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"Use your head. Or are you no better than an animal?"

Kanetsugu Naoe is soon to be available for romance in the Japanese and English versions of Ikémen Sengoku in 'Act 2'. He is a vassal of Kenshin, and a friend of Keiji Maeda. He is voiced by Akinori Nakagawa.





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Naoe Kanetsugu was a Japanese samurai of the 16th–17th centuries. The eldest son of Higuchi Kanetoyo, Kanetsugu was famed for his service to two generations of the Uesugi daimyōs (Kenshin & Kenshin's adopted son Kagekatsu). He was also known by his court title, Yamashiro no Kami or his childhood name, Higuchi Kanetsugu. 

Kanetsugu was known as a man of extreme loyalty to the Uesugi family. He also made every effort to protect the people of Echigo with a strong sense of justice and genuine sympathy toward commoners. His fabled helmet, was decorated with the kanji character for ‘Love’.



  • Kanetsugu is the love rival in Masamune Date's sequel.
  • He has 2 younger brothers and 3 younger sisters
  • He can sing very well
  • He has fangs