Many that despite Kowa's heritage and skills considered him an ill-begotten upstart. He however attempted to live his life as a normal human and was extremely sensitive towards racial slights.
Kowa born in the wooded mountains beyond Nakamaru but for his qualities was adopted in the Mashida clan. Under them he became a rising samurai with a potentially brilliant future. In 1357 Oka Yoshinaka and Kowa clashed with Gamo brothers
Kowa was an exceptional person. He possessed prodigious strength, quick mind, and biting wit