A governing lord that rules the area that Yamayura is a part of, and Nuwangi's father. Much like his brother, the emperor, Sasante oppresses the people he rules over, and considers himself to be the strongest, wisest, and noblest man in the land. When the people of Yamayura attack his castle out of revenge for Tusukuru's death, Sasante is killed by Hakuro during the fight, sparking a civil war.