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U.A.'s other freshman hero class.
- Friendly Rival: While Monoma takes it pretty seriously, the rest of the class and 1-A get along pretty well, the two classes even get paired up for training on occasion.
- Offscreen Moment of Awesome: The whole class passes the License exam, but we don't get to see it because U.A. sent the two classes to seperate testing facilities.
- Overshadowed by Awesome: Class 1-A gets much more attention than they do, because they managed to survive the USJ attack and more or less dominate the Sports Festival.
Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu — Real Steel
Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu — Real Steel
Voiced by: Kōji Okino (Japanese), David Wald (English)
"I'm in Class 1-B of the Hero Course! If I don't stand up here, what's the point?! I'm gonna find these jerks and beat the snot out of them! "
A hot-headed student from Class 1-B whose Quirk "Steel" allows him to turn his body into steel. At first, he had a grudge against Class 1-A for being a Spotlight-Stealing Squad, although he eventually came to acknowledge and respect them. He becomes very close friends with Kirishima thanks to the fact that they share several things in common.
- Achilles' Heel: He becomes weaker when he has an iron deficiency. In fact, lacking this is what netted Kirishima the win.
- A Day in the Limelight:
- The Sports Festival Arc develops his rivalry with Kirishima.
- During the School Trip Arc, he got to defeat Mustard alongside Itsuka.
- Chrome Champion: When using his Quirk.
- Department of Redundancy Department: A thousand times yes! His entire existence is basically one big xerox of Kirishima, if not the prototype of Kirishima that the author elected not to use for Class A and instead relegated to Class B. His very name is just the word "tetsu" repeated in quadruplicate and paired in two names that are all comprised of four different meanings of the word "tetsu" in Japanese kanji.
- Defeat Means Friendship: Becomes Kirishima's friend right after losing to him in an arm wrestling match.Juuzou Honenuki: Guess yesterday's nemesis is today's comrade.
- Extra-ore-dinary: His Quirk can turn his body into steel.
- Face of a Thug: He looks intimidating, but is just as heroic as the students of Class 1-A.
- Friendly Rivalry: With Kirishima.
- Heroic R.R.O.D.: Suffers metal fatigue if he hasn't eaten enough iron.
- Hot-Blooded: He's rather loud and hot-headed, especially when it comes to the students of Class 1-A, who he views as "obnoxious brats".
- Instant Armor: His Quirk turns his body into steel.
- Jack-of-All-Stats: His databook stats are well rounded, and the same as Kirishima's.
- More Teeth than the Osmond Family: Shares Kirishima's distinctive aspect of fanged teeth.
- Personality Powers: His Steel powers complement his adamant personality well.
- Punny Name: His name is composed of four characters with the same pronunciation, the first of which is the character for "iron".
- Repetitive Name: Tetsutetsu is both his first and last name, though they're each written with different kanji.
- Running Gag: All the similarities he has to Kirishima. Examples include Quirk, birthday, stats, internship, costume...
- Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: During the Camping Trip Arc, he ignored orders from the teachers to stay out of battle because he wanted to help his classmates.
- Super Toughness: Being made of steel, this is only natural; but his endurance is limited. It's implied that repeated impacts (such as bullets) to a targeted area will eventually punch through to soft tissue.
- Shout-Out: To the movie of the same name. His Quirk however, is reminiscent of Colossus.
- Unusual Eyebrows: His eyebrows apparently circle around his eyes.
Ibara Shiozaki — Maria
Ibara Shiozaki — Maria
Voiced by: Miho Masaka (Japanese), Bryn Apprill (English)
A student from Class 1-B. Her Quirk, "Vines", gives her long, thorny vines for hair which she can control at will. She is very reverent and prefers to be nonviolent.
- Badass Pacifist: Bordering on Against My Religion. All of her fighting tactics amount to restraining the enemy, not really hurting them, and she has not used her thorns to wound anybody either. In line with her pristine image, she abhors senseless use of violence and having to resort to it at all. Though she hasn't had an opportunity to fight against a villain for real yet.
