My Hero Academia is a well-known anime series. Here’s a quick overview for anime fans who have spent the last ten years training in the mountains.

My Hero Academia manga series is written and drawn by Kohei. The story centers around Izuku Midoriya who is a young man without any abilities but lives in a world that supports them. All Might, Japan’s most powerful hero picks him to be his successor.

The manga series My Hero Academia has been published in Japan since July 2014. Chapters have been compiled into 33 tankobon volumes by February 2022. A number of spin-off manga has been published, as well as an anime series by Bones. The shonen anime received a warm reception from critics as well as audiences. It is widely considered to be one of the best of the decade.

This show quickly became a fan favorite. The characters are well-developed and engaging. There are so many characters to choose, how do you pick the best? This is our list with the top 40 My Hero Academia characters. We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments.

Mashirao Ojiro

Mashirao is a young muscular man with short, blond hair that is brushed to his front. His eyes are small and he doesn’t have any lower eyelashes. He wears pale grey sneakers instead of the brown dress shoes worn by the rest of the class. His blazer’s bottom button is also untied, which is a departure from the norm for the rest of the class. His Quirk means that he has a long tail. The tip is completely hairless.

Mashirao is calm and noble, with a strong sense for dignity. He refuses to accept outcomes that he doesn’t believe he could have achieved through his own efforts. He is known for being a hard worker.

Mashirao is shy and modest. He doesn’t like the spotlight and can be easily embarrassed. When it comes to his hero work, he is humble but dependable and committed. He is often called “plain” by his friends. This is a common joke that irritates him. It also indicates that he is sensitive to his talents and personality.

Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu

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Tetsutetsu, a young man, has chin-length, straight grey hair. His black eyes are slanted inwards and lined with thick, jagged, tan colored material. He does not appear to have noticeable brows and has sharp, pointed teeth, much like Eijiro Kirishima.

Tetsutetsu is known for his outspokenness and fiery temper. He is confident, determined, and clear in his actions and intentions. He is very vocal about his goals and has a single-track mentality. He is a simple man who seeks the easiest solution to problems in order to solve them in the best way. His straightforward approach shines in battle as evidenced by his aggressive fighting style.

Overhaul / Kai Chisaki

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Kai is pale with a thin physique and short auburn hair. Kai’s eyes are small and gold with short brows and lower lashes. A small scar is also visible on his left forehead, which he sustained in his fight against the League of Villains. Three piercings have been made to his left ear. His mouth is usually covered with a mask of the plague doctor, but after his fight against Izuku, his mask was removed and his mouth is exposed. He lost his arms to Tomura Shigaraki and Mr. Compress while being transported to a villain’s hospital.

Kai is an antisocial, mysophobic psychopath who wants to return the world back to pre-Quirk. Kai believes Quirks are a plague on humanity, infecting people with “syndromes” of heroism or villainy that are based on an old idea and his own fear. Kai hates anyone who uses their talents for any reason and calls them “sicknesses.” Kai is determined to eradicate Quirks not only for his own reasons, but also to allow Yakuza to regain their social dominance. Kai is a big-ego man with no moral compass. He believes he is the only one who understands Quirks, and therefore deserves to lead the underworld after All For One’s death.

Neito Monoma

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Neito is a young man of small stature with blond, straight hair that falls to his right. His right eye has bangs that fall over his left eye. His eyes are periwinkle and his pupils are white. He has a scornful expression because his eyes are designed to slant down towards his far end. The light novels have the females describing Neito as beautiful.

Neito’s demeanor is different depending on whom he is speaking to: he can be mocking, caustic with Class 1A, provocative during a fight, and calm and kind outside these situations.

His persona is a reflection of his competitiveness against Class 1-A. However, he shows his gentle side by devising a strategy that would allow his class to pass both rounds of the U.A. They can accept or reject the Sports Festival. He consoled Setsuna Tokage, who suffered defeat against Katsukibakugo twice, and Eri twice after her initial fear.

Katsuki Bakugo

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Katsuki is a young, muscular man with pale skin. His sandy blonde hair is short, spiky and has jagged bangs. His eyes are deep and crimson.

During the Paranormal Liberation War Arc, Katsuki had two scars: one on his left shoulder (left) and one on his lower stomach (right).

He is wearing the U.A. He doesn’t wear the crimson tie. Under his jacket, a white collared shirt with no collar is worn. His pants are too loose, and his belt doesn’t help.

Katsuki is arrogant, vulgar, short-tempered and aggressive. Katsuki is unheroic. As a youth, he was known for torturing a Quirkless Izuku Mioriya. Braggart, boasting about his Explosion Quirk’s strength and even claiming that he could take on his entire middle school class. Izuku was openly dislikable, mainly because he didn’t have a Quirk. He also called him “Deku”, a derogatory term that means “null and unable to do anything”. Izuku was even threatened by him not to apply for U.A. High School, and became furious when they both passed the entrance exam.

Minoru Mineta

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Minoru is a small, slender teenage boy with a round head and plump cheeks. His nose is defined by his oval-shaped eyes and large dark pupils. His hair is cut in a mohawk shape and is dark purple.

His hero outfit is a purple shirt, mask, cape and yellow boots with gloves. His slacks, which are white with a light purple accent, are quite baggy around the waist. It is part of his grape theme outfit. It was used before the Joint Training Battle.

Minoru is shy and perverse, and is disapproved of by both the girls and some men. His head is filled with sexy ideas, even though they are not connected. Minoru loves to look at females, no matter what cost. Minoru’s popularity and his fascination with women are the driving forces behind his rise to fame. He proudly confesses to having them.

