- Birth: 1847
- Death: 1868/int.4/25 (6/15/1868)
- Japanese: 菊池 央 (Kikuchi Tanomu/Ou)
Kikuchi joined the Shinsengumi in 1867. He fought at the Battle of Toba-Fushimi, and then went to Edo. He stayed with the Shinsengumi until he was killed during the Battle of Shirakawaguchi.
- Shinsengumi - Honor and Determination of the Mibu Rôshi (血誠新撰組-峻烈壬生浪士忠と斬), Rekishi Gunzô series #31, Gakken, Japan, 2003
- Shinsengumi Zentaishi Tettei Guide (新選組全隊士徹底ガイド) Maeda Masaki