Toshimaru Yoshida is a leading member of the extremist faction of the Chsh rebels the Sonnojoi quotRevere the Emperor Expel the Barbariansquot movement. Yoshida went as far to defy the representative of the Chsh clan Katsura Kogoro who stressed restraint among the Loyalists. Sworn enemy of the Shinsengumi. Teacher of Suzu who admires him. A dark and cruel bastard.