|This article is about a/an manga-only character in Kamen Rider Kuuga.|
In the manga, Ichijo is a police detective working to stop the Unidentified Lifeforms. He is one of the first to live through an encounter with them, due to the mysterious bandaged person turning into Kuuga and saving him when he encounters Zu-Gumun-Ba. Said person later passes on their power to Godai.
Ichijo has a sister in the manga, named Karina Ichijo, who is afflicted with serious PTSD due to an encounter with Baruba 2 years prior.