"In a village protected by divine wind... Evil forces have squelched the blessed breeze... The time has come to assemble the 8 spirits once again!" -Madame Fawn
"The 8 spirits are eager to undo the evil that blocks the wind. A sparrows’ inn lies in a plain. Restore their parched land... A proud canine spirit shall be reborn!" -Madame Fawn
"Gi' stands for 'duty'.
To remain firm in one's duties in each and every aspect of life...
Bravery and duty go hand in hand. Bravery shows one what is right.
The greatest form of bravery is that born from a sense of duty." -Beastiary Entry
The Canine Warrior’s were originally planed to have both dog and human forms however the idea was later scraped. What human forms were created can be seen in the Okami art book.
According to the Sparrow Clan, Take is just as childish as Tai, but he has no fondness of his owner.
One of Amaterasu's alternate costumes in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is Gi.
Gi/Take is one of the few Canine Warriors that has no Karmic Transformer.
The eight canine warriors represent the eight virtues of Confucianism with Gi representing Gikō; "dog of righteousness".