List of My Hero Academia characters

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A few of the main characters from My Hero Academia. From left to right: Tenya "Ingenium" Iida, Ochako "Uravity" Uraraka, Izuku "Deku" Midoriya, Katsuki "Dynamight" Bakugo, and Shōto Todoroki.

The My Hero Academia manga and anime series features a vast world with an extensive cast of characters created by Kōhei Horikoshi. The series takes place in a fictional world where, currently, more than 80% of the Earth's population possesses some form of superhuman ability, commonly referred to as a "Quirk" the advent of these abilities has given rise to not only professional heroes, but also the threat of villains.


U.A. High School students[edit]

Class 1-A students[edit]

Izuku Midoriya (緑谷 出久, Midoriya Izuku) / Deku (デク, Deku)
Voiced by: Daiki Yamashita[1] (Anime and Vomic), Akeno Watanabe (Anime; young), Yuna Taniguchi (Vomic; young) (Japanese); Justin Briner, Lara Woodhull (young)[2] (English)
The main protagonist of the series. After attempting to save Bakugō from a villain, Izuku, an initially Quirkless boy, is chosen by All Might to become the ninth holder of One For All (ワン・フォー・オール, Wan Fō Ōru), a transferable Quirk that stockpiles energy and grants immense strength and speed. Eventually, Izuku becomes the first user to manifest a psychic link with the spirits of past One For All users as well as inherit their Quirks.[3]
Katsuki Bakugou (爆豪 勝己, Bakugō Katsuki) / Kacchan (かっちゃん, Katchan) / Dynamight (ダイナマイト, Dainamaito)
Voiced by: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Anime),[4] Yūichirō Umehara (Vomic), Sachi Kokuryu (Anime; young), Rie Takahashi (Vomic; young) (Japanese); Clifford Chapin, Kate Oxley (young)[2] (English)
Katsuki is Izuku's hot-headed childhood friend turned arch-rival and classmate in Class 1-A. Despite bullying Izuku in the past, over the course of the series he grows to care for Izuku's well-being, especially as Izuku's power grows.[5] He possesses the Quirk Explosion (爆破, Bakuha) giving his sweat explosive nitroglycerin-like properties at which he can detonate at will.
Ochaco Uraraka (麗日 お茶子, Uraraka Ochako) / Uravity (ウラビティ, Urabiti)
Voiced by: Ayane Sakura[4] (Japanese); Luci Christian[2] (English)
A positive girl whose Quirk, Zero Gravity (無重力(ゼログラビティ), Zero Gurabiti) allows her to make any object she touches with all five of her fingers, on one hand, to become weightless. She harbors romantic feelings towards Izuku, but decides to keep them private to focus on her goal to become a hero.[6]
Tenya Iida (飯田 天哉, Iida Ten'ya) / Ingenium (インゲニウム, Ingeniumu)
Voiced by: Kaito Ishikawa[4] (Japanese); J. Michael Tatum[2] (English)
The straight-laced Class Representative whose Quirk is Engine (エンジン, Enjin) which gives him super-speed via jet engines in his calves. He also uses them to kick people. After his older brother Tensei is forced to retire due to being critically injured by the Hero Killer Stain, Tenya decides to take up his brother's mantle after much contemplation.[7]
Shōto Todoroki (轟 焦凍, Todoroki Shōto) / Shoto (ショート, Shōto)
Voiced by: Yūki Kaji, Kei Shindō, (young)[8] (Japanese); David Matranga, Mikaela Krantz (young)[2] (English)
A student in Class 1-A. His Quirk is Half-Cold Half-Hot (半冷半燃, Hanrei Hannen), which allows him to generate ice from the right side of his body and fire from the left. He is the youngest child of Endeavor, and because of his harsh upbringing, he tries to avoid using his pyrokinesis (inherited from his father) as much as possible.
Eijirō Kirishima (切島 鋭児郎, Kirishima Eijirō) / Red Riot (レッドライオット, Reddo Raiotto)
Voiced by: Toshiki Masuda[9] (Japanese); Justin Cook[2] (English)
A boisterous student in Class 1-A whose Quirk Hardening (硬化, Kōka) allows him to harden his body.[10]
Tsuyu Asui (蛙吹 梅雨, Asui Tsuyu) / Froppy (フロッピー, Furoppi)
Voiced by: Aoi Yūki[4] (Japanese); Monica Rial[2] (English)
An overly sincere frog girl in Class 1-A. Her Quirk Frog (, Kaeru) gives her abilities such as enhanced swimming and jumping, sticking to and climbing up walls, and a long prehensile tongue.
Momo Yaoyorozu (八百万 百, Yaoyorozu Momo) / Creati (クリエイティ, Kurieiti)
Voiced by: Marina Inoue[4] (Japanese); Colleen Clinkenbeard[2] (English)