Tamaki Amajiki

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Tamaki is tall and pale. His ears are long and pointed, and look elf-like. His unruly, blue hair extends behind his head and covers his sleepy, pale eyes. They are meant to be split to ensure his eyesight is not impaired. He avoids eye contact and his shoulders are slanted.

Tamaki’s school clothes are sloppy. Tamaki’s tie is too loose and his shirt isn’t properly tucked in, giving the impression that his style is not important.

Tsukasa Tamaki, a shy, insecure, and unhappy actress, is introverted. She can become anxious while talking to strangers. Tamaki will often hide his nervousness by turning away from people and leaning against a wall. Tamaki can do this whenever he gets upset or offended.

Although Tamaki is an exceptional athlete and has a unique Quirk, he is also socially awkward and lacks self-confidence. His self-esteem has been affected by the pressure to perform flawlessly. Tamaki is quick to praise others’ optimism, but slow to recognize his own. Fat Gum is not impressed by Tamaki’s pessimism. Tamaki usually takes Fat Gum’s compliments for teasing.

Tomura Shigaraki

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Tomura is a light-skinned man with yellow teeth and deep wrinkles around the eyes. His lips are uneven and dry. He also has a mole under his right lip, as well as visible scars under his right eye. His grayish-blue, unmanaged hair is wavy and draping across his face. Although his eyes and lips are hidden, they are large and crazy, and he has blazing red irises.

Omura is a twister, just like Izuku Midoriya. He doesn’t care about the lives of others and is not afraid to murder innocent people. He is a “man-child”, arrogant, greedy and dependent. He can also be irritable if things aren’t going his way and compares reality to a computer game. Tomura resorts to force instead of finesse when solving problems. Tomura instead of attacking others or himself, he ripped at his neck when he got annoyed. All For One claims that his father’s torture and early loneliness led to his desire to kill and destroy. Tomura would eventually learn patience and self-control after several failed attempts.

Denki Kaminari

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Denki has a short, golden hair cut to the right. His side fringe is black lightning-shaped and partially covers his left eye. His trapezoidal golden eyes have little brows and are slanted. His body is smaller than the majority of the male pupils in his class, and he has little muscle mass. Denki still has a scar across his forehead left from the attack of Mr. Compress during the Paranormal Liberation War. His hair hides it well.

He wears the U.A. uniform during school hours. He wears the uniform with the second button unbuttoned. His shoes are dark brown.

The basic white shirt is paired with an open-front black jacket featuring a lightning design across its back and matching slacks that have two lines running down the legs. A single, square-shaped earphone is worn by him over his right ear.

Denki is outgoing, friendly, and enthusiastic. He loves to socialize. If he is upset or shocked enough, he will utter a few petty grumbles or react in a way that makes him seem naive. Denki may be loud and irresponsible but he is always kind.

Sometimes Denki can be seen with Minoru Mineta, pretending to be a smooth talker and joining his schemes. His attempts to impress others are often ignored or rejected. Denki is also a comedian who enjoys making fun of others. Denki wants to look trendy and modern to impress others. However, he lacks the skills to do so correctly. He’s easily influenced by the latest trends, even when they involve villains.

Hanta Sero

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Hanta is tall and thin with black hair about half his length. His almond-shaped eyes are usually quite large and wide. He also has small pupils and straight teeth. However, Present Mic and Katsuki Bakugo say that he has a very plain face. His elbows look like cylindrical tape dispensers, from which he launches the Tape Quirk.

Hanta is a very nice person who has proven to be one Class 1-A’s most social members. Hanta can be loud and showy at times. He is trying to impress his peers by using his Quirk.

He is often the only one who calls out his peers when they behave badly. He’s quite funny and often joins in the jokes with his peers. Hanta, when it comes down to the truth, is a strong hero-in training who wants to succeed on his own and help others. Hanta is a friend to others and is described as a laid-back individual.


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Eri is a little girl with wild, blue-off-white hair that falls just below her waist. Her eyes are bright, innocent, and glowing red. Her brow is adorned with a small brown horn that grows larger when her Quirk activates.

The first outfit she wears is a simple, short-sleeved, plain dress in a pale yellow. Her legs and arms are covered in bandages, with numerous wounds around her wrists.

Eri is wearing a white shirt with a frilled collar, a plain red pinafore and two large golden buttons on each side of her breast. Grey tights, wide brown boots and a dark red messenger bag featuring a floral motif at one of the edges are what she is wearing. Her hair is straighter and more neat than when she was with Shie Hashikai.

After Kai Chisaki accidentally made her father disappear with her Quirk, Eri was left frightened and alone. Eri experienced kindness for the first-time after Izuku Midoriya touched her. This overwhelmed her and made it difficult to cry. She doesn’t scream, weep or cry when murderous intent is directed at her. Instead, she just stays silent knowing that she cannot escape. Although Eri tried to flee her captors gradually, she continued to try to escape, even though her attempts at fighting and escape became less effective.

Kai, on the contrary, will die for Eri to save her loved ones. Kai convinced Eri that Quirk and her existence are only meant to harm other people. Eri feels dreadful and guilty and doesn’t want anyone to die because of her actions.

All for One

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All For One’s entire face is made up of scar tissue. It extends from his top lip to the back of his neck and covers his entire head. Although he doesn’t have a nose or ears, hair, eyes, or eyes, the shapes of his eye sockets can be discerned. He uses his Infrared Quirk to sense the direction of vibrations within his immediate environment. This is similar to echolocation. Through microscopic holes in the palms of his hands, he steals Quirks and transmits them.

All For One had intimidating features, short hair and bright red eyes. His eyes and face are often hidden. Er wears a black shirt over a white blouse.

