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Character Sheet for My Hero Academia characters that originate from movies based on the series.

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Characters

I-Island Inhabitants

    Melissa Shield 

Melissa Shield

Voiced by: Mirai Shida (Japanese), Erica Mendez (English), Ivett Toriz (Latin American Spanish)

Debut: There's Always Someone Out There Who's Someone Else's Hero (Manga), My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirkless

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"I want to become a person who can create support items to help heroes like Mister Might! Perhaps I, too, can become someone's hero someday."

A Quirkless girl introduced in My Hero Academia: Two Heroes. She's David Shield's daughter who wishes to follow in her father's footsteps.

She also starred in her own spin-off manga chapter called There's Always Someone Out There Who's Someone Else's Hero and made a short appearance in Episode 58 of the anime.


  • A Day in the Limelight: There's Always Someone Out There Who's Someone Else's Hero, which focuses on her learning she is Quirkless and meeting All Might.
  • Affectionate Nickname: "Uncle Might" for All Might.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: When she realizes that her father was behind the villain attack on I-Island, she calls him out on it, saying that Midoriya and his classmates are risking their lives to save everyone. To emphasize her point, she rips off her bandages, revealing an injury she received while protecting Midoriya.
  • The Cameo: In episode 58 of the anime, where she invites All Might to I-Island, setting up the movie.
  • Establishing Character Moment: She's introduced when she rides her pogo stick into All Might's arms, showing how close they are before converting her pogo stick into an item the size of a flip phone, demonstrating that she's a Gadgeteer Genius.
  • Foil:
    • Melissa is one for Izuku. Both of them were born Quirkless and were devastated upon hearing the news. Izuku was tormented endlessly by his peers for his Quirklessness, causing him to try and become a Hero even without the benefit of one until he received One For All later in life. By contrast, Melissa met All Might at an early age, who assured her that she would be able to help people just as much as any Hero by offering support through her inventions like her father David. Because of this, she was inspired to become a support item designer in hopes of helping Heroes save even more people.
    • She's also one to Mei Hatsume: Both are highly skilled inventors, but Melissa is much calmer and self-controlled than Mei is.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Since she's one of the minority that doesn't have a Quirk, she focuses on inventing support items for heroes like her father does. Her equipment seems to be vastly more advanced than even Mei's, compressing pogo sticks into a tiny device the size of an earpiece that can be activated and deactivated with a push fo a button. Her Full Gauntlet allows Izuku to use 30% of One For All without repercussions and even fire off three full power Detroit Smashes without injuring himself before it's destroyed.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Blonde-haired and a kind, outgoing girl who wants to do nothing but develop inventions that can help the Heroes she admires save even more people.
  • Hot Scientist: She sends Izuku into a panic in their first meeting, and Kaminari and Mineta can't stop going nuts through the whole movie about how she's an angel, especially after she changes into her sexy formal party dress. She also designed a device that can protect against the impact and recoil of THREE full power punches from a One for All user in her short time as a researcher in high school.
  • Losing a Shoe in the Struggle: Due to climbing the tower in a hurry once the villains take it over, she ultimately removes her high heels to move faster and remains barefoot for the remainder of the movie.
  • Meganekko: Normally wears a pair of glasses, and is cute enough to make Kaminari and Mineta go crazy for her. Subverted in her formal attire - she wears a dress, adds lipstick and removes her glasses - presumably opting for contacts.
  • Missing Mom: Curiously, no scenes from trailers have shown her mother. In the movie, you do get a glimpse of her mother in the array of picture frames in Melissa’s office. Since her mom is never mentioned and her only photo with Melissa is holding her as a newborn, it’s likely things ended tragically for the Shields.
  • Nice Girl: A kindhearted idealist who uses to use the power of science to help heroes make the world a better place.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: She gets really close to Izuku while examining his costume, much to his discomfort.
  • Phenotype Stereotype: She's from America, has blond hair, aqua green eyes, and is taller than the Japanese cast. Izuku initially mistakes her for being actually related to All Might when they first meet.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: Granted she is by no means ugly in her civilian wear. But looks like a totally different person when dressed for the gala event.
  • She's Got Legs: Unsurprisingly, given her stature. She normally just wears pants, but her legs are on full display in her dress.
  • Teen Genius: She's only 17, but she's already designing support items and has even won several awards for her work. However, she mentions that her grades weren't the best and she's had to work hard to get better.
  • The Team Normal: Joins up with the Class 1-A group for their mission to take down the villains controlling I-Island, mainly because she knows how to fix the hacked security system.
  • Un-Sorcerer: Like Izuku, Melissa is one of the unlucky 20 percent of people to be born without a Quirk.
  • Younger Than They Look: She looks like she is in her early twenties, but she tells Midoriya early on she's only seventeen years old. A bit surprising considering how she looks.

    David Shield 

David Shield

Voiced by: Katsuhisa Nakase (Japanese), Ryohei Kimura (Japanese, young), Ray Chase (English), José Arenas (Latin American Spanish)

Debut: There's Always Someone Out There Who's Someone Else's Hero (Manga), My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Bendy Fingers

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Melissa's father, a scientist who creates support items for heroes. He's All Might's best friend and the one who made his signature Golden Age costume. Episode 58 (the tie-in episode for the film) reveals that he was actually All Might's first sidekick when he started his career in the USA.


