Kate Kenkichi was a samurai retainer of the Tsu family who run a posthouse in Kozakura in 1357 DR.
In a posthouse in a cool and shaded hollow inside a Niwa shoen, he led a company of one samurai (his brother Kate Akiie) and ten bushi.
Kate greatly disliked the Niwa clan and secretly permitted bandits and opponents of the Niwa to use his posthouse. He had received his position thanks to particular favors.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 David Cook (1986). Swords of the Daimyo (Province Book of Miyama). (TSR, Inc), p. 22. ISBN 0-88038-273-2.