Kiyoshi Sakurai
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General Information
Species 1/2 Human
1/2 Shinobian
Age 36 (Original Series)
37 (Omniverse flashbacks)
41 (Alien Force)
42 (Ultimate Alien and Omniverse)
Affiliations Sakurai Family
Occupation(s) Master Swordsman
Powers and abilities
Abilities Kenjutsu
Super Speed
Equipment Katana
Relatives Mizuki Sakurai (wife; deceased)
Shiki Sakurai (son)
Shiori Sakurai (daughter)
Osamu Sakurai (father)
Junko Sakurai (mother)
Kana Sakurai (older sister)
Akio Sakurai (older brother)
Hiroshi Sakurai (younger twin brother)
Nao Sakurai (brother-in-law)
Hisako Sakurai (sister-in-law)
Chiharu Sakurai (sister-in-law)
Chihiro Sakurai (nephew)
Aika Sakurai (niece)
Kohaku Sakurai (nephew)
Hitomi Sakurai (niece)
Yoshito Sakurai (nephew)
Hotaru Sakurai (niece)
Rika Sakurai (niece)
Masumi Sakurai (nephew)
Kaoru Sakurai (granddaughter; alternate timeline)
Kaori Sakurai (granddaughter; alternate timeline)
Voice Actor Dee Bradley Baker (Original Series and Ben 10 Returns, Part 1)
Troy Baker (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien and Ben 10: Omniverse)
First Appearance And Then There Were 10

Kiyoshi Sakurai is the father of Shiki and Shiori Sakurai.


Kiyoshi has dark bown eyes and short black hair that is slicked back. In the original series, Kiyoshi wore a black hakama with a dark blue keikogi and black geta sandals.

In Alien Force and Ultimate Alien, Kiyoshi's appearance remains the same, except that his keikogi is white his hakama is dark blue and still wears his geta sandals.



  • He has many traits that are similar to Van Kleiss from Generator Rex.
    • Both have black hair and dark eyes.
      • Kiyoshi has dark brown eyes, while Van Kleiss has dark red eyes.
    • Both are voiced by Troy Baker.
    • Both have their hair slicked back
      • Although Van Kleiss had only his hair slicked back in "Leader of the Pack"
  • Kiyoshi and Van Kleiss draw contrasting parallels with each other.
    • Van Kleiss has long hair, while Kiyoshi has short hair.
    • Kiyoshi is married with a woman who died of an illness and has two children (Shiori and Shiki), while Van Kleiss is single.
    • Van Kleiss uses a golden gauntlet as a weapon, while Kiyoshi uses a katana as a weapon.
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