Kensuke Nimura

弐村 剣輔, Ken-chan
The protagonist an ordinary high school student who has had the ability to see ghosts ever since he was a kid. Because of this he always felt different but things changed after meeting Kagura. He started practicing kendo from a young age being the son of a kendo instructor and utilizes his skills during missions. When fighting he sometimes dons a pair of sunglasses. The storyline concerns his growth as a spirituser his main weapon being swords. He initially wields quotMichael 12quot but after breaking it in a battle is given the sword quotMichael Revolutionquot in its place. He supports Kagura during her emotional lows and a bond develops between them. Kensuke has the same sesshseki that transformed Yomi into an evil spirit embedded near his heart. According to Yomi the sesshseki itself wished to be placed there. The stone gifts him with memories as well as allowing his sword techniques to become radically more powerful. This stone was later removed when Imawano Setsuna forcefully tore it from his body in the Garden of Tamamo fatally damaging his body in the process. He survived after Kagura defeated Setsuna and revived the Kyuubi using its powers to restore his body from the brink of death. After firming his resolve to save Kagura from being controlled by the Kyuubi he unleashes the true power of the Michael Revolution the ability to cut through dimensions. Kagura mentions that Kensuke has a unique presence which puts spirits at ease and even Byakuei feels more secure when Kensuke is near. Source: Wikipedia As of volumes 8 and 9 Kensuke developed a wound and scar over his eye after being attacked by a dark wolf demon.