"Fear is necessary for evolution. The fear that one could be destroyed at any moment. Thank you, Gin. Thanks to your efforts, I have finally risen to an existence that surpasses both Shinigami and Hollow."
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Tetsubara (鉄薔薇, "Iron Rose"): The Zanpakutō normally appears as a nodachi with a star-shaped guard and hilt wrapped with bands of charcoal colour. Atsushi habitually carries the sheathed sword around in his hand.
Shikai: The released state is activated with the command "Strike Down" (打ち倒す, uchitaosu).
Shikai Special Ability:
Bankai: Osoroshī Tetsubara (恐ろしい鉄薔薇, "Dreadful Iron Rose"):