Anime has been of a popular kind of series and manga has been one of the most famous reads of all time, especially in the genre of fantasy, adventure, and superheroes. One of the most famous and trending Japanese science-fiction manga and series of the time has to be the My Hero Academia without a doubt. It is written and illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi. Well, the popularity is definitely because of the story that includes superheroes. And when there are superheroes that means that there is going to be a lot of adventure, fights, and killings. The manga was first started in 2014 and since then has gained a prominent position in the mind and hearts of anime fans. And we are not just saying it but there is proof for it as well. The manga has been critically acclaimed and has received a lot of accolades as well. It also became one of the best-selling manga series.
The story of the manga follows a boy who took birth in the world without any superpower. But he is very much aspirational to become a superhero. His effort does not go to waste and he gets noticed and eventually gets scouted by the greatest hero of Japan. He gets selected because the hero wants him to be his successor. His scouting helps him to get admitted to the prestigious school which specializes in training students to become superheroes. Well, the story does not end here you know quite well and is just a start. the manga became so popular because of the unique storyline that it eventually got its chance to get adapted into an anime series.
The anime series had the same name as the manga and was directed by Kenji Nagasaki, Tomo Okubo, and, Masahiro Mukai. The anime series came to become even more popular than the manga and why wouldn’t it be after all you are getting things with movement and adventures in front of your eyes. All the seasons of the anime were spot on and even became the most watched anime series of all time on whichever platform it got released. Many characters that the manga and series consist of are unique and have different personalities which makes them even more popular. Most of the population of the manga have the superpower called Quirks and that is why there are several characters. The characters are divided into different class students of UA High School Students- classes 1-A, B, third-year students, and faculties. Apart from them, there are Lurkers, The Wild Wild Pussycats, Meta Liberation Army, and other villains.
Thanks to the popularity of the manga and the series that the manga is still going on successfully and is gaining more and more fans each and every day. But as we all know the manga is all about adventure and as I mentioned earlier there have been a lot of killings and fights in the series leading to several deaths which we think we should discuss and mention to all the readers here who are My Hero Academia fans. Well, let’s say that this can turn out to be recapitulation and also some nostalgia because no matter who dies the deaths of the manga have been quite shattering and painful.
Thus, in this article, we have brought some major deaths of My Hero Academia for you all with all the details about them and the way they died. Not forget before you start reading that the article might turn out to be a spoiler for you, especially if you have just started the manga or are in the middle of it. So we would suggest you decide before you start reading as this is going to be an emotional roller coaster ride.
Kenji Hikiishi or commonly known as the Magne died a very unfortunate death. She was one of the best villains that anime had but then the days were numbered for her existence in the anime. She was the villain affiliated with the League of Villains and part of the Vanguard Action Squad. She was the main villain along with her team in the Forest Training Camp Arc. She dies by being disassembled by Overhaul. Overhaul basically exploded the upper part of her body. Well, this death was not humane at all. Her death took place in chapter 125
Oboro Shirakumo is also known as Loud Cloud. He was a student of Class 2-A in the same class as Shota Aizawa and Hizashi Yamada at U.A. High School. He was training to be a pro hero. He was Aizawa’s friend since their childhood days. He had a lot of goals to achieve and dreams to fulfil but he ended up in a sad mishap that led to his death. He died in a battle during Hero Work Studies. His dead body was then covered by All For One. Followed by him getting transferred into Kurogiri, a Nomu.
Bubaigawara Jin aka Twice again a very important villain of My Hero Academia. He was with the League of Villains in the Vanguard Action Squad. He then became the Lieutenants of the Paranormal Liberation Front. He also was part of Forest Traning Camp Arc and Shie Hassaikai Arc. He also had one of the saddening goodbyes from manga and series after falling into the organization of criminals.
The teacher of U.A High was a playful character and her loss is definitely the one that everyone was expecting. But then it made everyone sad too because we all were getting used to this character for sure. Teacher Midnight died during Paranormal Liberation Arc. The worst part was that her death was not even shown, it means that when she was dying it was not shown in the series. She was one of the fighters who was trying to stop Giagntomachia and was trying to tackle all the villains alone. But eventually, Mr Compress interrupted her. She was approached by many Paranormal Front but she was killed.
5. Nana Shimura
One of the loved characters of One For All Quirks. She was also Might’s former mentor and a good friend of Torino. Her death was thus one of the sad deaths for all the viewers. She was very caring and loved her son and supported him. The markers of the famous seventh user of One For All Quirks were All For One. Her death happened after OFA was passed to All Might who she mentored once. The whole Shimura family had a very painful end in the series and manga
Another user member of One For All and a pro hero. He was a quiet character who did not talk at any point in time but then he was quite a friendly character. The All For One tried to steal him by taking his quirk but they didn’t succeed. He might seem a quiet man but when it came to will’s strength, he was the strongest. His death definitely was saddening as he died due to physical stress.
