The Villain Factory ( (ヴィラン) 製造工場 (ファクトリー) Viran Fakutorī?) is a group of villains from the spin-off series Vigilante - My Hero Academia: Illegals. The group is responsible for the creation of the Impromptu and Next-Level Villains.[1]


The Villain Factory is headed by an unseen mastermind, who contacts and supplies their agents with Trigger and later Next-Level Villains, all for research purposes towards an unknown goal.


The Villain Factory are an incredibly dangerous and mysterious organization, with the authorities knowing very little of them and the general public being unaware they even exist. They have accomplished this with very few active agents.

Thanks to Kuin Hachisuka's Queen Bee Quirk the Villain Factory are able to incite chaos whenever and wherever they wish by having her bees inject ordinary civilians with Trigger, turning them into powerful Impromptu Villains. The Villain Factory's Scarred Man possesses skill far greater than the former acclaimed Pro Hero O'Clock - being able to land ten blows in an instant, while O'Clock could only manage four, he is also even more dangerous than Hachisuka was.[2]

The Villain Factory are capable of bio-engineering, being able to modify people into dangerous Next-Level Villains, one such modified person - Octoid - was able to nearly kill the pro hero Eraser Head, and hold off him as well as the Trigger enhanced Hotta Brothers, the bio-engineered Kirihito Kamachi and the Vigilante known as The Crawler all at once.

Known Members

Villain Factory


  1. Vigilante - My Hero Academia: Illegals Manga: Chapter 32 (p. 11).
  2. Vigilante - My Hero Academia: Illegals Manga: Vol.6, Back cover.

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