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The Jinchuu Watari (人柱渡 "Human Pillar Ferry"?) is one of Oro's special attacks, introduced in the Street Fighter III series.

All appearances Arcade Stick QCF + Arcade Button Kick


Executed by performing a quarter-circle forward motion and pressing kick, Oro jumps forward into the air. If he lands on his opponent, he will kick at their head twice and bounce off them, landing on the far side of them. The distance forward that Oro travels is determined by the kick button pressed; light kick will travel the least distance and heavy kick will travel the most.

The attack can also be initiated in mid-air, where becomes the Hitobashira Nobori; Oro will kick at the opponent's head multiple times by tapping the kick button.

The EX Special is different depending on whether the attack was initiated on the ground or in the air. If used on the ground, the jump will home in on wherever the opponent is standing at the time and kick at the head three times; if done in the air, the attack only travels a small distance but can kick up to nine times.[1]




The term Hitobashira refers to an archaic and rare, but documented practice of Japanese origin, where an offering of a human sacrifice was to be incorporated into an architectural work for the sake of good luck and success.



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