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Kotomichi is the trusted aide of Trade Minister Tagomi of the Japanese Pacific States, and is revealed to be from an alternate timeline (likely ours) where his home city of Nagasaki fell victim to atomic warfare.

BiographyEdit

Early LifeEdit

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Season OneEdit

When Tagomi comes to realize the ultimate effects of his actions, he admits to Kotomichi that he starting to think he is only an old fool. Kotomichi then responds to Tagomi that he is "a good one, perhaps too good for this world," urging Tagomi to continue with his consulting of the I Ching and to not lose hope, which surprises Tagomi, prompting him to ask Kotomichi if there is something wrong but he evades the question.

Season TwoEdit

In one episode Kotomichi is shown with burn scars on his right arm; this, added to his reluctant reaction when Tagomi comments on Nagasaki as a "beautiful city," has led many fans of the series to speculate that Kotomichi is originally from the timeline where the Allies have won World War II and that he is a Hibakusha or survivor to the nuclear explosion of Nagasaki, making his presence in The Man in the High Castle universe a mystery.

Appearance & PersonalityEdit

As the series progresses, Kotomichi is shown to be a trusted aide to Tagomi, helping him in every possible way at the Trade Mission and with his work. Tagomi, however, never includes Kotomichi in his special mission and partnership with Rudolph Wegener. Kotomichi, being caring and protective towards Tagomi, is shown having a cold attitude toward others in the Trade Mission, especially with Juliana Crane, since Kotomichi fears that her presence will cause trouble for Tagomi, given her past experiences with the Kempeitai.

RelationshipsEdit

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AppearancesEdit

Season One
"The New World"
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"Sunrise"
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"The Illustrated Woman"
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"Revelations"
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"The New Normal"
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"Three Monkeys"
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"Truth"
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"End of the World"
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"Kindness"
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"A Way Out"
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Season Two
"The Tiger's Cave"
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"The Road Less Traveled"
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"Travelers"
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"Escalation"
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"Duck and Cover"
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"Kintsugi"
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"Land O' Smiles"
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"Loose Lips"
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"Detonation"
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"Fallout"
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GalleryEdit

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Notes & TriviaEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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