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Suoh Genji, also known as Suoh Goshuin (御朱印スオウ, Goshuin Suoh) in Japan is a character appearing in the anime/manga series, Beyblade Burst Turbo. He was a former member of the Beigoma Academy BeyClub, along with Fubuki Sumiye and a respected member as well. He fights with his Beyblade, Salamander S4 12 Operate.

Appearance

Suoh has pale skin, yellow eyes, and white hair that covers his right eye. He wears a black and red coat with yellow fur trim and a white suit beneath it. He also wears a lime green and purple tie. He almost always keeps his eyes closed. He also wears a black and yellow gauntlet on his right arm.

When his bangs move to the left, it reveals the right side of his face, and he has a dark magenta shade zigzag mark on his right cheek.

When his bad side takes over, his voice becomes deeper and throatier.

Personality

Normally, Suoh is rather soft-spoken and polite when speaking to others. After acquiring Heat Salamander however, Suoh reveals a fiercer, more arrogant side to him, going from a calm and collected demeanor to a more aggressive and ruthless one. He also becomes more open and honest about his feelings.

Suoh's biggest flaw his his pride. While it has helped him win many battles, it has also proven on multiple occasions to be his undoing, as shown when he refused to accept that Fubuki had become stronger than him.

Suoh is very adept at flower arranging, and occasionally incorporates floral themes in his speech.

Biography

Background

Suoh was mostly a background character in the start, but later it was revealed that he actually battled Lui when he was a child.

Beyblade Burst Turbo

He wanted to defeat Lui and he got a chance when the Luinor Cup was announced. Suoh did the launch test and got into the tournament.

After losing to Fubuki when he first obtained Emperor Forneus, Suoh decided to create his own Bey, Heat Salamander. He then took his new Bey out for a test run and easily beat both Ranjiro and Aiger.

Later he goes up against his friend and member of the Beigoma Academy Beyclub, Fubuki Sumiye. In this battle, Suoh wins the battle and goes up to face Aiger Akabane. In this battle, Aiger defeats Suoh, though the latter still remains arrogant. Eventually, he along with 8 other Bladers are selected to participate in the Battleship Cruise for the chance to battle against World Champion, Valt Aoi.

Beyblades

Special Moves

  • Swirling Inferno: Using its ten blades and centrifugal force created by the Operate Performance Tip in Defense Mode, Salamander creates a fiery twister updraft that increases its Attack and Defense.
  • Rain of Swordfire: Salamander flips up into the air after being attacked then falls down to counter the opponent, using gravity to release all of its power in one big attack.
  • Crimson Lotus Blaze: While in Defense Mode, Salamander increases its spin speed to create an even more powerful flaming tornado updraft that massively boosts its Attack and Defense.

Battles

Beyblade Burst Turbo
Opponent Episode Result
Ranjiro Kiyama 08 Win (2-0)
Aiger Akabane 08 Win (2-1)
Toko Aoi 09 Win (2-0)
Unknown Blader 10 Win (2-0)
Fubuki Sumiye 11 Win (2-1)
Aiger Akabane 13 Lose (1-3)
Aiger Akabane & Laban Vanot (Battle Royale) 16 Lose (0-0-2)
Hae-jin Oh 18 Draw
Aiger Akabane, Fubuki Sumiye, Ranjiro Kiyama, Hae-jin Oh, Laban Vanot, Xavier Bogard & Kyle Hakim, Phi (Battle Royale) 20 Lose (0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-16)
Xavier Bogard & Kyle Hakim (With Ranjiro Kiyama) 21 Lose (0-4)
Aiger Akabane & Hae-jin Oh (Battle Royale) 22 Win (3-0-0)
Fubuki Sumiye 23 Lose (0-2)
Aiger Akabane 30 Lose (0-2)
Aiger Akabane, Fubuki Sumiye, Ranjiro Kiyama,

Koji Konda, Toko Aoi (6 way Battle Royal)

42 Lose (1-1-1-0-5)

Anime Appearances

Beyblade Burst Turbo

Relationships

Fubuki Sumiye

Suoh is always seen with Fubuki and is always with him during training which suggests that they are good friends. This is further evidenced when it is revealed that they have known each other since they were kids. Suoh also complements Fubuki during his practice. They are also both members of the Beigoma Academy BeyClub as well. However, Suoh later developed a resentment of Fubuki after the latter so easily defeated him with his new Emperor Forneus Bey. After obtaining his own Bey, Heat Salamander, Suoh starts to make his negative feelings toward Fubuki known. After their battle in which Fubuki loses, Suoh states that he did not gain anything from their battle. Even after Fubuki persistently tries to get Suoh back, Suoh rudely declines. However, Fubuki still considered Suoh a friend and stated that he would always support him.

