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My Hero Academia (Japanese: 僕のヒーローアカデミア) is a manga series by Horikoshi Kouhei. It follows the story of Midoriya Izuku, who was born quirkless, in his dream to become a hero.

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What does “plus ultra” mean in My Hero Academia

The credits for My Hero Academia add "plus Ultra" after the series name. Occasionally All Might shouts "plus Ultra!" as sort of a battle cry when he is about to strike a foe. From context, I guess ...
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Why did Midoriya come last in the quirk assessment test when there were others worse than him?

In season 1 episode 3, Midoriya is said to be placed last when compared to all other 20 candidates. Although I agree with him losing to most, I fail to identify how he could lose to a few of the ...
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Why does Bakugou drag Kaminari into the bushes and what did he do to him there?

I don't understand why he drags him off to the bushes to get him to discharge and go into derp mode. Bullying? To recharge the expensive night goggles? To give the rest of the class something to laugh ...
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Which nationality is All Might?

All Might is blond, and he uses an American-themed suit, and labels all his attacks with American city names. At first, I thought he could be American, but then he has a Japanese name and works in ...
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Is Toru Hagakure constantly naked?

She seemed embarrassed to go barefoot and to be watched when she took her boots and gloves off. Since we can see when she is wearing those pieces of clothing does this mean she is constantly walking ...
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Why does Todoroki look different between the 1st and 2nd season?

In season 1 of My Hero Academia, Todoroki looks like this: In season 2, he looks like this: As can be seen from the first image, his left side (and not his right side) is his ice side. His left eye ...
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What will happen if Aizawa uses his quirk on Invisible Girl?

There's an image meme posted on r/Animemes: If Aizawa's quirk nullifies others' quirk, what will happen if he uses it on Invisible Girl?
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What does it mean that “One for All” allows to stockpile power?

In My Hero Academia, they say that the quirk "One for All" allows the user to stockpile power. What does this mean exactly? Does it mean that the current user has the quirks of the previous users? ...
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Is it usual in anime/manga/japanese to use ブツ as onomatopoeia of mumbling?

In My Hero Academia we see that when Midoriya is mumbling they use ブツ to symbolize it. Is this the rule for anime/manga/japanese or does it only happen in My Hero Academia?
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Why if Endeavor solved more crimes than All Might, he isnt considered the number one hero?

In the anime version of My Hero Academia it's said that Endeavor solved more crimes than All Might, but he isnt considered the number one hero in spite of this. Why it is so? What does it make people ...
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Could Eraserhead delete all All for One quirks at once?

All for One is this powerful villain, who is almost unstoppable because he has and can use many quirks. Is there any reason why they never used Eraserhead to stop him by blocking all his quirks? Is ...
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Will Stain get One for All ability?

After watching fight between Midoriya and Stain, I started to wonder if Stain may obtain the One for All ability ? We all know that in order to pass the ability of One for All, you need to pass ...
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Does One for All give unlimited power?

In the fight with Noumu, since Noumu was as strong as All Might, and it was made to battle All Might at 100%, All Might has to punch him with over 100% of his power. And in the last episode of My Hero ...
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How did Mineta Minoru get into UA?

U.A. is the #1 ranked High School for heroics and is considered as the top Hero Academy in the world. As such it as a pretty low acceptance rate. With plenty of other students who may have aspired to ...
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Are there races other than human?

In Boku no Hero Academia, there are many people who have a special appearance, different from a human appearance, like Tokoyami for example. Is this something normal in the world of My Hero Academia ...
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How did Toru and Koji pass the entrance exam in My Hero Academia?

I have seen some comments and speculations about the robot having an off switch or whatever. But I want to know if there is any source material or comment from the author on how they managed to pass ...
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Why has no one except Bakugo figured out that All Might passed his powers to Deku?

I have been watching Boku no Hero Academia for a while now and in my opinion, Midoriya's smash, "power type" way of fighting is so unmistakably and obviously similar to All Might's fighting style. ...
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Why Recovery Girl never cured All Might injuries?

Supposedly, All Might injuries are one of the reasons he can't last and fight anymore like he did in the past, before the battle with All For One. Why Recovery Girl never cured All Might injuries? ...
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Why All for One never stole One for All?

All for One is the most powerful superhuman with the exception of All Might who has the quirk One for All. If All for One has the quirk who makes him able to steal quirks, and All Might is the only ...
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How can All Might live without his stomach?

In the anime All Might tells in a fight half of his respiratory organs were destroyed and he lost his complete stomach. How can All Might live without his stomach?
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How many quirks can one have?

Through out the series so far we have seen several ways people can manifest multiple quirks. Such as Todo, which has Fire and Ice powers or Noumus power to steal quirks, allowing for multiple quirks, ...
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Why All-For-One goes for a full frontal assault against All Might?

It was very strange to see All-For-One (who make possess large number of different quirks) choosing a brute-force way (all kind of power-ups to increase strength). It feel like there should be ...
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How is “One for All” stronger than “All for One”?

For those who don't know a brief description of the 2 major quirks involved in the main story of My Hero Academia are the quirks One for All (All Might, Izuku) and All for One. First One for All Now ...
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Why is Midoriya's power so low according to the official character book?

According to the official character book or Boku no Hero Academia Wikia, Midoriya power is 1/5. However, other students have powers much higher than him: Yuga 2/5 Tenya 4/5 Eijiro 4/5 Denki 3/5 ...
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Could All Might pass his quirk to multiple people by feeding them his hair?

