All Ryuken units paint their BattleMechs charcoal gray. The members of Ryuken-hachi accent their units with gold. Some more traditional-minded samurai have begun to add ancient Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints on appropriate areas of their units to show their dedication to the new cultural revitalization in the Draconis Combine.
Canonized by CSO 4/20/2014
The Ryuken apply the Kurita dragon crest to their BattleMechs on the left leg just above the knee and near the exhaust ports of fighters. The Ryuken insignia is a dragon curling around a Katana sword, both drawn with rich detail. Per FM: Draconis Combine, pages 126 and 131.