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    Toushiro Hitsugaya 

Toushiro Hitsugaya

Quirk Stats
  • Power: 3/5
  • Speed: 4/5
  • Technique: 5/5 (later 6/5)
  • Intelligence: 6/5
  • Cooperativeness: 2/5
The fic's protagonist and primary POV character. Toushiro is the Shinigami Captain of the 10th Division of the Gotei 13, who was transported to another world twenty years after the end of the Thousand Year Blood War. He has little interest in the conflict between heroes and villains, and only wants to find a way home until a sinister party starts experimenting on human souls. Now he sets out to find the culprit and bring them to justice. Easier said than done with law enforcement, society, PTSD, and an awakening Quirk getting in the way.
  • Adaptational Angst Upgrade: In the fic, Toushiro has PTSD, flashbacks, self-worth issues, and starts sobbing in Aizawa's arms in his dorm one night. In the manga he shows no signs of trauma and keeps it together.
  • Adaptational Personality Change: The fic's Toushiro does not mind being considered a teenager and is a lot less annoyed when people call him by his first name or a nickname. When Midoriya still accepts him after all his lies are revealed, Toushiro insists Midoriya never call him by his title.
  • All of the Other Reindeer: He was rejected, feared, and bullied back in Soul Society to the point where he expects everyone to abandon him once they find out about his powers. He is shocked when the students and faculty at UA continue to support him and compliment his abilities after he loses control of them and nearly kills Endeavor. He's so used to being rejected he thinks the nine students waiting for him after the incident are going to attack him. Toushiro is brought to tears when his friends accept him even after the truth about his past is revealed.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Averted. Toushiro is diagnosed with PTSD by a psychologist and spends the fic learning to cope with it.
  • And I Must Scream: He was fully conscious but unable to control his body when Giselle forced him to kill his own men and fight Yumichika and Ikkaku. The experience haunts him years after the end of the Thousand Year Blood War.
  • Animal Eyes: His pupils occasionally become slits like a dragon's, particularly when he uses his Quirk.
  • Anti-Hero: He is willing to kill enemies as long as they are not humans. If humans are working to hurt humanity, however, he is willing to kill them too. This puts him into conflict with Midoriya and other UA characters.
  • Ascended Extra: In Bleach he is a side character. In Dragon Blade he is the main protagonist that drives the plot forward in his quest to return home and figure out how Hollows are appearing on the pro-hero world.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He jumps in to save Todoroki and Bakugo when they are attacked by an Adjuchas during the Sports Festival.
  • Body Horror: The first time he transforms into his dragon form he becomes a monstrous, uncontrollable winged creature that Midoriya compares to a beast. During the transformation, his wings tear out of his back.
  • Breath Weapon: He can breathe ice while using his Quirk but it leaves his throat sore.
  • Broken Ace: Toushiro stands head and shoulders above many of his classmates when it comes to power, intelligence, and physical abilities. However, his experiences have left him physically and mentally scarred, slow to trust, and with severe PTSD.
  • Character Narrator: The story is primarily told from Toushiro's point of view.
  • Child Soldier: He is mentally fifteen years old twenty years after the Winter and Thousand Year Blood Wars. When he fought during the Winter War he was the equivalent of a ten year-old. If what he tells the UA faculty and law enforcement is true, he was the equivalent of a five year-old when he first started fighting Hollows.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Toushiro may be a Knight in Sour Armor but nothing will stop him from saving people, especially not human laws and people's disapproval. This puts him into conflict with law enforcement on the pro-hero world.
  • Combat Pragmatist: He does not play around when facing even low-level opponents and has no qualms about utterly obliterating them. When facing All-for-One, he does not give him a fighting chance and instead simply cuts his head off.
  • Covered with Scars: He has scars from Aizen, Bazz-B, and Mayuri just to name a few. Seeing his scars shocks Midoriya and it takes physical effort for the other male students not to comment or stare at them.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: He utterly wrecks Luppi due to being much more powerful than he was when they last fought. The Arrancar never stood a chance.
