A malicious stroke aimed at the opponents torso, the shot resembles a cross as it gets closer to the opponent seeimingly able to inflict damage to the opponents two shoulders, head and chest.
Crucifixion was used in Medievel Japan before and during the Tokugawa Shogunate. It was called Haritsuke in Japanese. The victim—usually a sentenced criminal—was hoisted upon a T-shaped cross. Then, executioners killed him with spears. The body was left to hang for a time before burial.