Hiramekarei unbandaged
Name Hiramekarei
Kanji ヒラメカレイ
Rōmaji Hiramekarei
Literal English Twin Sword

Hiramekarei (ヒラメカレイ) is a double-handled sword of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist, wielded by Chōjūrō.


According to Suigetsu, this is the only sword still in Kirigakure's possession out of the original seven blades, by the time of the Fourth Shinobi World War. Suigetsu also noted that his brother Mangetsu mastered the use of this sword in the past and is most likely its former wielder.


Hiramekarei bandaged

Hiramekarei Bandaged

The weapon features a wide, flat blade with two curved indentations near its base, creating a sort of cross-guard. Two handles are connected to one another by a short length of cord, earning it the title of "twinsword" (双刀, sōtō). The overall sword looks like a flounder fish in shape and is also apparently very heavy, as Chōjūrō tires easily when carrying it for extended periods of time. When unleashed, it emits chakra from the holes found at the top which coats the entire blade.


The sword is capable of storing chakra and the two holes at the tip of the blade emit it on command. This can then be formed into various weapons, including a hammer or a longer sword. The size of the resulting weapon appears to depend upon the amount of chakra stored up beforehand, meaning a larger quantity will be met with a similar increase in the weapon's ultimate size. These weapons are also formed with notable speed.

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