Hitotsume: Nadegiri
English The First: Killing Stroke
Kanji 撫で斬り
Technique Type Zanjutsu
User Shinigami

Hitotsume: Nadegiri (一つ目・撫で斬り, The First: Killing Stroke; Viz "First Strike: Mow Down") is a Zanjutsu technique.


A precision cut of extreme force and speed which can casually slice through large, multi-story high opponents protected by steel skin. This slash is so precise and swift, its victims are not even aware of it until after it has taken place.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Bleach manga; Chapter 338, pages 11-15


Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto Techniques

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