As the Spirit Detective of Earth, Yusuke Urameshi and his friends fight many fantastical battles against demons and even humans to protect the world from certain doom. Overseeing all the events of Yu Yu Hakusho is Koenma, ruler of the Spirit World and the godly being who helped Yusuke come back to life after his untimely death in the series premiere. Though he has the appearance of a toddler -- as Yusuke and Kuwabara love to point out -- he is over 600 years old and manipulates his appearance into that of a young adult for more public matters. Though he is not a fighter like the others, Koenma possesses an incredible amount of spirit energy, transferred through the pacifier he always keeps inside his mouth. But why does Koenma use such a curious weapon? What exactly does it do? The pacifier, also known as the Mafuuken, is the source of Koenma's power and the single most powerful defensive weapon in the Spirit realm. Its greatest abilities are the restoration of life and the creation of a Kekkai (net-like) barrier even stronger than the one that keeps the human and demon worlds separate. The barrier creation in particular requires an enormous amount of energy to work most effectively, and is intended for use only in humanity's gravest moment. Koenmadan on the pacifier because his power is purely spiritual.
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He's not a physically gifted fighter like Yusuke, Kuwabara, Kurama or Hiei. Despite being a god in his own right, during the Dark Tournament's final round Koenma even doubts his ability to defeat the common human Sakyo in hand-to-hand combat. His abilities are predominantly defensive, as shown when he erects a formidable barrier to protect Team Urameshi from one of Younger Toguro's energy attacks. Koenma has fed the Mafuuken with his own godlike spirit energy for hundreds of years in anticipation of the humanity's next Dark Age. It was predicted to come long after Yusuke and the main cast had come and gone from the world, but the Chapter Black Saga forced Koenma's hand sooner than expected. Due to his guilt over the actions and moral downfall of his previous Spirit Detective Shinobu Sensui, Koenma personally aids Yusuke against Sensui by removing the pacifier from his mouth. He uses it to seal Sensui within a barrier strong enough to encase even the most powerful S-Class demons. However, Sensui harnesses his own unique brand of Sacred Energy and breaks free of the barrier, showing just how grave the situation had become. Koenma later uses the Mafuuken's restoration ability to revive the young human boy Amanuma, aka Gamemaster, who was killed by Kurama on the way to reaching Sensui. For all his laziness at work, his occasional vanity and hilarious banter with the ogre Jorge, Koenma makes a number of brave decisions to aid and protect Yusuke on his Spirit Detective journey. When his own father King Enma demanded Yusuke be killed after revealing his Mazoku (demon) bloodline, Koenma openly defies his orders and supports Yusuke at the risk of his own life. In a way, the Mafuuken is a physical representation of Koenma himself: small (most of the time) but immensely powerful, and a symbol of protection and guardianship. Now, explaining Koenma's ability to speak clearly with the Mafuuken in his mouth? That's a mystery for another day.
Moon Breathing (月 (つき) (こ) (きゅう), Tsuki no kokyū?) is a Breathing Style derived from the Sun Breathing used by Upper Rank One, Kokushibō, who was one of the first Demon Slayers who utilized breathing techniques. The techique allows the user to create many "chaotic blades" when slashing that varies in length and size. It is known that Kokushibō continued to develop and add techniques to the Breathing Style over the centuries as an immortal Demon. At this point in the story, it is the only known Breathing Style to possess at least 20 different techniques, easily surpassing the other Breathing Styles. It has been revealed that, like all of the other original breathing styles, the Moon Breathing also branched out of the Sun Breathing. When its creator, Michikatsu Tsugikuni, attempted to learn the Sun Breathing from his twin brother, Yoriichi Tsugikuni, he discovered he was unable to master the breathing style and so was instead trained in an alternate Breathing Style. Yoriichi created it fit and cover his individual strengths and weaknesses, and Michikatsu then continued to train and develop this breathing until it eventually evolved into its own unique Breathing Style, which he named the Moon Breathing.
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First Form: Dark Moon, Evening Palace (壹 (いち) (かた) (やみ) (づき) (よい) (みや), Ichi no kata: Yamidzuki - Yoi no Miya? ) - Kokushibō draws his sword and slashes swiftly in a single motion; like with all Moon Breathing techniques, numerous chaotic blades originate from the slash. This technique resembles Iaijutsu. Second Form: Pearl Flower Moongazing (貳 (に) (かた) (しゅ) (か) (ろう) (げつ), Ni no kata: Shuka no Rōgetsu?) - Kokushibō performs several slashes while sending a barrage of chaotic blades forward. Third Form: Loathsome Moon, Chains (參 (さん) (かた) (えん) (き) (づき) (つが), San no kata: Enkizuki - Tsugari?) - Kokushibō swings his sword rapidly in two gigantic crescents slashes, from which a storm of smaller crescents spread.
This technique causes huge destruction in a small area. Fourth Form: Solar Rings, Frostmoon (肆 (し) (かた) (たい) (よう) (りん) (しも) (づき), Shi no kata: Taiyōrin - Shimodzuki? ) - Kokushibō performs a circular small cyclone slashes of chaotic blades straight towards his opponent. Fourth Form: Improved, Red Sun over Paradise (肆 (し) (かた) (かい) (あっき) (よう) (らく) (えん), Shi no kata kai: Akk' yō Rakuen?) - Kokushibō spins his blade slicing through the ground and ripping it out. Causing multiple 180 slashes across the area to be sented towards his opponents as chaotic blades appear when near the enemy slicing into their body. As the circular slashes spin grinding into the enemys skin.
Fifth Form: Moon Spirit Calamitous Eddy (伍 (ご) (かた) (げっ) (ぱく) (さい) (か), Go no kata: Geppaku Saika?) - Kokushibō makes multiple curved slashes layered over one another, resembling a rising vortex. Numerous chaotic blades originate from these slashes. Kokushibō performed this attack without swinging his blade. Sixth Form: Perpetual Night, Lonely Moon - Incessant (陸 (ろく) (かた) (とこ) (よ) (こ) (げつ) (む) (けん), Roku no kata: Tokoyo Kogetsu - Muken?) - Kokushib releases a wild storm of slashes in multiple directions. This technique was powerful enough to not only slice up multiple Hashira around him but also overwhelm the Wind Hashira Sanemi Shinazugawa.
Seventh Form: Mirror of Misfortune, Moonlit (漆 (しち) (かた) (やっ) (きょう) (づき) (ば), Shichi no kata: Yakkyō - Dzukibae?) - Kokushibō swings his sword in a powerful frontal slash that then creates a multi directional frontal assault, powerful enough to create several deep gouges in the ground and push back two Hashira. Eighth Form: Moon-Dragon Ringtail (捌 (はち) (かた) (げつ) (りゆう) (りん) (び), Hachi no kata: Getsuryū Rinbi? ) - Kokushibō triples the range of his normal attack radius and creates a singular gigantic slash that slowly decreases in size.
Ninth Form: Waning Moonswaths (玖 (く) (かた) (くだ) (づき) (れん) (めん), Ku no kata: Kudaridzuki - Renmen?) - Kokushibō creates a seemingly endless stream of claw-like vertical and horizontal slashes, capable of cutting down his intended target from a long range. Tenth Form: Drilling Slashes, Moon Through Bamboo Leaves (拾 (じゅう) (かた) (せん) (めん) (ざん) (ら) (げつ), Jū no kata: Senmenzan - Ragetsu?) - Kokushibō creates a triple-layered slash twister, capable of mowing down his targets into three clean pieces.