The fans of Jujutsu Kaisen has been abuzz with the recent appearance of a formidable character, Fumihiko Takaba. If you’re curious about this enigmatic sorcerer, you’ve definitely come to the right place. So who is this Fumihiko Takaba? Let’s delve into everything you need to know about this character and his remarkable journey.
The Resurgence of Fumihiko Takaba
The Culling Game arc introduced a lot of new characters to the manga, among them were the sorcerers who had been reborn and awakened. Some of them had started out as minor characters, but as the manga got closer to its climax, they began to take center stage. Takaba first appeared in the manga in Chapter 146, as an ordinary person. It was only after Kenjaku forced him to take part in the ‘Culling Game’ that he was able to gain magical powers.
But it wasn’t just his newfound abilities that made him stand out, it was his unique and quirky personality. The time finally came for Takaba to make his grand entrance in JJK Chapter 239, and he surprised everyone with his unexpected move. It was a major character development moment in Jujutsu Kaisen for Fumihiko Takaba, so let’s take a closer look at it.
Unveiling Takaba’s Cursed Technique
Before becoming a sorcerer, Takaba was a struggling comedian. He engaged in combat with Iori Hazenoki, a reincarnated sorcerer, and their clash had an unexpected outcome. Takaba’s innate cursed technique, whimsically named “Comedian,” allows him to manipulate reality through humor.
With this unique ability, he can conjure objects and substances seemingly out of thin air, and even heal himself without the use of the Reverse Cursed Technique. In Chapter 173, it’s suggested that Takaba’s cursed technique has the potential to rival even the great Satoru Gojo, although Takaba himself remains blissfully unaware of his own immense power. Despite limited combat experience, Takaba’s resilience is impressive, as he can easily survive fatal injuries.
The Encounter with Kenjaku
Chapter 239 unfolds an exciting confrontation between Takaba and Kenjaku. Kenjaku unveils his diabolical plan to eliminate all Culling Game participants and initiate a merging process involving Master Tengen and Japan’s population, facilitated by a Binding Vow. This sets the stage for a fierce battle.
In a dramatic turn of events, Kenjaku launches a devastating attack at Takaba. However, Takaba not only survives the assault but emerges unscathed, leaving the ancient curse user dumbfounded. For the first time in his millennia-long existence, Kenjaku encounters an opponent who can seemingly nullify his attacks. The chapter concludes with an intriguing editor’s note, “Takaba, on stage,” hinting at an intense continuation of their battle in Chapter 240.