|“|| You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down.
A former member of The Dirty Dawg, the oldest son of the Yamada family, and proprietor of Odd Jobs Yamada. He used to be such an infamous delinquent that it was said that there wasn’t a single person in Ikebukuro who didn’t know his name.
He’s a very compassionate person with a deep-seated sense of justice who can’t bring himself to ignore people in need. Everyone admires him for how well he looks after his little brothers. As a hardcore nerd, his hobbies include watching anime and keeping up with all the latest light novels.
He and Samatoki Aohitsugi, leader of the Yokohama Division, hate each other’s guts.
Ichiro has chin length black hair and selectional heterochromia; his left eye is red, whilst his right eye is green. He has a mole under his left eye. He has black lobe piercings.
Ichiro wears a white hoodie with two zippers, and a red-and-blue varsity jacket, printed with “BB”, “01”, and his quote: “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down”. He also wears blue jeans, and black sneakers with “Buster Bros” labelled on both soles. He wears rings on his right middle finger, and left middle and thumb finger. He also wears a red badge labeled “B” and red headphones.
During the TDD era, Ichiro had shorter hair, and wore a black t-shirt, red hoodie, and short-sleeved jacket with a red band around his right arm. He also wore black baggy pants with a braided red cord and red-and-black shoes.
Ichiro’s Hypnosis Mic is a standard red-colored microphone with rings decorated by “BB”. His speakers are a DJ turntable, a set of standard speakers, microphones and laptop, labeled with various graffiti and the Buster Bros!!! logo.
- Critical Blow: releases a critical hit more powerful than standard attacks.
The songs featuring Ichiro are:
- IKEBUKURO WEST GAME PARK
- T.D.D LEGEND
- EZ DO RAP
- Good Morning, Ikebukuro
- Gimme The Mic
- Counterfeit Busters
- Division Rap Battle
- Division Battle Anthem
- Alternative Rap Battle
- Division Rap Battle+
- Division Battle Anthem+
- Survival of the Illest
- SUMMIT OF DIVISIONS
- Ichiro means "one" (一) (ichi) and "son" (郎) (rou).
- Yamada means "mountain, hill" (山) (yama) and "field, rice paddy" (田) (ta/da).
- Ichiro's quote is orginally from Swing Little Girl , a song from Charlie Chaplin's 1968 film "The Circus".
- He is right-handed.
- He likes his brothers, cola, anime, manga, and light novels, while he dislikes those who pick on the weak, and betrayal.
- Ichiro's favorite food is miso-stewed mackerel, while his least favorite food is shiitake mushrooms.
- Ichiro has been referenced in the Peruvian film called Sí, Mi Amor, where an actor Samuel Sunderland cosplayed as him.