|Name||Krishna Ramanujan (クリシュナ・ラマヌジャン Kurishuna Ramanujan?)|
|Alias(es)||The 8-Bit Enchanter|
|Voice Actor||English: Kris Zimmerman|
Japanese: Orine Fukushima
- "(incoherent mumbling) . . ."
- ―Wonder-Black, on pretty much everything
An 11-year-old super genius with an IQ of over 300. While an active Wonderful One based at the New Delhi field office, Wonder-Black is also enrolled in a technical university in the United States, where he devotes himself to mechanical engineering research. He has enjoyed playing with machines ever since he can remember, parlaying this interest into numerous contributions to advanced science and technology. His accolades in field combat are equally impressive, as Black is especially gifted in solving cyber-crime.
Never showing much emotion, during missions Black is usually absorbed in his video games, never saying a word; however, inside his head, he is constantly thinking and preparing for what lies ahead. Nearly the same age as Green, the two have a close relationship, and will often lose themselves in ridiculous conversations, even in the middle of battle (although this can be hard to tell as Black rarely raises his voice louder than a whisper). After all, for all of Wonder-Black’s adult achievements, he is still a child.
His weapon, a personal invention he coined the Time Bomb, has the ability to slow down the flow of time in its direct blast radius.
Wonder-Black totes his handheld gaming system around with him anywhere he goes, whether he’s on or off-mission. Possessing an IQ of 300, he spends a lot of his time helping out Professor Shirogane in the CENTINELS Science Research Center.
To the papers, he’s the 8-bit enchanter, but his talents go far beyond the lo-fi realm. Along with data collecting for the team, he can find his way around most anything mechanical and make it work for him.
The most silent of the main seven. Although he first appears boring and frequently plays his portable game device, Wonder-Black is unbelievably the most intelligent, as of his high IQ.
In his civilian form, Black takes the appearance of a young boy with dreads, whose eyes are always covered by a Black ball cap. Black's garments consist of a a sleeveless black shirt, a black backpack, a white shirt tied around his waist, a pair of black jeans and red sneakers. Black also has a few accessories, including a pair of white and orange headphones, two silver rings and 2 armbands, one of his right wrist and one on his left shoulder.
Wonder Black has a black-scheming CENTINELS suit, matching everything he wears. In this appearance, Black has his cap backwards, revealing his whole face, but his eyes by a Wonder-Mask. He also have a Shirogane Drive embedded on his torso. The Time Bomb is inside of Wonder-Black's yellow-colored portable device.
- In most of his artwork(s), Wonder-Black can be seen playing a Nintendo 3DS in the color of an old fashion Game & Watch. However, when Kamiya was asked, he stated it was an unspecified high-spec 8-bit device.
- Both Green and Black share the voice of the Japanese voice actress, Orine Fukushima.
- In two QTE failure animations, if the player fails to draw a Unite Bomb, the following scene is presented on Black's 3DS, followed by Black closing his 3DS and the standard failure outro.
- Wonder-Black is a homage to Zachary "Zack" Taylor from the Might Morphin' Power Rangers.
- Viewing Wonder-Black's profile card during the intro, Black is ranked "A". Other Wonder Ones received their ranks as unknown (probably they've overlapped the left side of their profile cards), with the exception of Wonder-Red and Wonder-Blue.
- Both Red and Blue are ranked "A" like Black.
- Viewing the Artwork Gallery, one of the images shows that Black's portable game console (a mix of a 3DS and Game & Watch) has white and red colors.
- Wonder-Black is the second character created by Platinum to be a gamer. The first being Ai Rin from Anarchy Reigns.
- Ai Rin plays a PSP-like device.
- Wonder-Black plays a 3DS-like device.
- The very early concepts of the Wonderful Ones shows his early title was Wonder-Digital.
- Black (Digital) is shown chewing a blue-colored bubblegum and holding a purple backpack. His suit is colored in a gold-orange hue, his headphones are tinted in a light yellow hue.
- Wonder-Black's real name, Krishna Ramanujan, is derived from two things: "Krishna" means "dark, black, etc.," referencing his skin color and his alter ego. Ramanujan comes from Srinivasa Ramanujan, a famous mathematician who lived in the 19th and 20th centuries and made numerous contributions to math, referencing Wonder-Black's extremely high IQ.
- When White quotes "the so-called 'always bet on Black'", it refers to the identical quote from Wesley Snipes' Passenger 57.
- Krishna's English voice actor, Kris Zimmerman, was credited as Kris Zimmerman Salter.
- Wonder-Black's weapon, Time Bomb, was shared by a secret, playable character known as Wonder-Gramps.
- He is similar to Loki from Bayonetta 2, both having the same hair style, a similar mark on their forehead, and seem to like displaying Break Dancing techniques during their introductions.
- Wonder-Black has one line of audible dialogue that doesn't take place in a QTE. He says it in Operation 005-C while trying to take control of a Gah-Goojin.
- Wonder-Black is the only character not to have his named called by Wonder-Red, who is memorizing his information; instead, his "superhero sobriquet" was told.
- He is the last to have his sobriquet called, after Wonder-Yellow.
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