• Mahajustice

    Hakumen's brief character-defining monologue is of much importance and interest among BlazBlue fans. In full it reads

    我は空、我は鋼、我は刃 我は一振りの剣にて全ての 「罪」 を刈り取り 「悪」 を滅する!! 我が名は 「ハクメン」、押して参る!

    As it appears in the official English localization of the game, it reads

    I am the white void. I am the cold steel. I am the just sword.

    With blade in hand shall I reap the sins of this world, and cleanse it in the fires of destruction.

    I am Hakumen. The end has come!

    My sole goal here is to clarify the final phrase, oshite mairu, because discussion I have read about it around the internet indicates it is ill understood. Oshite Mairu is a fairly common Japanese phrase in media. You may hear it in Japanese cartoons or video games. It is a very archaic phrase, and like l…

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