Yuki, whose name means
"snow", is one of the few characters in Last Blade not to
originate from Japan. Her family managed ship trades for several years. Sadly,
Yuki's family was killed in a terrible ship accident. She is then adopted by a
man named Gaisei, who trains her in fighting along with two others: Moriya
Minakata and Kaede. Unlike them,
she picks up the naginata instead of the katana. Gaisei knew that her strength
could adapt better with the naginata. Over the course of her training, she
develops feelings for Moriya.
When Yuki was 13, she
returns home with Kaede to find their teacher dead, with Moriya standing over
the body. Mortified, she watched as Kaede attacked Moriya. Moriya silently
took his leave shortly thereafter. She and Kaede then embarked on a five year
journey, eventually discovering the truth: a powerful swordsman named Kagami
Shinnosuke was the one who had murdered their master. She assists Kaede in
defeating Kagami, both avenging their master's death and clearing Moriya's
In Last Blade 2,
Yuki and Kaede discover that she is the maiden that is to perform the sealing
of evil, as evidenced by her necklace and its recent glowing. After this, she
and Kaede part ways and she is left to make her decision about her destiny.
Eventually she agrees, and she sacrifices herself to close Hell's Gate.