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Toshiro Tsubaki
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Kanji 椿俊郎
Rōmaji Tsubaki Toshirō
Also known as Gorilla Man
Description
Gender Male
Age 29
Status
Occupation Building Constructor
Go Level Good
Relationships
Rivals/Friends Hikaru Shindo
Media
Manga Debut Game 60
Japanese Voice Actor Tomomichi Nishimura
English Voice Actor Michael Donovan


Toshiro Tsubaki (椿俊郎 Tsubaki Toshirō) - An older go player who applied for the Go test.

Appearance[]

Tsubaki is tall man with an bushy beard.

Personality[]

Tsubaki is very loud, aggressive, and intimidating, once having an outburst after a stranger doesn't respond when spoken to. Tsubaki easily intimidates Hikaru. He is nicknamed "Gorilla Man" because of his large size and loud voice.

History[]

Plot[]

Pro Exam Arc[]

Tsubaki first attends the preliminaries of the Pro Exam. He plays against and defeats Hikaru during the test, as Hikaru was intimidated and lost focus. Once Hikaru plays more games, Tsubaki no longer intimidates him and the two become friends.

As the pro exam nears its end, leading insei such as Tsubaki, Adachi, Komiya, and Katagiri realize they have no hope of defeating the forerunners (Hikaru, Ochi, Waya, Isumi, and Honda). Tsubaki at this point has 7 losses, and he and Katagiri try unsuccessfully to take down the forerunners. After his loss to Waya, due to his age he will no longer eligible for participating in the pro tournament, and asks Hikaru to win in his place.

Sai Disappearance Arc[]

Tsubaki is frustrated upon seeing Hikaru forfeiting all his pro games.

Relationships[]

Hikaru Shindo[]

Tsubaki no longer intimidates Hikaru and the two become friends.

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