Okada Nizou

Nizou consumed


Nizo Okada (岡田 似蔵, Okada Nizou), also known as Nizo the Butcher, or Manslayer Nizo (Hito Kiri Nizou) was a blind assassin and a master of Iai jutsu, which are techniques for drawing a sword. He was a member of the Kiheitai, an extremist Joui faction bent on causing world destruction, and would become fused with the Benizakura bio-mechanical sword, which would ultimately take over his body completely and lead to his defeat. He is the main antagonist of the Infant Strife Arc and Benizakura Arc.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Likely 8-C | At least High 8-C, possibly 8-B | 8-B

Name: Nizo Okada, Nizo the Butcher, Manslayer Nizo

Origin: Gintama

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown, around his late 30s

Classification: Human, Samurai, Assassin, Terrorist

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Adept Swordmanship, Enhanced Sense of Smell, Proficent Assassin | Body Control

Attack Potency: Likely Building level | At least Large Building level, possibly City Block level (Could easily destroy several ships) | City Block level

Speed: At least Supersonic, possibly Supersonic+ | Hypersonic | Hypersonic

Lifting Strength: Unknown | Unknown | Unknown

Striking Strength: Building Class | Large Building Class | City Block Class

Durability: Building level | Large Building level+ to City Block level+ | City Block level

Stamina: High | Quite high | Quite high

Range: Extended melee range with his katana | Several hundreds of meters with benizakura | Several hundreds of meters with benizakura

Standard Equipment: Standard Katana | Benizakura a bio-mechanical katana

Intelligence: Smart in combat | Smart in combat | Average

Weaknesses: Arrogant | Tends to overestimate his opponent and it hurts using the benizakura | Loses his sanity

Feats: After being infused with the Benizakura Sword, Nizo was able to take down several ships quite easily.

Nizou fighting

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Enhanced Senses: Even though he is blind, his other senses seemed very sharp. He carried around a nose refreshner with him, since he depended on his sense of smell.

Adept Swordmanship: Nizo is someone knowledgeable about the art of sword, with enough skill to clash sword with Gintoki.


Benizakura Bio-Mechanical Sword: A Cyber sword that collects data and learns as it fights. Previously suspected of being a demon sword, it is just highly advanced technologically. After being used by Nizo for some time, it eventually fused with him, robbing him of his sanity and turning him into a living weapon. With enough power to being able to destroy several Anti-Foreigner faction ships with his blade.

Also, it can extend his blade several hundreds of meters.

Key: Pre-Benizakura Arc | Benizakura Arc | Consumed by the Benizakura


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