Benkei

Saitō no Musashibō Benkei (西塔の武蔵坊弁慶?, 1155–1189), popularly called Benkei, was a Japanese warrior monk (sōhei) who served Minamoto no Yoshitsune. He is commonly depicted as a man of great strength and loyalty, and a popular subject of Japanese folklore.

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Benkei - Cultural References - Contemporary References
... The Tale of Benkei was serialized in the first three issues of the short-lived British comic book series Tornado in 1979 ... was Tomoe Musashi, and his successor after his death was Kuruma Benkei ... The two characters are combined for a more direct tribute in the character of Musashibou Benkei in the OAV New Getter Robo, who is also a monk ...