Shoto Todoroki: Origin ( (とどろき) (しょう) () :オリジン Todoroki Shōto: Origin?) is the fifth volume of the My Hero Academia series.

Cover and Volume Illustration

The background color is white. The title logo is also white with a shade of red. The author's name and surname is written in black and is located on the left side of the cover beneath the title logo.

Shoto is featured predominantly on the cover. He is looking at his left hand, contemplating the usage of his fire side.

The volume illustration features Midnight taking off her domino mask.

Author's Notes

I've been wanting to write a tournament arc since I was a little kid. Now that I've done it, I see it's a ridiculously hard thing to pull off.

Kohei Horikoshi

Volume Summary

The final stages of the U.A. High sports festival promise to be explosive, as Ochaco takes on Katsuki in a head-to-head match! Katsuki never gives anyone a break, and the crowd holds its breath as the battle begins. The finals will push the students of Class 1-A to their limits and beyond!


Volume Differences

Magazine Version Volume Version Explanation
Shoto reunites with his mother Chapter 44
Change: an additional double-page spread is added.

Extra Pages

Next Volume Quote

Next time! Shoto's lines will consist of tons of ellipses (...)! Looking forward to it!

Tenya Iida


  • The cover of Volume 5 is the first one not to feature Izuku Midoriya.

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