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Kyoichi Kusanagi

Kyoichi Judge X

Kyoichi Kusanagi

Also Known as Judge X
Vital Statistics
Age 35
Status Alive
Race & Species Human
Gender Male
Charyeok Yamatano Orochi
Weapon Three Imperial Regalia of Japan (National Treasure)
Current Status
Occupation Judge
Affiliation Team Japan, Park Mu-Bong
Debut Chapter 179 (Partially)
Chapter 182 (Fully)

Kyoichi Kusanagi is a member of Team Japan participating in the G.O.H. Tournament. He is the direct descendant of every previous firstborn son of the Kusanagi Clan who has the legendary eight headed serpent, Yamatano Orochi sealed within their bodies.

17 years after RagnarÖk, he becomes a judge.


Kusanagi has light brown, somewhat long hair. He wears a green turtleneck tracksuit and a white headband.


Kusanagi is a kind hearted, carefree, and friendly individual who is also dedicated and serious when needed to be.


G.O.H. Consolation Match

Kusanagi and the other members of Team Japan arrive to save Yu Mi-Ra and Han Dae-Wi from Dante, Team Malta Knights, and hordes of other contestants so that they can propose a truce. After a short battle with Dante, Kusanagi and the rest of the group flee to a greenhouse garden area where they spend the night.

After fleeing, Kusanagi intimidates Team Korea into joining Team Japan in an alliance. He explains that they need Hui Mo-Ri to defeat Dante and in return they will protect Team Korea from other attacking teams.


Kyoichi is a powerful swordsman. he managed to fight against Dante and Subject M that use The Monkey King's power for a while. by tapping into Yamatono Orochi's power he become even more powerful. He also knows what the vatican team refers to as "oriental black magic" where he uses handsigns, typically to summon series of crows. He can also implant talisman to someone without other's knowing, which he can remotely blow up.

Yamatano Orochi

As per the tradition of his clan, Yamatano Orochi must be sealed inside the firstborn. This creature become his charyeok. He can choose how much to unleash the power, but risk losing control of his body. He can also summon and control this creature to attack the enemy. At hundred percent he summon the real Yamatano Orochi.

Physical Enhancement: The more percentage of Yamatano Orochi's power he use, the more powerful Kyoichi's overall physical power

  • Superhuman Strength: By fifty percent of Yamatano Orochi's power, a simple palm motion can throw an experiment of the monkey king
  • Superhuman Speed: By fifty percent of Yamatano Orochi's power, he can move faster than human eyes can preceive, allowing him to cut through energy beam and stab Michael in an instant. He can also instantly slash the grounds of multiple clones.

Magic Enhancement: The more he let out Yamatano Orochi's power, the more his magical power increase, allowing him to use high-level magic that he never use against Dante previously.


Kusanagi Style

A Swords style used by Kusanagi clan. Kyoichi is extremely proficient in using it, fighting toe to toe against Yu Mi-Ra, a master swordswoman herself.

  • Venom Bite: a series of quick slash that can cut clones of Subject M that use armor suit of the monkey king.
  • Ghost Slash: A downward slash that can cut armor suit, although he mention that its a shallow cut.
  • 108 Snake Trap: though not seen being used, Kyoichi was planning to perform this technique to end his fight with the Monkey King's experiment.

Charyeok Techniques

  • Summon: Ground Serpent: As the name imply, it summon Yamatano Orochi from the ground to eat his opponent.
  • Orochi Snake Trap: By touching the ground Kyoichi summon small snake to trap the opponent's leg.
  • Exuviation: A skill that Kyoichi used to heal himself, even after being bisected in the torso.
  • Murder of Crow: He can summon series of crows that explode when he chant "destroy"
  • Pillars of Energy: First he slash the ground near his target, then using handsigns which cause the ground beneath them to unleash pillars of energy. It's one of the high-level technique that requires 80% of Yamatano Orochi's power.

National Treasure

Three Imperial Regalia of Japan

Kyoichi Kusanagi is in the possession of all three of imperial regalia of japan, one of which needed to control his charyeok

Yata's Mirror: Provides near absolute defense from direct attacks.

Kusanagi Sword: Provides enhanced strength in slashes and allows Kusanagi the ability to summon Yamatano Orochi from the slashes he cuts. Kusanagi Sword allow Kyoichi to control the power of Yamatano Orochi sealed inside of him.


  • He may be inspired by Kyo Kusanagi from King Of Fighters. Both having similar names, wears a headband, and uses the power of Orochi.