Top 10 Boku No Hero Academia Characters


The Top Ten

1 Shouto Todoroki Shouto Todoroki

He's the deepest character with the best character development and background. Not to mention despite his dark past, he's still kind and caring towards everybody, and he has a funny side to him as well. He's also determined and badass, and is the one who suffered the most and trained the hardest. I truly think that he should be the one to become the greatest hero after everything he's been through, and I wish All Might had given One For All to him instead, since to be honest he deserves it the most. - Goku02

In my opinion he is one of the most complex characters throughout the whole story. His character development is amazing, at first I really didn't pay attention to him except for his quirk being impressive due to season 1 not paying much attention to him yet. But after the Sports Festival and his fight with Midoriya, and seeing his backstory and upbringing I became attached to him and his story. Despite initially being cold, distant, and calculating Shoto has shown that he is also gentle, kind, observant, insightful and ironically funny with his obliviousness to certain situations. His relationship with Midoriya is one of the reasons why I'm so rooted to the story due to how much he has shown care for him and has shown pure dedication and support to him due to Midoriya practically changing his whole life for the better (he even admits how special Midoriya is to him to his mother in one of the light novels) while also not sugarcoating his flaws for him or anyone's for that matter (he's ...more

I just really love his character. Like, at first glance, his hair and scar might definitely raise some eyebrows. But everyone knows the story behind that, the reason as to why he is as he is during Season 1 and the Sportsfest arc. Probably one of my most favorite moments was when he finally accepted his left side. Not to mention he has his own badass moments and those times when his words are just funny even though he's dead serious.

Shouto is my favorite character because he's so cool and calm in even the worst situations. And even after everything, he's been through. He is literally the strongest character emotionally and physically.

2 Izuku Midoriya Izuku Midoriya

Izuku is most selfless and caring person in the entire series. He's intelligent and an incredibly developed character. His instinct to put others before himself is something that greatly motivates his dream to become a hero. The story holds so many well developed and interesting characters, but Izuku is the perfect protagonist. He's not your typical jock, not the mysterious quite boy with the dramatic child hood (We all know who that's is) He's the shy, determined underdog that no one really expected to be able to kick so much ass. The boy who proved everyone wrong when people doubted his capabilities, but simply because it was dream since he was child- an element of innocence, which is rather refreshing. He saves the people who doubted him, who bullied him, he saves who he can because that's what is most important to him. But he can be badass, powerful hero when he wants to be - it's the perfect balance. But he fights at the cost of his body- going out of his way every time to save ...more

The reason I think izuku midoriya should be in the top ten because he is 1. Caring and always puts his life on the line 2. He tries his hardest no matter what 3. He wants to encourage others to do the right thing 4. His actions encourage other to do the right thing 5. He tries hard to become the best hero 6. He is smart and tries to figure things out even in the weirdest moments 7. He never gives up even if they're is no hope 8. He doesn't let his anger git the best of him 9. He think carefully about his quirk and tries not to use is arms that much and also tries not to go above eight percent 10. He is strong but never to careless.

I just can't say no to this dude, he is a kind-hearted nerd who will give everything for anyone in need and all his efforts to handle that gigantic power-up he was given ( including some controversial methods like copying techniques) with almost no formal training makes him a compelling character. My favorite male student in the show and ill always support him

To some people Izuku May seem like a loser who got lucky, but no, he always gives everything 110 percent and caught up to his classmates in a very short time even though he got his quirk just a while ago and the others have had theirs for years!

3 Katsuki Bakugou Katsuki Bakugou

NOW DIE!. In all seriousness Bakugou deserves to be the strongest hero. He started the series as a bully and his rude arrogant nature made everyone think he would become a villain. Yet when the Villian talk to him he told them off. Bakugou is strong, smart, proud and strives to be the best pushing himself hard to reaches his goals. He want to become The undisputed strongest hero in his own way. I hope he overcomes he people issues character flaw and reaches the top of the hero ranks.

He has one of the best and most character development I've ever seen in an anime character, it's sad that he's misunderstood, and people think he's an narcissistic jerk but really he's just a person who's pent up, comparing himself to people and trying to be the best, almost like deku, well that's just some I could say why I vote for him-

A very complex characters that is probably the most fun out of everybody. Doesn't have a sad backstory to make him more likable or anything to make his actions justifiable but there is a serious process of trying to make the audience understand his character. He is slowly changing. And I really love him as a character.

