Ayumu Yamazaki
Ayumu Yamazaki
Name in Japanese 山崎 歩
Rōmaji Translation Yamazaki Ayumu
Appears in Anime, Manga, TV Drama, Stage Show
Voice Actor (Japanese) Yūko Nagashima
Voice Actor (English) Christine Auten
Personal Info
Gender Female
Relatives Susumu Yamazaki (younger brother)
Affiliation/s Shinsengumi
Status Deceased

Ayumu Yamazaki (山崎 歩 Yamazaki Ayumu?) is the "den mother" of the Shinsengumi. Ayumu (most often known as "Ayu-nee", or "big sister Ayu") is the cook and housekeeper at the Shinsengumi compound. A pretty woman with a motherly nature, Ayumu is fully cognizant of what the people around her do for a living, and acts as a sort of big-sister figure to Tetsu. She is Susumu's older sister, and, like him, a shinobi. She mentions in one episode that they are a part of the Oniwaban. She dies during the course of the anime.


  • While Susumu is based on the actual spy, Ayumu is a fictional character.