U.A. Sports Festival Arc

Juzo comes in 5th place during the Obstacle Course. For the Human Cavalry Battle, he teams up with Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu, Yosetsu Awase, and Ibara Shiozaki.[1]

Softness Anime

Juzo activates his "Softening" Quirk to trap Team Midoriya.

At the beginning of the event, Tetsutetsu's team attacks Izuku's team with Juzo using his Quirk "Softening" to trap them, but Izuku Midoriya uses his jetpack to escape. Tetsutetsu's team attacks them again, only for Fumikage Tokoyami to block off their attack with his Quirk "Dark Shadow". After the Human Cavalry Battle ends, Tetsutetsu's team fails to qualify for the final event, with Tetsutetsu confused as to how they lost all their points, and Ibara remarking that it is possibly punishment for taking the dwarfy kid's headband in such an unfair way. However, Juzo and his teammates do not notice Hitoshi Shinso smirking as he was the one who actually snatched away their headbands.[2]

Forest Training Camp Arc

When Class 1-B arrives at Beast's Forest, their teacher Vlad King explains they will be extending their quirks and the more they use their quirks, the stronger they will be by breaking their limits. When Class 1-B witness Class 1-A's training. Itsuka Kendo asks Shota Aizawa if can they observe everyone, he explains that is the reason the Wild, Wild Pussycats are around. [3] Later that night, Class 1-B act as the scaring group during the test of courage. In the forest, Itsuka and Juzo commend Yui Kodai for scaring Shoto Todoroki and Katsuki Bakugo. However, smoke entering the forest knocks out Juzo. Upon getting knocked out, Juzo is immediately covered along with Yui by Itsuka's Quirk. The three later meet up with Tetsutetsu and an unconsciousness Ibara, in which Yui is told to stay behind to protect Juzo and Ibara as he and Itsuka head towards the source of the poisonous smoke. Juzo and the other 1-B students are rescued by Shota during the aftermath of the Vanguard Action Squad Invasion. [4]

Joint Training Arc

Juzo and the rest of Class 1-B show up for the Joint Training Exercise, with Neito Monoma loudly claiming that the momentum is now moving to their side. Upon selecting teams, Juzo is paired up with Tetsutetsu, Sen Kaibara, and Pony Tsunotori for the third match. [5]Upon entering the new battlefield, Juzo notably tells his teammates that Tetsutetsu's strategy to attack Team 3-A in a head-on confrontation plays right into their abilities. The battle starts as Shoto Todoroki unleashes a giant ice wall at the opposing team, in which Juzo retaliates by turning it into liquid substance with his Softening Quirk. He then proceeds to trap Tenya Iida into the liquid substance, before realizing that Tenya developed a new Super Move: Recipro Turbo.[6]


  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 28.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 30.
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 72.
  4. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 73.
  5. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 195.
  6. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 203.

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