  • Affectionate Nickname: He calls All Might "Toshi", while All Might calls him "Dave".
  • Brainy Brunette: He's a brilliant scientist and a brunette.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: His scientific pursuits revolve around inventing support items for heroes. He has earned a Nobel Prize for his work and his uniforms are the only costumes able to withstand All Might's strength. His other inventions include a powerful Formula One-style car that can keep up with All Might and turn into a rocket jet, bubble-producing liquids that can easily nullify explosions, and a powerful Quirk-enhancing interface that can give someone enough power to challenge All Might.
  • Irony: All Might never told him about One For All, which he was slowly losing access to because he passed it to Midoriya, because he didn't want David's life to be at risk. He created his device to amplify All Might and return him to his former glory. The entire plot of the film and David nearly dying, could've been avoided had All Might actually spilled the beans as to why he was getting weaker.
  • Late for School: Implied in the opening of the film, where he and All Might are on their way to a lecture when All Might stops them to foil a bank robbery and a crime at the airport.
  • I Was Quite the Looker: Downplayed since he's not exactly hard on the eyes now that he's older, but he was significantly more handsome during his hero days.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Dave does this when he realizes that his actions put everyone on I-Island at risk and effectively made him a villain.
  • Omnidisciplinary Scientist: He's focused on researching Quirk Theory and support items for heroes, but that doesn't stop him from creating jet fighters that can operate underwater, headsets that can help people see in all directions at once, diving suits that can withstand intense deep sea pressure, among other things. Somewhat subverted in the fact that his daughter implies in a conversation with Deku that all that technology was based off his research, not created by him directly.
  • Science Hero: During his time as All Might's sidekick, David compensates for his borderline useless Quirk with a myriad of gadgets he designed himself, including a Cool Car, a bubble machine that can completely nullify the missiles from a rocket launcher, and All Might's costume.
  • Weak, but Skilled: He was All Might's sidekick. And he was apparently in the field with his friend, rather than Mission Control, to boot, despite being a scientist, and despite his Quirk being, well, just being able to bend his fingers more than other people.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: It turns out that he's the one who set up the terrorist attack on I-Island, since he wanted to take back his Quirk-enhancing invention so he could restore All Might's powers again. Unfortunately, the people he hired to stage the attack really were criminals, and they take his invention for themselves.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: His Quirk is "Bendy Fingers" which allow him to bend his fingers slightly more than a normal person's. He tries to use this to assure Melissa that it was alright to be Quirkless because his Quirk was rather lame anyways.

    Samuel "Sam" Abraham 

Samuel "Sam" Abraham

Voiced by: Mitsuru Ogata (Japanese), Barry Yandell (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Unknown

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David Shield's assistant, who usually just goes by Sam.


  • All for Nothing: What he felt the time and effort he spent working on the Quirk-Enhancing device became when the research was frozen.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Sam planned to give the Quirk enhancer to Wolfram because he was mad at David for letting it be confiscated in the first place. Wolfram repays him accordingly.
  • Fat Bastard: Downplayed. He wanted to give David's invention away because he was mad at him, but he's otherwise a nice enough guy.
  • Only in It for the Money: Initially not the case as he worked to make the world a better place, but after his and David's research was frozen, he resolved to steal and sell the device so that he would at least get some money for all the time and effort put into it.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: Wolfram shoots Sam as soon as he has the Quirk enhancer. In a twist, Sam isn't killed as far the audience is shown.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: Is almost completely absent from trailers and other promotional material despite being a rather important character in the film.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He and David set up the terrorist attack on I-Island to take back their Quirk-enhancing invention to restore All Might's powers again. Though it's averted because he only wanted it so he could give it away to get back at David.
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    Wolfram 

Wolfram

Voiced by: Rikiya Koyama (Japanese), Keith Silverstein (English), Gerardo Vásquez (Latin American Spanish)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Unnamed Metal Quirk, Unnamed Power-Up Quirk

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The main antagonist of My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, who invades and takes over I-Island. His Quirk allows him to manipulate metal.


