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Hakumen
ハクメン
Hakumen (BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, Character Select Artwork)
Name Jin Kisaragi
Gender Male
Drive Frost Bite (formerly)
God Slash
Weapon/Power Nox Nyctores "Mucro Algesco: Yukianesa" (formerly)
Susano'o Unit Armor
Slaying Demon: Ōkami
Series BlazBlue
First Appearance BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
First Fighting Game Debut BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger
Japanese Voice Tetsuya Kakihara
English Voice David Vincent
Company Arc System Works
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This version of Jin Kisaragi (Hero of the Frozen Blade or more commonly, Hero of Ikaruga), the main deuteragonist in the BlazBlue series, as well Ragna the Bloodedge's younger brother and main rival goes by the name Hakumen (The White Void Susano'o Unit), his time-displaced future-past counterpart from a now defuncted original Calamity Trigger timeline, who instead becomes one of the Six Heroes and a main supporting Anti-Hero playable character in the main altered BlazBlue timeline. Unlike the original Jin, Hakumen return in BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle as one of the Season 1’s DLC characters.

BioEdit

A long time ago, the Black Beast destroyed Japan and ravaged the rest of the world, with even the world's militaries combined powerless to stop it. Just as all hope seemed lost, a mysterious white warrior emerged, followed by five champions; these six individuals became known as the Six Heroes. Together they slew the beast, but the white warrior then went missing.

In truth, the white warrior Hakumen is a future-past incarnation of Jin Kisaragi's consciousness housed inside the Susano'o Unit, having recently escaped from being trapped in the Boundary since the fall of the Black Beast. Hakumen’s timeline was different than his regular counterpart’s new current timeline, such as Noel Vermillion never existing, with Tsubaki Yayoi was his lieutenant instead and being murdered by Nu-13, then eventually his world being destroyed by the Black Beast. Hakumen isn’t the only one who is sent to past current timeline prior the main event starts, other being his half-amnesiac brother Ragna of his timeline. With the heroic sacrifice act against the Black Beast by his timeline’s Ragna, who is suppose to be the true sixth hero instead of Yūki Terumi (the latter being forcefully via brainwashed by Nine), or may say the unofficial seventh hero, Hakumen remained live in the current timeline as of the present.

Hakumen’s Susano’o Unit armor was originally belonged to the main antagonist Takehaya Susano’o, the true identity of Terumi. The unit armor was first excavated by the Japanese Government from the First Area, the same place from where the Black Beast appeared, and was immediately hidden so that nobody would know about it. At first, Terumi was going to give it to Relius Clover (and Shūichirō Ayatsuki as research data toward the creation of Kusanagi. However it got picked by the Alucard family, and Rachel gave it to a dying time-displaced Jin to merge his soul into that unit, which turned him into Hakumen as of the new present timeline he is in.

Trivia Edit

  • Hakumen is the first character to be an alternate universe counterpart of certain normal character, which is Jin himself.
  • Due to being the same person, Jin and Hakumen share the same voice actors in Japanese and English. The difference is that Hakumen has a voice synthesizer, to make his voice older, in addition of electronic sounding due to being currently a spirit inside the Susano'o Unit.
  • Hakumen has color palettes of the following characters: Leo Whitefang (Guilty Gear), Takehaya Susano’o (BlazBlue), Takehaya Susano-o (Persona 4), Merkava, and Blake Belladonna.
    • Hakumen has two different alternate colors based on two different iterations of Susano'o. One is based on the original villainous Susano’o from their/BlazBlue universe, and another Susano’o is based on Yosuke Hanamura’s ultimate Persona from Persona universe.

See Also Edit

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
BBXTB BBCF
BBXTB P4AU
BBXTB UNIBELST
BBXTB RWBY