Minato Ichimaru

Real name

Minato Ichimaru

Birth place

Fu-Ma no Sato, Japan

Birth date

March 11, 1572


19 (Soul Calibur III-Soul Calibur IV)
36 (Soul Calibur V-Soul Calibur Endless Rage)


Katana & Shuriken (Soul Calibur III, Soul Calibur Endless Rage)
Katana (Soul Calibur IV-Soul Calibur-V)

Fighting style

Akatsuki Ninjutsu(Soul Calibur III, Soul Calibur Endless Rage)
Tenpu-Kosai-Ryu-Kai (Soul Calibur IV-Soul Calibur V)




Soul Calibur III
Soul Calibur IV
Soul Calibur V
Soul Calibur Endless Rage

First game

Soul Calibur III

English voice actor

David Gallagher (Soul Calibur III, Soul Calibur Endless Rage)
David Vincent (Soul Calibur IV)
Kaiji Tang (Soul Calibur V)

Minato Ichimaru (市丸港 Ichimaru Minato) is a character in the Soul series of the fighting games made by Toshiyuki Endo. He made his debut in Soul Calibur III, and has returned in Soul Calibur IV, Soul Calibur V, and Soul Calibur Endless Rage.

Physical appearanceEdit


Soul Calibur IIIEdit

In Soul Calibur III, Minato's main weapon is Suigetsutou & Ukifune.

Soul Calibur IVEdit

Soul Calibur VEdit

Soul Calibur Endless RageEdit

Fighting StyleEdit

In Soul Calibur III, Minato uses a katana and shuriken to fight because he is a ninja. In Soul Calibur IV-V, he only uses a katana. In Soul Calibur Endless Rage, his fighting style is the same from Soul Calibur III.

Critical FinishEdit

Minato performs four quick slashes that briefly ignites the opponent and kills them instantly.

Critical EdgeEdit

Minato primes his sword. He then does an uppercut and slashes downwards, as he knocks down his opponent.


Create-a-Soul formula SCIIIEdit

Name: Minato

Gender: Male

Job: Ninja

Discipline: Katana & Shuriken

Weapon: Suigetsutou & Ukifune

Head: Headband (02,20)

Hair: Long Perm (01,01)

Chin: Scar (02,20)

Mid Torso: Kung Fu Robe (02,20)

Upper Torso: Evil Armor (09,20)

Arms: Bandit's Gloves (09,20)

Neck: Scarf (09,20)

Waist: Bandit's Belt (09,20)

Upper Legs: Tapered Pants (09,20)

Socks: Tabi (01,14)

Feet: String Boots (02,20)

Face: 02

Eyebrows: 01,01

Lips: 04,04

Eyes: 05,26

Skin: 04,18

Underwear: 01,18

Voice: Young Man 2

Alignment: Evil/Dark


  • Friend to Maxi.


  • Minato's rivals are Amy, Greed, and Taki.


Soul Calibur IIIEdit

  • A futile effort.
  • I suggest you run away quickly.
  • I have no interest in speaking with the dead.
  • I told it it's futile.
  • Amazing, how did you expect to win?
  • Why don't you hurry up and disappear?
  • You want me to hurt you some more?
  • No one can defeat my ninjitsu! - Press or hold any button after replay
  • You fool!
  • Scream in agony!
  • Be gone!
  • Too slow!
  • So slow!
  • Get back!
  • Hey, what's the matter?
  • Feel the pain!
  • Where you goin'?
  • You ready?!
  • Die.
  • It's over.
  • This is...over!
  • Have some of...this!
  • Enjoy the taste of devastation. - Taunt
  • Such a waste of effort. - Taunt
  • Guh!...
  • Do what you will!