Fang and Blade: Werewolf the Forsaken
- Kitsune Ayako is the one of only three advisers to Toturi Sumitomothe Governor of Ishikeiro and the only female on his staff of advisers and high ranking samurai. Many question a woman in that position, but none argue with her etiquette and diplomatic skills and her ability to get results.
- Ayako is the the adviser that oversees the Uratha, the vassal class that serves the city and Governor, and handles a lot of the diplomatic events and meeting with the lords of the five Spirit Wolf Mt. samurai families. Ayako uses the services of a uratha named Ichiro Gengyo who function as her bodyguard and assistant to help her in her dealings with the uratha.