  • Cute Little Fangs: He gains them while using his dragon-shapeshifting Quirk.
  • Dangerous Forbidden Technique: He can fully manifest Hyorinmaru into the real world using his Quirk, but in doing so may commit Soul Suicide.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Isolated as a child because of his looks, bullied at Shin'o Academy because of his power, became a Shinigami young, was stabbed and psychologically tormented by Aizen, accidentally stabbed his sister, was burned inside out by Bazz-B, captured by Giselle and turned into a zombie, went through Mayuri's sadistic cure and experiments... And that's just the tip of the iceberg.
  • Deadpan Snarker: When confronted with stupidity, obliviousness, or naivety, Toushiro will dryly point out the obvious with bland sarcasm.
  • Death Glare: He gives one to his fellow students when they push him too far or he wants them to drop a touchy subject. Bakugo and Todoroki back off under his glare but Midoriya is so determined to get Toushiro to open up that he barely flinches.
  • Determinator: Even with PTSD, society looking down on him, and well-meaning but ignorant teachers getting in his way, nothing will stop Toushiro from saving humanity.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: He has a huge chip on his shoulder when it comes to other characters showing him sympathy, particularly when he thinks Aizawa is pitying him after he breaks down crying. He's relieved once he is reassured that is not the case and becomes encouraged to open up to Aizawa because he won't pity him.
  • Draconic Humanoid: He does not completely become a dragon, but his Quirk has him take on draconic features including dragon scales, wings, claws, and fangs.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: He puts each batch of new Squad Ten recruits through the wringer with a sadistic grin on his face.
  • Establishing Character Moment: When he first appears in the pro-hero world, he logically analyzes his situation but is soon triggered into fleeing while thinking he was a veteran of two wars so his flight response was expected. This establishes Toushiro's intelligence and analytical skills while showing he is in denial about his PTSD.
  • Experienced Protagonist: Toushiro is a Captain of the Gotei 13 and is an experienced fighter and Hollow hunter. He is inexperienced in using his new Quirk and needs to learn how to use it effectively.
  • Eye Color Change: His eyes are normally teal/green but turn red when he's in his dragon form.
  • Faking Amnesia: Toushiro pretends to have amnesia in order to prevent the police and UA characters from asking him too many questions. Midoriya realizes he is lying after Toushiro unintentionally reveals he remembers more than he is supposed to.
  • A Friend in Need: He is the only student who immediately says they need to rescue Bakugo. The others hesitate because they fear the consequences of helping their friend.
  • Genius Bruiser: Child Prodigy he is, Toushiro has no trouble understanding and calculating the physics of his powers and Quirk.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He is abrasive, blunt, and does not tolerate naivety well but works to protect the pro-heroes’ world from Hollows and their ilk even when the job is thankless. He also fails to warn the pro-heroes that Villains are at the training camp due to his vow not to interfere in human affairs.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Though he is firmly on the side of order and protecting humanity, he does not balk at killing his enemies with the exception of human opponents. The exception to that exception being All-for-One, who he kills for experimenting on souls.
  • Grey-and-Gray Morality: In contrast to the UA students, Toushiro knows that labels such as "hero", "vigilante", and "villain" are societal constructs that do not take into account the actions or motivations of individual people. A hero such as Endeavor can be a bad person. Laws meant to protect people might only get them killed instead, so those laws can and should be broken to save lives.
  • Growing Wings: Toushiro sprouts a pair when he first activates his Quirk. Since then he has been unable to do it intentionally.
  • Harmful to Minors: He was only ten when he was psychologically and physically tortured by Aizen during the Winter War. He was five years old when he first started fighting Hollows if what he said to the faculty of UA is true.