  • Badass Longcoat: He's a formidable villain and wears a long white trenchcoat.
  • Big Bad: Although David was the one who planned the I-Island incident, Wolfram turns out to be secretly manipulating events for his own benefit, and he ends up being the final adversary of the film.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Part of what makes him so deadly is that he does not mess around at all, using whatever means he can to win. This includes pulling a gun out mid-flight, something rarely seen in the series at all. When he first fights Midoriya, he blindsides him with a barrage of attacks before the boy can even counter, allowing him to get away.
  • Extra-ore-dinary: His Quirk allows him to manipulate metal. He can create walls to block his opponents' path, strike them with metallic poles emerging from the ground, and, with the help of David's Quirk-amplifying helmet, surround himself with a near-indestructible metal fortress and throw around enormous metal cubes, one of which is big enough to crush the entire tower the fight takes place on.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: After using the Quirk Enhancer on himself, his voice becomes progressively deeper and more distorted until he goes full-on Voice of the Legion.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: He has jagged scars across his eye and the lower half of his face that cement his villainous appearance.
  • Meaningful Name: Wolfram is the German name for tungsten, a type of metal. Wolfram happens to have a metal bending Quirk.
  • No-Nonsense Nemesis: While he does gloat a little, he's not one to lose track of his objective after he incapacitates those after him. And if fought directly, he always tries to go in for the kill.
  • Oh, Crap!: Gets this when Deku and All Might burst through his defenses and are about to hit him with the full brunt of their powers. He makes a futile attempt to cover himself in metal but they break through it, knock him out and destroy the amplifier in the process.
  • Only in It for the Money: He's no actor, he's a real Arms Dealer, as David and Sam found out the hard way.
  • One-Winged Angel: During the Final Battle, he dons the Quirk Enhancer, and becomes powerful enough to create a giant, coiling mass of metal that makes him look like a borderline Eldritch Abomination. The power boost is so great, in fact, that he thinks twice about selling the device, and decides to keep it for himself.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Gives one to David, saying that after everything David did, he's just another criminal with no future in the world of science.
  • Super Strength: Though his Quirk involves metal, he was also gifted with a muscle enhancing Quirk by All For One. When combined with the Quirk Enhancer, he's strong enough to choke the likes of All Might.
  • Why Won't You Die?: In the final battle, he becomes frustrated that Deku and All Might won't stay down despite the Quirk enhancer amplifying his powers, leading to him to yell at them to be crushed already.
  • Why Don't You Just Shoot Him?: Subverted. While he makes extensive use of his metal-manipulating Quirk to great effect, he's also just as happy to shoot someone who's in a vulnerable position, and if the first shot doesn't kill, he'll just fire another one.

    Swordkil 

Swordkil

Voiced by: Adam Gibbs (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Unnamed Sword Quirk

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One of the terrorists who invaded I-Island with Wolfram. His Quirk allows him to transform his arms into blades.


  • Bond Villain Stupidity: Opts to gloat at Melissa while she's knocked down instead of finishing off Midoriya, a hero-in-training, who was at his mercy.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: He can transform his arms into blades.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: While he manages to ambush and nearly knock Deku out of the building, he lets his guard down too easily and is ultimately taken out in a single punch from Deku.
  • Evil Gloating: Starts to throw some at Melissa after he knocks her down, but Midoriya stops him before he can get anything meaningful out.
  • Punched Across the Room: When Deku manages to get a hit in on him, he's sent flying straight into a stairwell and out of the movie.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He nearly kills Midoriya and actually cuts Melissa.

    Nobu 

Nobu

Voiced by: Ben Bryant (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Unnamed Displacement Quirk

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One of the terrorists who invaded I-Island with Wolfram. His Quirk allows him to fire blasts of air that displace the things they hit into his hands.


  • Elite Mooks: He's more dangerous than the guys with guns, but he's still dealt with quickly.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: He attempts to displace Bakugo's arm, but misses and only manages to graze him enough to catch some of his clothes and sweat. Said sweat is combustible, which Todoroki then uses to defeat him.
  • Lean and Mean: A tall and lanky villain to contrast Daigo being The Napoleon
  • Teleportation: A variant. His Quirk allows him to displace matter into his hands via air blasts.
  • True Companions: Implied with Daigo. When Bakugo knocks Daigo out, Nobu is shown to be very upset.
  • Unique Enemy: Compared to Wolfram's other Elite Mooks, who only have simple blade and strength Quirks, Nobu has a rather unique powerset that's the first of its kind in the series.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Starts the fight with Todoroki, Bakugo, and Kirishima with little provocation. At one point, he tries to dismember Bakugo by displacing part of his arm.

    Daigo 

Daigo

Voiced by: DAIGO (Japanese), Nazeeh Tarsha (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Unnamed Beast Form Quirk

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One of the terrorists who invaded I-Island with Wolfram. His Quirk allows him to transform into a gorilla-like monster.


  • Animal Motifs: His beast form resembles a giant gorilla, giving him a Killer Gorilla vibe.
  • The Brute: Of Wolfram's Elite Mooks.
  • Elite Mooks: He's more trouble than the guys with guns, but he's still not a big issue in the grand scheme of things.
  • Eyes Always Shut: When not transformed, his eyes usually remain shut.
  • Hulking Out: His Quirk in a nutshell.
  • The Napoleon: A shorter villain who is easily angered to contrast Nobu being Lean and Mean.
  • Purple Is Powerful: His skin is purple in his beast form, and he's able to go toe-to-toe with Bakugo, one of Class 1-A's best, in it.
  • True Companions: Implied with Nobu. When Bakugo knocks him out, Nobu is shown to get very upset.
  • Would Hurt a Child: During his fight with Todoroki, Bakugo, and Kirishima, he launches Kirishima into a wall and holds nothing back when fighting Bakugo.
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    The Hacker 

The Hacker

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Unknown

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One of the terrorists who invaded I-Island with Wolfram, specifically the one who is responsible for hacking into the island's security.


