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Rugged Brothers (凸凹ブラザーズ, Dekoboko Burazāzu)


Kinkotsuman creates Black Shadow to be a team-partner to Iwao, in hopes that he will help win the American Chojin Tag Tournament, but - ultimately - the team is easily defeated and they are forced to substitute Black Shadow, thus creating a new team with Kinkotsuman as the lead.


They make their debut at the opening ceremonies of the American Chojin Tag Tournament. [1] They promise to Kinkotsuman that they will not let him down, but soon a battle royale breaks out among the contestants; Black Shadow starts to attack Iwao, despite being on the same side. [1] Their first match is set to be against the Blood Illusions, which they knock The Machineguns out of the way in order to fight their opponents. [2]

The Rugged Brothers charge forward, but Devil Magician knocks Iwao out of the ring, before the Blood Illusions' focus their attentions on the Black Shadow. They rip off his arms in a blood-filled scene, before forcing the "8 Defence" on him, which - as Black Shadow can't give up (due to having no mouth) - they are able to completely dismember him. They toss his head at Jean Steamboard, while Kinkotsuman grieves his death. [2]

Career Record

Win / Loss Record

  • X Blood Illusions (8 Defence)


  1. 1.0 1.1 Kinnikuman: Chapter 70
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kinnikuman: Chapter 73