orphaned early in his childhood. He was adopted into Akari
Ichijou's family, even though he's not related to them in any way. Even
so, he and the Ichijou family are very close. Juzoh is a free-spirited and
somewhat lazy person. When he's not eating, playing music, or just generally
being lazy, he trains with a large club that he can wield using his brute strength.
One day while he was
laying around the house with little to keep him preoccupied, he was knocked
out and "kidnapped" by Akari, who attempted to persuaded him to
accompany her on a journey.
The next thing he knew, he was tagging along with her on her journey to
discover a landmark known as the "Gate of Hell". After
their adventure, their sister Hikari falls ill and the two become extremely
concerned about her health. One day as Juzoh is visiting Hikari, she discloses
that their sister Akari had run away to "Hell's Gate" again to find
a cure for her curse. To lay both their fears to rest, Juzoh pursues her on