A student of Class 1-A, whose Quirk is Creation (創造, Sōzō), giving her the ability to create any non-biological object from the lipids stored in her body as long as she knows its molecular structure.
Minoru Mineta (峰田 実, Mineta Minoru) / Grape Juice (グレープジュース, Gurēpu Jūsu)
Voiced by: Ryō Hirohashi[4] (Japanese); Brina Palencia[2] (English)
A diminutive, lecherous boy whose Quirk Pop Off (もぎもぎ, Mogimogi) grows many small, highly adhesive grape-like balls on his head that he can remove and use as weapons or as a trampoline, since the detached balls bounce off his body rather than sticking to him. Overuse of his Quirk will result in blood gushing out of his head.
Denki Kaminari (上鳴 電気, Kaminari Denki) / Chargebolt (チャージズマ, Chājizuma)
Voiced by: Tasuku Hatanaka[9] (Japanese); Kyle Phillips[2] (English)
A boy whose Quirk Electrification (帯電, Taiden) allows him to absorb and emit electricity at the cost of causing his brain to short circuit.
Kyōka Jirō (耳郎 響香, Jirō Kyōka) / Earphone Jack (イヤホンジャック, Iyahon Jakku)
Voiced by: Kei Shindō[8] (Japanese); Trina Nishimura[2] (English); Chrissy Costanza (singing, both languages)
A girl in Class 1-A whose Quirk Earphone Jack (イヤホンジャック, Iyahon Jakku) which allows her to plug her extremely long earlobes into objects to listen to sounds or transmit the sound of her own heartbeat. During the U.A. School Festival, Kyoka was the lead singer for Class 1-A's performance.[11]
Fumikage Tokoyami (常闇 踏陰, Tokoyami Fumikage) / Tsukuyomi (ツクヨミ)
Voiced by: Yoshimasa Hosoya[4] (Japanese); Josh Grelle[2] (English)
A quiet crow-headed student in 1-A whose Quirk Dark Shadow (黒影(ダークシャドウ), Dāku Shadō) gives him control of a sentient shadow that grows more powerful with darkness.
Mina Ashido (芦戸 三奈, Ashido Mina) / Pinky (ピンキー, Pinkī)
Voiced by: Eri Kitamura[8] (Japanese); Caitlin Glass[2] (English)
An upbeat alien-like girl in Class 1-A whose Quirk Acid (, San) allows her to excrete an acidic fluid from her body. As a middle schooler, she chased away a giant villain threatening her friends while Eijiro Kirishima stood paralyzed with fear.[12]
Yūga Aoyama (青山 優雅, Aoyama Yūga) / Can't Stop Twinkling (キラキラが止められないよ, Kirakira ga Tomerarenaiyo)
Voiced by: Kōsuke Kuwano[8] (Japanese); Joel McDonald[2] (English)
A flamboyant boy whose Quirk is Navel Laser (ネビルレーザー, Nebiru Rēzā) which allows him to fire a laser blast from his belly button. He feels a sense of kinship with Izuku due to both of their quirks causing themselves bodily harm; in Aoyama's case, overuse of his quirk gives him stomachaches.[13]
Mezō Shōji (障子 目蔵, Shōji Mezō) / Tentacole (テンタコル, Tentakoru)
Voiced by: Masakazu Nishida[8] (Japanese); Ian Sinclair[2] (English)
A student whose Quirk Dupli-Arms (複製腕, Fukuseiwan) allows him to grow individual body organs at the tips of four webbed tentacles growing from his shoulders.
Hanta Sero (瀬呂 範太, Sero Hanta) / Cellophane (セロファン, Serofan)
Voiced by: Kiyotaka Furushima[14] (Japanese); Christopher Bevins[2] (English)
A boy whose Quirk Tape (テープ, Tēpu) allows him to shoot cellophane tape from his tape dispenser-like elbows.
Mashirao Ojiro (尾白 猿夫, Ojiro Mashirao) / Tailman (テイルマン, Teiruman)
Voiced by: Kosuke Miyoshi[14] (Japanese); Mike McFarland[2] (English)
A student whose Quirk Tail (尻尾, Shippo) grants him a thick prehensile tail.
Kōji Kōda (口田 甲司, Kōda Kōji) / Anima (アニマ)
Voiced by: Takuma Nagatsuka (Japanese); Greg Ayres (English)
A student with rock-like skin whose Quirk Anivoice (生き物ボイス, Ikimono Boisu) allows him to talk with animals though he rarely speaks to people, especially early in the school year.
Rikidō Satō (砂藤 力道, Satō Rikidō) / Sugarman (シュガーマン, Shugāman)
Voiced by: Tōru Nara[14] (Japanese); Cris George[2] (English)
A student whose Quirk Sugar Rush (シュガードープ, Shugā Dōpu) gives him enhanced strength but less cognitive ability whenever he consumes sugar. He is also a gifted cake baker, in order to make the most of his Quirk.
Tōru Hagakure (葉隠 透, Hagakure Tōru) / Invisible Girl (インビジブルガール, Inbijiburu Gāru)
Voiced by: Kaori Nazuka[14] (Japanese); Felecia Angelle[2] (English)
A student in Class 1-A whose Quirk Invisibility (透明化, Tōmeika) makes her entire body invisible, as well as giving her the ability to refract light.[15]