All For One is a nasty, sly, and evil individual who loves to rob others. Yoichi shows Izuku Midoriya his characteristics in a dream. His abilities have helped people, but they were in return for their slavery. All For One would leave them if they refused to obey his orders. His followers would cleanse those who disobeyed him. All For One is a strong egomaniac and even has a God Complex. He compares himself to the Demon Lords he sees in comic books and considers himself a supreme entity. He has also been diagnosed with kleptomania. He says he cannot resist taking strong Quirks when the opportunity presents itself.

Rikido Sato

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Rikido is tall and muscular young man. His short, brown hair hangs high above his head. His eyes are small and square with tiny black pupils. He has bushy eyebrows. His large, thick lips are slightly darker than his skin tone and his nose is round.

The yellow, full-body, yellow suit that he wears is his hero outfit. It covers his entire body except for the areas around his eyes, mouth, and hair. He has white gloves, boots, and a utility belt that has sugar bags around his waist.

Rikido loves sweets and baking which is what he needs to fulfill his Quirk.

He can make sweets as well as his peers. Rikido was surprised by this unexpectedly positive answer. It implied that he underestimates himself as a confectioner. Rikido bakes sweets every week in the dormitories and shares them with friends. He creates a delicious night with Momo Yaoyorozu tea. He can cook different dishes, as he demonstrated during the Christmas dinner.

Toru Hagakure

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Toru is a small girl with a transparent body. Her identity is only revealed if she has worn or carried goods (including clothing and accessories). Her figure is slim and curvy when she’s dressed. Yuga Aoyama is a short-wavy woman with large, round eyes and bushy eyelashes.

Her hero outfit is a pair light blue gloves with faint pink lines, and light brownish-gray lac-up shoes.

Her winter ensemble includes basic knee-high boots with thicker gloves and a distinctive color pattern on her gloves.

Toru is easy to like because she is happy, effervescent and easygoing. She’s outgoing and loves to shop. Her room is filled with beautiful plushies and other items.

She feels that removing her clothes during combat gives her tactical advantage. She is blissfully unaware of what it means to become invisible. However, she does express some concern about being seen naked, even though she is wearing her hero outfit which requires almost no clothes.

The unseen body of Toru appears to be used mainly for comic relief.


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Enji is tall and strong. Bright turquoise eyes and short, spiked scarlet hair. As he removes his mustache and beard, a small stubble appears around his jaw.

His hero costume is a navy blue bodysuit with flames running down his chest and upper torso. His flames serve as an eye mask and his tall boots look like they are always lit. His lower arms are covered in white cage-style bracers, while his belt has two pockets on each side.

Shoto, on the other hand describes his father as arrogant with a drive to exceed the No. Since he was a young boy, Enji has had a strong desire to surpass All Might in strength & power. Enji was left in despair when he realized that the All Might figure proved too difficult for him and no one else to overcome. Enji was a cruel, cold man who cared only about his unrealistic desire.

Tsuyu Asui

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Tsuyu is small with a thin frame and large hands. Tsuyu’s features are frog-like. She has a large mouth that drops down in the middle and oval-shaped eyes. Her lower eyelashes and large, black irises make her stand out. She is frog-like and hops on her toes rather than running.

Her hair is dark sea-green and very long. It reaches her waist, and she tied it in a large bow at the end. Her hair is about shoulder length with shorter bangs in the middle of her face. Some are brushed to one side.

Tsuyu is direct and reserved. She speaks often about her thoughts and the opinions of others. Tsuyu would prefer to be called “Tsu”, by her friends only. Tsuyu calls all people “-chan”, except teachers and other authorities. Her parents were always working so she had to care for her younger siblings from an early age. Tsuyu grew up to be a responsible, mature person who was able to balance school and family activities without interfering with each other. Tsuyu is able to lead and care for others and keep them safe and happy if they don’t. Tsuyu is a strong believer, ambitious, and conviction and will defend her friends from stupid actions. Tsuyu opposed the Class 1-A decision to rescue Katsukibakugo after the Vanguard Action Squad Invasion. She claimed that they were acting on their emotions and breaking the law to save him made them monsters.

Mirio Togata

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Mirio is tall and muscular with visible scars along his lower arms. Mirio’s unique design is due to his simple appearance, blue oval-shaped eyes and rounder nose. His golden hair is styled with a cowlick at top and brushed at the bottom.

Mirio doesn’t wear a blazer and wears his school uniform just like the other male pupils. His belt buckle, which is the size of a ravenous mouth and looks brilliant, is stunning.

Mirio had long hair which he used to keep in a ponytail. Mirio cut his hair so that the support department could give him a hero outfit for his Quirk.

Mirio is an enthusiastic, humorous person with strange tendencies. Mirio is a highly motivated, enthusiastic person with odd tendencies. This is why many people are puzzled about how he is one of the best students at U.A. Mirio is always cheerful and smiley. Sir Nighteye recognized in him the potential for All Might to be replaced as the peace emblem.

Mirio is a comedian with an uncommon sense of humor. Mirio’s quips range from silly to ridiculous, making him an amusing fool for others. To introduce Eri to Class 1-A, he used his clothed butt as a puppet.

Mirio’s laid back demeanor doesn’t hinder his judgment or prevent him from becoming a hero. Mirio has transformed an inexplicable ability into one the most powerful Quirks in the world. Mirio is constantly looking for ways to improve his talents and gain new knowledge.

Mezo Shoji

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His pale grey hair is swept forward to cover most of his face and is almost straight over the one eye. His Quirk isn’t in use. Only the front two arms of his Quirk have hands. The rest are thin stumps.

His face is slightly extended with his eyes set further to the sides. A blue mask covers his neck from below his eyes to his base. It is his go-to accessory and he doesn’t leave home without it. After his arm was injured in the Forest Training Camp Arc accident, he was able to speak with his real lips. Because he doesn’t have ears, he doesn’t require his Quirk to hear.

