When talking about ninjas and their supernatural abilities in comics, it’s hard not to compare the classics to each other. The One Punch Man series is known for breaking the mold of the superhero genre, with its combination of humor and action, taking on a gripping twist in its latest chapter. Specifically, the two characters Flashy Flash and Speed-o-Sound Sonic faced off head-on with the villainous leader of the Ninja Village.
The way this story plays out makes any manga fan feel a bit like Naruto, especially when iconic techniques like the Sharingan’s genjutsu are recreated in a creepy and unique twist. unique.
The horror of the Empty Void’s illusion
In chapter 248, readers see the leader of the Ninja Village – Empty Void appear by absorbing the children he taught in the Ninja Village and take on a new form right in front of Flash and Sonic. He didn’t waste any time and started provoking them both.
Empty Void is a user of illusions, his illusions were recognized by Sonic, it turned out that all the bodies around him, which looked like skeletons, were actually still intact. Empty Void uses genjutsu techniques, manipulating illusions to simulate the tragic deaths of his followers. This is a tactic to mentally destabilize the opponent.
In the world of Naruto, genjutsu serves as a special technique, reserved for the most cunning and talented ninjas. Among them, the Uchiha clan is the greatest master of this art thanks to possessing the Sharingan blood-limited eye.
However, One Punch Man has raised the level of horror for magic techniques. The Ninja Village Leader not only creates vivid illusions but also personalizes them by tapping into his opponents’ deepest fears. Not through sight but through mental waves, Empty Void detects the source of the target’s fear and then recreates it.
The illusion of facing Saitama’s powerful Serious Punch or the image of Sonic’s severed head are examples of how these illusions are personalized to fully impact the character’s psychology.
Empty Void’s illusionary power is related to God
The Ninja Village Leader’s ability to manipulate illusions in a sinister and personalized way highlights the true horror potential of illusions. Although Flashy Flash has the ability to fight without relying on vision, he has trouble with illusions that come from fear. However, the worst illusion involves the mysterious so-called God, suggesting that Flashy Flash may be being manipulated to accept the power of a mysterious villain, with possible consequences. can be harmful.
The appearance of God and the mysteries surrounding him promise to attract the attention of fans, but it is the terrifying illusions created by the leader of the Ninja village that stand out in this battle, showing One Punch Man’s “Ninja Arc” borrows elements from Naruto but takes them to a new level, with unique and scary details.