Class 1-B students[edit]

Neito Monoma (物間 寧人, Monoma Neito) / Phantom Thief (ファントムシーフ, Fantomu Shīfu)
Voiced by: Kōhei Amasaki (Japanese); Austin Tindle (English)
A student whose Quirk Copy (コピー, Kopi) allows him to temporarily use a Quirk after touching its user. For unknown reasons, he harbors an intense dislike of Class 1-A and occasionally comes up with plans for him or his class to upstage them.[16]
Itsuka Kendō (拳藤 一佳, Kendō Itsuka) / Battle Fist (バトルフィスト, Batoru Fisuto)
Voiced by: Saki Ogasawara (Japanese); Jad Saxton (English)
The Class Representative of Class 1-B whose Quirk Large Fists (大拳, Daiken) allows Itsuka to enlarge her fists.
Ibara Shiozaki (塩崎 茨, Shiozaki Ibara) / Vine (ヴァイン, Vain)
Voiced by: Miho Masaka (Japanese); Bryn Apprill (English)
A girl whose Quirk Vines (ツル, Tsuru) allows Ibara to grow vines from her hair that she can extend and use in combat.
Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu (鉄哲 徹鐵, Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu) / Real Steel (リアルスティール, Riaru Sutīru)
Voiced by: Kōji Okino (Japanese); David Wald (English)
A student whose Quirk Steel (スティール, Sutīru) allows Tetsutetsu to temporarily turn his skin into steel. Because of the similarity between their Quirks, he and Kirishima develop a rivalry.
Jūzō Honenuki (骨抜 柔造, Honenuki Jūzō) / Mudman (マッドマン, Maddoman)
Voiced by: Atsushi Imaruoka (Japanese); Dallas Reid (English)
A boy whose Quirk Softening (柔化, Yawaraka) enables him to soften anything that he touches.
Nirengeki Shōda (庄田 二連撃, Shōda Nirengeki) / Mines (マインズ, Mainzu)
Voiced by: Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese); Dallas Reid (English)
A boy whose Quirk Twin Impact (ツインインパクト, Tsuin Inpakuto) allows him to, at the site of an initial impact, create a second impact.
Yosetsu Awase (泡瀬 洋雪, Awase Yōsetsu) / Welder (ウェルダー, Werudā)
Voiced by: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Japanese); Orion Pitts (English)
A boy whose Quirk Weld (溶接, Yōsetsu) allows him to physically connect anything he makes contact with.
Kōsei Tsuburaba (円場 硬成, Tsuburaba Kōsei)
Voiced by: Jun Fukuyama (Japanese); Aaron Dismuke (English)
A boy whose Quirk Solid Air (空気凝固, Kūkigyōko) enables him to solidify air into a wall or platform.
Sen Kaibara (回原 旋, Kaibara Sen) / Spiral (スパイラル, Supairaru)
Voiced by: Tomoaki Maeno (Japanese); Ian Fergunson (Season 2), Matt Shipman (Season 3-present) (English)
A student whose Quirk Gyrate (旋回, Senkai) allows him to rotate any part of his body at incredibly high speeds, similarly to a drill.
Kojirō Bondo (凡戸 固次郎, Bondo Kojirō) / Plamo (プラモ, Puramo)
Voiced by: Hiroshi Kamiya (Japanese); Tyler Walker (English)
A giant boy made of rubber whose Quirk Cemedine (セメダイン, Semedain) enables him to excrete a glue-like liquid from seven "eyeholes" on his glue dispenser-shaped head..
Reiko Yanagi (柳 レイ子, Yanagi Reiko) / Emily (エミリー, Emirī)
Voiced by: Tsubasa Yonaga (Japanese); Ryan Reynolds II (English)
A girl whose Quirk Poltergeist (ポルターガイスト, Porutāgaisuto) grants her the ability to telekinetically manipulate objects around her.
Jūrōta Shishida (宍田 獣郎太, Shishida Jūrōta) / Gevaudan (ジェボーダン, Jebōdan)
Voiced by: Kazuhiko Inoue (Japanese); Patric Carroll (English)
A student whose Quirk Beast (ビースト, Bīsuto) grants him the ability to transform into a monstrous beast.
Shihai Kuroiro (黒色 支配, Kuroiro Shihai) / Vantablack (ベンタブラック, Bentaburakku)
Voiced by: Tomokazu Sugita (Japanese); Kaiji Tang (English)
A boy whose Quirk Black (, Kuro) grants him the ability to merge into anything that is black-colored and control it.
Yui Kodai (小大 唯, Kodai Yui) / Rule (ルール, Rūru)
Voiced by: Yurianne Eve (Japanese); Madeleine Morris (English)
A girl whose Quirk Size (サイズ, Saizu) enables her to change the size of any object she interacts with.
Hiryū Rin (鱗 飛竜, Rin Hiryū) / Dragon Shroud (龍帷子, Ryū Katabira)
Voiced by: Kosuke Kuwano (Japanese); Anthony Bowling (English)
A boy whose Quirk Scales (, Uroko) enables him to form scales on his body for combat and other purposes.
Kinoko Komori (小森 希乃子, Komori Kinoko) / Shemage (シーメイジ, Shīmeiji)
Voiced by: Inori Minase (Japanese); Amanda Gish (English)
A girl whose Quirk Mushroom (キノコ, Kinoko) grants her the ability to create spores from her cells, allowing her to grow mushrooms from the surfaces of her surroundings.
Togaru Kamakiri (鎌切 尖, Kamakiri Togaru) / Jack Mantis (ジャックマンティス, Jakku Mantisu)
Voiced by: Daisuke Kishio (Japanese); Jean-Luc Hester (English)
A student whose Quirk Razor Sharp (刃鋭, Jinei), grants him the ability to produce large, sharp blades from all over his body.
Pony Tsunotori (角取 ポニー, Tsunotori Ponī) / Rocketti (ロケッティ, Roketti)
Voiced by: Kaede Hondo (Japanese); Sarah Wiedenheft (English)
A girl from America whose Quirk Horn Cannon (角砲 (ホーンホウ), Hōnhou) allows her to grow effectively gazelle-like horns on her head and control them.
Setsuna Tokage (取蔭 切奈, Tokage Setsuna) / Lizardy (リザーディ, Rizādi)
Voiced by: Hitomi Nabatame (Japanese); Dawn M. Bennett (English)
A girl whose Quirk Lizard Tail Splitter (トカゲのしっぽ切り, Tokage no Shippokiri) allows her to split her body into several pieces and control them telekinetically.
Manga Fukidashi (吹出 漫我, Fukidashi Manga) / Comicman (コミックマン, Komikkuman)
Voiced by: Shun'ichi Toki (Japanese); Derek Stephen Prince (English)
A student with a speech bubble for a head whose Quirk Comic (コミック, Komikku) allows him to manifest different onomatopoeias into reality in the form of katakana.

