Ranzō Saotome (早乙女 嵐蔵 Saotome Ranzō?) is a character that appears in the Macross Frontier television series. He is Alto's father and the 18th sōke of the Saotome family.
Personality & Character
He is a very strict man.
He has trained his son harshly in the art of kabuki since youth which has resulted in their current estranged relationship. He adopted Yasaburō as the heir to the Saotome family.
He later becomes ill.