Mezo is a delightfully gentle and pleasant person who will get along with everyone. Mezo does not harbor grudges against anyone who may have unintentionally hurt him.

Mezo is selfless and will give his life to save others. He is understanding and compassionate, mature, and responsible. He doesn’t act on his emotions, even if it hurts. He protects his friends, even if they are hurt. According to the Ultra Archive, he would die for his friends.

Present Mic

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Hizashi is tall and thin with long, blond hair that has been spiked up high and a small brown mustache. He is often depicted smiling wide, with no nostrils, and Irises are greenish yellow in color.

His hero outfit features a black jacket with high collar, studs and matching black leggings. He also has knee-high boots. With red elbow pads and tan shoulder pads. Also, black fingerless gloves. His neck is covered by a directional speaker that he uses with his Quirk. He wears headphones that have the word “HAGE”, orange sunglasses, and a headband with the word “HAGE”.

Hizashi retains a radio presenter character. He is enthusiastic or loud, regardless of the situation. Kyoka Jiro was confused by his demeanor and referred to him as an announcer, rather than a Pro Hero. He is known for engaging his audience when performing in front of large crowds. He acts like this no matter what the reaction of the crowd. He is also a strong person, and he was able to keep Shota Aizawa away from a mob. This prevented him from receiving negative publicity. He is so disgusted by bugs that he can’t stand being around them. He confesses to preferring cities to forests.


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Kurogiri is a dark purple mist with golden eyes. He wears a suit and tie with a metal brace right around his neck and just behind his eyes.

He is wearing a villain suit and is covered in black fog. Only his neck brace can be seen.

Kurogiri’s calm demeanor balances Tomura’s anger and immaturity. He was born to protect Tomura and is fiercely committed to All For One. Kurogiri is a Nomu who is trained to accept only a few directives and to remain silent when asked about the League.

Kurogiri is polite and friendly to all, even his enemies. He is a League villain, and he can be a nasty character, willing to torture or kill heroic children. He was a frequent visitor to the original hiding place of the League of Villains at Kamino (Yokohama),

Eijiro Kirishima

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Eijiro is a strong young man with medium height and a youthful physique. His eyes are dark and inwardly crimson. Horikoshi claims that he occasionally forgets to draw and has a small scar over his right eye. He has small brows and a sharp smile. His hair is dyed a bright red with tufts at each side. He also has gel-stitched his hair from all angles. This elegant look takes just three minutes to create.

His hair was dark and natural, with a length slightly shorter than his shoulders and some bangs between the eyes. Soon after being admitted to U.A. He changed his mind after being admitted to the U.A.

He wears dark red sneakers instead of his brown dress shoes to school.

Eijiro is loud and outgoing and loves to use the adjectives “manly”, “unmanly” and “unmanly”, to describe people and things he likes. Eijiro is a proud, courageous, and/or determined person who often brings him to tears. This earns him his complete respect, friendship, and admiration. He will also point out the opposites such as cowardice or dirty play. Eijiro is a strong man who places others’ safety before his own. Eijiro also admires Crimson Riot. He draws inspiration from Crimson Riot and gives him his personal hero name. Eijiro is a clear thinker and lives by a code that encourages him to be a good citizen. Because of his friendly and encouraging manner, he is able to make friends with almost anyone he meets. Eijiro is willing to break laws to save or help his friends. He regrets not being in a position to do so. Eijiro accepts responsibility for his actions as well as those of his friends. He is not weak or burdensome and constantly seeks out ways to improve his abilities and talents.

Mina Ashido

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Mina, a girl of medium size with healthy thighs, appears to have a wider waist than her female peers. Her skin is pale pink. Her eyes are square with black sclera, yellow irises, and long eyelashes beneath and around her eyes. Minoru Mineta stated that she has a “super athletic body”.

Her light pink, short hair is a little darker than her skin tone and frames her face. Two slender, pale yellow horns hang from her head. They are firmly attached and lean diagonally to opposite sides. The standard U.A. for females is worn by her. She wears the standard female U.A. uniform to school.

Mina is a cheerful, outgoing girl with a smile on her face. Mina is a very social person and can get angry if she’s not allowed to go to a party. She loves shopping and is fashionable.

Mina loves dancing and excels because of her agility and vigor. Contrary to her bubbly personality, Mina is strict and precise when she teaches others how to dance. She is well-known for her ability to calm people in difficult relationships through her dance.

Hawks / Keigo Takami

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Keigo is a man of average size with a slim physique. He claims that his back muscles are too small. He has thick eyelashes and fluffy, ash-blond hair that is combed backwards. His chin has a slight stubble.

His eyes are trapezoidal and golden-brown with two small black triangles below his tear ducts. They resemble a bird’s. As a youngster, his eye markings were natural. His Quirk gives him large bright red wings that have feathers that grow longer with each descent.

Keigo has been shown to be both emotionally and logistically adept. Keigo’s cheerful and easygoing demeanor is a sign of his alertness. Keigo is a laid back guy, but can sometimes be quite nasty. Keigo follows the HPSC’s instructions without hesitation, but with skepticism. Keigo is a skeptic and hates formality. He is unpredictable, brash and insulting. Keigo is not concerned about his social standing, and he acts casually deferential. Keigo is a sarcastic character who accepts calmly Katsuki Bakugo’s claim that he was faster, and responds with ironic adaption to someone saying he was less.

Fumikage Tokoyami

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Fumikage, a young man with a black bird head, is probably a crow. His brown beak has a yellowish tip and he often removes his scarlet choker. His body, despite his head’s appearance is normal for a person with fair skin. Fumikage has gained muscle during his time with Hawks. Dabi’s flames left a mark after the Paranormal Liberation War.