Third Year students[edit]

Mirio Togata (通形 ミリオ, Tōgata Mirio) / Lemillion (ルミリオン, Rumirion)
Voiced by: Tarusuke Shingaki,[17] Wakana Minami (young) (Japanese); Ricco Fajardo, Megan Shipman (young)[18] (English)
Mirio is one of the three top students in U.A. His former Quirk Permeation (透過, Tōka) allowed him to phase his body through anything solid, including the ground itself. He loses his quirk temporarily during the Kai Chisaki raid mission,[19] but returns to action to join his fellow students and the Pro Heroes against the Paranormal Liberation Front.[20]
Tamaki Amajiki (天喰 環, Amajiki Tamaki) / Suneater (サンイーター, San'ītā)
Voiced by: Yūto Uemura[17] (Japanese); Aaron Dismuke, Apphia Yu (young)[18] (English)
One of the three top students in U.A., whose Quirk Manifest (再現, Saigen) gives him the properties and abilities of anything he eats.[21]
Nejire Hadō (波動 ねじれ, Hadō Nejire) / Nejire-chan (ねじれちゃん, Nejire-chan)
Voiced by: Kiyono Yasuno[17] (Japanese); Lindsay Seidel[18] (English)
One of the three top students in U.A., who can generate spiral-like shockwaves with her Quirk Wave Motion (波動, Hadō).

Other students[edit]

Mei Hatsume (発目 明, Hatsume Mei)
Voiced by: Azu Sakura (Japanese); Alexis Tipton (English)
Mei is a student from the Support Course whose Quirk is Zoom (ズーム, Zūmu), which allows her to zoom her vision to up to 5 kilometers. She is a genius inventor.
Hitoshi Shinsō (心操 人使, Shinsō Hitoshi)
Voiced by: Wataru Hatano (Japanese); Jarrod Greene (English)
Hitoshi is a student from the General Course[22] whose Quirk is Brainwashing (洗脳, Sen'nō), which allows him to control those who answer his questions, something with which he has struggled his entire life as it is seen as a "villainous" Quirk despite his heroic intentions. After proving his potential to be a capable hero in the school festival, Hitoshi is taken as Eraser Head's apprentice and earns the right to transfer to the Hero Course.

Pro Heroes[edit]

Top Heroes[edit]

Enji Todoroki (轟 炎司, Todoroki Enji) / Endeavor (エンデヴァー, Endevā)
Voiced by: Tetsu Inada (Japanese); Patrick Seitz (English)
A Hero with immense flame powers from his Quirk Hell Flame (ヘルフレイム, Heru Fureimu) who is the father of Shoto and his three older siblings and the husband of Rei. He has a strained relationship with his children from years of projecting onto them his obsession with surpassing All Might as the number 1 hero (especially Shoto, whose powerful Quirk led Endeavor to train him with this specific goal in mind), though he later tries to fix it after becoming the number 1 hero by default, following All Might's forced retirement.[23] However, his reputation is severely damaged after his son Toya reveals himself as Dabi and exposes some of his past to the public.
Keigo Takami (鷹見 啓悟, Takami Keigo) / Hawks (ホークス, Hōkusu)
Voiced by: Yuichi Nakamura[24] (Japanese); Zeno Robinson (English)
A young Pro Hero, whose Quirk is Fierce Wings (剛翼, Gōyoku) which grants him a pair of red feathered wings that allow him to fly, as well as the ability to manipulate detached feathers from a distance. He infiltrates the Paranormal Liberation Front as a double agent. After being discovered to be a traitor, he is severely burned by Dabi, but is later rescued by Tokoyami.[25]
Tsunagu Hakamata (袴田 維, Hakamata Tsunagu) / Best Jeanist (ベストジー二スト, Besuto Jīnisuto)
Voiced by: Hikaru Midorikawa[26] (Japanese); Micah Solusod (English)
A hero who has the Quirk Fiber Master (ファイバーマスター, Faibā Masutā), allowing him to control the fibers in clothes. He disappears for a while after faking his death so that Hawks gains the trust of the League of Villains,[27] later returning after Hawks' work as a double agent is completed.[28]
Shinya Kamihara (紙原 伸也, Kamihara Shinya) / Edgeshot (エッジショット, Ejjishotto)
Voiced by: Kenta Kamakari (Japanese); John Burgmeier (English)
A hero whose Quirk Foldabody (紙肢, Shishi) enables him to manipulate the thinness of his body.
Rumi Usagiyama (兎山 ルミ, Usagiyama Rumi) / Mirko (ミルコ)
Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa (Japanese); Anairis Quinones (English)
A young woman whose Quirk Rabbit (, Usagi) gives her rabbit like features such as enhanced leg strength and big rabbit-like ears. She is heavily wounded by several Nomus after the raid on Jaku Hospital, including losing an arm and a leg.[29]
Shinji Nishiya (西屋 森児, Nishiya Shinji) / Kamui Woods (シンリンカムイ, Shinrin Kamui)
Voiced by: Masamichi Kitada[30] (Japanese); Aaron Roberts (English)
A Hero clad in wooden armor who whose Quirk Arbor (樹木, Jumoku) gives him the ability to manipulate his tree-like limbs.
Ryuko Tatsuma (竜間 龍子, Tatsuma Ryūko) / Ryukyu (リューキュウ, Ryūkyū)
Voiced by: Kaori Yagi (Japanese); Katelyn Barr (English)
A hero who takes Nejire Hado, Ochaco Uraraka, and Tsuyu Asui as her interns. Her Quirk Dragon (ドラゴン, Doragon) enables her to turn into a european dragon.

