Yashamaru was selected by Ogen to fight for the Iga in a peerless demonstration at Sunpu Castle. Using his bizarre ability to exert long cutting strands of womens hair upon his enemy at his bidding Yashamaru controls whether they will slice enemies in half or momentarily tie them in a bind. They can even cut through stone Gathering black strands of womens hair and coating them with a secret animal oil Yashamaru yields his secret weapon called Gokujou. Also hes happily engaged to Hotarubi Source: FUNimations Official Basilisk Website