He also wears a robe that covers his entire body, but stops at his shins halfway. He also has black boots with knee-high heels. He was wearing a black T-shirt, wristbands and loose pants during the Joint Training Arc. A utility belt with double pin clasp and a utility knife belt were also on his back.

Fumikage is calm, focused, honorable, and heroic. Fumikage will dismiss any questions or requests that seem irrelevant while he is speaking to others. Tenya Ida asked him to not sit at the desk. Fumikage becomes more social when he partners with others. He helps, comforts, and appreciates his co-workers for their efforts. Fumikage is a trustworthy and tough combatant whose strength, ability and integrity are seldom questioned.

Fumikage, a “creature in the dark”, uses archaic-sounding phrases that make him sound spooky and dramatic. Fumikage is still anxious about his hobbies, which are more mysterious and exotic than he can understand or relate to. Fumikage, despite his dark associations is not a bad guy. Fumikage can become angry or offended if his mentors or friends are hurt. This could be due to Fumikage’s Quirk being sensitive.

All-Might / Toshinori Yagi

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Toshinori is a large man with a defined and muscular body. He looks like a Western superhero. His face features a strong jawline and high cheekbones. He also has bushy eyebrows. Two tufts of blond, short hair are found on either side of his head. They tilt slightly to the one side. Because of his prominent features, it’s difficult to see beyond his bright blue eyes. Toshinori’s declining health made him a very slim man with angular features, long limbs and a short neck. His eyebrows are non-existent and his neck is long. His left chest is scarlet and he often spits blood when he’s happy or surprised. Toshinori no longer needs large, bulky garments to match his muscular body.

All Might’s heroic persona is based upon comic book superhero stereotypes, which are enthusiastic and theatrical. His huge smile protects the eyes of anyone who is near him. Nana Shimura, his instructor, taught him how to smile. She believed that people who smile are stronger than those who don’t. All Might, despite his annoying tendencies, is an extremely pleasant and friendly person who takes the time to communicate with his followers.

All Might, in contrast to his heroic character, becomes quiet and gloomy when he returns to his true nature. He is optimistic and keeps his goals realistic. All Might encourages Quirkless Izuku to keep his dreams of becoming a hero real and suggests that he find another career that will benefit others. To avoid long-term frustration, he had to be firm. He may vomit blood if he becomes amused or astonished enough. This is an indication of his weak condition. His demeanor is characterized by optimism and oafishness, regardless of All Might’s actual form.

Momo Yaoyorozu

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Momo is a tall, mature teenager girl. Momo is a tall, mature teen girl. Her Quirk demands fat cells and keeps her fuller than her peers. On her right side, a huge strand her long black hair hangs. Her eyes are bright and black with short brows. She is determined.

Her school uniform is a gray blazer with blue stripes, a white shirt, red tie and blue-green pleated pants. Black knee socks are also included. Brown shoes are optional.

Momo is a passionate, wise leader who sets an example. Momo is calm in stressful situations and can be calm and level-headed. However, she can also panic. Momo is kind, polite, and reserved. However, she can also be honest about mistakes and make miscalculations. She wants to help others become great heroes like she did when she coached her friends at home. Momo is a selfless, inspirational hero who grows with others.

Momo doesn’t worry about losing her clothes in a fight, as she is skilled at making other outfits and would have made her costume more, exposed if there weren’t any restrictions on clothing that covered her flesh. She is often mistaken for a showgirl by others. Despite her innocence she is annoyed by Katsuki Bakugo and Minoru Mineta’s crude attitude. She is natural and relaxed about nudity, reflected in her lack of modesty in her clothes.

Koji Koda

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Koji is tall and muscular young man with peach skin. His skull looks like a rock with an uneven top and a square jaw.

His hero costume is a yellow short suit with prominent red markings on his arms and torso. He wears red shoes with a red lining and has an open mouth.

To prepare for the Provisional Hero License Exam, Koji has worn two white straps across his shoulders and a full face mask with holes above his mouth. He was replaced by boots.

Koji, despite his intimidating appearance, is a quiet and shy man. Kyoka Jiro thought he was quiet and was surprised when Koji spoke. Fumikage Tokoyami says he is adept at keeping secrets. He is a kind person and hates violence.

Koji seems to be a great animal lover, even keeping a pet bunny. Koji is able to engage with animals in a way that others can’t. Koji also loves to decorate his room with animal dolls and other decorations.

Koji suffers from entomophobia (a fear of insects that causes him to run and scream). Koji and Eijiro used insects to defeat Jurota Shishida during the Joint Training arc. This proved that Koji is able overcome his fear and help his colleagues.

Hitoshi Shinso

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Hitoshi, a young man, has straight teeth and indigo-colored hair that is untied. His eyes are dark purple and have white pupils. They are narrow, trapezoidal and point downwards. His eyes are usually half-closed with black bags underneath.

Hitoshi’s physique had grown since his last visit to the U.A., according to Class 1-A pupils. Sports Festival

Hitoshi, despite his quiet and reserved demeanour, is a direct and stoic guy who has an instinctive ability and the will to start a conversation with anyone. Hitoshi is a very intelligent man who knows the right phrases to use to get people to respond. This Quirk allows him to show his intelligence. He is not afraid to do something unorthodox in order to win a fight.

Hitoshi is feared by those who are aware of his talents and discriminated against because of his Brainwashing Quirk. He uses the example of Izuku Midoriya to show how someone as blessed as Hitoshi would not understand what it is like to possess a talent similar to his. Hitoshi, despite his faults, longs to be a Pro Hero and prove his noble intentions to all who doubt his noble motives. He longs to take over children who follow the path to becoming a Pro Hero as he has always wished.

