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Tang Shen
Biographical information
Home

Tokyo (formerly)
Spirit Plane (currently)

Ethnicity

Japanese

Date of death

Tale of the Yokai

Affiliation

Hamato Clan
Ninja Turtles

Physical description
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Brown

Out of universe information
Era(s)

2012 TV series

First appearance

Rise of the Turtles, Part 2 (picture)
Tale of the Yokai (live)

Voiced by

Minae Noji

Teachers and Students
  [Source]

Tang Shen was a young woman who married Hamato Yoshi, and killed by Oroku Saki. Her daughter was Miwa. Tang Shen was loved by both Hamato Yoshi (Splinter) and Oroku Saki (The Shredder).

At some point, she married Yoshi and gave birth to their baby daughter, Miwa. A jealous Saki attacked Yoshi in the family's home, and during their battle, Yoshi's house caught fire. While Yoshi survived, Tang Shen did not and Miwa was taken away by The Shredder, who forever blames Yoshi for her death, but he was the one who murdered her by accident while she was trying to stop Saki and Yoshi from killing each other. After this, Yoshi left Japan and moved to New York City. Her death is possibly the reason that Yoshi bought the turtles in the first place.

Shen was a Japanese woman originally from the city of Fukuoka, but her grandfather was Chinese.[citation needed]

Appearances

Pictures

Flashbacks

Appearance

Gallery

Trivia

  • Tang Shen's name is not Japanese—it's Mandarin Chinese.
  • Her daughter and husband both carry a picture of her.
  • She's voiced by Minae Noji, who played Karai in the 2014 film.
  • Through her widowed husband, Tang Shen is indirectly the turtles' adoptive mother.

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