Kojūrō Katakura (片倉 小十郎) is a historical character that appears in Gate 7, a manga created by the artist group, CLAMP. Kojuro is the loyal retain and strategist of Date Masamune.
Kojuro is a friend and calm person. He is always smiling and greeting people with respect. He has a habit of scolding Date Masamune when Date is misbehaving. Rathar than being a strategist to Date, he seems more like a mother.
Kojuro always has is eyes closed. He has long black hair and is always seen wearing a traditional kimono. He looks more like a woman despite being a man.
Not much has been shown about Kojuro's power except for the fact that he possess the ability to hold Kurikara, Date Masamune's sword and Oni, inside his body. Apparently, he is the scabbard of Kurikara.
Kojuro first appeared in Chapter 4 where he scolded Date Masamune for pointing Kurikara at Chikahito. After sheathing Kurikara inside his body, Kojuro along with Masamune joined everyone at Urashichiken for a meal. There, they talked about Iemitsu Tokugawa and how he wanted to obtain Nobunaga's Oni.
Kojuro Katakura is the loyal strategist and retainer of Date Masamune. He is famous for his great fortitude and wisdom which lead the Date to a prosperous future. Although Masamine is known to be an ambitious and reckless man, under Kojuro's guidance, Date was able to make a name for himself and become one of the most power Daimyo serving under Hideyoshi Toyotomi then Ieyasu Tokugawa. It is said that Kojuro was the one who advice Masamune to serve under Tokugawa.