A 25 year-old from Russia, Red Shadow (Hotarubi) is a skilled female assassin who joined Kage under Utsusemi's guidance. Fearing the worst for her master, she sets out to confront Hanzaki before Utsusemi can. This Russian ex-Ninja was given her name due to her resemblance too a firefly's dull glow. She uses a shuriken as her sub-weapon.
Originally a shrine maiden, she is called "Mikado" -- a gate for the god's descent. She is the smallest of the six characters. However, she has a good balance of speed and power.
A 22 year old from Kyoto, Japan, Mikado is a former shrine maiden who eventually found her way to Kage. She leaves the group in hopes of returning to her former life. Her sub-weapon the Aikuchi.