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List Of Legend Of Heavenly Sphere Shurato Characters - The Hachibushu
... are extremely powerful, possessing large quantities of Sohma (光流, Sōma?), the inner essence that is the source of their power, and politically high-ranked, taking direct orders ... Shakuty), a small statue that serves as a Sohma container and body armor, modeled after various mythical beings ... While in armor form, the Hachibushu are stronger, tougher, and can manipulate their Sohma into extremely powerful techniques ...
Tohru Honda
... high school student who, after meeting Yuki, Kyo, and Shigure Sohma, learns that thirteen members of the Sohma family are possessed by the animals ... progresses, Tohru meets the rest of the zodiac and the family's mysterious head, Akito Sohma, and resolves to break the curse that burdens them ...
Akito Sohma
... Akito Sohma (草摩 慊人, Sōma Akito?) is a fictional character and the main antagonist in the manga and anime series Fruits Basket ... Akito is the head of the Sohma clan and is shrouded in mystery and although frail with poor health, is feared and loathed by many members of the Sohma clan ...
List Of Fruits Basket Characters - The Sohmas - Kazuma Sohma
... Kazuma Sohma (草摩 籍真, Sōma Kazuma?) is a master of karate who runs a dojo near the Sohma family main house, where he teaches several of the younger Sohmas including Kyo, Kagura ...
List Of Fruits Basket Characters - The Sohmas - Ren Sohma
... Ren Sohma (草摩 楝, Sōma Ren?) is Akito's mother ... depicted as an elegant but obsessive woman with long black hair similar to Rin Sohma's ... Ren was originally a Sohma household maid who won Akira's heart by being the only one to notice his loneliness and treat him with kindness, instead of as just the head of the household ...