L5R-Iron Rokugan: The Golden War
Fukuro Dankichiwas finest smith born to the Owl since it inception. His designs and innovations are the ground work for study in smithies all over Rokugan. While some contemporaries like to compare his work to that of Kaiu Izumo a man nearly 10 years his senior. Dankichi will be quick to tell you his works are often Just improvement of designs that Izumo had created and were forgotten by time or a technology that wasn’t ready.
Both well beyond a normal retirement age, Dankichi and izumo often compete to obtain imperial contracts the bring a high amount of prestige and this competition tend to trickle down to their proteges.