He is the grandson of the famous Bunraku master Tachibana Zaemon. He is incredibly shy and lacks confidence in himself. However when he is with his puppet Ukon he is able to focus himself and his crimesolving abilities. As a contrast to traditional Bunraku puppeteering Sakon is an expert ventriloquist. He uses his talent of mimicing and throwing voices to confront the villains and often force a confession.