Faculty of U.A.[edit]

Toshinori Yagi (八木 俊典, Yagi Toshinori) / All Might (オールマイト, Ōru Maito)
Voiced by: Kenta Miyake (Anime),[1] Tesshō Genda[1] (Vomic) (Japanese); Christopher Sabat[2] (English)
The eighth user of One For All, he is referred to by many as the Symbol of Peace (平和の象徴, Heiwa no Shōchō). Due to the crippling injury he sustained from fighting All For One in the past, he ultimately selects Izuku as his successor. In his rematch with All For One, All Might lost the ability to use One For All completely.[31]
Nezu (根津)
Voiced by: Yasuhiro Takato (Japanese); Jerry Jewell (English)
A humanoid, mouse-headed animal who is the principal of U.A. and one of a few non-human animals to develop a Quirk. His Quirk is High Spec (ハイスペック, Hai Supekku), which allows him to have anthropomorphic abilities and extreme intelligence.
Shōta Aizawa (相澤 消太, Aizawa Shōta) / Eraser Head (イレイザーヘッド, Ireizā Heddo)
Voiced by: Junichi Suwabe[32] (Japanese); Alex Organ (Season 1), Christopher Wehkamp[33] (Season 2–present) (English)
Class 1-A's home teacher whose Quirk Erasure (抹消, Masshō) allows him to nullify others' Quirks within his sight until he blinks. Because using his Quirk strains his eyes, he is impatient and has a constantly tired appearance.
Hizashi Yamada (山田 ひざし, Yamada Hizashi) / Present Mic (プレゼントマイク, Purezento Maiku)
Voiced by: Hiroyuki Yoshino[32] (Japanese); Sonny Strait[2] (Season 1), Dave Trosko (Season 2–present) (English)
The school's English teacher whose Quirk Voice (ヴォイス, Voisu) amplifies his voice using a jukebox-like collar. In the anime, Present Mic occasionally breaks the fourth wall by explaining a character's Quirk.
Sekijirō Kan (管 赤慈郎, Kan Sekijirō) / Vlad King (ブラドキング, Burado Kingu)
Voiced by: Shuhei Matsuda (Japanese); Ben Bryant (English)
The homeroom teacher for Class 1-B. His Quirk is Blood Control (操血, Sōketsu), which allows him to control his blood after it leaves his body.
Chiyo Shuuzenji (修善寺 治与, Shūzenji Chiyo) / Recovery Girl (リカバリーガール, Rikabarī Gāru)
Voiced by: Etsuko Kozakura (Japanese); Juli Erickson,[2] Luci Christian (Season 2–present) (English)
The elderly school nurse whose Quirk is Heal (回復, Kaifuku), allowing her to heal others' injuries by kissing them.
Nemuri Kayama (香山 睡, Kayama Nemuri) / Midnight (ミッドナイト, Middonaito)
Voiced by: Akeno Watanabe (Japanese); Elizabeth Maxwell[34] (English)
A dominatrix-themed Pro Heroine and teacher at U.A. whose Quirk Somnambulist (眠り香, Nemurika) allows her to produce a sleep-inducing fragrance from her body. She is killed during the Paranormal Liberation War.[35]
Ken Ishiyama (石山 堅, Ishiyama Ken) / Cementoss (セメントス, Sementosu)
Voiced by: Kenta Okuma (Japanese); Chris Rager (English)
A Pro Hero and literature teacher at U.A. whose Quirk Cement (セメント, Semento) allows him to control concrete.
Hirooki Anakuro (穴黒央宙, lit. "Middle Space") / Thirteen (13号, Jūsan-gō)
Voiced by: Inuko Inuyama (Japanese); Morgan Berry (English)
A Pro Hero and teacher at U.A. whose Quirk Black Hole (ブラックホール, Burakku Hōru) summons a black hole with her fingers that turns anything it sucks in into dust. She wears a full-body spacesuit that conceals her features. During the Paranormal Liberation war she lost her left arm.
Ectoplasm (エクトプラズム, Ekutopurazumu)
Voiced by: Masakazu Nishida (Japanese); Mike McFarland (English)
A pro hero and math teacher at U.A.whose Quirk Clones (分身, Bunshin) allows him to spew out an ectoplasm-like dust from his helmet that can form into a clone of himself.
Snipe (スナイプ, Sunaipu)
Voiced by: Tōru Nara (Japanese); David Wald (English)
A Gas masked Pro Hero and teacher at U.A. whose Quirk Homing (ホーミング, Hōmingu) allows him to alter the trajectory of his bullets. He is dressed in cowboy-like clothes.

The Wild Wild Pussycats[edit]

Shino Sosaki (送崎 信乃, Sōsaki Shino) / Mandalay (マンダレイ, Mandarei)
Voiced by: Meiko Kawasaki (Japanese); Jill Harris[36] (English)
The leader of the Pussycats whose Quirk Telepath (テレパス, Terepasu) allows her to advise and instruct multiple people at once through mental transmission.
Tomoko Shiretoko (知床 知子, Shiretoko Tomoko) / Ragdoll (ラグドール, Ragudōru)
Voiced by: Chisa Suganuma (Japanese); Tia Ballard (English)
A member of the Pussycats whose former Quirk Search (サーチ, Sāchi) allows her to observe and monitor up to 100 people at a time. After her Quirk is stolen by All For One offscreen, she remains a part of the team and is now taking care of the office duties.[37]
Yawara Chatora (茶虎 柔, Chatora Yawara) / Tiger (, Tora)
Voiced by: Shinosuke Ogami (Japanese); Marcus D. Stimac (English)
The only male member of the Pussycats. His Quirk Pliabody (軟体, Nantai) allows him to stretch and bend his body.
Ryuko Tsuchikawa (土川 流子, Tsuchikawa Ryūko) / Pixie-Bob (ピクシーボブ, Pikushī Bobu)
Voiced by: Serina Machiyama (Japanese); Cherami Leigh[38] (English)
A member of the Pussycats whose Quirk Earth Flow (土流, Doryū) allows her to freely manipulate earth.

