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|As a result of the 2011 initiative, the New 52, the entire line of DC characters was relaunched, incorporating properties belonging to the company's imprints: Wildstorm, Milestone, and Vertigo. As such, elements of this character's history have been altered in some way from the previous incarnation's. For a complete list of all versions of this character, see our disambig.|
- I am not leaving until the Daggers are destroyed. My husband seeks audience with them all.
- -- Katana src
Katana was asked by Black Canary to join the Birds of Prey. She was also recommended by Barbara Gordon together with Starling and Poison Ivy, who joins the team even though Katana wasn't very happy about it. The team finds out that, on a train, three people have bombs in their heads. The four of them go on to the train and stop it, after learning that Black Canary also had a bomb in her head.
After the bombs are removed, they learn where the person who has been doing this is and, with the help of Batgirl, they break into the building, only to get sent outside again with no memory of what happened and without Batgirl.
Her primary weapon is her sword, "Soultaker," which is said to capture the souls of anyone killed by it, including her husband. Katana sometimes begins conversing with her husband, initially confusing those around her.
- Katana (Tatsu Yamashiro) was created by Mike Barr and Jim Aparo, first appearing in Brave and the Bold Vol 1. However, in the rebooted Prime Earth continuity his first appearance as part of the DC Universe is in Duane Swierczynski and Jesus Saiz's New 52 Birds of Prey series.
- Tatsu Toro (Prime Earth) appears as Katana (Prime) a playable character in the Infinite Crisis video game.
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