Squad One
1st Division Insignia
Squad Name Squad One
Captain Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto
Lieutenant Chojiro Sasakibe
Allied Organization None
Squad Specilaty N/A
Insignia Chrysanthemums
Insignia Signifies Truth and Innocence
Squad Color Deep Purple

Squad One (also known as Ichibantai) is one of the Thirteen Court Guard Squads, headed by Captain Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto.


Squad One follows the traditional organization of a Thirteen Court Guard Squad.

Special Duties

No special duties have been noted for Squad One. Squad One is ranked highest among the Thirteen Court Guard Squads. Even subordinate members of Squad One are considered model Soul Reapers. Emergency must be dealt with swiftly; quick decisions and quick actions are essential. The squad is able to ascertain a situation and mobilize quickly even before an order is issued. That is the true value of Squad One.


all the other barracks, the Squad One Barracks house the offices and living quarters of the Soul Reapers of Squad One. In addition, due to Squad One being the squad of the Head Captain, the barracks hosts the assembly hall where the captains gather for their meeting. The barracks also has a room set aside for lieutenants' meeting. Head-Captain Yamamoto's office within the barracks commands a wide, sweeping view of the Seireitei.

Notable Members


  • Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto (Active)


  • Chōjirō Sasakibe (Active)


As his leadership unites the Thirteen Court Guard Squads, Head Captain Yamamoto seeks out soldiers who can serve as an examples for every other squads . Therefore, being assigned to Squad One is a great honor.

Recruitment Fair Brochure

The following question and answer:

Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto

1. What kind of individuals are you seeking?

Men with a strong sense of justice, always diligent.

2. How would you describe the atmosphere around your squad?


3. What do you require of new recruits?

Nothing worth mentioning.

4. Some words for the soul reaper recruits.

Even I am still studying.

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