He is described as a tall, thin man.
In addition to his deranged way of fighting, Sakanami blabs in an inconsistent manner when assaulting his opponents.
- "... I have committed yet another sin. The god, the god that had resided in me, is now dead...!"
- "I'll act as your substitute. You shouldn't be clouding over the light of youth. That's akin to a bundle of bad luck. The blood shouldn't get muddy. If you've the time to talk, then might as well embrace the ambition. That just gives a heartbreak..."
- "Both you and I have the same blood flowing in us."
- "Your mentor is Barbara, right? Doesn't that woman usually tie you up or make you faint?"