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Main Character's Families
- Voiced by: Aya Kawakami (Japanese), Jessica Cavanagh (English)
- Adult Fear: Imagine what she is feeling, having to time after time get the news that her son is in the hospital with his limbs mangled and his bones broken. Or being told that he was taken to the police station because he was targeted by a villain. It comes to the point in which she asks Midoriya to leave after the Camping Trip Arc due to a very serious injury in his arms. It gets so bad that she eventually declines to allow him to continue attending U.A. because she fears for his safety and feels she can't trust the heroes.
- Birds of a Feather:
- According to All Might, she reminds him a lot of Nana, though he states that it's due a similar hairstyle, but their strong motherly presence in the comic to both Midoriya and All Might is comparable.
- She is also this for Izuku, they are both heavily emotional and kind people, with similar physical traits - color of the eyes, skin and hair - they share some comedic traits too, such as being both Ocular Gushers and making exaggerated faces of surprise.
- Doting Parent: Always supportive of Izuku.
- Formerly Fit: When Izuku was 4, she was thin. In the present, she is a bit chubby.
- Glamorous Single Mother: Well, not exactly glamorous, but Izuku's home life (aside from the bullying and dream-crushing and the sobbing) had been pretty stable and happy despite the fact that his mom (who appears to have gained weight from the stress) appears to be single. He never mentions any money problems either, despite the fact that we've never seen his mom working (though it's probable that she has a day job). In fact, Izuku's dad hasn't been mentioned more than three times in the entire series!
- An omake reveals she is still married, and her husband works abroad, which is likely where the majority of her income comes from.
- Hollywood Magnetism: Can attract small objects like toys towards her.
- Locked Out of the Loop: She doesn't know about All Might giving Izuku One-For-All, something he is shown to be a little guilty about as he often mention how he "hasn't even told mom" about it.
- Mind over Matter: Her Quirk lets her move small objects.
- My Greatest Failure: When it was first found out that Midoriya would never have a Quirk, and thus, could never be a hero, his greatest dream, Izuku had a breakdown, and instead of being supportive that Midoriya could still try, she too broke down, hugging him and crying while telling him how sorry she is. After Izuku gains admittance to UA, his mom tells him how sorry she is for acting that way and how now no matter what she will fully support him.
- Ocular Gushers: Chapter 38 shows her surrounded by a huge pile of tissues. Now we know where Izuku got it from.
- Parents as People: As much as she wants to support her son, she's only human. When Izuku discovers that he's Quirkless as a child, she doesn't realize (at least not at first) that all of her attempts at comforting are just making him feel worse, and later on she's very conflicted about whether she should allow him to continue pursuing his dream of being a hero in light of how dangerous it is.
- Reality Ensues: She received praise from fans who loved that she was a heavily realistic depiction of a mother in a shonen manga. Mothers usually are not mentioned or are dead in this genre, but Inko is shown as supportive of her son's dream, but also heavily worried about his well being while he is going in life-or-death situation.
Midoriya's father, who is yet to appear.
- All There in the Manual: The only way to know his name is by reading other sources of information.
- Ambiguous Situation: Whether he is still married to Inko, involved in his son's life or even still alive is impossible to say, based on how little we know about him. The volume 11 omake reveals that he is in fact still married to Inko, and currently working abroad, but anything more is still unknown.
- Disappeared Dad: He is only mentioned once by his wife as a guy with a fire-breathing Quirk. In the character book it's revealed his name is Hisashi, which is a pun of "hisahiburi" which translates as "it's been a while" and is something you say to people you have not seen in a long time. It's revealed in his wife's character bio that he is still alive, he just works abroad.
- The Ghost: Only ever mentioned in the beginning of the manga and never again.
- Parental Neglect: Possibly, during the time he hasn't appeared, his son's life changed drastically and became increasingly more dangerous, even leading to him going to the hospital several times. We also don't see him when Izuku was a kid, nor Izuku seem bothered by his lack of presence or talk about him, so it's possible he never was very much present in his son's life anyway.
- Playing with Fire: His quirk is to breath fire.
- Punny Name: "Hisashi" comes from the japanese term "Hisashiburi", something said to people you haven't seen for a long time, reflecting his situation in the manga.
Shouto's mother and Endeavor's wife.
- An Ice Person: Her Quirk and the reason Endeavor had any sort of interest in her.
- Arranged Marriage: How she became Endeavor's wife. She was not a willing party.
- Broken Bird: Forced to marry a horrible person like Endeavor due to his power and wealth and then have about four children so Endeavor could get his perfect successor, whereupon she was forced to defend her son from his abusive training regimen. When her sanity broke, resulting in Shoto's scarring, Endeavor chucked her into a mental institution
- Moment of Weakness: Her injuring of Todoroki, as it occurred immediately after she had been talking about how much the stress of her situation was getting to her.
- No Name Given: After all this time, her name was never mentioned.
- Sanity Slippage: When her children started growing and looking more like Endeavor, she succumbed to the stress and had to be sent to a mental hospital after injuring Todoroki with boiling water. Endeavor had her committed to a mental institution without even a hint of regret.
Shouto's older sister.
