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Go Kei
Chinese Wu Qing
Kanji 呉慶
Romaji Goo Kei
Epithet Seven Fire Dragons
Biographical Information
Deceased (Slain)
Marital Status Married
Age 40s
Gender Male
Eyes Purple
Hair Black (Former)
Skin Pale Grey
Relatives Unnamed wife
Go Hou Mei (Son)
State Jia (Originated)
Residence Jia (Former)
Location Dakan Plains
Birth Place Jia
Professional Information
Classification Army Commander
Occupation Soldier
Affiliates Wei Military
Go Kei Army
Military Rank Great General
Equipment Sword
Japanese VA Susumu Akagi
Manga Debut Chapter 50
Anime Debut Episode 17
I, Go Kei will never retreat from the likes of invaders! Even if it costs me my life!

—Go Kei

Go Kei was a Great General and a member of the Seven Fire Dragons from the state of Wei. He is known as being a strategic general for his use of methodical tactics and was a vassal of Shin Ryou Kun who was one of the Four Lords of the Warring States and was known as the bastion of knowledge, his military knowledge being the greatest in all of Wei. His son, Go Hou Mei, followed after him as a Great General in Wei.


Go Kei has a warrior's build and large eyes but no eyebrows. His face is painted with a red stripe running down each eye. He ties his braided hair around his neck and also wears a blue cloak above his armor. His hair was black as a child before it turned white due to the trauma of the Zhao ravaging his kingdom in the small state of Jia. He wields a sword with sufficient skill as some of his blows got through Duke Hyou's guard during their duel and he knocked back his glaive at one point in the fight.


He is a calm man who plans out his movements before carrying them out, this is shown in how he uses his war chariots to decimate Duke Hyou's charge in order to leave him stranded behind enemy lines. This was a cunning tactic as it used the Qin general's recklessness against him with a pincer formation on both sides of the Qin cavalry. His perception of the battlefield as a board game of logic leads him to mentally maneuver his "pieces" to give him the most suitable tools needed for victory.

Despite his calm demeanor, Go Kei is a passionate man and valorous general capable of leading from the vanguard. Calls Duke Hyou a buffoon for his predictable attack and compares him to a rampaging bull. His laughter at the turn of events shocks his troops as he states it is why he can't quit the business of war. His pride in never retreating from Qin was so strong that he killed a soldier who suggested he retreat from his duel.


As a child, his home was destroyed some 30 years ago (275 B.C) by the Zhao forces who killed his parents and conquered his kingdom in the small state of Jia. He is the royal survivor of a fallen kingdom. By changing his name and painting his face, he entered Wei and served under Shinryoukun, a royal member of the state.

Prior to the current conflict between Qin and Wei, Go Kei was once the chief retainer of Lord Shinryoukun, one of the "Four Lords of the Warring States". He is also the lord of Shou Castle.

At some point, he was appointed as one of the seven Fire Dragons of Wei by King Anri. Despite this, his fellow Fire Dragons began to fight each other with him staying neutral. As a result, three of the six Fire Dragons were killed in conflict whereas the remaining three-faced execution. Through unknown means, Go Kei managed to convince the king to reconsider his decision which resulted in the remaining three Fire Dragons imprisoned underground for fourteen years. Since then, Go Kei was the only remaining Fire Dragon up until his death.


Keiyou Campaign Arc[]

During the Wei/Qin conflict, he struck into the Eastern region of Qin, attacking Castle Gan. After killing Koku Gou, the lord of the castle, Go Kei's men massacred all its inhabitants then headed back to Wei. Upon his return, he heads to Keiyou and seizes command of its entire army from its lord, Ryuu Tai. His army advances out of the city with 150,000 men and head for Asui Castle where 3 of Qin's armies (The 1st, 2nd, and 4th army) await orders. The plan was to bring the battle with Great General Duke Hyou to the Dakan Plains where Wei's chariot units are the most effective. The army is initially split into three parts and gain the terrain advantage by placing each of their command posts on a hill which gives Wei higher ground in the Plains.

