Element dark Jinpachiro "Ben" Hyuga
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Jinpachiro "Ben" Hyuga
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Kana 大佐 日向 甚八郎
Romaji Taisa* Hyuga Jinpachirō
Voice actor(s) Ja-lgflag Hideyuki Tanaka
Voice actor(s) Uk-lgflag Wayne Grayson (SH1),

Kirk Thorton (SH2)

Age Unknown
Eye color Red
Hair color Dark Brown
Home Katsuragi, Japan
Weapon(s) Fists
Special Arts Fusion
Element Dark Element dark

Ben Hyuga is Yuri's father and husband of Anne.

Library EntryEdit

Shadow HeartsEdit

Colonel Ben Hyuga
A Japanese colonel who disappeared during a secret mission on the continent in 1900. Rumoured to have special powers.

Shadow Hearts: CovenantEdit

Captain Jinpachiro Hyuga
A lieutenant commander with the Japanese Navy in 1893, he was sent to Asia on a top-secret mission along with his Russian wife and three-year-old son.


Ben was a member of the Japanese Army Intelligence force. He has the ability known as Fusion, making him a Harmonixer like Yuri, and is skilled in many martial arts.

Fighting StyleEdit

His fighting style is exactly the same as Yuri's, using fists and fusion power to defeat foes.


Harmonixer Fusion:  With the blood of the Harmonixer flowing through him, Ben is able to fuse with creatures and use their powers for his own. Like many Harmonixers, he can only morph into one form.

Harmonixer Fusion
Name SP Cost Description Image
Czernobog - SP Allows Ben to become Czernobog. Cznarben



  • Known as "Ben" in Shadow Hearts, and renamed "Jinpachiro" in Shadow Hearts: Covenant.
  • According to an interview with Matsuzo Machida, Jinpachiro was to have been the main protagonist of Shadow Hearts III alongside Kiheita Inugami, the father of Kurando Inugami. He was even given a design by series artist Miyako Kato.

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