Kiga is a character proposed by lead director Joseph Bigham. Though he is not confirmed, he ranks high on the scale of joining the Hell on Earth cast, most likely as a "good guy." He will be an extremely large character, striking fear into all who gaze upon him, and almost being capable of killing someone with intimidation alone.
In Human form, Kiga is a hulking brute with an otherworldly appearance, often finding himself unable to fit indoors due to his abnormal size. He often wears a pair of breeches with no shoes and no shirt, since the latter two are very hard to find/make for him, and don't look right on him. He has biceps taller than a human head, and massive muscles throughout. With large, bulging veins and otherworldly muscle mass, he looks like a mutant straight out of a horror movie.
In Minotaur form, Kiga takes things a step further. His extreme size makes him a sight to behold, and can often frighten even the bravest man with his sheer strength and beastly appearance.
Kiga has a mixed personality, being cool headed while still being aggressive. Due to his old age, he speaks wisely. Similarly to how his descendants acted before him, he boasts a lot to show dominance, yet his boasts are never unfounded, and are almost always an understatement to his true ability. He acts like a tough guy, and likes to charge into battle before anyone else, knowing he can take the heat. Kiga loves to fight, and if he's not doing that, he can always be found either training or eating.
Kiga was born thousands of years ago in the days of Minotaurs. Back then, the Minotaur clans fought against humans to take over the world. One clan, however, stood out, and this clan was the Nigheto. During their rule, they killed millions of people and almost took over the whole world. However, humans soon discovered black powder, allowing them to create weapons capable of wounding and killing even the most powerful of Minotaurs.
Soon, the Nigheto began to die out, with every other Minotaur clan having been killed before them. Their numbers fell drastically, and soon, they were left with only a handful of Minotaurs, including the Nigheto Leader, Writer of Epitaphs, and the Nigheto Elder, End of Legends.
In a daring raid, the remaining Nigheto males invaded a black powder factory in China and attempted to shut it down. Shockingly, the plan worked, and the Nigheto feasted in the name of those who fought. Despite their valiant efforts, one human emerged soon after from the remains of the black powder factory and managed to kill almost every remaining Minotaur in the clan. However, when they attempted to kill Writer of Epitaphs, a fight ensued which ended in deadlock.
Minotaur Code, and Kiga's Childhood
The warrior who slew so many Minotaurs turned out to be a woman named Bane. By Minotaur Code, if a woman challenges the leader of the pack and manages to match or best them, the leader is to take her as his bride. As such, Bane and Writer of Epitaphs got married, and gave birth to the first of two Minotaur/Human half-breeds, The Great Hunger, known by the human name Kiga (Japanese for Hunger). Because he was half human, half Minotaur, he was able to transform between human and Minotaur form, allowing him to disguise himself when outside of his camp.
By Minotaur Code, all male Minotaurs have to train before they can become an adult, and as such, Kiga went through this training. To End of Legends's surprise, Kiga was a prime candidate, completing his training in 10 years, 40 less than the average time it takes, and 10 years less than the previous record holder, End of Legends himself. Due to this discrepancy, End of Legends had Kiga retrain, and he recompleted training in an alarming 5 years. Feeling defiled, End of Legends waited for Kiga to reach Minotaur Manhood (100 years old) and challenged him. To everyone's shock, Kiga won the duel without a fight with a single mighty blow to the head. Due to this, Writer of Epitaphs became the new pack Elder, and Kiga became the new pack Leader.
Seeing Kiga grow up as the strongest Minotaur to ever live, Writer of Epitaphs and Bane decided to give birth to another child, this one by the name of Their Greatest Enemy, known by the human name of Teki (Japanese for Enemy/Rival). Soon after, Bane passed away, and Teki began his training. Teki finished his training in a promising 15 years under the tutelage of his father, which gave him a good feeling about him. Unlike End of Legends, who refused to teach Kiga more after his training, Writer of Epitaphs secretly trained Teki further, teaching him secret techniques and training him to be the Minotaur Alpha, a status that can only be given to a Minotaur who has managed to assert their supreme, irrefutable dominance against the world.
Soon after Writer of Epitaphs taught Teki everything he knew, and shaped him into an ultimate killing machine, it was time to introduce him to Kiga. This was done in the form of a duel to see just how powerful Teki was; however, to Teki and Writer of Epitaphs's surprise, Kiga had also grown immensely in power, and Kiga bested Teki, much to Writer of Epitaphs's dismay. Soon, Kiga found out that his father had plans to replace him, and took his father's life, leaving himself as the only remaining Minotaur in the clan. Left with nothing, Kiga set off to exact his vengeance on humanity and become the Minotaur Alpha.
A Hard Road
Kiga lived his next 800 or so years roaming the Earth, killing the families of those who had taken the lives of his clan and consuming them, growing stronger with each kill. Soon, he had eliminated the bloodlines of those who took the lives of his family, and decided to recede into the mountains and train himself further than he ever had, occasionally visiting the human world to assert his dominance.
Eventually, after many more years, Kiga returned to civilization full time, and no one knew who he was. The year was 2013, and he did not recognize the landscape. He walked among unfamiliar streets filled with unfamiliar faces. He was looked down upon for wearing only his leather breeches. People said he smelled, for he had not bathed "properly" in about a thousand years. With his extreme muscle mass, people thought he look like a monster, even though he was in his human form. However, there was one person who did know of him. One person accepted him: Foster Forfant. Seeing his immense strength and killer instinct as a great way to enforce the streets, he ordered FoRFaNT to capture Kiga and bring him into detainment. There, he was forced into working for FoRFaNT through the use of a mind control chip.
