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If... if Kai somehow loses... then at least we've still got the finished product and serum... I don't have the luxury of babysitting this guy. This is for the gang! This is for Kai!
Hari Kurono about to kill Shota Aizawa in "It's Over!!"

This article is about the character. For this character's Quirk, see Chronostasis (Quirk)

Hari Kurono ( (くろ) () (はり) Kurono Hari?),[1] also known as Chronostasis (クロノスタシス Kuronosutashisu?), is a member of the Yakuza and the assistant of Overhaul in Shie Hassaikai. He is the secondary antagonist of the Shie Hassaikai Arc.

Appearance

Hari has thin, dark eyes, pointed eyebrows, and pale, chin-length hair that forms arrow-shaped “clock needles” as a result of his Quirk.

As with the other members of the Eight Precepts of Death, Hari wears a plague mask, his being black with a gold trim and also including circular glasses over his eyes. He can also be distinguished from them by the long white raincoat he wears, the hood kept permanently up.

Personality

Chronostasis is a cold-hearted individual. He is not fazed when Overhaul kills a fellow subordinate and does not have objections to Eri’s treatment. Being Overhaul's assistant, he is very loyal to his leader.

Abilities

Chrono captures Shota Aizawa

Chronostasis is capable of subduing a formidable hero such as Eraser Head.

Overall Abilities: Being a member of the Shie Hassaikai, as well as the right-hand man to Overhaul, Chronostasis is a very capable individual. And while he doesn't employ direct combat abilities, he has displayed marksmanship proficiency and effective Quirk handling. His Chronostasis Quirk enables him to extend his hair from a good distance to immobilize his opponents for up to an hour, leaving them in a vulnerable, nigh-defeated position. Another prominent aspect of his abilities is his expertise in espionage. During the altercation between Overhaul and the League of Villains, Chronostasis, unlike the Hassai Group members that crashed through the walls, jumped from the ceiling, implying he had been in the room undetected for some time. This is proven by the fact that he fired two sniper shots, one of which temporarily de-powered Mr. Compress, whereas the other shot missed its target. However, none of the League's members were able to notice the presence of Chronostasis until after he physically revealed himself.

In the midst of the Shie Hassaikai Raid, he and Overhaul attempted to make their escape with Eri from the Shie Hassaikai Compound, but the yakuza members were confronted by Mirio Togata, a U.A. High School student worthy of the No. 1 Hero spot, and were overpowered by the latter. Chronostasis had enough mettle to engage Mirio with marksmanship alone, but was unable to land a single shot, and was rendered unconscious by the intangible hero. When the rest of the Nighteye Squad arrived on the battlefield, Chronostasis regained consciousness and used his Quirk to initiate a surprise attack on Izuku Midoriya, but Eraser Head took the attack instead. Having paralyzed the Erasure Hero, Chronostasis attempted to finish him off with a concealed knife, but was quickly apprehended by Tamaki Amajiki.

Tactical Intellect: Chronostasis has shown to be a very tactical and analytical individual. When Mirio was about to engage him and Overhaul, Chronostasis notices that Mirio was weakened by the effects of Deidoro Sakaki's Sloshed Quirk and attempted to capitalize on the hero's disrupted equilibrium, but to no avail. And after using his Quirk to immobilize Eraser Head, Chronostasis, having already been aware of the Erasure Hero's Quirk-cancelling ability, blindfolded him, re-enabling Overhaul to use his own Quirk against the rest of the Nighteye Squad.

Quirk

Chronostasis (クロノスタシス Kuronosutashisu?): Kurono's Quirk allows him to slow down the movements of anything he hits with his clock hand-like hair.[2] The minute hands slows a targets movements for one minute and the hour hand slows a targets movements for one hour. Kurono can extend his hair, but only if he is not moving.[1]

Stats

Power
 
2/6 D
Speed
 
2/6 D
Technique
 
5/6 A
Intelligence
 
5/6 A
Arrows
 
5/6 A
Hari's stats, according to the Ultra Analysis Book

Equipment

Plague Mask: A mask that conceals his face.

