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|basic_info = Ikumatsu 幾松 is the owner of a ramen shop called 北斗心軒 ''hokuto shinken''. She and her husband, Daigo 大吾 intended to turn the ramen shop into the best in Edo, but her husband died due to Jouishishi's terrorist activities before they could do it, as a result of which she holds a deep grudge against [[Jouishishi 攘夷志士]] members. [[Katsura Kotarou 桂 小太郎]] worked at her ramen shop when he was injured and on the run from [[Shinsengumi 真選組]]. He helped to rescue her when her brother-in-law betrayed her and tried to sell her into brothel <ref>{{GinVol | vol-no=7 | lesson-no=55 | pg-no=127}}</ref>
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|basic_info=Ikumatsu 幾松 is the owner of a ramen shop called 北斗心軒 ''hokuto shinken''. [[Katsura Kotarou 桂 小太郎]] once worked at her ramen shop when he was injured and on the run from the [[Shinsengumi 真選組]]. He came to her rescue when her brother-in-law betrayed her and tried to sell her to a brothel <ref>{{GinVol | vol-no=7 | lesson-no=55 | pg-no=127}}</ref> Katsura's subsequent television interview by [[Hanano Saki 花野 咲]] was carried out at Ikumatsu's ramen shop.
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[[Gintoki]] is known to be a frequent customer of her shop, and he comes her shop every now and then, when he gets some money from his various jobs and don't spend them on Jump, rent or gambling.<ref>Gintama Official Character Book ''Gin-chan neru!'' ISBN 4-08-874086-6, pg. 133.</ref> During their encounter in [[Episode 39]], it is discovered that Ikumatsu now sells [[soba]] in her restaurant.
   
Although she now knows that he is a Jouishishi member, they are on friendly terms through the mutual acceptance of the suffering they have both endured. It is hinted by her friends that Ikumatsu might have some romantic feelings for Katsura but they are dismissed. Katsura's subsequent television interview by [[Hanano Saki 花野 咲]] was carried out at her ramen shop.
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| personality=Although she now knows that Katsura is a Jouishishi member, they are on friendly terms through the mutual acceptance of the suffering they have both endured. It is hinted by her friends that Ikumatsu might have some romantic feelings for Katsura but they are dismissed. She also has a quite the friendly relationship with [[Gintoki]]. When they are seen talking to eachother in her restaurant, and she says "It's been a long time!"; her demeanor is friendly and they chat comfortably.
[[Gintoki]] is known to be a frequent customer, and he would patronize her shop every time he gets some money from his jobs.<ref>Gintama Official Character Book ''Gin-chan neru!'' ISBN 4-08-874086-6, pg. 133.</ref> She also has a quite friendly relationship with [[Gintoki]]. When we see her talking to Gintoki in her restaurant, and she says "It's been a long time!"; her demeanor is friendly and they chat comfortably. In their encounter in [[Episode 39]], it is discovered that Ikumatsu now sells [[soba]] in her restaurant.
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| story=Ikumatsu and her husband, Daigo 大吾 intended to turn the ramen shop into the best in Edo, but her husband died due to Jouishishi's terrorist activities before they could do it, as a result of which she holds a deep grudge against [[Jouishishi 攘夷志士]] members. Her husband's brother would later come to her shop, harassing her and asking for money to run a Jouishishi group, when in fact he was just a lowly thug. After denying him the money, he would kidnap Ikumatsu and try to sell her off. However, Katsura, who had worked as a waiter in her shop, hiding from the Shinsengumi, eventually came to her rescue and they thanked eachother before Katsura left.
 
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Revision as of 07:26, December 16, 2010


Ikumatsu 幾松 is the owner of a ramen shop called 北斗心軒 hokuto shinken. Katsura Kotarou 桂 小太郎 once worked at her ramen shop when he was injured and on the run from the Shinsengumi 真選組. He came to her rescue when her brother-in-law betrayed her and tried to sell her to a brothel [1] Katsura's subsequent television interview by Hanano Saki 花野 咲 was carried out at Ikumatsu's ramen shop. Gintoki is known to be a frequent customer of her shop, and he comes her shop every now and then, when he gets some money from his various jobs and don't spend them on Jump, rent or gambling.[2] During their encounter in Episode 39, it is discovered that Ikumatsu now sells soba in her restaurant.

Appearance


Ikumatsu is blonde with dark blue eyes.

Personality


Although she now knows that Katsura is a Jouishishi member, they are on friendly terms through the mutual acceptance of the suffering they have both endured. It is hinted by her friends that Ikumatsu might have some romantic feelings for Katsura but they are dismissed. She also has a quite the friendly relationship with Gintoki. When they are seen talking to eachother in her restaurant, and she says "It's been a long time!"; her demeanor is friendly and they chat comfortably.

Story


Ikumatsu and her husband, Daigo 大吾 intended to turn the ramen shop into the best in Edo, but her husband died due to Jouishishi's terrorist activities before they could do it, as a result of which she holds a deep grudge against Jouishishi 攘夷志士 members. Her husband's brother would later come to her shop, harassing her and asking for money to run a Jouishishi group, when in fact he was just a lowly thug. After denying him the money, he would kidnap Ikumatsu and try to sell her off. However, Katsura, who had worked as a waiter in her shop, hiding from the Shinsengumi, eventually came to her rescue and they thanked eachother before Katsura left.

Trivia



  • Ikumatsu's name is the same as the name of the geisha that hid Kogoro Katsura (the real person whom Katsura Kotarou was based on) during 1860s; she later became his wife.




  1. Sorachi Hideaki, Gintama, VIZ media, Vol. 7, Lesson 55, page(s) 127.
  2. Gintama Official Character Book Gin-chan neru! ISBN 4-08-874086-6, pg. 133.


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