  • The Cracker: He uses his skills to completely take over the island's security.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: The goggles he wears don't appear to do anything.
  • No Name Given: He's not given a name.
  • Non-Action Guy: He doesn't do any fighting, and is only there to hack the security.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: He doesn't get a fight, has barely any dialogue, and doesn't even have a name. And yet, he's arguably the most valuable member of Wolfram's crew, due to his sole contribution of hacking the island's security
  • Unexplained Recovery: He and an unnamed helicopter pilot manage to survive a helicopter exploding without a scratch on them. Wolfram did as well, but he had the Quirk Enhancing Device and a strength Quirk to help protect him, while the hacker and pilot had nothing to protect them.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: He has white hair and no issue with his teammates attacking children or attempting to kill people.

Other Villains

    L.A. Villains 

L.A. Villains

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Unnamed Rocket Quirk, Unnamed Giant Monster Quirk

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Two unnamed brothers who rob a bank at the beginning of the film. The one brother’s Quirk allows him to shoot missiles while the other’s Quirk allows him to transform into a giant, more monstrous version of himself.


  • Curb-Stomp Battle: They manage to evade minor pros and the police, but when All Might and David enters the scene, they're taken down very quickly.
  • Fat and Skinny: The rocket brother is skinny while the monster brother is fat, both while transformed and while not.
  • Lean and Mean: The rocket brother, who is as cruel as he is lanky.
  • Macross Missile Massacre: How the rocket villain uses his Quirk.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: While Size Shifting, the monster brother can increase the number of arms he has.
  • No Name Given: Neither are given proper names.
  • Running on All Fours: How the monster brother moves while transformed, with his brother riding on top of him.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: After All Might effortlessly deflects the rocket brother's missiles that had previously disabled two pro heroes and the police, the two brothers book it, clearly understanding the danger they're in. They don't make it far though.
  • Sinister Schnoz: The rocket villain's nose is long and pointy.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: The rocket brother has quite the mouth on him.
  • Sizeshifter: The monster brother can grow quite big with his Quirk.
  • Villain Opening Scene: Their whole purpose is to be this for My Hero Academia: Two Heroes; they only appear in the opening of the film and only exist to introduce young All Might and David.
  • Would Hurt a Child: They have no qualms about crushing a car holding a family in order to escape the police.

Pro Heroes

    Cow Lady and Elec Plant 

Cow Lady and Elec Plant

Cow Lady's voice by by: Tomomi Kawamura (Japanese), Katelyn Barr (English)

Elec Plant's voice by by: Keiji Hirai (Japanese), Nazeeh Tarsha (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirks: Cow (Cow Lady), Electricity Generation (Elec Plant)

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Two L.A. based heroes who appear at the start of the movie. Cow Lady's Quirk, "Cow", lets her transform into an anthropomorphic cow, and Elec Plant's Quirk, "Electricity Generation", lets him produce blasts of electricity.


  • Animal-Themed Superbeing: Cow Lady is one. You'ed be utterly stumped if you had to guess what animal it is, but it would be moooving to see you try!
  • Animorphism: Cow Lady's Quirk lets her transform into an anthropomorphic cow with the strength to match.
  • Cowgirl: Cow Lady's theme both figuratively and literally.
  • Foil: To Mount Lady, a fanservice-y female hero with a transformation Quirk, and Kamui Woods, a masked hero with an elemental Quirk. Cow Lady and Elec Plant's appearance in the movie is a direct parallel to the former's first appearance in the main series; opening the story facing a giant villain.
  • Horned Humanoid: Cow Lady has cow horns even when not transformed.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Cow Lady's outfit is rather skimpy and leaves little to the imagination. It turns into Fan Disservice upon her transformation, for most people at least.
  • Phenotype Stereotype: Cow Lady is an American with blond hair and blue eyes.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Cow Lady has cow ears and horns.
  • Shock and Awe: Elec Plant's Quirk lets him fire off electric blasts.

    Godzillo 

Godzillo

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirk: Toho

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A Pro Hero based in the United States after leaving Japan due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • Advertised Extra: He had a decent prominence in promotional material, but only serves as a one scene cameo in the film proper.
  • The Cameo: For all intents and purposes, he's just Godzilla dressed in a Bancho outfit. His Quirk is called "Toho", a reference to Toho Productions, the studio that created Godzilla.
  • Kaiju: His Quirk turns him into a giant dinosaur.
  • Notzilla: Obviously, as his Quirk turns him into a Godzilla Expy.
  • Shout-Out: His bio mentions he left Japan and is based in the United States, a reference to the MonsterVerse films made by Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros.
  • Superhero Sobriquets: "The Monster Hero".

    Other Pro Heroes 

Other Pro Heroes

Amplifier's voice by by: Saori Hayami (Japanese)

Mr. Plastic's voiced by: Kensuke Sato (Japanese), Andrew Love (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Film)

Quirks: Yell (Amplifier), Plastic Transformation (Mr. Plastic), Spirit Possession (Nyikang), Power (Pankration), Eagle (Takahiro), X Ray (X), Unnamed Music Qurik (Unnamed Composer Hero) Unknown (Other Unnamed Heroes)

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A group of pro heroes who were invited to I-Island to show off the island's hero equipment.