7. Daigoro Banji
Another One For All user member who was also known as Lariat and who received the quirk amazingly strong and it was all because of his tough training by Higake. He was a funky and energetic member. He was also one of the members whose quirk was on the verge of getting stolen but then All For One failed. His death’s reason is quite unknown but many say that he died because of age and some say that he died because his physical strength was not enough and was broken down.
8. Higake Shinomori
The fourth member of One For All is known to be quite brave and fearless yet noble. He wanted to defeat All For One but he knew that he was not capable enough or powerful enough to defeat them alone. Instead of fighting, he decided to train himself so that he can gain strength. He would spend time in solitude and this was because he was always on alert due to the Quirk. His death’s reason was his old age and his body getting weak and losing strength but all this was happening quite quickly which confused not just him but the fans too. And eventually, he died leaving everyone sad.
9. Yoichi Shigaraki
The first One For All user members. He might be the first member but has quite a fragile physical body. He is also known to die due to his weak body and old age. He was the young sibling of All For One. He was implanted with a quirk but he was incapable of using his powers due to his weak body. Even though he was weak and fragile physically he had quite a strong willpower and a sense of justice which made him stand out as a character.
X-Less is another pro hero who has been the first one as an injured Shigaraki. His death is yet again one more death that has been recorded in the golden pages of My Hero Academia. He was one of those characters who dies in Paranormal Liberation Arc. He was an individual who was always cautious. He raided Jaku General Hospital and entered the place where Shigarfaki was being tested and he destroyed it with his energy. But while he was on it, he woke up Shigaraki and got killed.
11. Kannagi Enma
Magic Hero: Majestic aka Kannagi Enma also died during Paranormal Liberation Arc Fight. He was killed, to put it correctly he was crushed by Gigantomachia. He fought, supported, and covered for the heroes of Class 1-A. He also mentored Yaoyorozu Momo and Tokage Setsuna. His plan to kill the giant villain with the students worked great but then maybe things were not really on his side which led to his disastrous death. It became even more disastrous as the one he mentored that is Momo saw everything happening live.
Shield Her: Crust the pro hero number 6. He was an emotional man which we all witnessed when All Might retired. He was a noble named who would sacrifice himself to save others. He was also quite a cheerful person which was seen when he showed his thumb showing people that the sacrifice is nothing for him. He died during the Paranormal War in a painful way.
13. Higawara Sajin
Higawara Sajin also called the Sand Hero: Snatch was another pro hero who fought the League of Villains. He was also a bodyguard for Police Force. He was killed during the fight of the League of Villains. He was a well-built and muscular man and cared a lot about the crime victims. He was an emotional person. He died during the end of the Shie Hassaki Arc.
14. Water Hoses
The duo of Pro Heroes was the parents of Izumi Kota who appeared in Forest Training Camp Arc. They died while saving the civilians from the villain Muscular. It might seem that they died for a good cause but what is sad is that they died when Kota was very young which left him alone and scarred for the life that was ahead of him. They did manage to injure the villain and save the people of the village but their effort left their son as an orphan. With these heroes, the series and the manga showed how risky being a hero could be.
15. Sir Nighteye
Sir Nighteye was the mentor of Togato Mirio and also once upon a time served as a sidekick of All Might. His death was shown to the audience as the one that might survive but then he bid farewell to all. He died in Shie Hassaki Arc while confronting Overhaul. He was penetrated by a spike in his chest. He loved his students and even on his deathbed he praised all his students and with a smiling face said goodbye. This scene definitely was one of the most emotional scenes of the series and the manga.
High-End Nomu: Hood was one of the most intelligent Nomu that Doctor Kyudai Garaki had. He was also a major antagonist of the pro-hero Arc. He was a muscular man and had a distorted look. He was a loyal and obedient student to his master. He would always look for strong opponents because he would get bored easily.
This might come as a spoiler for you all but since we are discussing deaths, we cannot forget the surprising death that took place in My Hero Academia recently. You have already understood and you have got it right. Bakugo is dead and it was released in chapter 362 of the manga. All For One attacked him as Bakugo was a strong one which was seemingly a concern for them. Even though he is strong and had skills which means that he shouldn’t be dying, he was shown lying dead on the page. It was seen that he was lying on the ground and blood was oozing out of his mouth. It was then revealed that his heart is not working anymore which in turn meant that he is dead leaving all the fans shocked. You must be shocked too if you have got the news now from us.
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