Bakugou is a really misunderstood character if you don't look past all the scenes of anger. He may not be the best at showing it but he cares deeply about his friends and Izuku. He has always grown up 'knowing' he's the best. Topped with the temperament of his family you have to expect these behaviors. The most memorable moments that really cause tears to stir are scenes involving him and Midoriya. The background behind these two are deep and filled with emotion and misunderstandings that cause so much tension between the two which end up adding to their respect for each other as well as strengthening their relationship. It may not seem like it but I personally think out of everyone in class 1-A he trusts Midoriya the most as well as Midoriya has the most understanding of him. Their bond when Bakugou is kidnapped by the League shows when Katsuki says, "Stay back Deku. " He didn't want him to get involved. As in him getting kidnapped was fine as long as no one else was. He doesn't want ...more

4 Toshinori Yagi Toshinori Yagi

All mightu is all the types of super hero's in the modern day world that we know and love and put all into one, he keeps a level of composure and seriousness but still the adaptivity in any situation to randomly make you laugh. I think its cool how he picked Deku to take on the power because he saw himself in Deku. Not only is he a symbol of Peace, but he is the symbol of what everything means to truly be a Super Hero

How could you not love AMERICAS ASS!

He needs to be higher, this is Dad Might we're talking about here people

All might symbol of peace come on

5 Ochako Uraraka Ochako Uraraka

I've seen a few comments saying that's she's nothing better than fangirling over deku, but that's really not the case. Uraraka doesn't necessarily "Fangirl" over deku. Liking him was natural. She's a teenager, it's normal. And I feel like people are actually missing out the point that she thought her feelings for her was affecting her hero training, and decided to push them down? It shows true character development for her and tells us that she cares about becoming a hero.

I've also seen comments saying that she's a good-for-nothing character with bad development. I understand why people would think this. They COMPLETELY forgot about her after season 2, which is upsetting. We didn't get to see much screen time from her. It shows why people would think she's useless. But trust me, she gets better. I've read a bit of the manga and she's a complete badass! She shows that she actually wants to be useful to deku, and it makes her stand out.

Over all I really like Uraraka and ...more

Cutest female character I've ever seen

Best Female characters I've ever seen

She the sweetest and always caring for others and she would be great for deku to date

6 Tsuyu Asui Tsuyu Asui

I love her so much, from the motherly tendencies she has to the bizarre way of being, she's all-around an absolutely amazing character

Yas go floppy

Tsuyu is best girl for me, because she looks adorable and I think frogs are cute!

She's my favorite I love her straight forward attitude and telling it like it is, She's that character that had an unknown charm that captured our hearts.

7 Eijirou Kirishima Eijirou Kirishima

He's a precious cinnamon-roll. Fight me

Kirishima is a strong relatable character, has a lot of problems with low confidence but still try's to make everyone else happy and never fails to boost the group up. He is always cheerful with a smile plus very loyal, and how can we not love our Hardening Boy who can even befriend our Blasty Boy Bakugou!

He's an absolute cinnamon roll and probably one of my favourite characters as he's friendly enough to even befriend Bakugou. He's enthusiastic and joyful nearly all the time and that is just great in my opinion. He definitely deserves more character development accompanied with screentime. His quirk is rather interesting, at least that's what I think. They could have easily just made him have the power of creating rocks but then they made it even more interesting, which I absolutely adore. So yeah, long comment short, Kirishima is great and anyone who disagrees can fight me.

One of the the most underrated yet interesting characters of the them all. I think it's obvious to everyone that he needs more screen time and character development. His personality and"manliness" are so creative and productive - I wish I got to see more of it. All his fights are so inspirational, I'm glad to see a punch from him every once and while.

