Sugino is a white tengu and the quotgodquot of Sugino Village. As such he is often called Suginosama. Unlike a black tengu who is born a tengu a white tengu was originally a powerful overlyproud human priest or monk who changed into a tengu. Before Kantarou had tried Sugino had attempted to break Harukas seal but failed. Sugino has a great amount of dislike for the human race having been a human himself. Sugino is married to Muuchan a small green youkai. Upon being asked how they would reproduce Sugino states that their relationship is platonic. Prior to meeting Muuchan Sugino was a cruel character who earned the nickname of violent tengu. His cruelty caused him to be lonely and hate his immortality. Source: Wikipedia.