A Certain Magical Index/Characters/Skill Out
An armed group of Level 0 espers spread throughout Academy City. Most of them are school dropouts. They are a rebel faction in Academy City bent on taking revenge against higher level espers who misuse their powers.
Voiced by: Kenta Miyake
The first leader of Skill-Out introduced in Volume SS1. He is killed by Accelerator when GROUP is ordered to silence him due to his growing influence.
- Authority Equals Asskicking
- Badass Normal: Is able to match a Level 4 esper in combat.
- Badass Pacifist: He hates conflict, but...
- Big Brother Instinct: His reason for taking the leadership of Skill-Out is revealed to be this.
- Combat Pragmatist: Jams Accelerator's connection with the MISAKA Network with the Chaff Seeds before fighting him.
- Genius Bruiser: Looks like a muscle-brained gorilla at first, but is actually pretty damn smart.
- Honor Before Reason: Prohibits Skill-Out members from associating themselves with prostitution even if it's the fastest way to gather funds.
- Large and In Charge
- Never Hurt an Innocent: Under his leadership, Skill-Out's targets are only espers who misuse their powers.
- Powered Armor: Hard Taping, a military grade armor which strengthens the body and provides speed, at the cost of muscle strain.
The current leader of Skill-Out, and a former ninja.
- Badass Normal
- Chekhov's Gun: A literal gun (a lady's handgun) which he gives to Shiage. Shiage uses it later to defeat Mugino.
- Fragile Speedster: His preferred method of combat.
- Highly-Visible Ninja: He defies this notion, saying that it's better for ninjas to just hide in the flow of history rather than being in the open.
- Meaningful Name / Named After Somebody Famous: Hanzou Hattori is the name of a ninja from the Sengoku period.
- Papa Wolf: After Fremea gets taken by Umidori he gets really pissed.