Kousaka Masanobu (
Kousaka is a man in his sixties who wears his hair in a topknot
Kousaka is a hard working and honorable.
Kousaka is skilled in handing domestic and administrative problems.
- He is constantly annoyed that Touya does not act like royalty (which is due to Touya being a commoner by birth) and regularly leaves the country often to take Guild requests to subjugate Behemoths (which fund the royal family and the Knight order).
- While Kousaka is described as being at least sixty in the Light Novels, his real life counterpart died in his early fifties
- The English LNs all purposely misspell the names of the characters based on real figures from Japanese history in order to show the differences between Eashen and Japan. In that version, he is known as Kousaka Masanohbu