When Suoh lost to Fubuki and was eliminated from the Battleship Cruise, he mentioned he hated losing to him most and made Fubuki promise to never lose to anybody else. Eventually, the two made amends towards the end of the season.

Lui Shirosagi

Suoh is revealed to know Lui from when he was young. After being defeated by Lui, he came to admire him and strive to defeat him. In the present day, the two appear to be on good terms with each other, and Lui even allows Suoh to watch and help him train for his upcoming Battle Royale with Aiger, Fubuki, and Ranjiro.

Valt Aoi

Suoh and Valt have had no onscreen interactions. However Suoh is constantly striving to take Valt's spot as the World Champion, alongside his desire to surpass Lui. Suoh seems to harbor some respect for Valt's skills, describing both him and Lui as graceful even in defeat, a trait that makes them true champions.

Quotes

  • "Beautiful"
  • "They used the one word they shouldn't have. You see, Fubuki doesn't believe in geniuses. Which is probably why your brother irks him so. -explaining to Nika about Fubuki's dislike of geniuses.
  • "Brace yourself, Aiger Akabane. Salamander can be a frightening opponent. I'll show you!" - revealing his bad side for the first time.
  • "You are an amateur, are you happy now? I've yet to see you use your brain in a single battle" - To Aiger Akabane.
  • "What's the matter, Fubuki?" - When battling Fubuki in the Lúinor Cup in Beyblade Burst Turbo - Episode 11.
  • "When I'm finished with you, you'll never bloom again!"
  • "Fubuki! First, I'll crush you and Forneus! Then, I'm coming for Valt Aoi's spot! And in the end, I'll surpass Lui Shirosagi!"
  • "I have to admit I hate losing to you more than anyone else, so you can't lose from here on out." - to Fubuki after being eliminated from the Battleship Cruise
  • "GET AWAY FROM ME!!" -yelling at Gumita when she tried to get him to cooperate with Ranjiro for their tag-team battle.
  • "I want to test how many seconds it takes me to defeat the fallen champ." -challenging Aiger to a match after the latter lost to Hyde
  • "Take Valt Aoi, for example, and Lui Shirosagi as well. Even in defeat, they are both beautiful to watch. That is the sign of a true champion. Aiger's defeat was a disgrace. There was no beauty at all. I will carry out beautiful battles until the end. I am nothing like that wretch."
  • "In his search for power, Aiger has set foot into a realm that no Blader should tread." -warning Fubuki about Aiger's dark resonance.
  • "Guess I lost that one, you've truly have grown stronger, Today's battle was a beautiful reminder of that." - to Toko Aoi in Beyblade Burst Turbo - Episode 42 after winning the battle royale.

Gallery

For a full gallery of images of Suoh, Suoh Genji/Gallery.

Trivia

  • Like many characters in the Burst series, Suoh's surname contains a color kanji. His surname has "朱" which means "vermillion".
  • When his bangs are flipped to the left, Suoh's hairstyle resembles that of Wakiya's.
  • Suoh is hinted to have a split personality, which is signified by how he switches sides by flipping his bangs and also by his Bey having two different modes.
  • Suoh is the first Burst character to own three different Beys: Roktavor R2 Knuckle Unite, Khalzar K3 2Glaive Orbit, and Heat Salamander (which is a left-spinning bey, unlike the other beys he had).
  • Suoh has a blue Level Chip on Salamander.
  • Suoh used a family heirloom known as the Dragon Fang to create Heat Salamander, with help from his family blacksmith, Saruzo.
  • His Bey is named Salamander, which is ironic because his Bey's avatar more closely resembles a dragon.
  • He is also very good at ikebana (flower arranging).
  • He is the first Burst character whose special moves are written in Japanese instead of English.
  • He is the third Blader who uses a Salamander-based beyblade, the other two are Shinobu Hiryuin and Johnny McGregor.
  • Suoh is the first character introduced in Turbo who is left-handed.
  • Out of all the Turbo characters featured in the Japan popularity poll, Suoh was ranked the highest at 6th place, while the top 5 places were all taken by Burst/Evolution characters.
  • His birthday is September 9.
  • Before obtaining Heat Salamander, Suoh originally used a ripcord launcher.

References

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