Master Shen (鶴仙人, Tsurusen'nin) is the master of the Crane School and Mercenary Tao's older brother. Whilst

Master Shen.

they both trained at the Mutaito Training Academy, a rivalry quickly grew between Shen and Roshi. Master Shen and Mercenary Tao, likewise, began to fight over the smallest things, namely because despite being younger, Tao was much stronger. Eventually, a simple spilled bowl of rice was enough to break the brothers apart.