  • Hellish Pupils: His eyes turn into vertical slits in his dragon form.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: Toushiro would not call himself a hero, but he works for the good of humanity by protecting them from Hollows and other similar threats. The pro-heroes, police, and the public fail to realize that and he is labeled a villain by many. It only gets worse after he kills All-for-One.
  • Hidden Purpose Test: He fights Endeavor as part of an exam but figures out its purpose is actually to test how much of a threat he could be if he became a villain.
  • Hot-Blooded: Though he does not take issue with his height or being treated as his age anymore, he still has a temper and easily lashes out for perceived slights.
  • Hurting Hero: He is haunted by his trauma and past failures, like his inability to protect Momo Hinamori. They are the reason he is determined to never let innocents be hurt again.
  • An Ice Person: Along with his initial Shinigami powers, he also has the ability to summon Hyorinmaru into the real world and turn into an ice dragon to varying degrees.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: His blunt, cynical, pragmatic, and standoffish attitude can make him come off as an uncaring jerk, though he is nowhere near as much of a jerk as Bakugo is even on his worst days. Under his cold exterior, Toushiro cares deeply about other people, something which Midoriya understands as he gets to know him. Midoriya figures out Toushiro acts cold because he expects people to reject him so he preemptively tries to keep them at arms length.
  • Knight in Sour Armor: He's not fond of the pro-heroes' rigid laws and saves people regardless of what others think about him. In his own words, he claims those who have power to save others and don't are the worst type of person.
  • Lightning Bruiser: He is one of the quickest characters, surpassing even Iida in speed. He is also one of the hardest-hitters, capable of taking down an Adjuchas in one strike.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Downplayed in that he does this for the benefit of others. Toushiro has the habit of pressing people's buttons in an attempt to make them better themselves or think critically, as shown with his first meeting with Class 1-B.
  • Mental Health Recovery Arc: Toushiro has PTSD from the events of the Winter and Thousand Year Blood Wars. His personal arc revolves around his recovery as he learns to accept his condition (which he is in denial about), accept support from the faculty and students of UA, and learn to live with his PTSD.
  • My Greatest Failure: His inability to protect Hinamori from Aizen is his greatest failure. She may be alive, but the cheerful girl she once was is dead because of what Aizen did to her.
  • Necessary Draw Back: Like all Quirks, Toushiro's has its drawbacks. His Quirk leaves his skin incredibly dry and makes him dehydrated.
  • Never Be Hurt Again: This is part of his motivation for acting cold. He has been rejected by nearly everyone from civilians to his fellow Shinigami because of his looks and power. People judge, fear, or want to use Toushiro to some degree so he created an icy and strong mask to try to protect himself from being hurt by others again.
  • Painful Transformation: Converting into his full dragon form involves wings and claws tearing themselves out of his skin as he screams in agony.
  • Poor Communication Kills: Since it is against Soul Society law to talk about the supernatural with humans, Toushiro is very close-lipped about Hollows and Shinigami. The pro-heroes and police eventually force him to reveal said information by bringing in a Living Lie Detector. This may result in Toushiro's arrest or worse once the bigwigs in Seireitei find out.
  • Power Incontinence:
    • He is sent to fight Endeavor and panics upon seeing his flames. This causes him to activate his Quirk nearly to its full potential, which leaves him mindlessly attacking Endeavor with ice as the area around him turns into a blizzard.
    • Played for Laughs in an omake where a drunk Toushiro falls asleep and accidentally makes it blizzard. There is three feet of snow outside by the time he wakes.
  • Power Misidentification: Everyone believes Toushiro's Shunpo is teleportation until he explains it to them. They also think Shunpo is his Quirk. He goes with it.
  • Readings Are Off the Scale: His Intelligence and Technique break the official scale at 6/5.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: His eyes are red when he loses control of his Quirk.
