"Even at home, I'd heard rumors of the vicious Shinsengumi. They weren't pleasant rumors. It was hard to imagine that the people in charge of such an organization were… nice."The Shinsengumi are a special police force employed by the Aizu domain. Its members wear a distinctive pale blue haori.
The Shinsengumi is headed by Chief Kondou Isami, Colonel Sanan Keisuke, and Commander Hijikata Toshizo. It is divided into ten divisions of soldiers, each led by captains. The Shinsengumi also contains a secret unit comprised of furies, eventually headed by Sanan when he drinks the Water of Life.
Fury Corps Edit
Eventually headed by former Colonel Sanan Keisuke. Most men who drink the Water of Life and become furies go here. However, along their respective routes, several of the below captains do not join the Corps despite becoming furies.
First Division Edit
Headed by Captain Okita Souji.
Second Division Edit
Headed by Captain Nagakura Shinpachi.
Third Division Edit
Headed by Captain Saito Hajime.
Fifth Division Edit
Sixth Division Edit
Headed by Captain Inoue Genzaburo.
Eighth Division Edit
Headed by Captain Toudou Heisuke.
Ninth Division Edit
Tenth Division Edit
Headed by Captain Harada Sanosuke.