Gun: Chronostasis uses a handgun that fires his darts.

Knife: Chronostasis carries a knife he keeps concealed in his pocket.

Special Darts: Chronostasis has access to bullet darts containing a temporary variation of the Quirk-Destroying Drug.

Relationships

Overhaul

Chronostasis is Overhaul's direct assistant. He is loyal to Overhaul and follows his orders without question. As a leading member of the Eight Bullets, Chronostasis is trusted by Overhaul.

From what is seen of him, Chronostasis appears to be close with Overhaul. He is the first to act when the League of Villains attacks Overhaul and is wary of his boss almost being killed. Overhaul also refers to him as "Chrono".

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


Chapter Appearances

Appearances
Provisional Hero License Exam Arc
98. Moving into Dorms Absent
99. Goodbye Two-Digit Chapters, Hello Three Digits Absent
100. Creating Ultimate Moves Absent
101. The Girl Called Mei Hatsume Absent
102. On Cloud Nine Absent
103. The Test Absent
104. White-Hot Battle! To Each Their Own Strengths! Absent
105. Shiketsu High Lurking Absent
106. Class 1-A Absent
107. Denki Kaminari's Thoughts Absent
108. RUSH! Absent
109. Rescue Exercise Absent
110. Rescue Exercise Continued Absent
111. Smoldering Start Absent
112. What's the Big Idea? Absent
113. Test's Aftermath Absent
114. Result's Aftermath Absent
115. Unleashed Debut
116. Meeting in Tartarus Absent
117. A Talk About Your Quirk Absent
118. Meaningless Battle Absent
119. Deku vs. Kacchan, Part 2 Absent
120. The Three Absent
121. Second Semester Opening Ceremony Absent
Shie Hassaikai Arc
122. A Season for Encounters Absent
123. Unrivaled Absent
124. Trouble Ahead!! Episode: Work Studies Absent
125. Overhaul Appears
126. Open Up, World Absent
127. Sir Nighteye and Izuku Midoriya and Mirio Togata and All Might Absent
128. Boy Meets... Absent
129. Eri Appears
130. Listen to the Truth Absent
131. Fighting Fate Appears
132. The Plan Appears
133. Catch Up, Kirishima Absent
134. Let's Go, Gutsy Red Riot Absent
135. An Unpleasant Talk Absent
136. Close at Hand!! Absent
137. Restraint!! Absent
138. Go!! Appears
139. Shudder! The Underground Labyrinth Absent
140. Suneater of the Big Three Absent
141. Hassaikai: Behind the Scenes Absent
142. Shield and Shield, Spear and Shield Absent
143. Let’s Rumble, Rappa!! Absent
144. Red Riot, Part 1 Absent
145. Red Riot, Part 2 Absent
146. Temp Squad Appears
147. Twoga!! Flashback
148. The Anguish of Young Twoga Absent
149. Don't Get Mad, Irinaka Appears
150. Mirio Togata Appears
151. Mirio Togata!! Appears
152. Lemillion Appears
153. Transform! Appears
154. Unforeseen Hope Absent
155. Saviors, the Saved and a Hero's Place Appears
156. The Power of Those Saved Absent
157. Infinite 100 Percent Absent
158. Chisaki's Warped Compassion Flashback
159. It's Over!! Appears
160. Expressway Absent
161. Bright Future Absent
162. Suitable One Absent

Trivia

  • A chronostasis is a kind of temporal illusion.
  • Hari's name is composed of the kanji for "mysterious, occultness" ( kuro?), "field" ( no?) and "pin, needle" ( hari?).
    • His first name is a reference to the pointed shape that his hair assumed due to his Quirk.
    • His surname, "Kurono" is a reference to the Japanese pronunciation of his Quirk, Chronostasis (クロノスタシス kuronosutashisu?). It also references the fact that he keeps his face occult from view, just like many other members of the Shie Hassaikai.
  • Hari's English voice actor, Anthony Bowling, also voices Hiryu Rin.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 155.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 153 (p. 13-14).

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