Other Heroes[edit]

Yū Takeyama (岳山 優, Takeyama Yū) / Mt. Lady (Mt.レディ, Maunto Redi)
Voiced by: Kaori Nazuka[30] (Japanese); Jamie Marchi (English)
A rookie Heroine whose Quirk Gigantification (巨大化, Kyodaika) allows her to grow significantly. Mt. Lady was originally conceived by Kōhei Horikoshi to be the female lead, but was replaced by Ochaco due to not knowing how to utilize her quirk in the story.[39] Compared to other Pro Heroes, she is much more flamboyant and less mature, relishing the media attention that comes with her heroic deeds, but is willing to take her work seriously when needed.[40]
Sorahiko Torino (酉野 空彦, Torino Sorahiko) / Gran Torino (グラントリノ, Guran Torino)
Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata, Masamichi Kitada (young) (Japanese); Charles Campbell (English)
A retired hero whose Quirk Jet (ジェット, Jetto) allows him to shoot air through the soles of his feet. Elements of Sorahiko's character are based on Yoda.[41]
Kugo Sakamata (逆俣 空悟, Sakamata Kūgo) / Gang Orca (ギャングオルカ, Gyangu Oruka)
Voiced by: Shuhei Matsuda (Japanese); Tyler Walker (English)
A Pro Hero whose Quirk Orcinus (シャチ, Shachi) gives him the abilities and appearance of a killer whale which he can use in the water or land.
Mirai Sasaki (佐々木 未来, Sasaki Mirai) / Sir Nighteye (サーナイトアイ, Sā Naitoai)
Voiced by: Shin-ichiro Miki[42] (Japanese); Brandon McInnis (English)
A Pro Hero and former sidekick to All Might whose Quirk Foresight (予知, Yochi), allows him to see a person's future. Nighteye is fatally wounded by Overhaul during the Shie Hassaikai raid, and later dies in the hospital.[43]
Taishiro Toyomitsu (豊満 太志郎, Toyomitsu Taishirō) / Fat Gum (ファットガム, Fatto Gamu)
Voiced by: Kazuyuki Okitsu[42] (Japanese); Kyle Hebert (English)
A Pro Hero who employed Tamaki Amajiki and Eijiro Kirishima for their internships. His Quirk Fat Absorption (脂肪吸着, Shibō Kyūchaku) allows him to absorb the impact from collisions.[44]
Ken Takagi (高木 鍵, Takagi Ken) / Rock Lock (ロックロック, Rokku Rokku)
Voiced by: Yasuhiro (Japanese); Gabe Kunda (English)
A Pro Hero whose Quirk Lock Down (施錠, Sejō) enables him to lock any non-living item in a position.
Masaki Mizushima (水島 正樹, Mizushima Masaki) / Manual (マニュアル, Manyuaru)
Voiced by: Kenta Ôkuma (Japanese); Ethan Gallardo (English)
A Pro Hero whose unnamed quirk allows him to control water.

Villains[edit]

The main antagonists of the series. Previously known as League of Villains (敵連合, Viran Rengō), Tomura transitions the League into the Paranormal Liberation Front after defeating the Meta Liberation Army and adding its surviving members into their ranks.

League of Villains[edit]

Tenko Shimura (志村 転弧, Shimura Tenko) / Tomura Shigaraki (死柄木 弔, Shigaraki Tomura)
Voiced by: Kōki Uchiyama[45] (Japanese); Eric Vale[2] (English)
The main antagonist of the series. Tenko is the grandson of All Might's mentor Nana Shimura who became All for One's apprentice after he accidentally murdered his family when his touch-based Quirk Decay (崩壊, Hōkai) which allows him to destroy whatever he touches with his five fingers, manifested.[46] After an experimental treatment by Dr. Garaki, Tomura now wields the original quirk All For One, but at the cost of having his body and mind taken over by his master, All For One.[47]

/ All For One (オール・フォー・ワン, Ōru Fō Wan)

