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This article is about Shoto Todoroki's older brother. For the Eight Bullets' member of the Shie Hassaikai, see Toya Setsuno.

Toya Todoroki ( (とどろき) (とう) () Todoroki Tōya?) was the eldest son[1] of Enji and Rei Todoroki.[2]

Appearance

As a child, Toya had a round face and unruly red hair that spiked up in tufts around his head, falling down his forehead in uneven bangs. His eyes were pale-colored and oval-shaped, and he was pictured with a neutral expression. He also appears to have worn a plain gakuran jacket.[3]

Personality

In the past, Toya could be seen to play with his siblings, which indicates that he got on with them well, especially his brother Natsuo. Nothing is known about his personality in the present.

History

Todoroki siblings playing in Shoto's flashback

Toya playing with his siblings.

From presumably quite a young age, Toya was trained by his father because he possessed a fire Quirk that was even more powerful than Enji's own Hellflame. However, because he inherited the weak constitution of his mother Rei Todoroki, Enji deemed him a failure,[4] just as he did with Toya's younger siblings Fuyumi Todoroki and Natsuo Todoroki in turn.

Deemed useless and thus ignored by their father, the three siblings were always together. Toya developed what appeared to be an excellent relationship with them, especially with his brother, Natsuo, and they always played together.[5] However, they were raised separately from their youngest brother, Shoto Todoroki.[6]

Shortly after his mother left, Toya died in an accident, although the details regarding said accident are still widely unknown. His death affected his family, especially his mother Rei, whose mental state had already been harshly affected by her husband's past abuses, and his brother Natsuo, who still considers his father responsible for Toya's demise.[5]

Toya's family installed a Butsudan Buddhist altar in his former room after his passing and still send their prayers to him. Even Enji is seen praying at it, saying that he regrets the loss of his eldest son.[3]

Abilities

Quirk

Unnamed Fire Quirk: Although most of the details are unknown, Toya's Quirk allows him to produce a firepower even greater than his father's, but because he inherited Rei's weak constitution, he apparently was unable to use its power to its full potential.

Relatives

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Enji
   
   
Rei
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Toya
   
   
Fuyumi
   
   
Natsuo
   
   
Shoto

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 Absent
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 Flashback
40. Emancipation Absent
41. Fight On, Iida! Absent
42. Final-Match Time Absent
43. Todoroki vs. Bakugo Absent
44. Relaxing Day Off Absent
Pro Hero Arc
184. Japanese Hero Billboard Chart Absent
185. Wing Hero: Hawks Absent
186. Endeavor and Hawks Absent
187. Flaming Roar! vs. Nomu: High-End Absent
188. Your Father, the Number One Hero Flashback
189. Why He Gets Back Up Absent
190. His Start Absent
191. Dabi, Hawks, Endeavor Absent
192. The Todoroki Family Mentioned
193. Vestiges Absent
Joint Training Arc
194. Cold Skies Over U.A. High! Absent
195. Clash! Class A vs. Class B! Absent
196. Make It Happen, Shinso!! Absent
197. Quaotic Quirkstravaganza Absent
198. Known Where You Stand When It Counts!! Absent
199. Operation New Improv Moves! Absent
200. Clever Commander! Absent
201. Foresight Absent
202. Match 3 Mentioned
203. Flexible! Juzo Honenuki! Absent
204. Tuning Up Absent
205. Detour Absent
206. Match 3 Conclusion Absent
207. Early Bird! Absent
208. Match 4 Conclusion Absent
209. Match 5 Start Absent
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! Absent
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 Absent
247. Status Report! Absent
248. One Thing at a Time Absent
249. The Hellish Todoroki Family Screen
250. Ending Mentioned
251. Just One Week Absent
252. The Unforgiven Mentioned

Trivia

  • Toya's first name contains the kanji for "lamp" ( ?) and "arrow" ( ya?).
  • In the Season 4 ending "Shout Baby," there is a burnt photo along with the other photos of the Todoroki Family and a young Hawks, possibly referencing Toya's status as unknown in the present.

References

  1. My Hero Academia Official Character Book 2 Ultra Analysis.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 192 (p. 10).
  3. 3.0 3.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 249.
  4. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 202.
  5. 5.0 5.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 250.
  6. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 39 and Episode 23.

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