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The King of the Night


Housen (鳳仙) was the ruler of Yoshiwara, considered the most powerful Yato in the universe, obtaining the title of "King of the Night", did not solely come from him being the ruler of Yoshiwara, the land of eternal night, but also from being known as "King of the Yato".

Powers and Stats

Tier: 7-C | 7-B

Name: Housen, The King of the Night, King of the Yato

Origin: Gintama

Gender: Male

Age: In his 50's

Classification: Alien (Yato)

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Highly skilled in combat, Enormous Stamina (Fought against Gintoki, Tsukuyo, and a group of 49 Yoshiwara elite army force; fought against Umibouzu for 3 days and the only reason they stopped fighting was because Umibouzu needed a toilet break...For Real) Dexterity, Coordination, Adaptability in combat, Pain-tolerance (Was stabbed in 1 eye and multiple injuries by kunais and katanas), Regeneration (Low), Aura

Attack Potency: Town level (Gintoki mentions that he can destroy someone with low effort. He was capable of shattering Gintoki's katana with his palm easily, even destroying an entire column with no effort, one of the most powerful beings on the series) | Likely City level (Portrayed as Umibouzu's equal)

Speed: Hypersonic+ (At the same level as Gintoki), possibly Massively Hypersonic when bloodlusted

Lifting Strength: Class M

Striking Strength: At least Building Class | Town Class

Durability: Town level via power-scaling | Likely City level via power-scaling

Stamina: Enormous (Fought against Gintoki, Tsukuyo, and a group of 49 Yoshiwara elite army force) | Higher (Fought against Umibouzu for 3 days)

Range: Extended melee range with his umbrella.

Standard Equipment: His Umbrella.

Intelligence: As an elite Yato, has a mastery of combat.

Weaknesses: As any Yato, they get weak if they are exposed to the sun.


  • Housen was a beast, undoubtedly is one of the most powerful characters from Gintama. Gintoki himself said that without the help of Tsukuyo and the elite members of the Yoshiwara army force, he wouldn't have even the slightest chance against him.
  • He possessed immense authoritative charisma and eloquence, if he wanted to he was capable of easily intimidating, persuading and manipulating anyone and anything into being submissive, obedient, and loyal to him, by his presence alone.

Key: Rusty | Prime


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