Voiced by: Akio Ōtsuka[48] (Japanese); John Swasey[2] (English)
An mutated villain who is All Might's nemesis and one of the first Quirk users, his Quirk All For One (オール・フォー・ワン, Ōru Fō Wan) allows him to both steal and bestow Quirks. He desires to steal One For All because it originated from his younger brother and is the only Quirk that defies him. The purpose of every One For All user is to overthrow All For One. Five years before Izuku inherited One For All, All For One and All Might fought a duel where the two opponents incurred crippling injuries. Although All Might won, All For One survived the attack, gets sent to Tartarus prison and seeks vengeance on All Might.
Oboro Shirakumo (白雲 朧, Shirakumo Oboro) / Kurogiri (黒霧, lit. "Black Fog")
Voiced by: Takahiro Fujiwara[49] (Japanese); Chuck Huber[2] (English)
The mist-headed Tomura's caretaker and the League's second-in command, who wields the portal-based Quirk Warp Gate (ワープゲート, Wāpu Gēto). He is later revealed to be a Nomu created from the corpse of Aizawa's and Present Mic´s classmate, Loud Cloud (ラウドクラウド, Raudo Kuraudo).[50]
Dr. Kyudai Garaki (殻木 球大, Garaki Kyūdai Hakase) / Daruma Ujiko (氏子 達磨, Ujiko Daruma)
Voiced by: Minoru Inaba (Japanese); Mark Stoddard (English)
A scientist who creates the Nomus and served as All for One's personal doctor, possessing a longevity Quirk that makes him appear years younger than he really is. The character's name was previously Maruta Shiga (志賀 丸太, Shiga Maruta), but was changed following the backlash in relation to the war crimes committed by Unit 731.[51]
Gigantomachia (ギガントマキア, Gigantomakia)
Voiced by: Yasuhiro Mamiya (Japanese); Cris George (English)
A kaiju-sized Villain who is All For One's bodyguard and secret weapon, possessing multiple Quirks.
Kagerō Okuta (憶田 影朧, Okuta Kagerō) / Giran (義爛)
Voiced by: Seirou Ogino (Japanese); Ben Phillips (English)
A broker working for the League of Villains whose Quirk Muddiness (混濁, Kondaku) allows him to make someone's memories of recent events vague after making contact with their head.
Toya Todoroki (轟 燈矢, Todoroki Tōya) / Dabi (荼毘)
Voiced by: Hiro Shimono (Japanese); Jason Liebrecht (English)
Endeavor's oldest son and Shoto’s oldest brother who was driven to villainy due to being rejected by his father.[52] His unnamed Quirk allows him to generate and control blue fire, yet he wields the same Flashfire Fist techniques as his father.
Himiko Toga (渡我 被身子, Toga Himiko)
Voiced by: Misato Fukuen (Japanese); Leah Clark (English)
A undead-like girl whose Quirk Transform (変身, Henshin) allows her to assume the appearance of anyone whose blood she ingests.
Jin Bubaigawara (分倍河原 仁, Bubaigawara Jin) / Twice (トゥワイス, Tuwaisu)
Voiced by: Daichi Endō[53] (Japanese); Newton Pittman (English)
A man with a Quirk Trauma associated mental disorder, whose Quirk Double (二倍, Nibai) allows him to create copies of anything he touches, including himself. He is fatally wounded by Hawks during the war between Heroes and Villains.[54]
Atsuhiro Sako (迫 圧紘, Sako Atsuhiro) / Mr. Compress (Mr. コンプレス, Misutā Konpuresu)
Voiced by: Tsuguo Mogami[53] (Japanese); Kent Williams (English)
A villain whose Quirk Compress (コンプレス, Konpuresu) allows him to "compress" anything in a spherical area into a small marble without actually damaging it. He lost his left arm during the initial meeting with Overhaul and it was replaced with a cybernetic one.
Shuichi Iguchi (伊口 秀一, Iguchi Shūichi) / Spinner (スピナー, Supinā)
Voiced by: Ryō Iwasaki[53] (Japanese); Larry Brantley (English)
A villain whose Quirk Gecko (ヤモリ, Yamori) gives him a gecko-like appearance and abilities.
Kenji Hikiishi (引石 健磁, Hikīshi Kenji) / Magne (マグネ, Magune)
Voiced by: Satoru Inoue[53] (Japanese); Jeremy Inman (English)
A transgender woman whose Quirk Magnetism (磁力, Jiryoku) allows her to magnetize others within an area around herself. She is later killed by Overhaul.[55]
Muscular (マスキュラー, Masukyurā)
Voiced by: Kousuke Takaguchi[56] (Japanese); Jim Foronda (English)
A villain whose Quirk Muscle Augment (筋肉増強, Kin'niku Zōkyō) allows him to augment the muscle fibers that are beneath his skin.
Rikiya Yotsubashi (四ツ橋 力也, Yotsubashi Rikiya) / Re-Destro (デストロ再, Desutoro-sai)
The robotic-legged leading member of the former Meta Liberation Army whose Quirk Stress (ストレス, Sutoresu) grants him the ability to convert stress and anger to increase his strength and turn intro an giant monster.
Koku Hanabata (花畑 孔腔, Hanabata Kōkū) / Trumpet (トランペット, Toranpetto)
A leading member of the former Meta Liberation Army whose Quirk Incite (煽動, Sendō) allows him to boost the morale and physical status of his subordinates from his voice.
Tomoyasu Chikazoku (近属 友保, Chikazoku Tomoyasu) / Skeptic (スケプティック, Sukeputikku)
A leading member of the former Meta Liberation Army whose Quirk Anthropomorph (人形, Hitogata) allows him to take a human-sized object and turn it into an exact lookalike of any given person.
Geten (外典, Geten)
A eskimo-like member of the former Meta Liberation Army whose unnamed quirk allows him to freely manipulate nearby ice.

Other villains[edit]

The following villains acted on their own:

Chizome Akaguro (赤黒 血染, Akaguro Chizome) / Stain (ステイン, Sutein)
Voiced by: Go Inoue[57] (Japanese); Robert McCollum[58] (English)
A former hero who became disillusioned with how many became heroes for fame, becoming a serial killer who targets those he deems unworthy to be heroes.[59] His Quirk is Bloodcurdle (凝血, Gyōketsu) where he ingests a blood sample of his opponent to paralyze them for a length of time.
Kai Chisaki (治崎 廻, Chisaki Kai) / Overhaul (オーバーホール, Tiziano)
Voiced by: Kenjiro Tsuda[60] (Japanese); Kellen Goff[18] (English)
The current leader of the Shie Hassaikai yakuza gang and the foster child of the unnamed former boss. As the leader of the Shie Hassaiki, he amassed followers by recruiting people who were abandoned by society.[61] His Quirk Overhaul (オーバーホール, Ōbāhōru) enables him to use his arms to manipulate matter, either to disassemble or absorb others.
Danjuro Tobita (飛田 弾柔郎, Tobita Danjūrō) / Gentle Criminal (ジェントル・クリミナル, Jentoru Kuriminaru)
Voiced by: Kōichi Yamadera (Japanese); John Gremillion[62] (English)
Danjuro is a villain who commits crimes for the sake of fame through video recordings of his criminal acts.[63] His Quirk Elasticity (弾性, Erasutishiti) allows him to bestow the property of elasticity to anything he touches.
Manami Aiba (相場 愛美, Aiba Manami) / La Brava (ラブラバ, Ra Buraba)
Voiced by: Yui Horie (Japanese); Megan Shipman[62] (English)
Gentle's loyal fan and admirer, helping him gain infamy by filming and uploading his criminal activities online.[64] Manami's Quirk Love (ラブ, Rabu) allows her to boost the power of whomever she loves the most by declaring her love to them