The quirk that All Might possesses is called All For One. It is a quirk that can be passed from one person to another and it gains more power each time it is passed. All Might gave Deku (Izuku) a ...
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Is there a discrepancy about Tomura's Quirk?

Upon rereading a few earlier chapters of My Hero Academia, I noticed an oddity regarding Tomura Shigaraki's Quirk. Later in the story, it is revealed that whatever he touches with all five fingers ...
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Why is there a Hindi poster in Boku no Hero Academia?

I was curious as to why would the animators use a language other than Japanese and English given the fact that no one in Japan understands Hindi? This is from season 2 episode 15. It's Nepali actually ...
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Who is this goggles-wearing character from the second My Hero Academia S3 intro?

The second opening of My Hero Academia S3 features three rapid-fire shots of a red-haired character wearing goggles and a very smug grin (YouTube reference): These shots are placed right after the ...
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Approximately when is the story of “Boku no Hero Academia” set?

As nearly as I can tell, the events of "Boku no Hero Academia" seem to begin some time around 2174. I base this estimation upon the manga having been begun in 2014 and the current All Might being the ...
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A black metal song in episode 41 of My Hero Academia

There's a song that plays in My Hero Academia season 2, episode 41 around 20:45-20:58ish when the villains showed up during the poison gas/tree burning scene. It was growling black metal type vocals ...
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Why does Tokoyami's quirk Dark Shadow goes out of control?

In the most recent episode of Boku No Hero Academia, we see that Tokoyami's quirk Dark Shadow loses control. What is the reason behind that and what exactly is Dark Shadow?
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Why is Midoriya considered a “True Hero” by some villains?

In epiosde 43, one of the villain from Vanguard Action Squad of League of Villians prevents another villain from going after Midoriya saying that his action was Stein's personal desire even when ...
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What is this manga with Naruto, Luffy, Goku and Ichigo as characters? [closed]

I recently found this on the internet they say its gonna replace naruto since naruto shippuden ended , Can any one tell me the name is this boy or anime title ?
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Exactly what is Aizawa-sensei's quirk?

In My Hero Academia, chapter 6: During this time, he grabs the student with his scarf, while not touching it. The drawn version is ambiguous, but the anime version is clear about that statement. How ...
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Does Izuku control his One-For-All?

I've searched everywhere online and can't find any recent pages but does Izuku control his One-For-All? Thanks
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What measures does the police take to control villains with all sorts of quirks?

After All For One pretty much blew up an entire district in his battle against All Might, one may question the police's ability to imprison him (who seems to be alive and led to some sort of iron ...
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Why All Might had to punch over 300 times Noumu to defeat him, if it was the last “plus ultra” punch what sent him flying high into the sky

In the battle between Noumu and All Might, All Might says that if Noumu is made to fight him at 100%, he will have to punch him with over 100% of his strenght to defeat him, and that if Noumu's quirk ...
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Which reasons does Endeavor have to think having a freezing/fire quirk would make you stronger than having a fire only quirk?

Endeavor is convinced that having a freezing/fire quirk would make you stronger than having a fire only, to the point he had several children to get one who displays such quirk. But at first ...
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Midoriya's power level against All Might

How much percentage of Full Cowling Midoriya was using when he was fighting against All Might in the practical exam? At the last moment when he grabbed Bakugo and made his escape, I am pretty sure he ...
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Which powers/skills does Noumu have?

It's mentioned and shown in the anime that Noumu has shock absorption, regeneration and it's as strong as All Might. Are those all the powers it has? Or does it have other powers?
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Why All Might could handle the power of One for All at once and Midoriya couldnt?

I'm only following the anime and I dont know if the manga or some guide says something about this, I dont think there is any hint in the anime about it. IIRC, it was said that Gran Torino started to ...
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Are there persons born with more than one quirk aside artificially made creatures?

In My hero academia, Nomu had more than one quirk, but he was made artificially. Are there persons born with more than one quirk in My Hero Academia or only those who are artificially created can ...
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Why is Todoroki scalded when his mother throws hot water on him?

It's clear that Todoroki left side is burnt but isn't it also his flame side. If he is able to tolerate the high temperature he himself generates from his own flames shouldn't he also have been able ...
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What is this OST in the 1st season of My Hero Academia?

In the the episode 10 of the 1st season of My Hero Academia, the music starts around 15:00 (more precisely at 14:53). It is also available in episode 9 of season 3 at 15:47. What is this song?
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If All for One gives quirks to the Noumus including regeneration, why doesnt he give regeneration for himself?

In the series one Noumu was able to completely heal himself after being frozen by Shoto Todoroki. All for One is in charge of the creation of the Noumus and he gives quirks to them. Then why doesnt he ...
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What does Eijiro Kirishima harden his body into?

Eijiro Kirishima's rival, Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu hardens his body into steel. Eijiro seems to be very similar to him, but I dont remember it was mentioned which does he harden his body into. What is it?...
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What is the song that plays when Midoriya is explaining the origin of heroes?

What is the name of the instrumental that plays in the majority of the season 2 intro scenes when Midoriya is explaining the origin of heroes?
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Song used in the after credits scene of Boku no Hero episode 47 with the introduction of All For One

On episode 47 of Boku no Hero, after the credits scene when All For One is introduced, there's a piano and operatic and just so chilling. What's this song?
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Did the League of Villians kill Kai Chisaki?

Spoilers (for those who haven't read the manga or reached chapter 160) :
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What is the song in My Hero Academia season 3 episode 1 at 20:00?

In season 3 episode 1 of My Hero Academia, (episode 39 "Game start") a song plays at 20:00. What is that song?