  • All There in the Manual: Most of their names and Quirks were only revealed in promotional material, and most aren't said or shown in the movie itself.
  • Badass in Distress: They and All Might spend most of the movie restrained by the tower's security system, and they can't break free under the threat that the civilians in the room will be killed by the villains if they try. Once Melissa gets to the security room and reboots the system, the pros are free to turn the tables on their captors.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Amplifier does this in her hero costume.
  • Informed Attribute: With the exception of Amplifier, all of their Quirks of this.
  • Meaningful Name: "Pankration" was an empty-hand submission sport introduced into the Greek Olympic Games in 648 BC, which fits a hero with Super Strength Quirk.
  • No Name Given: While some are named in the supplemental material, almost half of them are not given any names at all.
  • Transplant: Takahiro is one of a character with the same name from Kohei Horikoshi's previous work, Oumagadoki Doubutsuen.

My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising Characters

The Shimano Siblings

    In General 

Mahoro and Katsuma Shimano

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Mahoro on the left and Katsuma on the right

A pair of siblings who live on Nabu Island and befriend Bakugo and Midoriya.


  • Coordinated Clothes: They both wear color-coordinated sunhats, overalls, and sandals. They are a pair of young siblings who strongly resemble each other.
  • Minor Living Alone: A pair of young children who live by themselves, since they lost their mother and their father works on the mainland. It helps that they live in a very tightly-knit and isolated community, so the neighbors also look out for them.
  • Nice Hat: Both of them wear giant sun hats, which are blown away during Nine's attack on the island.
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Their outfits. Mahoro wears pink, her brother Katsuma wears blue.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Mahoro's outgoing and assertive personality contrasts with Katsuma's shyness.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: The duo strongly resemble each other; they have the same face shape, hair, and eye color, the same Youthful Freckles, similar eye shapes, and Coordinated Clothes.
  • Youthful Freckles: They are the youngest characters in the film and fittingly have a dusting of freckles over their nose.

    Mahoro Shimano 

Mahoro Shimano

Voiced by: Tomoyo Kurosawa (Japanese), Dani Chambers (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising (Film)

Quirk: Hologram

The older Shimano sibling, a headstrong young girl with a mild distrust of heroes. Her Quirk, "Hologram", allows her to create realistic looking holograms of whatever she wishes.


  • Big Sister Instinct: She is very protective of Katsuma, and discourages him from becoming a hero because she think it's too dangerous for him.
  • Bratty Half-Pint: She first appears yelling at Deku for taking an hour to find Katsuma.
  • Crying Wolf: She fakes a villain attack to try and prove to her brother that the heroes are too chicken to do anything about it. It comes back to bite her when Nine and his crew arrive the next day and Bakugo doesn't believe her distress call. Downplayed overall, however, as Midoriya believes her instantly and rushes to her aid.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To Kota Izumi, being a little kid who's not too fond of heroes at first, but eventually comes around after being saved.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Mahoro is a young girl with two pigtails.
  • Jerk W Ith A Heart Of Gold: She's a little bit sassy and rude towards the 1-A Hero students at first, but even then, her heart is in the right place. She's especially caring towards her little brother.
  • Master of Illusion: Her Quirk lets her project illusions. They can be rather large (such as a giant monster, or a figure of Deku big enough to be seen from miles away), but can be identified by their lack of shadow.
  • Tsurime Eyes: Her eyes and eyebrows are slanted upwards to visually indicate her assertive and outgoing personality. Contrast Katsuma's eyes and eyebrows; although they are similar in shape, they are flatter and make him look more timid.

    Katsuma Shimano 

Katsuma Shimano

Voiced by: Yuka Terasaki (Japanese), Maxey Whitehead (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising (Film)

Quirk: Cell Activation

The younger Shimano sibling, a timid young boy who has a great love of heroes, much like Midoriya. His Quirk, "Cell Activation", allows him to heal others by activating their cells.


  • Foil: To Kouta Izumi of the main series. Both of them are little kids around the same age who Midoriya has to rescue from a villain and they even help him in turn at some point. Unlike Kouta, who starts out rather grumpy and despising heroes (and by extension, Midoriya), Katsuma is shy and polite and admires heroes from the beginning, even wishing to be one himself when he grows up.
  • Healing Factor: It's implied that his Cell Activation Quirk heals him as well, since this is what Nine briefly experienced after he stole Katsuma's father's Quirk.
  • Healing Hands: His Cell Activation allows him to speed up the activity of cells in the body of those he touches to heal their wounds and improve their physical performance.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Twofold. He's initially dismissive of his quirk and states that it's not suited to hero work, but it's actually quite powerful, vital to the heroes' victory, and if it could be applied to himself would make him a powerful physical combatant. It isn't however that powerful or unique... except for it being a perfect counter for Nine's Blessed With Suck, which would essentially make him near unstoppable.
  • Hero-Worshipper: Despite his shy nature, Katsuma admires heroes greatly. He wears a pin of the pro hero Edgeshot.
  • Nice Guy: Katsuma is tender, compassionate and humble.
  • Shrinking Violet: Katsuma is a very timid child, and always stays by his sister's side.
  • Superior Successor: He and his father both possess the "Cell Activation" Quirk, but while his father's only works on people with Type A blood, Katsuma's works on people with Type O, A, and B blood.
  • Take Me Instead: Despite his obvious terror, Katsuma does this twice after learning what Nine's intentions are: he offers to turn himself in after the initial attack to keep the 1-A students and the island's inhabitants from getting hurt; and when Nine threatens Mahoro's life in the climax, Katsuma then runs towards him to fulfill his demand.