Gran Torino

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Gran Torino is an old, skinny man with deep wrinkles. He is fair-skinned with brown eyes. The beard is trimmed and has some short bangs.

He also wears a monotone suit and thick yellow gloves, boots, and a yellow domino mask that looks like two diamonds.

His height and beauty were once his greatest assets. He was also a strong, muscular man with an impressive build. Gran Torino has maintained his same look throughout his life, even down to his grey hair and current attire.

Gran Torino initially looked like an elderly man, who often mispronounced Izuku Midoriya’s name. Gran Torino had offered Izuku an internship but he often forgot her name. It’s a ruse to frustrate his new protégé.

Gran Torino is a highly intelligent man with a broad perspective. He taught Izuku far more in a week than All Might could in over a whole year. Izuku was taught the first step towards achieving One For All through a simple analogy that involved Izuku’s favorite dessert, Teriyaki. Based only on media coverage about Hero Killer: Stain, he correctly predicted All For One’s plan.

Stain / Chizome Akaguro

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Chizome is a tall, fearsome man with a triangular, flat face. He also has a long tongue and papillae. His long, untidy hair drapes over his face, except for the mask and headband. He also has small, reddish-colored eyes (red in the anime).

To strap his weapons, he wears a black battle suit with metal armor. He wraps his arms with yellow bandages, from his shoulders to the tips of his fingers. The torso is not covered by sleeves. He wears long black wristbands and a watch on his left arm. Also, there are metal knee pads and steel armor boots. He wears his signature blood-red scarf with matching headband and a ripped fabric mask.

Stain is a cruel individual who feels obliged to rid society of false heroes. Heroism is not for those who are heroes to make money or fame. Only All Might is worthy of the title. Because of his passion, he became the Hero Killer. He stained his hands with blood to expel bogus heros and alter society.

Stain doesn’t intend to kill any non-targets. He hates unnecessary bloodshed and fought Tomura Shigaraki. Tenya Ida is not provoked by him so he hesitates before he strikes. Tenya Ida pursues him to exact revenge on his brother’s death and he tells her what it means to be a true hero. Stain saves Izuku Mioriya because he embodies all the qualities of a true hero: strength, competence and a sense of duty. He believes strongly in beliefs and creeds, and believes that people are weak without them.

Izuku Midoriya

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Izuku’s face is large and framed by his thick, dark-colored hair. His hair sticks out at odd angles around his head casting shadows. He has large, round eyes and emerald-irises with watery, sometimes extended, wide eyes that give him an innocent, optimistic look. He has four symmetrical, diamond-shaped freckles on each cheek.

After 10 months of intense training with All Might Izuku was able to tone his muscles. As he gets stronger, these muscles continue to develop and become more defined.

Izuku is shy, calm, and friendly, but he can also react negatively to strange events. Katsuki describes him as being nervous, emotional and fragile. This is due to his lack Quirk. Katsuki was particularly harsh about him wanting to be a hero. Izuku eventually develops leadership skills that, when combined with his enthusiasm for the cause and strategic ability, make him a prominent figure in Class 1-A alongside Katsuki.

Itsuka Kendo

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Itsuka, a small girl of average height, is thin. Her long, orange hair is usually pulled up in a ponytail on her left side. Her long, orange hair is arranged in three groups around her eyes. Big tufts of hair crown her forehead.

Itsuka wears a turquoise knee-length, double-breasted corset with a black double-breasted corset. Under her qipao, she wears black shorts. Accessorize with her wide-legged navy blue boots with white slip-in vamps and a loose brown utility belt that has a bag attached at the rear.

The winter hero outfit she chose includes a qipao and long sleeves that reach to the wrist.

Itsuka is a bright and kind girl. To stop Neito Monoma from causing an uproar in Class 1-A, she will karate chop him on the neck. If she feels that others are more deserving, she will turn down any opportunities. Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu, Ibara Shiozaki were allowed to represent her team at the U.A. Sports Festival tournament. Itsuka is the “big sister” of Class 1B. Her joyful nature could bring Class 1B together.


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Dabi is a young, pale, tall man in his early twenties. He has a slim, lanky body. His long, white hair dangles high above his head and falls low over his small, heavily lidded, turquoise-colored eyes. Before revealing his identity, his hair was dyed black.

His gnarled, wrinkled and purple skin patches covering most of his neck and lower face, above his collarbone, below and around his eyes and on his arms, legs, and arms are due to him losing control over his fire Quirk. They are connected to his skin by surgical staples or hoop-piercings.

Toya was a boisterous youngster who wanted everything from his father. Toya became obsessed with the idea that he would be the next number one to achieve his father’s goal of surpassing All Might. Enji repeatedly advised him to forget about this goal and instead focus on other things in his life. Toya refused and continued training, eventually burning himself. Toya described his goal as a burning desire he couldn’t satisfy, despite Rei’s explanation that he was just looking for approval from his father and the assurance that he wasn’t a failure.

Yuga Aoyama

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Yuga is a young, thin man with a feminine appearance. His beautiful golden hair is completed by a side fringe that curves down and bends up a bit before curling down. His long eyelashes are reminiscent of a young prince with brilliant azure eyes.

A bodysuit in icy blue conceals a set o golden armor, metallic lavender and gold armor, a chestplate, two shoulder pads, two round shoulder plates, elbow-length vambraces and knee-high boots. His belt and vambraces have a golden Greek fret-like trim. The cloak is made of long, sparkling indigo and has a buckle with a golden ring shape and a blue crystal. He also has smaller crystals on his knees and shoulder pads. A red-tinted, wing-shaped visor covers his eyes. His baggy pants have straight golden lines.

