Hakumen is one of the main characters of BlazBlue, who is a defensive character with high-risk high-reward options. His Drive, Zanshin (God Slash), projects an energy barrier that when triggered with a strike, Hakumen will follow up with an invincible, but blockable, counterattack. Hakumen can also cut incoming projectiles.
In the story, Hakumen was the former leader of the Six Heroes, consisting of Valkenhayn R. Hellsing, Yuuki Terumi, Nine the Phantom, Jubei and Trinity. He detests evil, and is also Jin Kisaragi from another timeline.