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* ElementalHair: Jin is a spiky-haired blonde who wields electromagnetism.

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* ElementalHair: ElementalHairColors: Jin is a spiky-haired blonde who wields electromagnetism.


* TorsoWithAView: He dies when Jin blasts a hole through his chest with a beam of plasma.


* BewareTheNiceOnes: The Narumi-kai are famous in Japan for refusing to bow to money or influence and only taking honorable jobs that help people in dire straits. This kindness does ''not'' make them less dangerous than any other and they strike with lethal force when attacked.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: The Narumi-kai are famous in Japan for refusing to bow to money or influence and only taking honorable jobs that help people in dire straits. This kindness does ''not'' make them less dangerous than any other and they strike with lethal force when attacked.dangerous.



* GoodIsNotSoft: Although the entire team is a group of all-around {{Nice Guy}}s in a profession filled with sadistic, psychopathic criminals, they're still PrivateMilitaryContractors and will respond to threats with lethal force.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: Although the entire team is a group of all-around {{Nice Guy}}s in a profession filled with sadistic, psychopathic criminals, they're still PrivateMilitaryContractors and will respond to threats with lethal force.PrivateMilitaryContractors.



* HarmlessElectrocution: Jin has a habit of electrocuting his opponents until they're unconscious, but they're usually none the worse for wear afterward.



* LightsOffSomebodyDies: He's implied to do this while facing off against an enemy shinobi in the first chapter, shocking the lights as his opponent has an OhCrap reaction when she realizes who he is. The next time we see her, she's crawling back to her boss and coughing BloodFromTheMouth as he pounces on her allies.

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* LightsOffSomebodyDies: He's implied to do this while facing off against an enemy shinobi in the first chapter, shocking the lights as his opponent has an OhCrap reaction when she realizes who he is. The next time we see her, she's crawling back to her boss and coughing BloodFromTheMouth as he pounces on her allies. Later subverted when his opponent is revealed to have survived.


* ImAHumanitarian: Zigzagged. He doesn't eat human flesh directly but he makes a show of eating the ground up remains of his own mooks as shaved ice after freezing them solid.
* LiterallyShatteredLives: After freezing mooks that have failed him into ice, he has them ground up in an ice shaver to eat for dessert.



* PungeonMaster: While rattling off a list of all the types of people he admires, he asks the people he's talking to, "Isn't it the ''coolest?''" He also threatens to turn his own mooks into shaved ice should they disobey him.

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* PungeonMaster: While rattling off a list of all the types of people he admires, he asks the people he's talking to, "Isn't it the ''coolest?''" He also threatens to turn his own mooks into shaved ice should they disobey him. It's later revealed that he's being literal, as he turns his frozen mooks into shaved ice with a grinder that he proceeds to eat.


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* YouHaveFailedMe: He freezes his own mooks into solid ice before grinding them up and eating them as shaved ice.


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* GoodIsNotSoft: Although the entire team is a group of all-around {{Nice Guy}}s in a profession filled with sadistic, psychopathic criminals, they're still {{Professional Killer}}s by trade and will respond to threats with lethal force.
* HitmanWithAHeart: Jin and the rest of the Narumi-kai are technically {{Professional Killer}}s. Jin alone regularly electrocutes people, hits them with their own bullets, and shoves their own knives into their chests. But since their targets tend to be scumbags, gangsters, yakuza, and less scrupulous shinobi who target the helpless, it's little wonder that they're considered the good guys.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: Although the entire team is a group of all-around {{Nice Guy}}s in a profession filled with sadistic, psychopathic criminals, they're still {{Professional Killer}}s by trade PrivateMilitaryContractors and will respond to threats with lethal force.
* HitmanWithAHeart: Jin and the rest of the Narumi-kai are technically {{Professional Killer}}s.Killer}}s by trade. Jin alone regularly electrocutes people, hits them with their own bullets, and shoves their own knives into their chests. But since their targets tend to be scumbags, gangsters, yakuza, and less scrupulous shinobi who target the helpless, it's little wonder that they're considered the good guys.


