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.


Magne Color

Magne's Color Scheme

Magne was a transgender woman with quite a wide, muscular build, her hair smooth, shoulder-length and a 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.


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 show 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.


Overall Abilities: Magne had proven herself to be a very capable villain. 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.


Magnetism: Magne's Quirk allowed her to magnetize 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. It is unknown what her Quirk's effects on people of other genders are. Magne could not magnetize herself.

Super Moves


4/5 B
3/5 C
5/5 A
2/5 D
3/5 C
Kenji's stats, according to the Official Character Book


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

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


  • 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]


  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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