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Respect the Ronin

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Accolades

"My oh my, the rumors were true. You're quite good. It's been a while since I've faced a master swordsman like you."

"Ah, I see. I've got to admit you're much better than I expected. In fact, if we were in a dojo, I might not be able to beat you."

Inuyaka, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Redeye Reprisal (2005)
"You say he was a bodyguard."
"Yes sir, and a damn strong one, let me tell ya. He was so fast I didn't even see him draw his sword."Nagatomi Rikiei & Nagatomi Gang, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Hellhounds for Hire (2005)
"The man responsible for striking down the legendary, undefeated Mariya Enshirou was none other than his top student."
Rapping Samurai (unsure of name), Samurai Champloo Season 1: The Art of Altercation (2005)
"You're an excellent swordsman. It's been quite some time since I've enjoyed myself this much. Your skills are almost on par with my own. It will be by a razor thin margin, but you will lose."
Kariya Kagetoki, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Evanescent Encounter - Part 2 (2006)

Weapons

Physical Abilities

Strength

Speed

  • Defeats three Yagyu Samurai before the drop of his hat. (see Jin vs Yagyu Samurai)
  • Matches draw speed of Mugen
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  • Outmatches three members of the Nagatomi Gang. (see Mugen vs Nagatomi Gang)

"He was so fast I didn't even see him draw his sword."

Member of the Nagatomi Gang, Samurai Champloo Season 1: Hellhounds for Hire - Part 1 (2005)
  • Dodges gunshots from Mukoro's pistol (see Jin vs Mukoro)

Constitution

Stamina

Martial Skill

  • Uses only a cup to defend against an Edo Samurai. (see Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai)
  • Uses a tea cup to break the edge of an Edo Samurai's sword. (see Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai)
  • Cuts fruit off of Fuu's head. (see The Art of Altercation).

Tactics/Style

Personal Analysis: Classically trained, perhaps to much a slave to form.

  • Uses hot tea to disable an Edo Samurai. (see Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai)

Duels

Samurai Champloo Season 1: Tempestuous Temperaments (2005)

Jin vs Yagyu Samura - Jin defeats three Samurai from Edo (personal body guards of governor), who were top-class fighters, even among the Yagyu. They are said to be even better than the official governor's Samurai, according to a bystander.

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Mugen vs Jin (Round #1) - Jin stalemates Mugen.

Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai - Jin defeats several Edo Governer's Samurai.

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Samurai Champloo Season 1: Redeye Reprisal (2005)

Jin vs Inuyaka -Jin contends with Inuyaka, though Inuyaka seems confident he can defeat Jin. Near the end of the fight this seems to be justified by Inuyaka tagging Jin a few times.

Samurai Champloo Season 1: Hellhounds for Hire - Part 1 (2005)

Jin vs Nagatomi Gang -Jin stomps the Nagatomi Gang, sparring their lives and only cutting their sashes.

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Samurai Champloo Season 1: Hellhounds for Hire - Part 2 (2005)

Mugen vs Jin -Jin contends with Mugen. Another draw between the two before their fight is interrupted.

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Mugen & Jin vs Nagatomi Gang -Jin and Mugen stomp Nagatomi Gang.

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Samurai Champloo Season 1: Hellhounds for Hire - Part 2 (2005)

Mugen & Jin vs Edo Samurai- Jin defeats Edo Samurai with only a tea cup.

Samurai Champloo Season 1: The Art of Altercation (2005)

Jin vs Ogura- Jin defeats Ogura easily.

Samurai Champloo Season 1: Gamblers and Gallantry (2005)

Mugen & Jin vs Shino's Bodyguards - Jin stomps bodyguards without sword. Mugen helps out halfway through.

Samurai Champloo Season 1: Misguided Miscreants - Part 1 (2005)

Mugen & Jin vs Pirates - Mugen & Jin stomp pirates.

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Samurai Champloo Season 1: Misguided Miscreants - Part 2 (2005)

Jin vs Mukuro -Jin defeats Mukuro, dodging two of his shots from his pistol.

Samurai Champloo Season 1: Bogus Booty (2005)

Jin vs Ninja -Jin stomps five ninja in several blows.

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Samurai Champloo Season 1: Lullabies of the Lost - Part 1 (2005)

Jin vs Yukimaru -Jin contends with Yukimaru, his former cohort, but does not wish to do him harm.

Samurai Champloo Season 1: War of the Words (2006)

Jin vs Graffiti Thugs -Jin stomps graffiti thugs.

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Samurai Champloo Season 1: Unholy Union (2006)

Mugen and Jin vs Francis Xavier II - Mugen and Jin evade all of the shotguns shots from Xavier II, dispatching his underlings.

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Samurai Champloo Season 1: Elegy of Entrapment - Part 1 & 2 (2006)

Jin vs Sara - Jin is defeated by Sara, the blind assassin.

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#1 Posted by ForklifterMatt (486 posts) - - Show Bio

Very interesting RT. Cannot wait for the final product. Looking good so far.