  • Required Secondary Powers: He has immunity to the cold, which is good since he has icy powers. Subverted with his scales-Quirk, which dries his skin and forces him to find an external way to hydrate himself.
  • Scaled Up: Inverted in that Toushiro is a heroic character, not a villain. He can take on the physical characteristics of a dragon, which includes scales, wings, and a barbed tail.
  • School Bullying Is Harmless: Defied. Toushiro was bullied at Shin'o Academy by his fellow students, which shattered his hope that he would finally be accepted and left him with a deep-rooted belief that everyone will shun him. His ability to trust others was pretty wrecked. After he loses control of his Quirk and sees nine other students waiting for him, he braces himself for their fear, insults, and physical attacks.
  • Screw the Rules, I Make Them!: Toushiro's threat against the pro-heroes and police. Since he is a Captain, he has the right to overrule the Gotei 13's no-fighting-humans rule and fight against or kill them if they continue to stop him from doing his job. He will do what he must to protect humanity against threats from the afterlife.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: He breaks many laws to protect humans from Hollows and other supernatural threats, most prominently the heroes' "no-killing" one.
  • Security Cling: Grabs onto Aizawa when he is having a panic attack.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Toushiro has PTSD from the wars he fought in and other horrible experiences he's endured at the hands of enemies such as Giselle and allies such as Mayuri. When he first awakens in the Academia world and a hero tries to grab him, his first panicked instinct is to pulse his reiatsu and run.
  • Slasher Smile: He sports a sadistic grin when he fights Luppi and tells him how much more powerful he has gotten since they last met.
  • Taking the Heat: He claims to have manipulated his fellow students into rescuing Bakugo so they do not get into trouble.
  • Think Nothing of It: Midoriya says Toushiro is actually a very kind person after the latter encourages Iida, who was feeling down about the speed of his Quirk when compared to Shunpo. Toushiro tells Midoriya not to make that common knowledge.
  • To Be Lawful or Good: He chooses to be Good and protect humans from Hollows and the like, even though it puts him into conflict with law enforcement and other authority who threaten to incarcerate him. He tells the students as much when Tsuyu says they will be as bad as villains if they go to rescue Bakugo.
Toushiro: "When did your fear of consequence supplant your conscience?"
  • Trauma Button: He has many triggers which cause him to panic or have flashbacks.
    • Flames, due to Bazz-B burning him from the inside out.
    • Zombie imagery or zombie-like insects due to being turned into a zombie by Giselle.
    • Certain phrases associated with his zombiefication and Mayuri's sadistic cure, such as: "This won't hurt a bit." and "You can come out."
  • Underestimating Badassery: The pro-heroes and villains look at him and see a fifteen year-old. Unaware of his real age, many are blindsided by the power and prowess with which he fights. When Hollows attack UA, All-Might tries to protect Toushiro but instead Toushiro protects him and defeats their enemies by himself.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Toushiro's Quirk lets him become dragon-like to varying degrees. His skin becomes scaly, his canines sharpen, and his fingers become claws. It's implied he can fully transform but Hyorinmaru claims it is too dangerous because he might destroy his own soul.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He coldly rips into the UA students when they hesitate to rescue Bakugo because they could get into trouble. It disgusts him that they consider prioritizing rules over saving someone.
  • When He Smiles: Toushiro rarely smiles. He only smirks. When he does smile after Midoriya, Todoroki, and the others defend him from Endeavor, Midoriya is stunned by how sweet his smile is and thinks it makes him look even more striking.
  • Winged Humanoid: Vanishing type. He gains icy dragon wings when he uses his Quirk, though he has not learned how to summon them on command yet.
  • You Are Not Alone:
    • Aizawa encourages him to open up by being there for him when he has a panic attack and reassuring him he does not have to face his PTSD alone.
    • Although Toushiro expects and attempts to get his friends to hate him by revealing his past and lies, they refuse to abandon him and remain his friends. The realization that they aren't afraid and won't leave him brings Toushiro to tears.
    Izuku Midoriya (Deku) 