- Hot Teacher: While never shown in-story, it is revealed on a back cover that she's a teacher.
- Meaningful Name: Her name mean "winter beauty".
- Meganekko: She wears glasses.
- Parental Substitute: Implied to be the one taking care of Shouto considering that he has a mother in the hospital and his Father... well, it's really better he is not around anyway.
Masaru and Mitsuki Bakugou
Bakugou's parents. Masaru is his father and Mitsuki is his mother.
- Abusive Parents: Played for laughs and downplayed, Katsuki and his mom are prone to get into screaming matches and she often punches him on the top of the head when he gets too full of himself, but they don't seem actually abusive.
- Amazon Chaser: Masaru. His wife is essentially Bakugou without anger issues and the volume 11 omake states she came on to him.
- Foil: Katsuki's mom to Inko. Both are Birds of a Feather with their sons, but while Inko is more loving and caring, Katsuki's mom is more crude and prone to screaming. The fact that their sons' behaviors are completely opposites definitely plays a part on how they behave with them.
- Opposites Attract: Her mother is as explosive as Bakugou, but his father is a very level headed Only Sane Man.
- Parental Neglect: Downplayed, his mother understands they should have done more so Katsuki wouldn't ever get as egocentric as he ended up being, but they don't seem like bad parents and she is actually regretful of it.
- Personality Powers: Flipped. Masaru’s Quirk (Oxidizing Sweat) allows him to create explosions and presumably has high destructive potential, but Mitsuki’s Quirk (Glycerin) pretty much equates to “perpetually moisturized skin”.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: Mitsuki has an explosive temper that matches her son’s (although it only ever seems to be directed toward Bakugou anyway), while Masaru is rather passive and usually tries to be the peacekeeper.
- Strong Family Resemblance: Katsuki and his mom look exactly the same.
Mandalay's young nephew. His parents were heroes who were killed in the line of duty.
- Expy: Of Inari. He's a kid who wears a Cool Hat who talks down to the protagonist for his heroic ideals because said ideals got his father (and in Kouta's case, his mother too) killed.
- Freudian Excuse: Hates superheroism because it cost his parents their lives, and everybody around him would go on about how it was an honorable way for them to die.
- Groin Attack: When Deku tried to introduce himself, Kouta responded by punching him straight in the family jewels.
- Making a Splash: As both his parents had water-based Quirks, he gets this by default.
- Must Make Amends: He sends a letter to Midoriya, thanking for saving him and apologizing for his groin attack. He also asks him to heal soon so he can apologize properly.
- Troubled Child: Very surly, and talks like someone much older than he actually is as a coping mechanism for his grief.
A newscaster. His name is revealed in Volume 7. His Quirk is "Big Horn".
- All There in the Manual: He is given a name and a brief backstory in Volume 7.
- Base-Breaking Character: In universe, he became this after cutting one of his horns off. While there is a group of viewers that praise him for putting his job over his Quirk, there is another group that derides him for seemingly denying his own Quirk, thus "promoting Quirk discrimination".
- Fashionable Asymmetry: He cut off one of his horns in order to make his job of relaying news easier.
- Horned Humanoid: Thanks to his Quirk.
- Voiced by: Maaya Uchida
A character exclusive to Tsuyu's side-story. A female high-school student with a snake head and a paralyzing Quirk. She is Tsuyu's friend.
- Animal Jingoism: Present in her name (Snake and Mongoose) and her initial relationship with Tsuyu, a frog girl.
- Friendless Background: Just like Tsuyu.
- Ironic Name: Her name means "Snake", and that surname needs no further comment. In the end, it all serves to symbolize a contrarian theme.
- Non-Mammalian Hair: Her reptilian features do not prevent her from having a full head of Messy Hair.
- Non-Standard Character Design: Has a hyper-realistic snake head.
- The Paralyzer: Her Quirk allows her to paralyze anyone she glares at for 3 seconds.
- Reptiles Are Abhorrent: At first. Turns out she just wanted to have friends.
- Snake People: She has a snake head.
A young girl who Chisaki claims is his daughter. She is currently being held by the Eight Precepts of Death, as her quirk is central to their plans.
- Abusive Parent: If what Chisaki says is true, then she is pretty much being tortured by her own father.
- Broken Bird: She is a near catatonic state when she finally meets Midoriya out of being used to make drugs.
- Heroic Sacrifice: A non deadly one, but Eri decided to go away with Chisaki instead of being saved by Mirio and Midoriya because she could tell the two would most likely die in a fight between them.
- Hope Spot: She finally manages to escape wherever she was being held captive and found heroes willing to rescue her, but to guarantee their survival, she is willing to go back to that place with Chisaki.
- Horned Humanoid: Sports a small horn on one side of her head.
- Power Nullifier: She is being used to create anti quirk bullets. Unlike Aizawa, the bullets attacks the quirk itself instead of just halting the use of one.
- Powered by a Forsaken Child: Due to her situation, she is the center piece of a huge drug dealing operation, which uses her cells as prime matter to synthesize a drug that nullifies quirks for a given period, but it's implied the drugs are being developed to nullify a person's quirk forever.