Atsushi Murasakibara

紫原敦, Mu-kun,Murasakibaracchi,The Wall

School: Yousen High
Position: Center
Jersey: 9
Height: 208 cm
Weight: 95 kg
Age: 16
Birthday: October 9th (Libra)

Formerly playing center for Teikou Middle School's basketball team, he does the same now for Yosen High School. Beyond possessing shoulder-length, purple hair, Murasakibara is immediately recognizable for his great height, at least ten centimeters taller than any other currently revealed member of the Generation of Miracles. Murasakibara likes snacks, a lot. He is sometimes seen carrying tons of snacks wherever he goes. The everyday Murasakibara is childish and often teases people, but once he's on the court, his personality changes. Because of his natural height and great talent, he doesn't care very much for basketball, and he said that he's annoyed seeing average people going so far on playing basketball. He is said to be one of the greatest center among high school players in Japan.

Murasakibara's greatest strength is that he has a monstrous, destructive power that never allows anything get past him. Combined with his other current teammates' strength, they don't allow opponent's team to score even one point. Even though Murasakibara usually plays only in defense, if he gets serious, he also plays in the ​offense, which results in the offensive power getting more extreme.

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