Yuga is proud and conceited, believing he is better than his classmates, particularly in regards to his Quirk. Yuga is a showman, loves to make ostentatious gestures and enjoys displaying his personality despite being ignored by his peers. He is able to keep a smile on his face even when he is hurt or speaking, and can get agitated if questioned or stopped. Yuga’s sentences often end with a star sign. Yuga also loves to emphasize his French heritage by using French terms within his statements.

Yuga’s Quirk and upbringing make this seem a façade. Yuga has significant anxiety and remorse. He was born Quirkless and struggled to be “different” from everyone. His parents were afraid of him. They contacted All For One who gave him his Navel Laser Quirk. This put their family in debt and Yuga in a double agent position.

Himiko Toga

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Himiko is a small, fair-skinned girl with a beautiful face. Her large mouth and bright yellow eyes have small slits that look like a cat’s. Her top and lower canines, which are shorter than the rest of her teeth and sharper than the rest, give her a vampire-like appearance. Her hair is a dirty, untidy ash-blonde. She has two straight buns and a straight fringe. To frame her face, she also has two side bangs that reach to her chin.

Himiko is a happy, smiling female who can smile even after she has killed someone.

She stops when she gets bored or angry, even when she is in danger, such as when Tomura Shigaraki threatened to assault her. Himiko’s constant flushing causes her to look perpetually lovesick. She has also proven she can be easily embarrassed, as she was nude while trying to imitate the looks of others.

Tenya Iida

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Tenya is tall and muscular young man with a wide build. His dark, short hair is well-cut and parted on the right side. He has sharp eyes and square jaws. He wears rectangular-lens glasses and his brows are always angled inward. His calves are thick and look like engine parts. Six silver exhaust pipes extend from each leg in three columns.

Tenya can appear cold, unfriendly, and frightening at first but he is direct, earnest and smart. He is also disciplined and honorable despite his elite background. Tenya exhibits some odd tics like waving his arms in strange chopping patterns and jerking his body around wildly. However, he never loses his tight, professional look.

Tenya is known for jumping to conclusions and then jumping to action. After thinking that Izuku Midoriya had discovered what the U.A. was, Tenya began to believe him. Tenya began to consider him a worthy peer after the Entrance Exam and has continued to hold him in high regard ever since. Tenya is a dramatist who uses practical exercises to make him look more real.

Twice / Jin Bubaigawara

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Jin had gray-blue eyes and blond hair. A large scar had been left on his forehead after an earlier event. His chin and mouth were clearly visible. He wore a blue collared shirt, regular jeans, and boots.

His villain costume was a gray and black bodysuit with gray boots. His distinctive mask consisted of a gray top and black bottom that concealed his lips. Red and green bracelets were worn twice with measuring tapes.

Twice’s costume was mostly black, with the exception of the gray markings on his chest that form a “T”, and “W”. The letter “T” is formed by lines that cross his upper body, climbing from his abdomen, and another line that descends to the lower part of his torso and divides into two. Finally, a third line ascends to his hips and produces a “W.”

Twice was a very distinct person: lively, energetic, and at first, extremely funny. Twice enjoyed theatrical stances, and strange facial expressions. He contradicted himself twice, saying one thing and then the opposite in another. Twice attacked Dabi, then applauded him. This was part Twice’s mental instability and his role as a villain. Twice was left confused by his 9-day dispute with his clone. Jin’s identity problem drove him insane and made him a lazy and oppressive boss. He became a madman. Twice he contradicted himself, and acted naturally about it when it was veiled. But without it, his dual personalities argued. He would panic and threaten to “split”, until he reapplied his mask, and then he became “whole.”

Ochaco Uraraka

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Ochaco is petite and curvy. Ochaco has a light complexion and rosy cheeks. It has a warm reddish hue to its iris, which are thick with two long, prominent lashes on each side and less distinct lower eyelashes.

Her hair is about shoulder length, bobbed and twisted inward at the ends. There are two longer clumps to her faces on each side and short bangs that go nearly a quarter of her forehead. To activate or deactivate her Quirk, she has a tiny pinkish pad at the top of each finger.

The school uniform for her includes a gray jacket with two blue/green stripes, two pockets and gold buttons, as well as a white shirt and dress shirt. There is also a small golden button on the tie and a dark-blue-green pleated skirt. Black tights and brown slip on shoes replace the knee-high socks worn by her friends.

Ochaco was described by others as “the most laid-back girl in class”, cheerful, and a bit of an Airhead. Ochaco is often unintentionally brutal. Ochaco, like Izuku Midoriya’s emotions, is often exaggerated. Ochaco finds some personality traits and eccentricities funny, sometimes even laughing out loud.

Ochaco is friendly and vibrant. She is also able to see the positives and draw out the weaknesses. Ochaco is generally kind, compassionate, and willing to help anyone who needs it. Ochaco first noticed Tsuyu Asui’s temper when he was angry. Her kindness and sensitivity are evident in her relationships to her peers. She is a good friend to all, especially Tenya Ida and Tsuyu.

Mirai Sasaki / Nighteye

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Sir Nighteye was tall and muscular with long, straight features. His dark, lustrous hair was always combed and split to the right, with three yellow streaks at the front. Two were on his right, one on his left. His yellow brows complemented his triangle glasses’ rims and his stern-looking eyes. His demeanor was one of authority and strength. He rarely smiled and was often harsh and glared constantly.

It was only one aspect of Sir Nighteye he showed in public. Nighteye loved comedy, and required that others make him laugh before he saw them. Nighteye believed that those subordinates lacking humor and enthusiasm were a threat to society’s future.

Nighteye loved All Might and kept many memorabilia and trinkets. He was able to recall details about All Might’s valor and previous events, which is similar to Izuku Midoriya’s understanding of All Might. Nighteye was also influenced by All Might’s vision of a hero. He wanted someone who incites fear in his adversaries, and hopes in the citizens through good humor. Nighteye was also concerned for All Might’s safety, having been severely injured during his first encounter with All For One. He was about to die as the Symbol of Peace. He begged All Might for his release and urged All Might to help him choose his successor.

