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Toriko: Gourmet Hunter :O

by GarryGod » Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:20 pm

ok i just found the most unbelieavbly awesome OVA of this series that originated from a shonen jump. now don't go "oh its shonen how boring" nah this is different series about the guy its just over the top manly show about taking hunting to the GAR level...


In a world where the taste and texture of food is extremely important there exist individuals known as Gourmet Hunters who specialize in the acquisition of rare ingredients and animals. Toriko is one of these hunters and it is his dream to find the most precious foods in the world and create the ultimate dinner course. As one of the most skilled hunters in the world he is regularly hired by restaurants and the rich to seek out new ingredients and rare animals. A man with inhuman ability, he utilizes his incredible strength and knowledge of the animal kingdom to capture ferocious, evasive and rare beasts to further his final goal, the ultimate dinner course composed of the most delicious food in the world. He is currently accompanied by a weak and timid chef who, inspired by Toriko's ambition, travels with him to improve his culinary skills and find rare ingredients.

weird ability: He has immunity to seventy different poisons, created by injecting himself with a near fatal dose of each poison and causing his body to create antibodies. He also has an animal-like sense of smell.
Hunting Method: Toriko relies on his sheer monster-like strength to capture his targets.

* Intimidation: When Toriko fights his intimidation is so strong that Toriko appears as a hannya demon to both friend and foe.
* Fork and Knife: The first of Toriko's hunting attacks. He places his left hand in a claw position (Fork) and his right in a chop position (Knife), with his strength he can easily dig into and grab hold of a beast with his 'fork' then quickly cut them with his 'knife'.

* Ice Pick: Used against Bei's GT Robot Toriko uses his 'fork' hand then he places his middle finger over his ring and index fingers to have more piercing power then his 'fork' has. Ice pick can be combined with Nail Punch to further the piercing power.
* Flying Fork and Knife: After consuming the Jewel Meat of an adult Regal Mammoth, Toriko's fork and knife have gained ranged attack capability, though currently they seem only effective at mid-range.
* Leg Fork and Knife: After having his Fork arm cut off by Tommy and his Knife arm rendered useless due to his use of the 13-hit. Toriko resorted to using his legs to fight, as the legs have roughly 3-4 times more strength than the arms, these attacks are far more deadly then his normal fork & knife, although they can't be used as projectiles as the flying fork and knife can.

* (#)-Hit Nail Punch: By focusing his power into one of his arms he can create a punch so powerful that it can give any large beast a concussion, he will often fire it in multiple blows consecutively, thus a "multi-hit" Nail Punch. He can use it up to 5 times in a row, recently it has changed to 10 being the limit, but doing so requires that he gather up his strength, which takes a while, and his muscles will be sore afterwords. There is a "Scattered" and a "Concentrated" type for the Nail Gun, Toriko usually use the "Scattered" type as the "Concentrated" type requires many times higher levels of concentration. Furthermore, the burden on the arm increase. However, "Concentrated" type compared to the "Scattered" type impact scope is drastically narrower. That part give birth to stronger piercing power. While fighting Tommyrod it was shown that his new limit is 13-hits, however the 13-hit completely renders his left arm useless afterwords.
* Knocking Gun: Using a special knocking gun, he paralyzes an animal, this is only used for animals he doesn't want to eat.
* Shivering: Toriko can maintain his body temperature in sub-zero temperatures simply by his natural application of shivering. This even allows him to defrost and restore frozen body parts before necrosis can set in. Toriko has this ability thanks to his incredible metabolism, which allows him to release tens of thousands of watts of energy constantly. He has a limit of approximately two hours in these temperatures.
* Phytoncide: After being swarmed by 1,000 insects by Tommyrod Toriko's Gourmet Cells started to emit the chemical which trees use to protect themselves against insects,germs and other threats. The amount he emits is so potent that even a small amount is able to dull an insects movement.
Imagethanks GAINAX your writers never stop surprising me...
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