Nine and His Crew

    Nine 

Nine

Voiced by: Yoshio Inoue (Japanese), Johnny Yong Bosch (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising (Film), Chapter 222 (Manga)

Quirk: Weather Operations, All For One (Artificial Duplicate) (Finger Beams, Air Shields, Water Dragons, Quirk Identification, Cell Activation)

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"The strong will lord over the weak in my utopia. Labels like hero and villain won't be necessary. Power will be the only factor that matters! That's how a true superhuman society should be structured!"

The main antagonist of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, a sinister villain who operates behind the scenes and boasts overwhelming strength.

His original Quirk is "Weather Operations", which allows him to control the weather.


  • A Day in the Limelight: League of Villains: UNDERCOVER, a bonus manga chapter that details his how his philosophy came to be and how he ended up partnering up with the Doctor.
  • Aura Vision: He can see people's superpower-level as a glowing yellow-orange aura and even identify their Quirks to some degree; shown when he detects Deku's deliberate power-boost and when he identifies Katsuma's cell-activation Quirk by noting he glows more brightly than his sister. He also apparently recognized her illusion Quirk just by looking at her. Whether this is one of his Quirks or some sort of tech-augmentation is unclear.
  • Bad Guys Do the Dirty Work: While Midoriya and Bakugo manage to beat him, he's ultimately removed as a threat when Shigaraki kills him.
  • Barrier Warrior: One of his stolen Quirks lets him create circular shields of compressed air, which he can layer for greater protection.
  • Big Bad: Of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising.
  • Blessed With Suck: His power over the weather is described by the Doctor to be "god-like", a sentiment that Nine's crew share. Unfortunately, his body is unable to handle it properly due to his illness, which is why he sought out the Doctor for help.
  • Blow You Away: He can use his air shields to create powerful blasts of air.
  • Boring, but Practical: His attacks are flashy and powerful, but Nine shows little creativity in their use unless forced to. This allows the heroes to counter his tactics by exploiting his predictability, first when Bakugo gets around his use of air shields in a matter of seconds, and then when Bakugo and Deku plan around his use of lightning as a Finishing Move. He manages to get out of the first because he still had some Quirks held in reserve, but the second blindsides him and essentially costs him the fight.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: To Wolfram from the previous movie. Wolfram was a mercenary with no motivation beyond his own profit, while Nine is an idealist with a specific goal. Both Wolfram and Nine also sought to increase their power artificially, but where Wolfram was after a tool to amplify his original Quirk, Nine seeks to gain entirely new Quirks.
  • Creepy Monotone: In Japanese, he speaks with a soft, lethargic tone of voice that emphasizes his malice.
  • Defiant to the End: Even after the severe backlash of his own power and the beating he sustained from Midoriya and Bakugo, leaving him battered from head to toe and unable to even stand, his last words are still ones of defiance against Shigaraki.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: League of Villains: UNDERCOVER fleshes out more of his motives, with it heavily implied that despite his Quirk's power, he grew up in a destitute environment that had living in the streets. Thus, driving his desire to create a world where people like him and his crew thrive.
  • Dissonant Serenity: The opening page of his backstory chapter shows him calmly watching a raging storm (that is implied to be of his creation) terrorize a small city. Apparently, storms make him calm.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He can be spotted in Chapter 222 of the manga before he was officially introduced in the movie.
  • Final Exchange: To Shigaraki after the final battle.
    Nine: There can only be... one true ruler!
    Shigaraki: Mm, yes. Only one.
  • Hand Blast: One of his Quirks lets him fire lasers from his fingernails, which can cut through rock.
  • Ill Boy: He suffers from a cell mutation disorder that, according to the Doctor, should have killed him long ago. The Doctor chooses him as a test subject solely because he managed to survive as long as he did, though, even after experimentation, it's still detrimental to his health, which is why he targets Katsuma's "Cell Activation" Quirk.
  • The Juggernaut: In the climax of the film, Class 1-A does their best to throw everything they have at him, ranging from cannon fire, to rocks, and even their best physical hitters. Despite this, he casually swats them all away, and only ends up having trouble because he overuses his Quirk to such an extent that he starts to lose his cool.
  • Made of Iron: While most attacks against him are intercepted by his shields, lasers, and hydras, the ones that do land don't leave a scratch until the final battle.
  • Meaningful Name: Nine refers to the number of Quirks he can hold through a version of All for One's Quirk. It also contrasts him with Midoriya, the ninth user of One for All.
  • Never Trust a Trailer: Promotional materials for Heroes Rising made it clear that he used the name Nine because that's how many Quirks he has and that he plans to acquire a tenth over the course of the film. In the movie itself, he only has seven Quirks (or at least only seven whose effects are obvious), his goal is to acquire a specific Quirk to offset a crippling flaw of his power, and he went by Nine even when he had only one Quirk.
  • Nightmare Face: When reaching out to steal Katsuma's Quirk in the final battle, his expression is very unsettling.
  • Not Quite Flight: He can "fly" by holding himself up with storm clouds created with his original Quirk.
  • One-Winged Angel: When pushed to his limit, the tubes on his back explode and take his bodysuit with them, leaving him with Volcanic Veins and flares of energy resembling wings.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: He only ever goes by his villain alias, whereas his birth name is never mentioned.
  • Our Hydras Are Different: The water dragons he summons with one of his Quirk can split in two when attacked, and their appearance hails back to the hydra's original description of an amphibious monster.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: Though he can't claim all the credit, his fight against Midoriya and Bakugo deals a lot of damage to the surrounding environment.
  • Power Degeneration: Using his Quirk causes cell degeneration, gradually killing him with every exertion of power.
  • Power Parasite: Nine was compatible with All For One's Quirk factor but was given a weaker version of the All For One Quirk. He can hold up to eight Quirks in addition to his original Quirk and All For One, giving him a potential total of nine Quirks at his disposal.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Nine doesn't kill unnecessarily. If he wants someone's Quirk, he won't hurt them any more than he has to: once they're powerless, he lets his targets go.
  • Purple Is Powerful: His bodysuit has noticeable purple highlights and he's shown to generate purple energy orbs at his fingertips. He's also stated to be very powerful foe, boasting nine Quirks.
  • Quantity vs. Quality: The quality to All For One's quantity. All For One stockpiles Quirks like they're going out of style and combines numerous weaker ones to create stronger abilities. Nine has only a few Quirks, but each of them is individually as or more powerful than the tricks we've seen AFO pull.
  • The Social Darwinist: He believes that the way the world works is flawed, as it's one where the "weak rule the strong". He and his crew wish to correct this perceived error, which is why he becomes the Doctor's guinea pig.
  • Summon Magic: One of his Quirks lets him create blue, finned, serpentine creatures, each large enough to crush a car in their jaws.
  • Super Supremacist: His goal is to create a world where those with strong powers rule over those with weak or no powers.
  • Superior Successor: Subverted. He's granted a copy of All For One's own Quirk and wields several powerful Quirks, but is ultimately weaker overall. It's implied that this was deliberate and that Nine was never anything more than a lab rat to refine the Doctor's experiments. It's also unknown whether he can transfer Quirks like All For One.
  • Useless Superpowers: His Cell Activation Quirk, which he stole from the Shimano siblings' father. It's a useful power, but it only works on subjects with Type A blood. Nine himself has Type B blood, making it useless for his purposes and leading him to set his sights on Katsuma, whose version of the same Quirk can be used on him.
  • Voice of the Legion: When he activates his weather Quirk, his voice becomes a multi-octave bellow.
  • Weather Manipulation: His original Quirk allows him to do this. It enables him to cause rain, lightning, and tornadoes.
  • White Hair, Black Heart: He has long white hair and has no compunctions attacking children or ripping away someone's Quirk.