Kyoka Jiro

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Kyoka is slim and fair-skinned. Her trapezoidal onyx eyes have long, lower lashes and small brows. Her dark purple hair is asymmetrical and short. On either side, there are two reflections that look like cardiac monitor waves. She can manipulate her hair at will, and even change the length of the wires by attaching them to each earlobe.

Kyoka, unlike the rest of her classmates, sometimes wears a belt instead of the U.A. blazer.

The outfit she wears includes a black leather jacket, long salmon-colored blouse, black slacks and stereo-equipped boots. Her look is completed with a basic black choker, and white gloves that are fingerless.

Kyoka is akin to her classmate Denki Kaminari. She has a sarcastic and unenthusiastic demeanor, which she often displays to people she doesn’t like. Kyoka isn’t always like that. She enjoys socializing and is usually kind and friendly.

Kyoka often uses her huge earlobes-like hands.

Although she may be violent, Kyoka shows it when she uses her Quirk’s Earphone Jacks for physical punishment or control of individuals, including Denki and Minoru Mineta. Kyoka is a leader when it comes time to become a hero. She is organized and communicates well.

Eraser Head / Shota Aizawa

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Shota is tall and pale-skinned, with long black hair that reaches the shoulders and half-open black eyes. His tired and worn-out appearance makes him easy to identify. His eyes look tired and lifeless, unless he is in conflict. His facial hair is also untidy.

He wears a utility belt, a scarf wrapped around his neck and a matching pair of slacks. Behind his scarf, he keeps a pair of bright yellow combat goggles.

Shota is a quiet, strict man who expects much from his students. Shota is driven by logic. He doesn’t believe in needing to appear neat or filter his thoughts or words for others. He is impatient, cold, indifferent, and impatient. He prefers to sleep in his sleeping bag and puts forth little effort. Shota is a teacher who has high expectations and expels pupils who don’t fit in the U.A. High. Shota does this to encourage them to push harder.

Nejire Hado

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Nejire is tall and fair with large, curious eyes. Her eyes are beautiful and her eyelashes are long. Her periwinkle hair falls below her knees and wraps around her waist, curving inwardly over her legs. She has side-swept bangs that are tucked behind both her ears, on each side. The U.A. lads describe Nejire as “cute type” and not “sexy sort.” Yuyu Haya.

Like Kyoka Jiro’s, Nejire wears a waistcoat with her school uniform.

Nejire is outgoing, friendly and curious, but can be distracted by the physical characteristics of others. Nejire may be direct and ask intrusive questions.

Nejire is a “free spirit” with a warm heart who doesn’t fear to be herself and learn new things. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and teaching others, but not boastfully. She acts like a kindergartener because of her youthful enthusiasm.

She is energetic, friendly, and always on the go. In her spare time, she takes care of Eri’s hair and plays with her. She was not concerned when she heard about Tamaki Amajiki’s attack. Despite her talkative and curious nature, she is very calm.

Best Jeanist

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His neck was extremely long and flexible, with his black heavily-lashed eyes appearing to lean inwardly. His long, blond hair is swept to the left to hide his left eye.

His face is hidden below his nose by ankle-length pants, a large denim waistcoat, and a high collar denim shirt. The man is wearing short, dark brown boots with thick gray soles and shafts.

Tsunagu is an interesting gentleman. Tsunagu insists that people who are influential must maintain a positive physical and social image. He often uses denim and other fabric-related analogies in his talks, asking his employees to live their lives like their jeans.

Tsunagu dislikes boorish people like Katsuki Bakugo. Tsunagu tried to change his mind with Katsuki, but was disillusioned by his stubbornness.

Tsunagu takes the heroic duty of Tsunagu very seriously. Tsunagu is bold, unselfish, and captivating. He believes that, no matter what the circumstances, true heroes don’t make excuses. He took on the whole of All For One’s assault to save his team, and they were proud of him.

Shoto Todoroki

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Shoto is a muscular, medium-sized young man who is strong for his age. Shoto has long hair that does not reach his neck and wears his bangs split twice to protect his eyesight. Due to his Quirk, his hair is evenly split into two colors: his right side is white and his left is blood red. He has heterochromia, which makes his left eye’s Iris appear turquoise, while his right is dark brownish-grey. His eyes are small and well-shaped. A large scar runs from his hairline down to half of his cheek. He is often quiet and solemn. Many of his classmates agree that he’s attractive. Mina Ashido even suggests that he’s the most handsome guy in Class 1-A.


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Mr. Nezu, an obese man, resembles a mixture of animals like a mouse, bear, or dog. His ears are shaped like a mouse and have pale pink interiors that slant outwards from his head. A long, round mouth and a slightly rounded nose. His white fur is reminiscent of a dog, with large paws and pink pads. He also has a long, cat-like tail.

Dark red tie, matching pants, black double-breasted waistcoat and dress shirt. He is wearing orange lace-up sneakers, with thick soles, that look almost as big as Izuku Midoriya’s.

Nezu is a charming, eccentric, and persistent principal at a school for heroes. He is aware of his unusual appearance and makes himself known accordingly.

His explanations and teaching may seem a bit rambling. Over tea, Nezu gave a detailed lecture about the balance between educator and hero. His passion for education extends beyond judging young villains and asking if they can be trained to become good citizens.

It’s there, anime fans. This is our list of 40 top My Hero Academia characters. You may have your own ideas about which characters should or shouldn’t be included on this list. Please let us know in the comments what we missed and why you think they should be. Don’t forget to comment and let us know which one of these characters you like best!

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