Go Kei arrived with an army of 45,000 men after Kyuu Gen is defeated by the Qin forces. Seeing that Qin had taken Kyuu Gen's hill, Go Kei deploys the Nine-Fold Spear Wall formation while Duke Hyou charges at his army with 5,000 Qin cavalry. Another Wei general, Haku Ki Sai sends his army down from the hill camp in light of the duke's charge. After Duke Hyou's charge breaks through the first two formations, Go Kei orders Ma Ki and Shu Ki after him. He also quickly sees through and counters the Duke's destructive charge using Wei war chariots to attack the charging cavalry on both sides. Using them to grind down the Duke's troops, the tactic reduces his troops by half and leaves the Qin vulnerable until help arrives in the form of Heki who uses a pincer attack to negate the effectiveness of the chariots.

With the two officer hunters slew and Duke Hyou's charge breaks past the Wei final defense line, the two great generals come face to face with each other. Go Kei orders his men back as he proceeds to fight Duke Hyou in a duel with both armies watching. He got overwhelmed by the strength of Duke Hyou and split in half by his glaive.


A meticulous eye for subtle changes, extremely cautious yet acts boldly when it's time to take action. Go Kei is a man who was known as Shin Ryou Kun's bastion of knowledge, naturally, his military knowledge is the greatest in Wei. Furthermore, as shown at Gan castle, he is also a valorous general fully capable of leading from the vanguard. Great General Go Kei of Wei is undoubtedly a most dangerous threat to all of the neighboring states of Wei.

Ou Ki on Go Kei's abilities.

Strength 89
Leadership 92
Intelligence 97
Experience B
Willpower: 100!

Strength 89
Leadership 92
Intelligence 97
Experience B
Willpower: 100!

Strength 89
Leadership 92
Intelligence 97
Willpower: 100!

As a member of the first generation of Seven Fire Dragons of Wei, Go Kei was one of the most dominant figures who ravaged the plains of China together with Zhao's Three Great Heavens and Qin's Six Great Generals. With the military knowledge that was said to be the best in Wei, Go Kei was an adept general and tactician whom Ou Ki praised as a threat to every neighboring states.[1] He leaded from the front often from an elevated platform, commanding decisive army formations.

Physical Abilities[]

Go Kei possessed a considerable fighting abilities as he was able to personally slay general Koku Gou. He showed proficiency with a sword and was also skilled enough to challenge Duke Hyou to a duel and leave few wounds on his body. However, he was eventually slain by the Duke.


Go Kei was a capable leader who can command high level of respect from his men. His armies are well trained in tactical maneuvers as they were noted to change formations very quickly.[2] Duke Hyou even praised the man's resolve and bravery for facing him in a duel although his unwillingness to fall back could also be considered a flaw.

Tactical Abilities[]

The most notable thing about Go Kei is his high knowledge stat that surpasses many generals or strategists hailed as geniuses. He possesses a meticulous eye for subtle changes and is extremely cautious, yet acts boldly when it's time to take action. Furthermore, he is also a valorous general fully capable of leading from the vanguard.[3] According to one of his commanders, Go Kei knows over a hundred different tactics.[4]

The purpose of his tactics is "to surprise the enemy and strike when they least expect it" as seen when he decided to take Gan castle and then launch an offensive out of Keiyou. In order to prevent an attack from Ou Ki that appeared on the hill, he formed part of his army into Spear Wall Formation.[5] In the response to Duke Hyou's charge, he has split his troops to the sides in order to target soldiers behind in pincer attack, instead of taking Duke head-on.[6] This allowed Go Kei to greatly reduce the number of Duke's cavalrymen, however, due to Heki's and Shin's assistance it wasn't enough to completely stop the charge.



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Go Kei's state set ablaze
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Go Kei decapitates Koku Gou
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Go Kei holds Koku Gou's severed head
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Go Kei perceives war as a board game logic
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Go Kei confronts Duke Hyou
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Go Kei vs Duke Hyou
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Go Kei slain by Duke Hyou
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Go Kei's bifurcated corpse

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Go Kei's character design anime S1
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Go Kei's state set ablaze
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Go Kei's hair turns white
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Go Kei vs Duke Hyou
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Go Kei slays his subordinate
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Go Kei slain by Duke Hyou
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Go Kei slays Koku Gou
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Go Kei confronts Duke Hyou


Your strategic warfare which caused me no end of trouble and that final burst of passionate combat. This was certainly a most impressive blaze, Go Kei".

—Duke Hyou


  • Go Kei was most likely based on a real historical figure Wu Qing


  1. Chapter 66 Page 16
  2. Chapter 67 Page 13
  3. Chapter 66 Page 16
  4. Chapter 70 Page 12
  5. Chapter 67 Page 5
  6. Chapter 68 Page 12

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