Minister of Military

Minister of Military of Kei.

The Ministry of Summer (夏官, Kakan)[1] manages the kingdom's military affairs and is part of the Six Ministries. It is also known as the Ministry of War[2].


  • Daishiba (大司馬) - The Minister of Military Affairs, known also the Grand Master of Cavalry[2].
  • Shoushiba (小司馬) - The vice-minister of the Ministry of Summer.
  • Daiboku (大僕) - The master of cavalry, the minister in charge of the king's armies and the head of his personal bodyguards.
  • Shajin (射人) - An official serving as part of the royal bodyguard.


  1. Kanji, and Info
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Twelve Kingdoms: The Vast Spread of the Seas, Tokyopop translation

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