    Kiruka Hasaki — Slice 

Kiruka Hasaki — Slice

Voiced by: Mio Imada (Japanese), Lydia Mackay (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising (Film), Deku & Bakugo: Rising Chapter 2 (Manga)

Quirk: Slice

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A villain working with Nine. She was betrayed in the past and is unable to trust anyone, though she agrees with Nine’s ideals. Her titular Quirk allows her to use her hair like a sword or knife.


  • Blood Knight: She seems to relish a good fight.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Implied. According to the official website, she was betrayed in the past and is now unable to trust other people aside from Nine. A small flashback League of Villains: UNDERCOVER shows her alone, in a heavily disheveled bedroom, with a morose look on her face.
  • Didn't Think This Through: In her annoyance at Mina managing to damage her hair, she focuses on her and badly injures her. What she failed to realize was that they were fighting in the darkness, which causes Tokoyami's Dark Shadow to go berserk and overpower her with ease.
  • Dark Action Girl: The sole woman in Nine's group and a very athletic one, at that.
  • Domino Mask: Wears one of these as part of her villain costume.
  • The Dragon: Seems to be Nine's closest ally.
  • Evil Redhead: She's got bright red hair that stands out, and she's a villain.
  • Logical Weakness: Her power only alters her hair, so cutting it off makes her essentially Quirkless. Adding to this, since hair grows back, it's an acceptable target for Quirks that could normally never be turned against a person for fear of causing serious harm, like Mina's "Acid". Once Mina ruins her hair, she's left with only Scratch Damage left and ends up going down quickly.
  • Prehensile Hair: Her Quirk allows her to use her hair like a blade.
  • Shout-Out: Her design (long red hair, purple outfit, Domino Mask) and powers (Prehensile Hair) are based off Medusa from Marvel's The Inhumans.
  • Spike Shooter: She can stiffen her hair and fire individual strands with enough force to sink ships.
  • Taking You with Me: After her hair is melted and it's made clear she doesn't stand a chance against Tokoyami, she uses what's left of her hair to collapse the cave on them. It actually works (especially since it lets in enough sunlight to disable Dark Shadow), but takes her out too.

