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I'm here because I wanna live free! We get to decide where we belong!!
Kenji Hikiishi to Overhaul in "Overhaul"

This article is about the former member of the League of Villains. For the Chief of Police, see Kenji Tsuragamae.

Kenji Hikiishi ( (ひき) (いし) (けん) () Hikiishi Kenji?), also known as Magne (マグネ Magune?),[2] was a villain affiliated with the League of Villains and part of its Vanguard Action Squad.[3] She and the rest of her team serve as the main antagonists of the Forest Training Camp Arc. Magne used female pronouns despite her masculine presentation.

Appearance

Magne was a transgender woman with quite a wide, muscular build, her hair smooth, shoulder-length and reddish magenta color, and her rather square jaw covered thinly with facial hair. Her lips were notably big, appearing to be similar to Rikido Sato’s, just slightly more pink-tinted in color, and she always wore triangular, white-framed sunglasses, obscuring her eyes. Along with these, she also wore a dark orange shirt, left unbuttoned to reveal with white v-neck she had on underneath, and blue jeans secured with a belt, plain dark brown espadrilles on her feet.

Personality

Magne had a cruel and brutal personality, befitting a murderous criminal. Magne joined the League of Villains so that she would be free to live life the way she wanted; this is shown when she refused to be Overhaul's subordinate and attacked him. During her active role in the League, she was shown to be quite perceptive and suited for quick thinking, as shown when she deduced Izuku Midoriya had been the one to defeat Muscular and he needed to be put down and was the one that created the idea to go after the students after they rescued Katsuki Bakugo.

Abilities

Overall Abilities: Magne had proven herself to be a very capable villain, coupled with the good handling she has on her Quirk, Magnetism, which she uses for both offense and support. With the help of 2 allies that are of the same gender as each other, Magne could apply her Quirk abilities to launch one of them off. Magne can also use her Quirk's effects to catch her opponents off-guard and draw them closer to her so that she can initiate point-blank attacks. According to Tiger, Magne's abilities garnered her a reputation of pulling off multiple top-tier crimes: 9 armed robberies, 3 murders, and 29 attempted murders. Even in combat, she was able to dodge Tiger's multitude of attacks and block one of his point-blank punches with ease, considering Tiger possesses enhanced physical strength. When the League of Villains came into contact with Overhaul and refused his offer to serve under him, Magne managed to catch the Yakuza leader by surprise by magnetizing him and reeled him in for an attack.

Quirk

Magnetism

The southern polar members of the League of Villains being attracted to the northern polar Himiko.

Magnetism: Kenji's Quirk allowed her to apply strong magnetic polarity to people around her within a 4.5-meter radius. She could magnetize a person's entire body or specific portions. Men are polarized south, and women are polarized north. Magne couldn't magnetize herself.

Super Moves

Stats

Power
 
4/5 B
Speed
 
3/5 C
Technique
 
5/5 A
Intelligence
 
2/5 D
Cooperativeness
 
3/5 C
Kenji's stats, according to the Ultra Archive Book

Power
 
4/6 B
Speed
 
3/6 C
Technique
 
5/6 A
Intelligence
 
2/6 D
Eye for Observation
 
5/6 A
Kenji's stats, according to the Ultra Analysis Book

Equipment

Giant Magnet: Magne carried a giant magnet wrapped in a cloth that she used in conjunction with her Quirk, allowing her to pull people she magnetized towards her.