8 Shouta Aizawa Shouta Aizawa

Aizawa, in terms of strength, is really powerful. I mean, he can steal the quirks of other people just by looking at them - and he has the combat skills to go along with it. Plus, Aizawa is really kind. Some people might think of him as some strict teacher - and he does have a strict side, when it is revealed that he is known for expelling his entire class - but he also has a kind side too. This is shown when he lets Momo Yaoyorozu carry out her plan in order to let her and Todoroki pass the exam. I think he is the strongest teacher in U.A (excluding the I-think-is-a-little-overrated All Might).

Plus, I love how he loves to sleep in a sleeping bag, in the middle of a class he himself is TEACHING! I always get a good chuckle from that.

I love Aizawa and Uraraka equally, but since Aizawa is criminally low on the list, I thought I'd support this wholesome badass. Aizawa is... Aizawa. He's too chill to be an edgelord, and too burned out to be a typical hero. He strikes a perfect balance. What I love about him is that he's a badass, but with little traits that offset his badassery. For example, his sleeping bag. Aizawa and the sleeping bag are the best ship in MHA, hands down. Aizawa also has a really great character design. Finally, his Quirk and fight scenes are top tier too. I just wish he wasn't sidelined so much. There's just something I love about this world weary, slightly sadistic, thoughtful, and good natured guy.

I like him more than anyone in this list due to his personality, just love how he sleeps in a sleeping bag sometimes, loves cats, and really deeply cares about his students. Just gotta admire the guy!

Aizawa has a great and emo personality. Aizawa is a cool dude and he's really adorable in my opinion. He loves sleep and cats, like me. And you can't forget his amazing hair. I love his raven hair so frikin much it's insane. He's my favorite of all time and he deserves to be on this list. He also has an insanely cool voice.

9 Tenya Iida Tenya Iida

It's a shame he is put so much to the sidelines amongst the main characters. Sure, I'm not one for rich types, but he was raised right! He has let anger take over his morals, but it was for a good reason. Tenya is definitely underrated, as well as some of the villains. In season 3, when Ochako leads the boys who saved Bakugou to Asui. When he realized she was crying, he felt guilty, and started apologizing immediately, saying they won't ever do stuff like that again. Tenya really is very sweet, as well as extremely smart.
He cares for his classmates and peers so much, and feels upset when something goes wrong, as he feels he is responsible for everyone's safety being the class rep. During his battle with Stain he didn't want Izuku and Todoroki to get hurt because of his foolishness. When he found out about his arm injury, he didn't take the surgery to fix it. He kept his arm the way it was, because he knew he made a mistake, and wanted to show he can be selfless. Tenya's reason he ...more

He is honestly put to the sidelines a lot. He has a lot of deep backstory that not a lot of people seem to care about. Yet even though he has to deal with rough issues, he still tries to be positive and help everyone.



10 Denki Kaminari Denki Kaminari

Other than his quirk, Its good to know an idiot like him can also be able to enroll in a academy of gifted students. It makes me feel good about myself.

He is the best, and with a little more concentration on his quirk, he could probably come in top 10 pro heroes, his quirk is pretty powerful! Also, he is best boi

I absolutely love him, and I think that given time to train himself to be able to make more than one big surge of electricity, he would definitely be in the running for the strongest hero.

He is electro boi so cute funny and loveable I can not belive he is the 10th person on the list


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11 Momo Yaoyorozu Momo Yaoyorozu

She deserves better she is an underrated character in the series especially given the fact of what she wears so people judge her cause of that but she is really smart and nice and is personally my favorite character

I really love her! She is just amazing! Like why the heck is she down here?

She is great, I think she is way too underrated for what she does

I think she is rather underrated, especially considering the fact that she is such a strong female character.

12 Mina Ashido Mina Ashido

She's fun easygoing and best female character in My Hero Academia

She's funny cute and most my favourite character in My Hero Academia

She's my most favourite character ever

Mina's the best character by my opinion - Kirishima

13 Fumikage Tokoyami Fumikage Tokoyami

His character has so much development throughout the seasons and its amazing

Undefeatable if he can train against light

Tokoyami will be the number one hero, mark my words! He will!

I really like this character for his seriousness.

14 Tamaki Amajiki Tamaki Amajiki

My shy little baby boi. Dammit, I can't stop fangirling. Someone save me.


So shy but so adorable

He is just adorable with his personality and I love him being friends with mirio there friendship is so cute!

