|Affiliation||Ex-Aizu Clan Member, Rebel Leader|
|Anime Debut||Samurai X: The Motion Picture|
|Voice Actor||Judson Jones|
Takimi Shigure is a veteran samurai who fought valiantly for the Aizu clan during the Meiji restoration, acting as one of the commanders for their saboteur runs and assassinations. Also the master and creator of the Psychi Kamina sword style. However during the war Shigure lost his best friend and comrade Gentatsu (unknowingly to the hands of the Hitokiri Battousai during an attempted raid on the Choshu clan leaders who were planning an alliance with a rival clan at Suzuya.)
Himura Kenshin - He befriends Kenshin Himura after hastily dealing with some foreign sailors who were harassing Toki. However, in the midst of an assault on the British embassy. They fight then Shigure recognizes the swordplay Kenshin uses and realizes Kenshin murdered Gentatsu, which enrages him to become more intense.
Aizu Clan - He was one of their commanders during the Meiji Restoration.
Takatsuki Toki - Shigure has burdened himself with Gentatsu's death and tries to make amends by housing and taking care of Gentatsu's younger sister Toki. He dies shielding Toki taking several bullets to his back. Shigure dies quickly afterwards whilst trying to apologize to Toki.
Takatsuki Gentatsu - Shigure and Gentatsu were both friends and comrades during the war. He was killed in a duel with the Battousai.