He's a 15 year old perfect son who enjoys going to school, making his mother happy, and getting perfect scores at school. Now I'm sure everyone is wondering where does this guy fit in with two punks. Well here's the thing, this perfect son has a few secrets.
Shuichi Minamino also known as Kurama is actually a fox demon (or fox spirt) named Yoko Kurama. As a demon Kurama was a master thief, who made quite a name for himself in demon world (yes there is a world full of demons). One day though he fell for a trap that nearly killed, in a final attempt to save his life he went to the human world (where we live).
He found his salvation in a unborn human body. But there was a down side, it would take him ten years to recover his strength and so he would have to live for ten years as a human. As time went on though he grew to love the woman who had (technical) saved him, and so he couldn't just leave her. When his mother becomes gravelly ill, he is determined to do anything to save her, even going back to his days as a thief. Which is how he meets Yusuke Urameshi.
After meeting Yusuke, Kurama (as he is mostly called in the show) begins (though not out of the goodness of his heart) to help Yusuke out with fighting bad guys (it's his punishment for stealing). Now since Kurama was a demon originally, he does have powers. He can manipulate plants and turn them into some very interesting (and kind of scary) weapons. His signature move is his Rose Whip.
Kurama is deadly smart, which makes him a brilliant strategist. Keep this in mind if you ever want to make him mad, because it could very well be the last thing you ever do.
Ok so far we have the main Character/power house (Yusuke), the best friend/punching bag (Kuwabara) and now the brains/good looks (Kurama). One more member of the team left to go! If you can't tell I am a huge Kurama fan and although I am trying to be fair to each character, Kurama just has a lot of back story to him, so I couldn't help it. .... To be continued. ....