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Meaning of The Kanji Name: Dabi “My Hero Academia”

Dabi is a mysterious character in the popular Anime “My Hero Academia”. He is a Villain who uses the blue fire. I got a question from a follower about his name! Please explain the meanings of Kanji name “Dabi” in My Hero. Thank you for asking! (*´▽`*)/ What Does “Dabi” Mean? Both kanji 荼 and 毘 are not so common kanji in Japan. The meanings of the first kanji 荼 contains ”Suffering”, and the second one 毘 contains “Help” or “Save”. OK, even I didn’t know that until I looked up. (-_-;) On the other hand, his name “Dabi” reminds Japanese adults of one thing . It’s a part of …

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The Meaning of the Kanji Name: Todoroki Family “My Hero Academia”

Everybody is waiting for Season 4 of “My Hero Academia(僕のヒーローアカデミア)”! And I received another question about the kanji name s of my hero characters, thank you so much! Please talk about the meanings of all Todoroki’s family members. OK! Todoroki’s family members are his Dad, Mom, Big Brother#1, Big Sister, Big Brother#2, and Shoto. I already wrote about “Shoto Todoroki”, so this time I talk about only other members’ first names. Enji 炎司 (Father): Endeavour Endeavour’s real first name is Enji (炎司). The first kanji 炎 means “Flame” and the second one 司 contains the meaning of “Rule” and “Govern”. He rules the flame! I think it suits his quirk! However, …

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The Meaning of the Kanji Name: Todoroki Shoto “My Hero Academia”

Today I’ll write about another kanji name of a character for “My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア)”. What is the meaning of the kanji name “Shoto Todoroki”? I bet Shoto is a personal favorite, for many fans of the show.(*’▽’)☆ Thank you very much for the request! In Japanese Kanji his name looks like this 轟 焦凍. Yes, this unique white & red face boy! Meanings of Kanji “Todoroki” His family name “轟 (Todoroki)” is kind of rare but it still exists in real life. The kanji “轟 (轟く: todoroku)” means  “A loud noise sounds and crackles.” and it’s often used for thundering expressions. This kanji is like three “車” stuck together. 車 means “Car”, “Wheel”, …

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The Meaning of the Kanji Name: Shiozaki Ibara “My Hero Academia”

Today I’ll write about another kanji name of a character for “My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア)”. Thank you so much for the request! What is the meaning of the kanji name “Ibara Shiozaki”? Hey, this is the second one from Class B! Do you remember this graceful girl everybody? Meanings of Each Kanji “Shiozaki Ibara” Her family name “塩崎 (Shiozaki)” is one of the real Japanese Last names. Yes, it exists. The first kanji “塩 (shio)” means “Salt” and the second one “崎 (saki / zaki)” means “Small Peninsula”. Her first name “茨 (Ibara)” means “Thorn”. Her quirk is “Vines” and I see thorns on her hair! That’s it! It’s very simple…but you may notice …

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The Meaning of the Kanji Name: Toga Himiko “My Hero Academia”

I like the cute villain girl Toga Himiko for the popular Anime “My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア)”. She is mentally sick…but lovable enough somehow. Today I’ll write about the meanings of her kanji name. Thank you so much for the request! What is the meaning of the kanji name “Himiko Toga”? When she appeared for the first time, her name was written in Katakana script “トガ ヒミコ”. Japanese people sometimes use this script to show how to pronounce his or her kanji name on official documents. I’m not sure why it was written in Katakana but I can imagine that the author wanted to hide her quirk at that point. Meanings of …

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The Meaning of the Kanji Name: Iida Tenya “My Hero Academia”

Choosing kanji to name your own child is big deal in Japan! And I’m glad some people are interested in that Japanese culture for Anime character’s kanji names. Thank you for the request of the explanation! What is the meaning of the kanji name “Tenya Iida”? Most of the names of characters for “My Hero Academia(僕のヒーローアカデミア)” are presenting their quirks. But his name is a little special. Because finding out the meanings of each kanji doesn’t make any sense. Meanings of Each Kanji “Iida Tenya” His name “Iida Tenya” looks like this 飯田 天哉 in Japanese Kanji. 飯田 (Iida) is a common last name in Japan. The first kanji 飯 …

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Meaning of Kanji Name: Shimura Tenko (Shigaraki Tomura) “My Hero Academia”

I got ANOTHER question about the Japanese kanji name of the character for My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア)! Thank you so much. (*’▽’)  The show seems to be very popular recently. I enjoy it, too! What is the meaning of the kanji name “Tomura Shigaraki”? Shigaraki! The first request of a villain is here! Do you know him? He is the guy who usually put a “corpse hand” on his face and call it “Dad”. ((((@_@;) Ha ha ha…! It’s nicely sick! Meanings of “Shigaraki Tomura” in Japanese Kanji The name “Shigaraki Tomura” looks like 死柄木 弔 in Japanese kanji. This name seems to be the Villain Name that he gave himself …

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Meaning of Kanji Name: Uraraka Ochako (Uravity) “My Hero Academia”

I got another question about the kanji name of the character for My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア). Can you guess whom I will talk about today! What is the meaning of the kanji name “Ochako Uraraka”? The answer is Ochako!(*´▽`*) Her quirk is “Zero Gravity”. As a Japanese name, “Ochako” is the proper spelling but I found a picture that the author spelled it “Ochaco”. Personally I like “Ochaco” too. It looks cuter…. Meanings of “Uraraka Ochako” in Japanese Kanji Ochako’s full name looks like 麗日 お茶子 in Japanese kanji. The last name “麗日 (Uraraka)” is very made up. It doesn’t exist in real life. The word “uraraka (麗らか)” means like …

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Meaning of Kanji Name: Midoriya Izuku (Deku) “My Hero Academia”

Today I’ll answer another question from a follower! Yes! I got a request of the kanji name explanation. What is the meaning of the kanji name “Izuku Midoriya”? Thank you for giving me the opportunity to talk about him! Midoriya Izuku (緑谷 出久) is the main character of the popular Anime “My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア)”. Meanings of “Midoriya Izuku” in Japanese Kanji Deku’s full name is 緑谷 (Midoriya) 出久 (Izuku). Midoriya is his last name but sounds very uncommon. According to my research, the Japanese family name “緑谷” does exist in real life but is very rare. The first kanji “緑 (midori)” means “Green” and the second one “谷 (tani …

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Japanese Kanji in Kirishima’s Room for “My Hero Academia”

Season 3 of “My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア) ” is currently airing! Today I’ll answer the question about Japanese kanji from a viewer! Thank you for contacting KansaiChick!! I see so many white papers around the desk in Kirishima’s dorm room. What do they say?  Right! Deku and friends moved into the dorm! …and THIS is the Kirishima’s room in Episode 51 you are talking about. I see. There are 4 small white signs. Let me explain one by one! Meanings of Kanji Signs in Kirishima’s Dorm Room The top one is “気合! (kiai!)” and this Japanese kanji idiom means “Fired Up!“. Then next one says “漢気 (otokogi)” which means “Manly …

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