Etymology: 赤潮 "Red Tide"
The Akashio were founded by a former member of the Kaguya clan who was outcast after gaining the red coloration of Buchi the Seven-Headed Charybdis, the Chakra Beast he had sealed within himself.
Probably the most striking characteristic of the Akashio clan is their blood-red hair, which has also come to denote "true" Akashio, as only those with red hair are able to use the clan's bloodline and Berserker forms.
With a few exceptions, Akashio clan members have been named after old Shinto deities.
While they mostly keep to themselves, the Akashio can be very belligerent and, in the generations following Ōasahiko, as violent as their surname implies.
In the tradition of Ōasahiko, the Akashio specialty is sealing jutsu, and not just for containing the Chakra Beasts...but also for any form of bondage, including imprisonment and slavery. For these reasons—in conjunction with thei
Thread of the Feathered RobeSong: “Edward Scissorhands Suite” — Danny Elfman
Hagoromo Ōtsutsuki was the child of monsters. That was the indisputable truth, and the hardest to live with in adulthood. But as a child, he was the progeny of divinities, and that was the coolest thing in the world. His father, Harafu, was the spirit of Mount Hōrai’s God Tree, a white eldritch abomination with ten heads, ten tails, and a tenfold voice like honey, holding fast to your soul long after pouring over you and sluicing its downward path.
His mother was Princess Kaguya, a scion of the Ōtsutsuki clan who had eaten the fruit of the God Tree to gain its divine power and bring peace to a warring world. Of course, as a child, Hagoromo didn’t understand what things like making lightning strike out of the blue had to do with maintaining peace, but his mother would simply place her hand on his head, answering that the mortals were