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Synopsis
Who cares about all that? Just lemme carve ‘em up…
Togaru Kamakiri to Yosetsu Awase in "Early Bird!"

Togaru Kamakiri ( (かま) (きり) (とがる) Kamakiri Togaru?),[1] also known as Jack Mantis (ジャックマンティス Jakku Mantisu?),[2] is a student in Class 1-B at U.A. High School, training to become a Pro Hero.

Appearance

Togaru is a tall, slender young man with pale yellow-green skin (grey-ish blue in the manga) and a bright, fluffy green mohawk. His dark green eyes are pointed downwards to the center of his face, and two hooked blades jut out from either of his cheeks. He has no visible nose, and the shape of his head resembles that of an insect with mandibles.

His hero costume consists of a large dark green cloak, plain black trousers and boots. He has a mask around his eyes and a zig-zag pattern on his shirt.

Personality

Togaru is a hot-blooded person who appears rather aggressive in terms of behavior, akin to Katsuki Bakugo, albeit not to the same extent as the latter. He also seems to have a passion for fighting against his enemies, demonstrated by his desire to battle Class 1-A in the Joint Training Arc.

He is gym buddies with Tetsutetsu and sees Bakugo as a personal rival.

Abilities

Togaru's reflexes are impressive enough for Katsuki Bakugo to comment on during an altercation they had in which Togaru was able to block a point-blank explosion from Katsuki.

Quirk

Razor Sharp ( (じん) (えい) Jin'ei?)[1]: Togaru's Quirk allows him to produce large blades from any part of his body.[3]

These blades are sharp and strong enough to cut through pipes made of steel and iron, and durable enough to withstand a point-blank explosion.

Stats

Power
 
4/6 B+
Speed
 
4/6 B+
Technique
 
3/6 C
Intelligence
 
3/6 C
Sharpness
 
5/6 A
Togaru's stats, according to the Ultra Analysis Book

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


Chapter Appearances

Appearances
U.A. Sports Festival Arc
22. That's the Idea, Ochaco Absent
23. Roaring Sports Festival Absent
24. Mad Dash and Knockdown Absent
25. In Their Own Quirky Ways Absent
26. Chase Down the Leader Debut
27. Earth-Shatteringly Fateful Negotiations Absent
28. Strats, Strats, Strats Absent
29. Unaware Absent
30. Cavalry-Match Finale Absent
31. The Boy Born with Everything Absent
32. Smile, Prince of Nonsense Land! Absent
33. Shinso's Situation Absent
34. Victory or Defeat Absent
35. Battle On, Challengers! Absent
36. Bakugo vs Uraraka Absent
37. Midoriya and Endeavor Absent
38. Todoroki vs. Midoriya Absent
39. Shoto Todoroki: Origin Absent
40. Emancipation Absent
41. Fight On, Ida! Absent
42. Final-Match Time Absent
43. Todoroki vs. Bakugo Absent
44. Relaxing Day Off Appears
Forest Training Camp Arc
70. Wild, Wild Pussycats Absent
71. Kota Absent
72. Day Two Appears
73. Good Evening Absent
74. Smoke Signal Absent
75. Stake Your Life, Hero! Absent
76. My Hero Absent
77. It's Chaos Absent
78. Whirling Chaos Absent
79. Drive It Home, Iron Fist!!! Absent
80. Establishing the Bakugo Bodyguard Brigade Absent
81. Roaring Upheavel Absent
82. What a Twist! Absent
83. Loss Absent
U.A. School Festival Arc
169. School Festival Absent
170. With Eri Absent
171. Gentle and La Brava Absent
172. Prepping for the School Festival Is the Funnest Part (Part 1) Absent
173. Prepping for the School Festival Is the Funnest Part (Part 2) Absent
174. Golden Tips Imperial Absent
175. Morning, the Day Of Appears
176. Deku vs. Gentle Criminal Absent
177. At the Construction Site Absent
178. The Woman Called La Brava Absent
179. School Festival Start!! Absent
180. Unbeknownst Absent
181. For Someone Else Absent
182. Let It Flow! School Festival! Absent
183. Festival All Day Long!! Absent
Joint Training Arc
194. Cold Skies Over U.A. High! Appears
195. Clash! Class A vs. Class B! Appears
196. Make It Happen, Shinso!! Absent
197. Quaotic Quirkstravaganza Appears
198. Known Where You Stand When It Counts!! Absent
199. Operation New Improv Moves! Appears
200. Clever Commander! Absent
201. Foresight Absent
202. Match 3 Absent
203. Flexible! Juzo Honenuki! Absent
204. Tuning Up Absent
205. Detour Absent
206. Match 3 Conclusion Appears
207. Early Bird! Appears
208. Match 4 Conclusion Appears
209. Match 5 Start Appears
210. The One For All Dream Absent
211. That Which Is Inherited Absent
212. That Which Is Inherited, Part 2 Absent
213. Realm of Souls Absent
214. Our Brawl Absent
215. Final Face-Off! Midoriya vs. Shinso! Appears
216. Class A vs. Class B: Conclusion Absent
217. The New Power and All For One Absent
Endeavor Agency Arc
241. Do That Interview! Absent
242. Have a Merry Christmas! Absent
243. Off to Endeavor's Agency! Absent
244. Recommended Reading Absent
245. Rise to Action Absent
246. Message Appears
247. Status Report! Absent
248. One Thing at a Time Absent
249. The Hellish Todoroki Family Absent
250. Ending Absent
251. Just One Week Absent
252. The Unforgiven Absent

Trivia

  • Togaru's surname contains the kanji for "scythe, sickle" ( kama?) and "cut, to be sharp" ( kiri?), and his first name contains "apex, to taper to a point" ( togaru?).
    • When put together, the kanji used to write his surname can mean "praying mantis," although "鎌切" is an uncommon way of writing it.
  • In Volume 22, Horikoshi mentions that Togaru's design was influenced by Jean-Henri Fabre's Souvenirs entomologiques and collected insects.
  • Togaru likes collecting insects.[2]
  • Due to their similar personalities, Togaru views Katsuki Bakugo as a rival.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 My Hero Academia Official Character Book Ultra Archive.
  2. 2.0 2.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 22, Omake Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "v22" defined multiple times with different content
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 207 (p. 11).

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