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Rikido Sato ( () (とう) (りき) (どう) Satō Rikidō?), also known as the Sweets Hero: Sugarman, is a student in Class 1-A at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero.

Appearance

Rikido is a tall, very muscular young man with a wide build. His brown hair is short, and spiked upwards away from his head, he has rather small, square-shaped eyes with small black pupils, a pair of bushy eyebrows just above. He has very full lips which are slightly darker in color than the rest of his skin, and a notably large, round nose.

His costume consists of a yellow full-body suit, covering the entirety of his body, the only exceptions being the holes around his mouth, each of his eyes, and his hair. He wears white gloves and boots, and a utility belt around his waist, small quantities of sugar stored inside its pouches.

Personality

Rikido has an interest in sweets and baking, the latter being a useful skill to have due to his Quirk.

He is surprisingly talented at making sweets, conquering his classmates with his food. The fact that Rikido was caught off guard by this overly positive reaction suggests that he himself doesn't think much of his own abilities as a confectioner.[1]

Abilities

Gastronomic Talents: Rikido has great talent in cooking, being able to prepare cakes and other types of sweets. This talent was probably developed due to his quirk needing sugar to be activated.

Quirk

Sugar Rush (シュガードープ Shugā Dōpu): Rikido's Quirk allows him to increase his strength five-fold, for three minutes, by consuming 10 grams of sugar. For every additional 10 grams of sugar he ingests, he extends the time of increased strength by another three minutes. However, when converting sugar into strength, his cognitive functions gradually drop, making him very sleepy afterward.

Stats

Power
 
4/5 B
Speed
 
1/5 E
Technique
 
2/5 D
Intelligence
 
3/5 C
Cooperativeness
 
4/5 B
Rikido's stats, according to the Official Character Book

Battles & Events

Final Exams Arc

Joint Training Arc

Trivia

Prototype Rikido Sato Hero Costume Design

Rikido initial design.

  • Rikido's initial design was quite similar to his current one, the only differences being bits of his hero costume and the lack of large lips.
  • "Sato" is written with the first character of the word for "sugar" (砂糖 satō?) and the second character in the most common Japanese surname "Sato" (佐藤?), which are homonyms. His given name, "Rikido" (力道?) translates to "path to power".
  • Rikido's known U.A. data is as follows:
  • His favourite food is cake.
  • According to Horikoshi, Rikido's design has an old-era style look. [3]
    • His appearance is similar to that of Kinnikuman from the manga series Kinnikuman.
  • His hero name, "Sugar Man", is also the name of a Marvel comics villain.
  • Rikido’s English voice actor, Cris George, also voices Death Arms.

References

  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 99.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 60.
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 5, Omake

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