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


Character Appearances

Forest Training Camp Arc
70. Wild, Wild Pussycats Absent
71. Kota Absent
72. Day Two Absent
73. Good Evening Debut
74. Smoke Signal Appears
75. Stake Your Life, Hero! Appears
76. My Hero Absent
77. It's Chaos Appears
78. Whirling Chaos Appears
79. Drive It Home, Iron Fist!!! Absent
80. Establishing the Bakugo Bodyguard Brigade Absent
81. Roaring Upheavel Appears
82. What a Twist! Absent
83. Loss Absent
Hideout Raid Arc
84. From Iida to Midoriya Appears
85. Nothing but Fools Appears
86. Before the Storm Appears
87. Clash Appears
88. All For One Appears
89. All for a Certain One Appears
90. Reach Out Appears
91. Symbol of Peace Appears
92. One For All Absent
93. One For All's Ember Absent
94. From Teacher to Disciple Appears
95. End of the Beginning, Beginning of the End Absent
96. Home Visits Absent
97. Tell It Like It Is, Mom Absent
Provisional Hero License Exam Arc
98. Moving into Dorms Absent
99. Goodbye Two-Digit Chapters, Hello Three Digits Absent
100. Creating Ultimate Moves Absent
101. The Girl Called Mei Hatsume Absent
102. On Cloud Nine Absent
103. The Test Absent
104. White-Hot Battle! To Each Their Own Strengths! Absent
105. Shiketsu High Lurking Absent
106. Class 1-A Absent
107. Denki Kaminari's Thoughts Absent
108. RUSH! Absent
109. Rescue Exercise Absent
110. Rescue Exercise Continued Absent
111. Smoldering Start Absent
112. What's the Big Idea? Absent
113. Test's Aftermath Absent
114. Result's Aftermath Absent
115. Unleashed Appears
116. Meeting in Tartarus Absent
117. A Talk About Your Quirk Absent
118. Meaningless Battle Absent
119. Deku vs. Kacchan, Part 2 Absent
120. The Three Absent
121. Second Semester Opening Ceremony Absent
Shie Hassaikai Arc
122. A Season for Encounters Absent
123. Unrivaled Absent
124. Trouble Ahead!! Episode: Work Studies Absent
125. Overhaul Death
126. Open Up, World Absent
127. Sir Nighteye and Izuku Midoriya and Mirio Togata and All Might Absent
128. Boy Meets... Absent
129. Eri Absent
130. Listen to the Truth Absent
131. Fighting Fate Absent
132. The Plan Mentioned
133. Catch Up, Kirishima Absent
134. Let's Go, Gutsy Red Riot Absent
135. An Unpleasant Talk Absent
136. Close at Hand!! Absent
137. Restraint!! Absent
138. Go!! Absent
139. Shudder! The Underground Labyrinth Absent
140. Suneater of the Big Three Absent
141. Hassaikai: Behind the Scenes Absent
142. Shield and Shield, Spear and Shield Absent
143. Let’s Rumble, Rappa!! Absent
144. Red Riot, Part 1 Absent
145. Red Riot, Part 2 Absent
146. Temp Squad Absent
147. Twoga!! Absent
148. The Anguish of Young Twoga Mentioned
149. Don't Get Mad, Irinaka Absent
150. Mirio Togata Absent
151. Mirio Togata!! Absent
152. Lemillion Absent
153. Transform! Absent
154. Unforeseen Hope Absent
155. Saviors, the Saved and a Hero's Place Absent
156. The Power of Those Saved Absent
157. Infinite 100 Percent Absent
158. Chisaki's Warped Compassion Absent
159. It's Over!! Absent
160. Expressway Mentioned
161. Bright Future Absent
162. Suitable One Absent
Paranormal Liberation War Arc
253. Shirakumo Absent
254. You Could Be More of a Hero than Anyone Absent
255. Hero Hopeful Absent
256. The High, Deep Blue Sky Absent
257. Pass It Forward, to Whomever Absent
258. Friends Absent
259. A Quiet Beginning Absent
260. Life's Work Absent
261. High-Ends Absent
262. Mirko, the No. 5 Hero Absent
263. I Wanna Be With You Guys!! Absent
264. One's Justice Flashback
265. Villains and Heroes Absent
266. Happy Life Absent
267. Flames Absent
268. Scramble! Absent
269. The Three of Us Absent
270. Inheritance Absent
271. Dark Cloud Absent
272. Good Morning! Absent
273. The Thrill of Destruction Absent
274. Search Absent
275. Encounter, Part 2 Flashback
276. You Cheated...! Absent
277. Who...? Absent
278. Disaster Walker Absent
279. League of Villains vs. U.A. Students Absent
280. Red Riot Absent
281. Plus Ultra Absent
282. Footfall of Destruction Absent
283. 75 Absent
284. Deep Blue Battle Absent

Trivia

  • Magne's name contains the kanji for pull ( hi?), stone ( ishi?), strong ( ken?), and magnetism ( ji?).
  • Magne is the first named character in the series to die in present time.
  • Kenji shares her first name with Kenji Tsuragamae. However, both names are composed of different characters and thus, have different spellings.
  • Kenji's English voice actor, Jeremy Inman, also voices the Sludge Villain.
  • Magne so far is the second confirmed transgender character in the series, identifying as a woman.
    • The first one is Tiger of the Wild, Wild Pussycats, although unlike Magne, Yawara was able to physically transition and present as a man.
    • Coincidentally, these two characters have both met and fought one another, due to being on opposite sides.
  • She was a B-Rank Villain.[5]

References

  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 74 (p. 6).
  2. 2.0 2.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 75 (p. 5).
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 73.
  4. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 91 (p. 3-4).
  5. My Hero Academia Official Character Book Ultra Archive.

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