    Chojuro Kon — Chimera 

Chojuro Kon — Chimera

Voiced by: Shunsuke Takeuchi (Japanese), Greg Dulcie (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising (Film), Deku & Bakugo: Rising Chapter 2 (Manga)

Quirk: Chimera

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Another villain who is working with Nine. He faced persecution and discrimination due to his appearance, and thus seeks revenge against society. His titular Quirk gives him the characteristics of various animals.


  • Attack the Mouth: Todoroki takes him down by shoving his right hand into Chimera's mouth and freezing the villain from the inside.
  • Beast Man: True to his namesake, his Quirk gives him the characteristics of various animals (dog-like head, bird-like hands, snake-like tail, etc.).
  • Breath Weapon: He can breathe fire, and when at full power, can fire a large laser beam from his mouth.
  • The Brute: He's the muscle of the group, shrugging off and overpowering pretty much everything thrown at him with raw power.
  • Cigar Chomper: Always seen with a cigar.
  • Combo Platter Powers: His quirk gives him combined traits that he can mix and match at will which at least follows a theme of being animal based except for his ability to breathe fire. Aside from following the mythology of The Chimera being capable of breathing fire, it's incongruent in the context of his quirk.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Implied. According to the official website, he's faced constant persecution and discrimination due to his appearance. A small flashback League of Villains: UNDERCOVER shows him seemingly running for his life.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: In Japanese, he's given a deep, gruff voice to go with his animalistic appearance.
  • Harmless Freezing: After Todoroki freezes him from the inside out, he's shown to be fine with the other villains at the end of the movie.
  • Hypocrite: Is angry at society for mistreating him due to his appearance, but has no issue mocking Shoji for his. Toned down in the English dub, where the line's inflection instead sounds like he's trying to commiserate with him.
  • Implacable Man: He doesn't have his boss's sheer range of defensive Quirks, but that just makes it all the more notable how little damage he actually takes from some of the class's hardest hitters.
  • Meaningful Name: His real name contains the kanji for "beast" and "man".
  • Mundane Utility: Lights his cigar using his fire breath, not even taking it out his mouth when he does it.
  • One-Winged Angel: After being paralyzed by Tsuyu's toxin, he amps up his monstrous features to break free, developing horns, wings, and grows even larger.
  • Savage Wolf: Invokes this trope by having a wolf-like head.
  • Superpower Lottery: Animal-based Quirks are already shown to be very powerful due to the versatility they give their users, but they're limited to a specific animal in most cases. Chimera, on the other hand, can pull from a dozen different animal-based abilities, all of which would be considered powerful on their own, and mix-and-match them to his desire. The only downside of his Quirk is that the appearance it gave him led him to be discriminated against, which is less a flaw of the Quirk itself and more a flaw of the society Chimera grew up in.
  • Super Strength: He's strong enough to be able to lift Shoji off the ground with one hand and hold back the likes of Todoroki effortlessly.
  • Voice of the Legion: His aforementioned One-Winged Angel has a voice that fits with this trope.

    Hoyo Makihara — Mummy 

Hoyo Makihara — Mummy

Voiced by: Shunsuke Takeuchi (Japanese), Brendan Blaber (English)

Debut: My Hero Academia: Heroes: Rising (Film), Deku & Bakugo: Rising Chapter 2 (Manga)

Quirk: Mummification

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Another villain who is working with Nine. He has a ninja-like appearance and wears a full-body bandage. His Quirk, "Mummification", allows him to control things that get caught in said bandages.


  • Bandage Mummy: He's wrapped from head to toe in red bandages. Also applies to the Mooks he creates with his bandages, looking like bulky red mummies.
  • Curb Stomp Cushion: He's taken out pretty quickly, and fairly easily, but at the very least it requires Bakugo to sacrifice one of his gauntlets and remain without it for the rest of the movie.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Implied. League of Villains: UNDERCOVER shows him apparently fighting off some thugs in a rage.
  • Emergency Weapon: Carries a shortsword with him, but only seems to use it when someone gets past his mummies.
  • Evil Puppeteer: A villain who can control things and people using his Quirk.
  • Mind over Matter: His Quirk allows him to control anything that gets caught in his bandages.
  • Mook Maker: An odd example. The main usage of his bandages is to take random objects (mostly inanimate objects like cars) and using them as a sort of "base" to construct vaguely humanoid mummies to fight for him. And he can create a lot of them.
  • Ninja: He's specifically described as "a villain with the appearance of a ninja," so he's at least one in terms of looks. The fact he carries a sword with him helps the image out, though functionally he doesn't really fit.
  • People Puppets: He can move people around by wrapping them in bandages, which he uses to attack and provide himself with human shields. He can't directly control people like he can inanimate objects, though he has ways of compensating for this.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: One of Nine's henchmen; he's wrapped in red bandages and wears a black outfit over them.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: He's shown to be fairly dangerous, but Bakugo beats him with comparative ease early in the movie, making him the only member of Nine's crew to be beaten before the climactic battle.

Alternative Title(s): My Hero Academia The Two Heroes, My Hero Academia Heroes Rising

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