- Fight Unscene: Gets taken out of the tournament by Iida, who later describes how the fight went down to Izuku. Basically, he just zipped around her before she had a chance to grab him with her vines and pushed her out of the ring. The anime does show it in detail, but it's very short, and occurs as described.
- Green Thumb: Her Quirk is "Vines", which manifests as her hair being made of thorny vines. She can control it at will, extend it to restrain enemies, and detach it to form walls of vines. The thorns don't appear to cause major damage, so it's possible she was restraining herself, or the thorns are naturally blunted.
- Holier Than Thou: She is extremely sensitive about living up to a virtuous and reverent existence, so when Present Mic goes and gives her the unflattering buzzword of "assassin" to describe her when he obviously knows nothing about her, she sets him straight.
- Lady of War: She's very graceful and serene, defeating opponents with her thorns in a pacifistic manner.
- Looks Like Jesus: Due to her thorny vine hair and crown. Rare female example.
- Meaningful Name: "Ibara" means "thorns." And her hero name, "Maria", is the Spanish equivalent of "Mary", the mother of Jesus.
- Personality Powers: Unsurprisingly, the girl with a crown of thorns turns out to be a religious Christian, in Japan no less.
- Plant Hair: Her hair is a vegetable, but the rest of her appears to be normal. It also only needs water and sun to grow back, so she doesn't need to worry about getting bald.
- Prehensile Hair: She can move and even extend her thorned hair at will.
- A Saint Named Mary: Invoked with her hero name, "Maria" — she is a notably devout Christian whose powers evoke the appearance of a crown of thorns.
- Token Religious Teammate: She appears to be a devout Christian, which in a Japanese setting, is rather rare.
A recommended student from Class 1-B. Has a skeletal face. His Quirk is "Softness" which allows him to soften anything he touches.
- The Ace: Implied for now. He is a recommended student like Todoroki and Yaoyorozu and he also managed a high placement in the Sports Festival race, but he has not shown his abilities much.
- Dishing Out Dirt: His Quirk allows him to create quicksands.
- Hidden Depths: According to his profile he likes massages (giving and receiving them).
- Informed Attribute: He has to be pretty stellar to be a recommended student, but he hasn't had a chance to show it yet.
- Nightmare Face: His face is very skeletal in appearance, having sunken eyes, a flat nose and lacking lips.
A bandana-wearing student from Class 1-B. His Quirk is "Weld".
- Merging Machine: Well, Merging Person. He can fuse objects down to the molecular level by simply touching them both at the same time.
- Small Role, Big Impact: He has less than ten panels of screentime, but being able to merge Momo's tracking device onto a Noumu managed to give Midoriya and others a chance to rescue Bakugou in the following arc and lead the professional heroes to All For One.
Neito Monoma — Phantom Thief
Neito Monoma — Phantom Thief
Voiced by: Kōhei Amasaki (Japanese), Austin Tindle (English)
"Class A thinks it's so great. Well, let's show 'em... why we in Class B hung back and placed low in the preliminaries."
A student from Class 1-B whose Quirk "Copy" allows him to copy the Quirk of anybody he comes in contact with for a limited amount of time. He is incredibly envious and hateful of Class 1-A's popularity, wanting to prove Class 1-B's superiority really badly.
- 0% Approval Rating: Monoma's crazy obsession with his ego has effectively killed all hope of anyone in his class seeing him as remotely sane, and most of his classmates consider him scary and a pain in the ass. Kendo is the one who usually has to be responsible for keeping him in tow, and when she's not there to do it, Awase has to pick up the slack. Everyone else outside of Class 1-B sees him as a deranged and histrionic maniac.
