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Hiryu Rin ( (りん) () (りゅう) Rin Hiryū?)[1], also known as Dragon Shroud (龍帷子 Ryū Katabira?), is a Class 1-B student in U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero.

Appearance

Hiryu has lightly tanned skin and black hair, reaching roughly down to his shoulders, which he wears in a low braid. His eyes are shaped like those of a reptile, and his irises are notably small.

His hero costume consists of light colored knee high boots, a dark vest with white clouds across it and a collar that covers his chin. He has a belt tied around his waist with pouches on the side and he also wears large gloves and a visor on his head. His outfit appears similar to a Jiangshi, his visor appears similar to the talismans commonly seen pasted on their forehead.

Personality

Hiryu is willing to work with others as shown during the obstacle course when he suggested for everyone to use their Quirks together in order to clear the way through the fallen 0-point robots. It's notable that Hiryu possesses a serious demeanor when it comes to playing out his abilities into action. He is rather diligent in terms of academic abilities and Quirk functions as well.[2]

Abilities

Quirk

Scales ( Uroko?): Hiryu can form scales along his entire body, these both durable and strong and therefore perfect to use as armor in combat. He can also shoot these scales from his body with considerable strength and speed. Someone or something with sufficient force can break through Hiryu's scale armor, which can be evidenced by his scales falling off his skin.

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


Trivia

  • The kanji in his name mean "scales" (?) and "flying dragon" (飛竜?).
    • Hiryu's name can be read as "Lin Fei-Long" in Chinese.
    • Hiryu also bears the same name as an Imperial Japanese aircraft carrier that was sunk during the Battle of Midway in World War 2.
  • Hiryu's hero name is a reference to the shroud draped over distinguished Chinese Leaders.
    • In Chinese, the characters of his hero name can be read as "Long Weizi."
  • Hiryu's favorite food is sushi.
  • Hiryu is one of the two students attending U.A. confirmed to be a foreigner, the other being Pony Tsunotori.
  • According to Volume 21, Hiryu moved from China when he was in elementary school.
  • Hiryu's voice actor, Kosuke Kuwano, also voices Yuga Aoyama from Class 1-A.
  • Hiryu's English voice actor, Anthony Bowling, also voices Hari Kurono.

References

  1. My Hero Academia Official Character Book Ultra Archive.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 21.

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