Other Hero Schools[edit]

Shiketsu High School[edit]

Inasa Yoarashi (夜嵐 イナサ, Yoarashi Inasa) / Gale Force (レップウ, Reppu)
Voiced by: Ryōta Iwasaki[65] (Japanese); Matt Shipman[66] (English)
A first year student whose Quirk Whirlwind (旋風, Senpū) allows him to control the wind.
Camie Utsushimi (現見 ケミィ, Utsushimi Kemii) / Maboromicamie (マボロミカミィ, Maboromikamii)
Voiced by: Minori Chihara[65] (Japanese); Brittney Karbowski[66] (English)
A second year student whose Quirk Glamour (幻惑, Genwaku) allows her to create illusions.
Seiji Shishikura (肉倉 精児, Shishikura Seiji) / Sisicross (シシクロス, Shishikurosu)
Voiced by: Makoto Furukawa[65] (Japanese); Stephan Fu[67] (English)
A student from Shiketsu High whose Quirk Meatball (精肉, Seiniku) allows him to mold others into restrained globs of flesh.

Other characters[edit]

Inko Midoriya (緑谷 引子, Midoriya Inko)
Voiced by: Aya Kawakami (Japanese); Jessica Cavanagh (English)
Izuku's mother. Initially supportive of her son's dreams, the constant villain attacks on U.A. make her briefly doubt the safety of the school.[68]
Naomasa Tsukauchi (塚内 直正, Tsukauchi Naomasa) / True Man (トゥルーマン, Turūman)
Voiced by: Tokuyoshi Kawashima (Japanese); Alejandro Saab[2] (English)
Tsukauchi is a detective who is All Might's client in the Police Force, therefore knowing of his and Izuku's Quirk.
Kota Izumi (出水 洸汰, Izumi Kōta)
Voiced by: Michiru Yamazaki (Japanese); Cassandra Lee Morris[69] (English)
A young boy who lost his Hero parents, the Water Hose duo, to Muscular, and was taken in by the Pussycats due to Mandalay being his aunt.
Eri (壊理)
Voiced by: Seiran Kobayashi (Japanese); Emily Neves[70] (English)
Eri is the granddaughter of the unnamed former boss of the Shie Hassaikai and adopted daughter of Chisaki, who used her blood in order to create "Quirk-destroying bullets."[71] Her Quirk Rewind (人を巻き戻す, Hito o Maki Modosu) allows her to bring an individual's body to a previous state.
Rei Himura (緋村玲, Himura Rei)
Voiced by: Michiko Neya (Japanese); Morgan Garrett (English)
Mother to Shoto Todoroki and his siblings, she currently resides in a mental hospital after burning Shoto with hot water during a mental breakdown, Shoto gets his ice powers from her.
Fuyumi Todoroki (轟 冬美, Todoroki Fuyumi)
Voiced by: Kei Shindo (Japanese); Kate Oxley (English)
Shoto's older sister, she works as an elementary school teacher and has an ice quirk like her mother, she is hopeful for her father changing and wants to have a normal family.
Natsu Todoroki (轟 夏雄, Todoroki Natsu)
Voiced by: Yūki Shin (Japanese); Adam Gibbs (English)
Shoto's older brother, He is medical college student, unlike is sister, Natsu openly resents his father for his abusive actions and isn't as quick to forgive him.
Nana Shimura (志し村むら菜な奈な, Shimura Nana)
Voiced by: Mie Sonozaki (Japanese); Stephanie Young (English)
The deceased 6th user of One for All, All Might's mentor and Tenko’s grandmother.

Vigilantes spin-off[edit]

Koichi Haimawari (灰廻 航一, Haimawari Kōichi) / The Crawler (ザ・クロウラー, Za Kurourā)
A 19–year old college student whose Quirk Slide and Glide (滑走, Kassō) allows him to quickly travel across any flat surface. He became a vigilante after being unable to become a Pro Hero.[72]
Kazuho Haneyama (羽根山 和歩, Haneyama Kazuho) / Pop☆Step (ポップ☆ステップ, Poppu☆Suteppu)
A high schooler whose Quirk Leap (跳躍, Chōyaku) allows her to jump several meters high. She was briefly possessed by a villain known as Queen Bee, though she is saved from possession after she is shot through the chest, becoming heavily injured but alive.[73]
Iwao Oguro (雄黒 巌, Oguro Iwao) / / Knuckleduster (ナックルダスター, Nakkurudasutā)
An old man who is investigating the trafficking of a mysterious drug around town in order to find his daughter. His tenacity in battle makes others believe he possesses a Quirk related to physical prowess, when he actually has no Quirk at all.

Movie Original Characters[edit]

Melissa Shield
Voiced by: Mirai Shida (Japanese); Erica Mendez (English)
The Quirkless daughter of David Shield who bonds with Izuku
David Shield
Voiced by: Katsuhisa Namase Ryohei Kimura (young) (Japanese); Ray Chase (English)
A scientist at I-Island and All Might's old friend
Wolfram
Voiced by: Rikiya Koyama (Japanese); Keith Silverstein (English)
A villain who attacks I-Island and has multiple quirks given to him by All For One
Katsuma Shimano (島乃 活真, Shimano Katsuma)
Voiced by: Yuka Terasaki (Japanese); Maxey Whitehead (English)
A little boy who befriends Deku and the students, his quirk Cell Activation 細胞活性 (Saibō Kassei) is sought out by Nine
Mahoro Shimano (島乃 真幌, Shimano Mahoro)
Voiced by: Tomoyo Kurosawa (Japanese); Dani Chambers (English)
A little girl who is Katsuma's older sister
Nine
Voiced by: Yoshio Inoue (Japanese); Johnny Yong Bosch (English)
A villain with 9 quirks who seeks out Katsuma's quirk

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