Eiko is a Kikori axeman who appears the Emperor of Nihon-Ja .


He first appears in the village in which Emperor Shigeru takes shelter in along with his followers and Horace before setting out for Riverside Village. The village headman offers the Emperor hospitality after Shigeru reveals himself to the villagers.


He is a heavy-set, muscled type and wields a large axe, used for cutting down trees. He is intensely loyal to the emperor and his friends, and is very good at climbing.