* BulletDodgesYou: Thanks to his control over magnetism, Jin can stop bullets with a wave of his hand and send them right back at their owners.



* ImmuneToBullets: Thanks to his control over magnetism, Jin can stop bullets with a wave of his hand and send them right back at their owners.

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* ManOfWealthAndTaste: He seems to style himself as one, hanging expensive paintings by artists like [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackson_Pollock Jackson Pollock]] in his office. Jin abuses this to annoy him by magnetizing them off the walls to make them fall and ruin them.


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* ActionHero: Most of their problem-solving involves kicking the asses of the people who wronged their clients. Even stealthy endeavors like data theft usually involve a great deal of ass-kicking.



* TheAce: He's kind, brave, confident, good-looking, famous, powerful, and respected. The only thing he's lacking in is his perpetual shortage of cash from his ChronicHeroSyndrome and refusal to sellout for a lucrative contract.



* IdealHero: He's kind, brave, confident, good-looking, famous, powerful, and respected. The only thing he's lacking in is his perpetual shortage of cash from his ChronicHeroSyndrome and refusal to sellout for a lucrative contract.



* NotAMorningPerson: Papillon has to shake Jin out of bed in the morning.



* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Soda. He's always drinking it in his downtime and is willing to take on a job to bodyguard En for the price of a fountain drink.



* IJustWantHaveFriends: It's implied that he was incredibly lonely prior to bumping into Jin, glowing at the thought of being on a team and sighing in dismay when he's left at the base alone while the others are out on a mission.

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* IJustWantHaveFriends: IJustWantToHaveFriends: It's implied that he was incredibly lonely prior to bumping into Jin, glowing at the thought of being on a team and sighing in dismay when he's left at the base alone to work while the others are out on a mission.



* MulticoloredHair: Her hair is pink in the back.

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* MulticoloredHair: Her hair is pink in the back.back and black everywhere else.



* WomenAreWiser: She's the one to shake Jin out of bed and reminds him to pick up job offers.

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* WomenAreWiser: She's the one to shake Jin out of bed and reminds him to pick up job offers. She's also significantly less volatile than her coworker, Taiga.


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* ActionGirl: As a member of the Narumi-kai and a full-fledged shinobi, she's infamous in the shinobi world for her track record and doesn't bat an eye when staring down an oncoming rocket-propelled grenade.

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* ActionGirl: As a member of the Narumi-kai and a full-fledged shinobi, she's infamous in the shinobi world for her track record and doesn't bat an eye when staring down an oncoming rocket-propelled grenade. She also defeated an entire group of shinobi off-screen while only taking minor injuries.



* ClothFu: Her ninpo art allows her to manipulate her clothing freely, unraveling it to attack and even harmlessly smother a rocket-propelled grenade.

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* ClothFu: ClothingCombat: Her ninpo art allows her to manipulate her clothing freely, unraveling it to attack and even harmlessly smother a rocket-propelled grenade.


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* MulticoloredHair: Her hair is pink in the back.


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* WomenAreWiser: She's the one to shake Jin out of bed and reminds him to pick up job offers.


* CharacterTics:
** He has a habit of greeting people he's meeting for the first time in his native Thai.
** He clasps his hands together as if in prayer when introducing himself or when he's feeling happy.
** He slips on his goggles whenever he's using his ninpo art.



* IJustWantHaveFriends: It's implied that he was incredibly lonely prior to bumping into Jin, glowing at the thought of being on a team and sighing in dismay when he's left at the base alone while the others are out on a mission.



* SuperSpeedReading: En's PhotographicMemory lets him read several pages of dense building reports and memorize everything down to individual floor numbers and passwords in the time it takes for Taiga to finish a sentence. He also reads and perfectly memorizes a petabyte of information, the equivalent of twenty million four-drawer filing cabinets filled to the brim with text, in five minutes.