Izuku Midoriya

  • Adaptational Wimp: Many of his biggest feats are either offscreened (his defeat of Stain) or never happen (his fight with Muscular). Toushiro's power far outclasses any other character's, making Midoriya much less impressive by comparison.
  • Aesop Amnesia: He has been encouraged to keep an open mind and try to see things from Toushiro's POV multiple times. The lesson finally sticks after he learns about Toushiro's past and thus comes to understand him better.
  • Ambiguously Bi: He has a crush on Uraraka, not that he can gather the courage to tell her, but is also struck speechless when Toushiro smiles. Midoriya is blown away by how attractive he looks and thinks Toushiro could snag any girl or guy in school with that grin.
  • Badass Adorable: He's a cute, cheerful teen who is a huge fanboy of all things Hero (especially All-Might related). He's also capable of taking down adults and huge opponents on his own with One For All.
  • Black-and-White Morality: In his mind, heroes are good, and villains (and to an extent, vigilantes) are bad. To him, killing is always wrong no matter the circumstances and those who kill are evil. He's learning that is not the case.
  • Character Exaggeration: Izuku is a righteous All-Loving Hero in the manga, but here his view of the world is so inflexibly black-and-white that he ignorantly questions and pushes away Toushiro when their ethics do not align. This is in heavy contrast to the teachers, who at least try to see Toushiro's side of the story and come to understand his actions to an extent. In turn, this undermines Izuku's intended All-Loving Hero nature a tad, though he is learning to accept the world is not so black and white.
  • Character Shilling: Downplayed. The narration, story summary, and characters (such as Todoroki, Uraraka, and Iida) go on and on about how all-loving, forgiving, and pure Izuku is, but Izuku's own internal narration and the story itself contradict this by showing he is stubborn, judgmental, prone to seeing the worst in people like Toushiro rather than give them the benefit of the doubt, and slow to look past his misconceptions in order to see other's point of view. In his mind, if you are a hero, you are good, but if you kill, you are immediately a villain, which is made worse by his belief that vigilantes are almost as bad as villains. This makes his apparently intended "pure cinnamon roll" personality an Informed Attribute until he lets go of his biases and supports Toushiro after his secrets are revealed.
  • Crush Blush: Midoriya blushes when thinking about Uraraka's freckles. He blushes more when she appears.
  • The Cutie: He has a genuine sweetness to him that gets through Toushiro's shell even when the latter is trying to keep his distance from the other students. Also, his smile is adorable.
  • The Ditherer: Downplayed Empathic/Trees-Forest type. For several chapters, Izuku is unable to decide whether to approach the adults about Toushiro (or someone shapeshifted into him) appearing in Hosu.
  • False Dichotomy: He believes the only options are to be a hero who follows the law or a villain/vigilante who breaks them. It unsettles him when Toushiro rejects those options and follows his own path on what is right and wrong, regardless of what society labels him as. Aizawa sums it up with this statement:
    Aizawa: "I think you'll find that Hitsugaya-kun's moral compass is likely stronger than yours - it just differs. And you're struggling with that difference."
  • Goal in Life: He will be a hero as great as All Might someday.
  • Honor Before Reason: He follows a Thou Shall Not Kill, black and white moral high ground that sometimes drifts into a Holier Than Thou attitude. This often results in him failing to empathize with those that have a more pragmatic approach to fighting and heroism.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Along with the rest of the UA students, he is not privy to most information about Toushiro and his background. In chapter thirty-two, he and his classmates are brought into the loop.
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill: He has a huge problem with Toushiro killing. This even extends to Hollows, creatures that Midoriya steadfast refuses to believe are not human and which he thinks Toushiro has been tricked into believing are not human. He's coming around but it's a slow process.
    Shouto Todoroki 

