An Ancient Karate technique, it is an iron defense that concentrates in the users hands to cross guard the opponents attacks. It is a defensive stance of absolute defense. Despite being a Dou fighter with a highly aggresive fighting nature this is Sakaki's siguature battle stance, taken on through Hajime's suggestions. This is Kenichi's main stance in Karate. Maeda no Kamae is the Counter part of Tenchi Jouge.