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* SuperSpeedReading: En's PhotographicMemory lets him read several pages of dense building reports and memorize everything down to individual floor numbers and passwords in the time it takes for Taiga to finish a sentence. He also reads and perfectly memorizes a petabyte of information, the equivalent of twenty million four-drawer filing cabinets filled to the brim with text, off a computer screen in five minutes.minutes. Unfortunately, he doesn't have the inverse, leaving him cooped up at the base while he reconstructs the data for the researchers later.


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* VagueAge: It's unclear how old En is. He's old enough to understand sex appeal as well as travel to another country on his lonesome, but he's clearly younger than Papillon, Jin, and Taiga.


* FamedInStory: They're famous in Tokyo for their humanity and brutal effectiveness in combat. Papillon is also a former supermodel who still has adoring fans years after leaving the business.



!!Director Gennai
!!!Debut: Chapter 2



* ObstructiveBureaucrat: He threatens to throw Jin in prison for refusing to work for the Diet.

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* ObstructiveBureaucrat: He threatens to throw Jin in prison for refusing his constant disrespect and refusal to work for the Diet.Diet.
* SillyRabbitIdealismIsForKids: He calls the Narumi-kai fools and children who see the world as simpler than it actually is.

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* BullyingADragon: He's confident in his ability to take on Jin and Taiga despite knowing their reputation. He quickly gets his ass kicked by Taiga for his troubles.


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!!Government
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The director of the Office of the Development of Shinobi Affairs. He has oversight over all shinobi squads in Tokyo, including the Narumi-kai. Jin's antics and refusal to work for the Diet have left the two on bad terms.
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* GoodScarsEvilScars: He has jagged, stitched scar going across one eye to emphasize his sleaziness.
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: He threatens to throw Jin in prison for refusing to work for the Diet.
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->''"If I'd run away, I'd lose face. To be considered weak in the shinobi world is to invite exploitation. I wouldn't survive two days. And some things are more important than saving face. Like protecting your team... no matter how scared you get, or how badly you want to run away."''




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->''"My father always said... a ninpo scroll is a shinobi's pride. One day, I'm going to be a shinobi just like him! That's my dream!"''



* StepfordSmiler: En maintains a cheery and optimistic disposition around others, but when he's alone in the shower he breaks down in tears as a young boy on the run from assassins lurking around every corner.

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* StepfordSmiler: En maintains a cheery and optimistic disposition around others, but when he's alone in the shower he breaks down in tears as a young boy on the run from assassins lurking around every corner. Discussed by Jin and Papillon.
-->'''Papillon:''' ''[hearing En sob in the shower]'' He's a strong kid.\\
'''Jin:''' He'd had to become strong. He puts up a cheerful front, but he's fighting a lonesome battle.




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->''"We're professionals. I'm not going to sugarcoat this for you. We have work to do. If you can't be of any use, we don't need you here."''


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* SlasherSmile: Flashes one before going to town on some mooks in Chapter 4.


* GoodIsNotSoft: Although the entire team is an all-around group of {{Nice Guy}}s in a profession filled with sadistic, psychopathic criminals, they're still {{Professional Killer}}s by trade and will respond to threats with lethal force.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: Although the entire team is an a group of all-around group of {{Nice Guy}}s in a profession filled with sadistic, psychopathic criminals, they're still {{Professional Killer}}s by trade and will respond to threats with lethal force.



* NiceGuy: They stand out among shinobi squads due to their emphasis on honor and humanity above all. Jin in particular suffers from ChronicHeroSyndrome, which compels him to commit acts of spontaneous, unpaid heroism.



* TeensAreShort: He's obviously old enough to get turned on by Papillon, but he's short enough that he barely comes up to Jin's and Taiga's waists.



* BringIt: After smothering a rocket-propelled grenade, she dares the perpetrator to try it again.
-->'''Papillon:''' Shooting a rocket launcher at a model? That's no way to treat a lady. ''[flashes a DeathGlare]'' Let's try that again.




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* MeaningfulName: His name contains the character for "ice"

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