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Okamaitachi (オカマイタチ, Okamaitachi) is the A-Class Rank 3 professional hero of the Hero Association and a disciple of Atomic Samurai.

Appearance

Okamaitachi wears a long-sleeved sweater and a long dress. Her hair consists of two upward arches split at the neck with hairpins on each side of her head. She has a large dot on each cheek.

Personality

Okamaitachi was born male but sees herself as a maiden at heart.[1] Okamaitachi is good friends with Iaian and Bushidrill,[1] though her habit of falling for handsome male monsters annoys her teammates. This habit also extends to handsome men as well, seen when Okamaitachi admired Sweet Mask's looks. She also loves sushi very much.[1]

History

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As a disciple of Kamikaze, Okamaitachi was recruited after an apple cutting test. As Kamikaze has the ability to tell how a person lived their life by cutting with a sword, he only recruits disciples if they pass his test. At some point in the past Okamaitachi, Iaian and Bushidrill fought Child Emperor and lost.

Plot

Human Monster Saga

The Blizzard Group Arc

Okamaitachi made an appearance in Fubuki's vision.[2]

Super Fight Arc

Okamaitachi, Iaian and Bushidrill are waiting outside discussing about Garou's hero hunt, while their master Atomic Samurai is attending a meeting with the Council of Swordmasters.[3] After Atomic Samurai killed the monster Haragiri, Atomic Samurai then declared they will strike the Monster Association.[4]

Monster Association Arc

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Okamaitachi, Iaian, Bushidrill and Atomic Samurai hunt through the mountain to look for the Monster Association's hideout and killed any monsters as they came across. They soon return to the Hero Association headquarters where they are informed of the Monster Association hideout in Z-City. Okamaitachi decides to leave to take a shower when Sweet mask shows up. While Okamaitachi was enamored with Sweet Mask, Sweet Mask quickly dismisses the inadequate members.[5]

Okamaitachi and the heroes enter the Monster Association headquarters, fighting the first wave of monster from the Monster Association, saving Gearsper while doing so.[6]

Okamaitachi, Iaian and Bushidrill encounter Do-S and the mind controlled mercenaries. They do battle, but are interrupted by Sweet Mask. Sweet Mask calls for the swordsmen to leave the battle to him.[7] They leave and encounter.

The sword heroes continue to fight monsters and encounter Devil Long Hair. Okamaitachi becomes infatuated with him, much to her teammates annoyance. Bushidrill and Iaian tells Okamaitachi to snap out of it, reminding her that their role is to lighten their master's burden. Okamaitachi attacks with her Air Blade, but Devil Long Hair stops it with his hair, shocking the swordsmen. Devil Long Hair counterattacks, but Bushidrill manages to stop the attack before any harm was done. The Demon-level monster then extends his hair toward Iaian and Bushidrill, and the swordsmen prepare for battle.[8]

The three swordsmen work as a unit, rushing in and cutting Devil Long Hair's hair as fast and as effectively as possible, and manage to defeat him, although they admit it was a difficult opponent, and had they not worked together, they surely would have lost.[9] Later, Okamaitachi, Iaian, and Bushidrill are attacked by Evil Natural Water, a Dragon-level monster, who defeats all of them and badly injures them, knocking Okamaitachi and Bushidrill unconscious.

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The three swordsmen are then swallowed up by Pig God, who found them and consumed them, and manages to bring all three of them up to the surface and regurgitate them without any noticeable injuries.

Abilities and Powers

As a top-ranking A-Class hero, she is an extremely skilled and powerful fighter. According to Fubuki, Okamaitachi and her fellow teammates could've been S-Class if it wasn't for Sweet Mask's gatekeeping.

Immense Strength: Okamaitachi has very impressive strength. She is shown to be strong enough to swing her sword with enough force to create a giant blade of air, a feat even Bushidrill admires. She is also strong enough to damage the armor of two members of Narinki's Private Squad with her Air Blade, as well as cut through Devil Long Hair's very durable hair.

Immense Speed and Reflexes: Despite being outnumbered, Okamaitachi can dodge and counter attack Narinki's Private Squad in their full powered battle suits with only minor difficulty. Okamaitachi is also fast enough to react to Devil Long Hair's attacks, and fight back effectively.

Enhanced Senses: Okamaitachi can sense murderous intent around her, and can strike without needing to open her eyes.

Fighting Style

Air Blade

Expert Swordsman: It should be noted that Okamaitachi is under the tutelage of the S-Class hero Atomic Samurai, and is seen wielding a sword. Okamaitachi is exceptionally proficient in swordsmanship.

  • Air Blade (飛空剣, Hikūken; Viz: Flying Sword): The technique taught by Atomic Samurai to her; by cutting the air, this technique creates a huge blade of wind.[1] Bushidrill himself states that the technique looks like the work of gods every time he sees it.[10] Okamaitachi further enhances the technique by reading the flow of the air before creating the wind vacuums. However, Devil Long Hair was able to stop the technique with his hair.[11]

Equipment

Katana: Okamaitachi carries a katana with a curved, glossy hilt and a standard cross-guard.

Hero Rating

Okamaitachi's rating determined by the Hero Association[1]:

Ability Type Stamina Intelligence Justice Endurance Power Popularity Effectiveness Fighting Ability Total
Weapons 7 5 7 6 7 6 6 8 52

Major Battles

Participants Chapter(s) Episode(s) Result
Okamaitachi, Iaian and Bushidrill vs. Do-S and Narinki's Private Squad 105 None Interrupted by Sweet Mask
Okamaitachi, Iaian, and Bushidrill vs. Devil Long Hair 107, 108 None Win
Okamaitachi, Iaian, and Bushidrill vs. Evil Natural Water 113 None Loss
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Participants Chapter(s) Episode(s) Result
Okamaitachi, Iaian and Bushidrill vs. Child Emperor (Mentioned - Off screen) None None Loss

Trivia

  • Okamaitachi's name is a portmanteau of Okama (おかま), a Japanese slang term and self-identifier for people who are born male but who express themselves with feminine traits; kamaitachi (鎌鼬), the sickle-wielding yōkai who rides on whirlwinds and inflicts sharp, painless wounds; and itachi, often called Iaido (居合道), is known as a Quick-draw stance in the art of Bushido.
  • Okamaitachi is a transgender woman, being biologically male but having the heart of a maiden who yearns for love. She received her Hero Name due to her heavy use of the Air Blade technique, and due to being an Okama.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 One-Punch Man Encyclopedia; One-Punch Man: Hero Perfection, page 36
  2. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 45, page 5
  3. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 69, page 2-6
  4. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 69, page 25-27
  5. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 86, page 16-20
  6. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 96, page 86
  7. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 105, page 18-20
  8. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 107
  9. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 108
  10. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 107, page 22
  11. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 107, page 23

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