- Be Careful What You Wish For: After seeing the fame and praise Class 1-A got for surviving a villain attack, he arrogantly states that Class 1-B could have handled such an event with no problem. Cue the School Trip Arc, where both 1-A and 1-B are present. Most members of Class 1-B end up in a coma, with only a few of them such as Tetsutetsu and Kendou being able to fight back.note Luckily for him, he ends up not being part of the fight due to taking remedial classes, funnily enough.
- Boisterous Weakling: Neito is always the quickest, and often only, member of 1-B students to try and trash talk Class 1-A. For all his needling though, Neito is the only one of the 1-B students to fail the End of Term exam.
- Characterization Marches On: When he was first introduced he was treated as a legit threat to Class 1-A in the School Tournament. Afterward, though, he was downgraded to a Smug Snake Unknown Rival comic relief who continued berating Class 1-A despite clearly not being better than them. The anime didn't even bother, showing that he always has been and likely always will be a deeply insecure horse nugget.
- Clock Punk: Monoma's costume has a lot of Victorian overtones and several stopwatches attached to his belt (most likely to help him time the duration of his Copycat abilities).
- A Day in the Limelight: He had some major screentime during the Cavalry Battle of the Sports Festival Arc.
- The Friend Nobody Likes: His classmates are deeply annoyed with how seriously he takes their rivalry with class 1-A. It usually ends when Itsuka slaps him upside the head.
- The Gadfly: In order to prove his superiority over Class 1-A, he does like to mess with some of its members or rile them up in order to get some kind of reaction out of them. In the light novels when the classes were deciding on having a specific food, he deliberately picks on Bakugou for this purpose.
- Hour of Power: The copied Quirks only last for around 5 minutes.
- Hypocrite: Cites Class A as cocky due to Bakugou's speech despite the fact the class clearly isn't (and if anything are mortified by his attitude since he's representing them), yet he's always the one to keep boasting how superior he is much to the annoyance of his classmates.
- Ironic Echo: Of a sorts, he tells Bakugou, after he steals his headband in the Human Cavalry event, that he was the one who openly challenged his whole classmates that he'll be the best of them. So it's his own fault if he can't deliver on that promise. It quickly turns into Tempting Fate not shortly after, however, as Bakugou focuses on him for the remainder of the match. He then not only reclaims his own headband, but steals all of Monoma's headbands that he had collected through the event - thereby knocking him out of the running in the festival.
- It's Personal: He takes Bakugou's speech a bit too personal and feels Class 1-A are being too cocky. He decides to try and knock them down a peg, starting with Bakugou himself. It...doesn't work out, courtesy of Bakugou himself.
- Jerkass: Gives Bakugou a run for his money on biggest student jerk of the series.
- Mr. Exposition: Is the one to explain Uraraka's strategy during her fight against Bakugou when she reveals it. He also scoffs at the heroes who booed at the fight because sitting in the audience should have allowed them to see it firsthand.
- Meaningful Name: His name comes from "monomane", the Japanese word for "mimicry".
- Personality Powers: He's shown to be not just resentful, but envious of Class 1-A because of how they keep proving themselves in the field. His power is to copy the quirks of others and use them, so he takes what others have, that he doesn't, and uses it against them.
- Phantom Thief: At least, this is his hero alias, and he does look the part.
- Power Copying: His Quirk.
Itsuka Kendou — Battle Fist
Itsuka Kendou — Battle Fist
Voiced by: Saki Ogasawara (Japanese), Jad Saxton (English)
"Carrying a gun around is just another way of saying you've got no confidence in a fight. Because at least us simple minds at U.A... have grown beyond the point of ever thinking there's no hope!"
The class president of Class 1-B and a "friend" of Monoma, keeping him in check. She's very tomboyish and intelligent. Her Quirk is "Large Fists", which allows her to change the size of her hands.
- Action Dress Rip: Has no qualms about ripping up an elegant dress to look all badass in a beauty pageant.
- Blow You Away: A variant. Her huge hand can be used as fans and allows her generate big gusts of winds. She used this to dispel Mustard's gas quirk in Tetsutetsu and her's fight against him, allowing the former to recover long enough to knock out Mustard.
