Yasaburō Saotome (早乙女 矢三郎 Saotome Yasaburō) is a character that appears in the Macross Frontier television series. He is Alto's adopted brother, and often calls him his "older brother". He is a Kabuki actor and an apprentice to Ranzō Saotome.
After Alto left home and his profession of being a Kabuki actor, Yasaburō, despite being the adopted son of Ranzō Saotome, became the heir to the Saotome family legacy. He watched Legend of Zero, the "Bird Human" film adaptation, he saw Alto playing a stunt double and realized that Alto still had the blood of the actor within him. Since then, Yasaburō often visited Alto, hoping to persuade him to come back to his ancestral home and take his rightful place as heir.
Later in the series, Yasaburō gave shelter to Sheryl Nome following a downturn in her career.
- Alto Saotome
- Adopted brother. He recognizes his talent and wishes he would return and reconcile with their father, Ranzō Saotome.
- Bobby Margot
- Yasaburō shares a common acquaintance with Bobby that was murdered. Yasaburō vowed to help to search for the perpetrator.
Notes & TriviaEdit
- Yasaburō claims to have seen Basara Nekki in his childhood.
Macross Frontier characters
|S.M.S.||Ozma Lee | Alto Saotome | Luca Angelloni | Michael Blanc | Canaria Berstein | Klan Klang | Nene Rora | Raramia Rerenia | Henry Gilliam ||
|New United Nations Spacy||Jessica Blanc | Major Ohgotwhai | Major Ohgotwhai's Advisor | Tehmzin | Machida|
|Macross Quarter||Jeffery Wilder | Catherine Glass | Bobby Margot | Monica Lang | Mina Roshan | Ram Hoa|
|Diva||Sheryl Nome | Ranka Lee|
|Macross Galaxy||Grace O'Connor | Brera Sterne|
|Frontier Presidency||Howard Glass | Leon Mishima|
|Others||Nanase Matsuura | Miranda Merin | Ranshe Mei | Mao Nome | Richard Birler | Elmo Kridanik | Ranzō Saotome | Yasaburō Saotome | George Yamamori | Ai-kun | Ōsanshōō-san|