Meeting the Union of the Sacred Gemstones
By 2016, Kiga was a force to be reckoned with. Not only was he more powerful than ever, but his already immense power was enhanced using a super soldier serum known as RAGE-X01 that increased his strength immensely and boosted his growth tenfold, turning him into a living tank that could destroy an entire army with his bare fists without a single wound. This comes in great convenience to its members, including Xavier during his time with FoRFaNT, after Kiga keeps him from being hit by a rocket propelled grenade. However, the same power ends up becoming a nightmare to Xavier; when Xavier confronts Foster about his deception and ruthlessness, Foster has Kiga rip Xavier in half... literally...
After this conflict, Kiga continues the intense training regimen put upon him by FoRFaNT, growing ever stronger with every moment. He had grown so strong, in fact, that he managed to break free from the shackles that had been specifically made for him. Deeming that Kiga was strong enough to take on anything, Foster sent Kiga out on his latest task. However, Kiga was about to meet his match and his voice of reason, as his next mission sent him right to the doorstep of the Union of the Sacred Gemstones.
During the mission, Kiga walks straight through a solid concrete wall to get to Xavier and his team, and confronts them immediately. During the fight, Kiga manages to incapacitate every member of the team multiple times (almost killing Xavier twice), but they manage to stay alive and subdue Kiga using heavy weaponry. During the final attack, the team manages to break Kiga's mind control unit. The Union manages to calm Kiga down, and he apologizes, joining them through the Minotaur Code of surrender.
Kiga, as stated earlier, is a walking tank, so he almost never uses a weapon in combat. When he does use a weapon, it's often either the chain on his leg or his pair of Hurlbats, Gravedigger and Destroyer. He is often the first to charge into the battle and the last to leave.
Gruesomely, Minotaurs of the Nigheto clan gain strength from consuming flesh, so Kiga has a tendency to go into fits of bloodlust, eating his victims alive, even in his human form. This is why the Union of the Sacred Gemstones often leaves him behind in missions against humans, for fear that he may have an outburst and give them a bad name. However, Kiga has gotten better, and often uses these fits of bloodlust for productive purposes.
As for his fighting style, he uses a Minotaur mixed martial art created just for him known as Watashitachi no Hōhō (Japanese for "our way") which is a mix of Dambe, Moraingy, and Greco-Roman Wrestling, with added elements including weapon arts, kill moves, and moves that require the enhanced strength of the Minotaur.
Strength as a tool
Kiga's power works great as a weapon; however, he can use it for other practical applications, including climbing buildings, jumping extremely high, and being able to throw things extremely far. He is the go-to guy for clearing obstacles out of the way.
If Kiga wills to do so, or succumbs to Minotaur instinct either through rage or bloodlust, he can transform into his massive, hulking Minotaur form. However, due to his magic dying with age, he often has trouble accessing this form. His strength is uncontrollable, and he finds it hard to fight enemies, since his mind often becomes blurred. However, his strength is unparalleled even by ancient beings. He can knock down skyscrapers if he did so please, and can cause a powerful earthquake simply by slamming the ground.
Using the power of his aligned sacred gemstone Zircon, Kiga can transform into his Primal Form, which was lost when he was put under mind control. This form is incomprehensibly powerful, and unlike his normal Minotaur form, Kiga can control his strength fully and concentrate his power, allowing him to use strength beyond the full extent of his power without causing unnecessary damage. On top of this, freely transform without consequence.
- Kiga's otherworldly muscle is incredibly rigid, making him a powerful meat shield.
- Kiga can intimidate foes very easily, sometimes avoiding combat altogether
- Kiga has the strength to lift many things in his path, even being able to toss a truck with one hand without breaking a sweat.
- Kiga is unflinching, and does not know pain until it really hits.
- Kiga does not fear.
- Kiga's large size makes him a perfect target. This can also restrict him movement wise, since he cannot fit into smaller areas.
- Kiga may be fast for his size, but agile enemies still trouble him.
- Kiga suffers from fits of bloodlust and extreme rage, causing him to go berserk in combat. In extreme cases, he can turn on his allies, and he may not be able to hold back a partial transformation into Minotaur form.
- Due to his immense size, he often has trouble using anything.
Despite becoming part of the Union of the Sacred Gemstones, Kiga still has a hard time fitting into society, or the Union even. Xavier had to have his house partly renovated in order for Kiga to fit inside, in addition to having to get things custom made for Kiga's abnormal size and shape.
Since Kiga has been under mind control for so long, he barely knows any of society's standards. He is a quick and messy eater (using only his bare hands), never wears a shirt (except when required), and often seems uncurt for not understanding the simple things such as how shopping works.
Despite all this, Kiga enjoys his life just fine, and the Union of the Sacred Gemstones reminds him of better times; planning attacks, working as a team, and the thrill of the kill.
- * Some of the values in the infobox are estimates, since it is difficult to measure such large values.
- Kiga does not need to eat to function; however, he will lose strength, size, and muscle mass if he does not eat a large amount of meat on a daily basis. The same goes for him training.
- Kiga also does not need to sleep. For several centuries, he hunted down humans without even shutting an eye. Not sleeping for over a month can have a slight effect on him though.
- Nigheto are affected by a mysterious magic that increases their strength from eating. Not surprisingly, organic matter provides a better strength increase, with red meat being the biggest provider of strength. However, this comes at the cost of uncontrollable outbursts of bloodlust.
- Kiga cannot transform fully into a Minotaur without the power of his Sacred Gemstone. He can, however, still transform into a limited form without it.
- Kiga can take a full force attack to his privates without even flinching, as seen in the Hollow Point episode.
- Kiga is the one of the only three members of the Union who fight for sport, with the others being Nick Smith and Dillan Manchester.