15 Mirio Toogata Mirio Toogata

Guys I guarantee u, when season 4 comes out, this guy will shoot to the top 10 easily. I've read the manga ahead and its amazing! He has a big role up ahead, and season 4 will be the best season yet

Tintin ma boy

Best boi! He's incredible in the manga, just wait for Season 4! :)
He's worked so hard and he just is such a positive character even after all that happens. Best boy for sure

Who the heck is dis - AnimeIsCoolMaybe

16 Kyoka Jirou

Absolute favorite character. Jirou is the best character, similar personality as me, cool quirk, etc. "My hero Academia" has NO hero without her. She really should be in top 5!

She's a compassionate and headstrong character with a lot of humour and a cool quirk. Can you imagine never having to buy a new pair of earphones?!

Kamijiro for life

Jiro is literally the best character, she has a similar personality to me, and I don't get why so much people hate her... she has the best quirk, and shes is so strong

17 Dabi Dabi

Cool quirk, cool design and a very cool voice actor on both the sub and the dub

He's just so mysterious and unknown

So sexy and cute. I love him and he is my crush

He is cute. And his quirk is awesome. And he kinda reminds me of Todoroki. And I believe that they are brothers. And I can't wait until his real name is revealed. He is my anime crush. Just look at him he is hot. BUt this is just my opinion.

18 Yuga Aoyama

The greatest most badass character ever
"Never stop twinkling"

My sparkly cute best Boi!
I love his standouty yet shy and timid personality.
He is so cute I love that smile

I cAnNoT sToP TwiNkLiNg!

Fancy frenchy boi

19 Yu Takeyama Yu Takeyama

That was my debut

big lady

She looks awesome. I wish she had a better role than being fanservice. - girlcool

Mt. Lady is best girl

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20 Stain

Must be number 1

Stain is my favorite character

Best boy

21 Himiko Toga Himiko Toga

I love her she is so different from the rest and her backstory kinda sad, well in my opinion she is my favorite

This girl is hot and somehow little bit crazy-

She best waifu fight me

I really like her - KittyWolf

22 Mei Hatsume Mei Hatsume

My favorite girl character. Love her personality - -w-

She is amazing

When it comes to attitude and having unique persona She instantly wins, none of the others manage to make Ochako annoyed in the way that She does, and most other character interactions are unique

Honestly one of my favourites. She may be selfish but her craziness and creativeness make up for it

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23 Hitoshi Shinso Hitoshi Shinso

He is determined, intelligent, and quite frankly the character that I can relate to most. Even after he loses to Midoriya in the sports festival, he still refuses on giving up on getting to the hero course. Plus, his quirk would be ideal in an integration because he could make the suspect or bystander tell the truth. Hitoshi Shinso is underrated and a very well written character.

Sleep deprived but in my opinion best boy

This boi is low key beautiful

Honestly, his quirk is REALLY cool! - Of_Her_Acid_Ways

24 Inko Midoriya Inko Midoriya

She is so sweet.

This absolute Cinnamon Roll deserves love and affection!

Pure Mama Midoriya is best girl and no one can tell me otherwise.

Its moi

25 All for One All for One

Boku no Hero Academia's version of Darth Vader, only he's more powerful. - Baconshark

Goddess of sex and inko

god of sex

One of my favorite villians of all time.

26 Toga Himiko

Toga is the best I just can't I wanna watch her all day! (not in THAT way)

Shes so cute I can't

Best girl

She's insane but still incredibly likable and fun to watch. Deserves to be higher. - Atham

27 Tomura Shigaraki

Hot as heck. He's been through so much, abusive parents and nobody saving him. I LOVE HIM!

He is a good guy he just feels betrayed! - Of_Her_Acid_Ways

Twisted, but just needs some love. I wanna give him all the hugs!

Soft baby

28 Kai Chisaki

He basically has the most useful quirk ever, even with his twisted mindset he's still the best villain in the series

His quirk makes him one of the best

Legit Antagonist.

He is honestly q good villan and even though he used his daughter she is to powerful. #kais cult

29 Pico Pico Pico is from the anime "Boku No Pico". Pico was produced by Natural High. Pico (ぴこ Piko) is a blonde boy who works part-time at Tamotsu's grandfather's bar in the summer. He's often shown swimming, usually naked or in a blue Speedo. He has worn girls' clothing ever since Tamotsu gave some to him more.

