Baren has black messy hair that is held in a ponytail, decorated with feathers. He wears long earrings and an eyepatch over his left eye. He also wears an kimono with a haori with the word "Kumo" on the back. He has two wrist bands and is often seen with an pipe, which he also uses for fighting. He is very popular with the ladies.
Baren is stubborn and holds grudges easily. He is very good at taking care of people. Baren is also dependable and sensible. He seems to like giving people pranks. He is popular with both animals and women. Okuni said that he gets lonely very easily.
When Okuni and Baren's mother, Asahi Kumo, was still alive, they had a surprisingly good relationship with the inhabitants of Oumi. But as their mother died, the villagers burned the shrine. The twins realized, they weren't the ones loved, but their mother was, and the villagers gave them the fault, that Asahi Kumo died.
When the sky clouded over, the villagers didn't trust one another anymore. The twins couldn't stand to see them this way, so they used their reputation as ''children of misfortune'' and turned the villagers fury towards themselves.
To Ishida Sakichi: "We have always lived alone, just the two of us. No one has to understand us and we don't want them to.''
To Okuni Kumo: “We’re two but we’re one.”