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Extract from wikipedia (being lazy)


Okita Sōji (沖田 総司;), (1842 or 1844 - July 19, 1868) was the captain of the first unit of the Shinsengumi, a special police force in Kyoto during the late shogunate period. He was a well-known genius swordsman, being one of the best swordsmen of the Shinsengumi, along with Saito Hajime and Nagakura Shinpachi.

The first historial character I for my 100 swords project.
And this is where i get my online identity "Okita" from.

Tried to go a bit more rough on this one


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TTylo Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Nice work.
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apollyoneum Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011
so odd - I'm waiting for samurai X trust and betrayal to load in youtube while I look at your gallery. Great picture - it's good to recognise the uniform!
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deidara-chan88 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2009
SWEEEET! Didn't he die of tuberculosis? I think I saw it somewhere...
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Saito00 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
mb u should add to a that wiki info, that Soji died being 25 years old, from tuberculosis, in a hospital...during war that was quiet ironical and tragic :\
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EphemeralComic Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009   Digital Artist
Okita Soji!! :heart: I love him so much >w<
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The-Vampire-Danchan Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2008
Beautiful work. I like how he looks, you did a wonderful job :aww:
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keichoku Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Finally someone who draws Okita as a man and not a girly-man....everyone knows him because of PeaceMaker but the whole yaoi thing just annoyed me in that...(I'm a Japanese history "snob" according to some)

Well done, well done! I look forward to the rest of your series!
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meisan Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2007  Professional Artist
I like the way you make bg,suit with chara a lot
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HitokiriHimura Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2007
Okita-kun's my fave too ^^ :heart:
I don't see any Yaoi element in PMK.
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ultimatesol Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Okita-kun my favorite historical character too :aww:
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Moru-sama Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2007
have you seen the anime peacemaker? soji is my favorite character!^_^
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Luches Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
yes, but i don't like the yaoi element in the anime
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Moru-sama Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2007
O-o what? you mean the parts where it seems to indicate that they like each other, cause nothing ever happens.
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peacemakerross Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2008
there is an anime called peacemaker? interesting, would you mind telling me what its about? u can tell by my name why i might be interested lol
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Moru-sama Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2008
Peacemaker kurogane is another story involving the shinsengumi like rurouni kenshin, if you've heard of that. It's about two brothers, tetsunosuke and tatsunosuke ichimura whose parents were both killed by the choshu and testu joins the shinsengumi to try and train so he can get revenge on them for his dad. Tatsu already works there as a bookkeeper. I read the manga first and then learned that it was discontinued but then they started making the manga version of the anime. The older version is what happens after the anime. I have the whole boxset of it.
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