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Mentai (メンタイ, Mentai) is a Martial Artist and user of the Spice Fist.

AppearanceEdit

Mentai is a young man with light-colored hair and eyes. He has a small X-shaped scar on his right cheek and a band-aid over his nose. He wears a black short sleeved shirt with fur on his collar and wrist.

PlotEdit

Human Monster SagaEdit

Monster Raid ArcEdit

Mentai is participating in the Super Fight Tournament in C-City at the C-City Super Stadium. This is the sixth time Mentai has participated in the tournament.[1] While watching the match between Max and Suiryu, he was shocked by how easily the latter defeated his opponent.[2] He was beaten to near death by Choze in his round in the tournament.[3]

Super Fight ArcEdit

Mentai is later seen watching the final match between Charanko (who is Saitama in disguise) and Suiryu with Lin Lin, Sour Face and Zakos, while recovering from his injuries.[4] After Suiryu continues to battle Saitama after he got disqualified for wearing a wig[5], Mentai comments Suiryu's raw strength.[6]

Mentai was later present at the closing ceremony, when it was suddenly interrupted by The Three Crows and Gouketsu, who tells them they will become monsters.[7] Mentai and the other martial artist were given a choice to become a monster or die, visibly frightened he was shocked to see some of the fighter accepting the offer.[8] He later watched Suiryu fight the transformed martial artist's and was saved from Choze's energy ball attack.[9] When Suiryu considered to become a monster, Mentai frighteningly watched, but was relieved that it was never his intention and cheered for Suiryu.[10] Mentai was then knocked out by the crows with the rest of the martial artist.[11]

Abilities and PowersEdit

Not much is known about Mentai's strength.

Fighting StyleEdit

Spice Fist (香辛拳, Kōshin Ken): Has not been shown yet. He uses powerful spices on his fists to blind his foes.[12]

Major BattlesEdit

Participants Chapter(s) Episode(s) Result
Mentai vs. Choze (Off screen) 63 None Loss

TriviaEdit

  • His name is from "Mentaiko" (明太子), seasoned cod roe. His spice ability is possibly referring to "Karashi Mentaiko" (辛子明太子), Spiced pollack roe.

ReferencesEdit

  1. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 7
  2. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 62, page 15
  3. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 63, page 6
  4. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 70, page 20
  5. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 71, page 6
  6. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 71, page 23
  7. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 71, page 33-42
  8. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 72, page 13-24
  9. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 72, page 26-40
  10. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 72, page 53-57
  11. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 73, page 8
  12. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 60, page 7

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