Shouto Todoroki

  • Beware the Quiet Ones: He chews out Endeavor for his arrogance and publicly calls him out for putting his mom in a mental institution when he tries to do the same to Toushiro. It may be the most he's spoken in the fic.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: After Endeavor attempts to get Toushiro taken to a mental institution, Shoto publicly calls him out for forcing his mother into a psych ward in front of a crowd of people and accuses him of trying to do the same to Toushiro simply because he lost to him.
  • Commonality Connection: He and Toushiro strike a connection because both have been manipulated and used for their powers.
  • Death Glare: He gives one to Iida when he thinks the latter is going to tell Class 1-B that Toushiro was experimented on.
  • Kneel Before Frodo: The son of the Number Two Hero and one of the top students of UA bows before the unknown new student as he thanks him for saving his life.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He calls out Endeavor for being so egotistical that he tries to get Toushiro committed to a mental institution.
    Tenya Iida (Ingenium) 

Tenya Iida

  • Class Representative: He takes this role very seriously and steps in to lead when the class is in disarray. He rallies the other students of Class 1-A to show their support for Toushiro after they are told he was experimented on.
  • Demoted to Extra: The Stain arc (in which he was a major player) happens completely offscreen which leaves him as a side character.
    Momo Yaoyorozu (Creati) 

Momo Yaoyorozu

  • Birds of a Feather: She enjoys talking science and physics with Toushiro since he understands what she is talking about and can keep up with her.
  • Endearingly Dorky: She rambles excitedly about Toushiro's abilities when she realizes he can bypass the laws of quantum physics. He thinks it's cute.
  • One Steve Limit: Inverted. She has the same first name as Toushiro's sister, Momo Hinamori. Strangely enough, this is never brought up by Toushiro.
  • Reality Ensues: She may be an intelligent student, strategist, and leader, but she is still a 15 year-old girl who is emotionally unprepared to help a classmate when they have a panic attack. She is indecisive and panics while Bakugo is the one who helps Toushiro in the end.
  • Teens Love Shopping: She and the other girls take Toushiro to get clothes. He notes she is much more practical and thoughtful about it than Matsumoto, asking his opinion and taking it into account.
    Ochaco Uraraka (Uravity) 

Ochaco Uraraka

  • Demoted to Extra: She has much less focus when compared to the manga, with many of her canonical shining moments taking place offscreen or not being adapted at all. She never has POV sections either.
  • Everyone Can See It: Everyone can tell she and Midoriya have crushes on each other.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Some of the things she says about Toushiro (most notably after he kills All-for-One) are close-minded and ignorant rhetoric that is often said about those with mental illnesses in real life. Specifically her statements that she considers Toushiro "sick" and implies he is beyond help.
  • Mundane Utility: She uses her Quirk to make Toushiro lighter so she can drag him off to go shopping.
  • Out-of-Character Moment: The scene where she says she may give up on Toushiro comes out of nowhere and contradicts her previous Nice Girl Pollyanna characterization. Its only purpose is to make Izuku, who refuses to abandon their friend and wants to convince her to do the same, look even more heroic and all-loving.
  • Satellite Character: While she has her canon motivations of helping her family and being a good hero, those motives have no focus in the fic. She has little screentime of her own and mostly exists to react to things that more prominent characters like Midoriya and Toushiro are doing.
  • Shy Finger-Twiddling: She does this when nervous or unsettled like when the students discuss All-for-One's death.
    Katsuki Bakugo 

Katsuki Bakugo

  • Cruel to Be Kind: Bakugo insults Toushiro and calls him a coward in order to anger him enough to pull him out of a panic attack.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He is crass, arrogant, and constantly insults everyone. Though he does have his rare kinder moment like when he helps Toushiro out of a flashback... by insulting him. He also genuinely thanks Toushiro for saving him from the League and refuses to let him think he's as bad as the villains.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: He's the resident pottymouth who drops f-bombs and curses every few words.


