめ




Gender: Female
Age: 10
Eye colour: Brown
Hair colour: Brown
Height/size: 1.25m
Nationality: Japan
A waitress at Tae's restaurant, Sanjō Tsubame becomes Yahiko's sweetheart. She was saved by him from the ronin her family worked for as Yahiko stopped them from robbing the Akabeko. She is very shy and soft spoken. When Kenshin enters a living hell after the supposed death of Kamiya Kaoru at the hands of Yukishiro Enishi, Tsubame pleads for Kenshin to help Yahiko fight back against one of Enishi's abandoned allies and brings Kenshin back into the world of the living. Later she and Yahiko have a child.
In Seisōhen/Reflection, Tsubame and Yahiko had become a couple and Watsuki has mentioned in his notes Tsubame and Yahiko's son 'Shinya'; they become a couple in the manga storyline.

Related anime:

Rurouni Kenshin TV, 1996
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Rurou no Saihate, Hi to Ruri no Kizuna wa Shiosai no Uchi ni OVA, 1998
Samurai X: Reflection OVA, 2001

Related manga:

Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story Manga, 1994
Rurouni Kenshin: Haru ni Sakura One Shot, 1999
Rurouni Kenshin: Yahiko's Reversed-Edge Sword Manga, 1999

Voice actors:

Yuri Shiratori, Japanese
Michelle Ruff, English
Meg Bauman, English
Seo Yeong Kim, Korean