EXPLANATION TIME: As you have noticed, the characters in this story don’t have real names (besides Kichirou), they have numbers. They are either written like “#32” (read: Number Thirty-two) or “Sanjuuni” (Japanese pronunciation of the number 32).
In this chapter, there are some new characters, whose “names” I will use alternately.
For you to not get too confused with this system, here’s a little overview for those characters already introduced and those about to be introduced:
#32 = Sanjuuni (Kichirou)
#2 = Ni
#4 = Yon (one of Ni’s teammates in Ch.5)
#6 = Roku (one of Ni’s teammates in Ch.5)
#7 = Shichi (guy who brings Ni clothes for Kichirou in Ch.2)
#8 = Hachi (Kichirou’s first trainer, first mentioned in Ch.5)
#17 = Juushichi (one of Kichirou’s former teammates, first mentioned in Ch.7)
#25 = Nijuugo (one of Kichirou’s former teammates, first mentioned in Ch.7)
#41 = Yonjuuichi (one of Kichirou