    Shouta Aizawa (Eraserhead) 

Aizawa (Eraserhead)

  • Adult Fear: He worries about all his students, but especially Toushiro. Toushiro's PTSD and background as a victim of experimentation concerns and angers Aizawa to no end.
  • Adults Are Useless: Averted. Aizawa is one of the most competent characters and uses his training to help Toushiro deal with his PTSD.
  • I'll Pretend I Didn't Hear That: He and Toushiro have an understanding where Aizawa pretends he does not see Toushiro break down and cry. When Toushiro has to talk to a psychologist in order to prove he does not need to be sent to a mental institution, he requests that Aizawa come with him. Aizawa comments that he's been experiencing bouts of hearing loss as of late, putting Toushiro at ease.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He knows when to give Toushiro space and knows when to put his foot down to get his student help. He will not break laws to help Toushiro, but he will ensure Toushiro's side of the story is listened to and that no one tries to villainize him or cart him off to a mental institution or the like.
  • Secret Keeper: The first person Toushiro opens up to is Aizawa. As a result, he is the one who knows the most about Toushiro's past and the sources of his PTSD. He keeps it to himself until the faculty and law enforcement bring in a Living Lie Detector and force Toushiro to tell them more.
     Nedzu (Principal) 


  • Exact Words: He is able to deduce that Toushiro is legally obligated not to talk about his organization based on Toushiro's usage of "can't" versus "won't".
  • Intellectual Animal: He is one of the smartest characters in the fic and not only can see the hidden meaning in Toushiro's words but also subtly leads conversations so Toushiro can direct the interrogation with the police the way he needs it to go.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: He genuinely wants to help Toushiro and does what he can to keep his troubled student out of legal trouble, which includes giving him openings when he needs to defend himself and accepting when Toushiro cannot tell him more.


  • The Confidant: By default, Hyorinmaru is Toushiro's but because he is technically a part of Toushiro, his support is not enough to help his master recover. He encourages Toushiro to open up to other people because of this.
  • Guardian Entity: Toushiro can manifest him into the real world using his Quirk. When Toushiro accidentally does this during his fight with Endeavor, Hyorinmaru viciously defends his body until Aizawa uses his Quirk to cancel Toushiro's.
  • Shoulder-Sized Dragon: Toushiro can safely manifest Hyorinmaru as a small ice dragon that can ride on his shoulders. The other students believe Hyorinmaru is similar to Fumikage's Dark Shadow. They're shocked when he speaks to them.
  • Sizeshifter: He can be manifested small enough to ride on Toushiro's shoulders up to his natural stories-tall size.
  • Voice of the Legion: His voice gains an echo to it when Toushiro manifests him. Only Toushiro hears it is because he is hearing Hyorinmaru both in his mind and with his ears.
    Enji Todoroki (Endeavor) 


  • Adaptational Jerkass: This Endeavor is even worse than canon's pre-Character Development Endeavor. The fic's version of Endeavor lacks any good qualities and is a completely antagonistic and loathsome character. He is petty, antagonistic towards Toushiro for little to no reason, and not above trying to get a fifteen year-old teenager committed to a mental institution because he lost to him. He's willing to stoop that low simply because his pride was hurt. Even his desire to surpass All Might comes purely out of envy rather than a desire to better himself as is the case in the manga.
  • The Complainer Is Always Wrong: Since the other pro-hero characters are sympathetic, Endeavor's purpose is to be the dissenter in the group that is unreasonably suspicious of Toushiro. He thinks Toushiro is dangerous, so the fic goes out of its way to humiliate him by having Toushiro treat him with dismissive scorn while Midoriya and Todoroki rip apart his arguments in front of a crowd of people.
  • Flat Character: Endeavor lacks all of the nuance and development of his canon self and is painted as nothing more than an abusive, petty, prideful, and antagonistic Jerkass. Every time he appears he is a spiteful jerk who mistrusts Toushiro and is responded to with scorn.
  • Jerkass: Arrogant, prideful, an Abusive Parent, and tries to get Toushiro committed because the latter defeated him.
  • Sore Loser: He tries to get Toushiro committed to a mental institution because he lost to him.
    Lonnie E. Elrick 

Lonnie E. Elrick


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