- Class Representative: Of Class B.
- Cool Big Sis: Described as this for Class B. She's the one who reins in the antics of Monoma and is the voice of reason among the class.
- A Day in the Limelight: During the School Trip Arc, she got to defeat Mustard alongside Tetsutetsu.
- Dope Slap: What she usually does to Monoma when he goes too far with his Class 1-A antagonism.
- Fanservice: She looks very beautiful in a strapless gown when participating for the school beauty contest. Even Monoma is aroused and two of his friends are awed with her beauty.
- Meaningful Name: Her family name contains the kanji for "fist".
- Nice Girl: She calls Monoma out on his asshole nature and when given the opportunity to be given a free pass to the One-on-One fights she instead gives the opportunity to others she thinks are more deserving.
- In the entrance exam she had the third highest rescue points behind Uraraka and Midoriya.
- Qipao: Her hero costume consists of one of these with a corset on top of it.
- She's Got Legs: Kendo's legs are very slender and trim, and they are shown off quite a lot during the Sports Festival because she has her pants rolled up in a spunky tomboyish manner and her calves are left exposed; at one point, she even has her feet uncovered due to de-shoeing for the cavalry battle (so her teammates don't have to bear the brunt of her sneaker soles biting into their skin as opposed to her soft-soled feet). Her costume leaves her legs fully uncovered all the way up to the knees.
- Shout-Out: To Ms. Marvel (2014), her power set is pretty similar (only exclusively for her hands rather than her whole body) and her hero outfit likewise looks like Ms. Marvel's as well.
- Size Shifter: She can change the size of her hands.
- Straight Man: Will often be the serious, responsible counter for Tetsutetsu's hot-bloodedness and Monoma's arrogance.
- Super Strength: Falls into Required Secondary Powers because without it she probably wouldn't even be able to lift her hands when they grow let alone carry fully grown people with little effort. Much like Deku and All Might her hands are stong enough to generate air blasts
- Tomboy: She's described by Word of God as being "masculine and strong-minded".
- Tomboyish Ponytail: She wears her hair in a side ponytail, and Word of God implies that she has a tomboyish personality.
A walleyed student from Class 1-B who assists Monoma in the Human Cavalry battle. His Quirk is "Solid Air", which allows him to create barriers made of solidified air.
- Barrier Warrior: His Quirk turns his breath into a solid barrier of air.
- Blow You Away: An unique defensive variation. His barriers are made of air that comes out directly from his lungs.
- Breath Weapon: He creates barriers of solid air, which he breathes out.
- Clint Squint: His default expression seems to be stuck in this roving, bulgy-eyed look.
- Covert Pervert: The author notes that his eyes are elongated into their squinty, elliptical shape because of his fixation with Mt Lady's chest.
Another student from class B, she is upbeat and sweet, having two huge horns on top of her head. Her Quirk is "Horn Cannon"
- But Not Too Foreign: She's half Japanese and half American.
- Fauns and Satyrs: Related to the above as she has the hooves, a short goat-like tail, and a set of horns. Unlike most cases she covers most of her legs (though you can still see they are jointed differently) and like her name implies her hooves are more like that of a horse.
- Funny Foreigner: An exaggerated upbeat girl of north-American origin that transferred to UA.
- Horned Humanoid: Has two huge horns atop of her head.
- Innocently Insensitive: Monoma duped her into insulting Class A in their native language, which earned him an Eye Poke from Kendo.
- Non-Standard Character Design: Similar to Tsuyu's case; she is far more cartoony than the rest of her class, with her face looking a lot like a Moomin's.
- Occidental Otaku: Though she's half Japanese, she was born and raised in America and one of her listed interests is anime.
- Phenotype Stereotype: A variant. She's half-American, and depicted with blonde hair and blue-green eyes.
- Running on All Fours: She seen moving like a real horse in the Cavalry battle in the anime while being ridden by one of her classmates.