Yamanobe was the assistant of Reijiro Fudo seen briefly in the Birth OVA.


Yamanobe was a Japanese man in his middle age. He had a large beard and brown hair.


Yamanobe was seen assisting Reijiro and his wife on a expedition to some ice caves deep within the Himalayas. Once there, Yamanobe and the others accidentally awaken a group of demons. As the demons escape a chunk of ice comes flying down and crushes Yamanobe.