Yeah I think so

Easily best character, easily - Emmajaiye

Not even from bnha what - Of_Her_Acid_Ways

Best boku no hero caracter ever

30 Itsuka Kendo Itsuka Kendo

Most overrated character

Kendo is the best

31 Hanta Sero

He is best boy and so underrated, his quirk is so great, I love him

Best taping hero

Flex tape is best boi

Best boi and sexy asf

32 Toru Hagakure

She is the funniest character by far.

No wonder why there is no pic but I agree she is the best character

Invisible Girl Is Best Girl

Toru best girl, fight me.

33 Hizashi Yamada Hizashi Yamada


All hail banana speaker man

Cockatoo man


34 Jotaro Kujo Jotaro Kujo Jotaro Kujo is a fictional character from the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series created by Hirohiko Araki and is the delinquent protagonist of Stardust Crusaders .

He is strong buff man with ghost boyo to help him

Best my hero academia character

Best Boku no Hero characters ever

A bit overrated but still pretty good.

35 Mezou Shouji Mezou Shouji

He is my favorite character in my hero academia I wish I could know why he hides his mouth

I love him so much this dude needs more love nobody mentions him and it's sad peps LOVE THE DUDE OWO

Best character

I love him and his design is so cool! Not to mention he's suck a gentleman! he's so underrated I wanna know more about him,

36 Mashirao Ojiro

Why the hell is he not at least under number 15

Precious boi I wanna pet his tail - chilinuggetuwu

He IS best boi

Ojiro is the best boy

37 Nejire Hado Nejire Hado

One she awesome character and has a great personality and for two she would be the best match for izuku hands down

First of she is adorable and she has the personality of my bff

She's beautiful! - NaruHinaBlaze1

38 Koji Koda

What are you joking I love him but he is afraid of bugs and also he has a lot and I mean a lot of pets


Why is this all the way down here?

Best boi

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39 Hawks


I love one sassy bird man

I love him - KittyWolf

He is a new hero from the manga he has big wings that make him fly and do the hero work for him, he says whatever he likes but his design is simple amazing to look at it.

40 Eri

When she learns to use her quirk, Its over

She is adorable
She is kind

She a great girl

She is so Cute!

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41 Camie Utsushimi

Best girl cute sexy and amazing overall

42 Kurogiri Kurogiri

Now this is a villain who knows what the most important factor of a villain:

A dapper appearance. - Baconshark

By far one of the best villians ever. He seems to have a pretty deep history and he has impeccable manners despite being a villain. He tries to watch over Shigaraki to advising him to good decisions, so he is a somewhat mentor to the boy. His quirk is awesome and makes him to near invincible. - Sentimental

He’s so polite, I don’t understand how he’s a villain - KittyWolf

43 Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu

I should’ve ate more steel this morning

The most adorable!
And when meets kirishima, he's even more adorable!

He's so sweet,

44 Nomu

One sexy beast

A strong villain that all might couldn’t beat easily

I think nomu is the best. he has saved so many oppas and unnies. he is my senpai. saranhae

He has had the most character development and his outstanding looks tend to help his popularity! like dang he is so HOT///////// And he is super strong too he needs more love and I will help him! if you don't think this is the best character then get fat!

45 Gran Torino Gran Torino

Used to think his name was grand tostito - AnimeIsCoolMaybe


Strong jiji

46 Ms. Joke Ms. Joke

She's a cool character and definitely deserves more attention.

47 Inasa Yoarashi
48 Yo Shindo
49 Tensei Iida (Ingenium) Tensei Iida (Ingenium)

Iida our great and glorious leader.
We should be building walls and statue in his name.

50 Endeavour Endeavour

I feel like this list is more based on the anime then the manga because in my opinion he gets a lot better over time.

Get this thing away from me

Endeavour is a interesting character in the series he is apart of a dark backstory and he is sure he can take down all might by also getting his son involved and he was more showing he can save people in the ending part of season 3 when he helped take care of some of the nomu's and he has a really powerful quirk which is apart of why he's #2 close to all might

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