Ronin Brotherhoods

Ronin An otokodate (or “manly fellows”) is a brotherhood of ronin. Most otokodate are hired out as mercenaries, peace keepers or yojimbo. It is forbidden to ask a member about his past.

Notable otokodate includes:


A ronin organization banding together to commit banditry or crime is instead refered to as a juzimai (or “gang”). Loyalty in those “brotherhoods” is rarely guaranteed.

The following are among the most infamous juzimai:

Ronin Brotherhoods

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