|English||The First: Killing Stroke|
Hitotsume: Nadegiri (撫で斬り, "The First: Killing Stroke") is a Zanjutsu technique.
A precision cut of extreme force and speed. It can casually slice through large, multi-story high opponents protected by steel skin. The opponent can be killed with one swift slash so precise, they are not even aware of it until after it has taken place.
- ↑ Bleach manga; Chapter 338, page 11-15