Panel 2: This is yet another made-up ninjutsu subskill with a Japanese title provided to me by my friend Tomoko Saito, who also lettered several Dirty Pair series for me—as well as, more famously, lettering and retouching all of the manga Blade of the Immortal’s English translated version.
Panel 3: Gotta say, that dart in Mitsunori-san’s neck looks a tad more, well, “ninja-y” than the modern-era hypodermic needle used on Thugboy in the Counter-Factual Scenario seen earlier in this chapter.
Panel 8: Rest assured, webcomic readers, that by the end of Empowered vol. 7 you will learn what the heck eikyuu hinin no jutsu is. No, really!
Today’s Patreon update: Open slot in the weekly schedule today! Not sure what I’ll be posting, but something will go up today. I’ve been posting every weekday (sometimes multiple times per day) on this Patreon for over a year, so why stop now?