Riochi Cooper is an ancestor of Sly Cooper and is playable in Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. Lives in feudal Japan where he runs a restaraunt that serves his invention, sushi. Riochi uses his sushi shop to hide his identity as a ninja master. Someone has mysteriously framed Riochi, making it look like his sushi has poisoned the Shogun. He is thrown in jail and Sly must break him out as well as battle the tiger dictator El Jefe.