How dull!! This girl understands nothing, and she'll never measure up to me!! My splendiferous gorgeousness is the pinnacle of beauty!Bibimi Kenranzaki in "Festival All Day Long!!"
Bibimi is a young woman with long, blonde hair which would reach down to her waist if it wasn’t always worn in her signature style; two tightly curled rolls on each side of her face and a wide, folded bun at the back with three more curled rolls beneath it. She has ridiculously long eyelashes, made even longer by the excessive makeup she wears, and is always seen with dark lipstick on.
In her Miss Con attire, she wears a kimono-like dress with a scale pattern, a beaded necklace, a wide crown with carvings in its central plate and flowers around her neck.
However, in the anime she is shown to wear a pink kimono-sleeved dress, with patterns on the sleeves and a cotton trim around the neck. She has a Taisho-era style hairpin, and a white pearl necklace as well.
Prior to the start of the beauty pageant, Bibimi got into a verbal sparring match with Nejire, before escalating too far when Nejire's friend, Yuyu Haya, jumped in to defend her. They were stopped when a pageant committee member arrived to prepare for the dress rehearsal. After it concluded, Nejire and Yuyu got into an argument over a nail found in her shoes, which the latter insists to be Bibimi's doing, until Bibimi shows up looking for her necklace that has gone missing.
Mei Hatsume appears looking for her missing remote control for one of her devices, and Bibimi, being her senior in the Support Course, agrees to help find it before the pageant starts, with Nejire, Yuyu, Itsuka Kendo, Reiko Yanagi, and Tamaki Amajiki following suit. This incident leads Itsuka to think about how even though Bibimi seemingly only cared about winning the pageant, she put everything aside to help out Mei, with Mei also bringing up how much she looks after all of them in the Support Course.
The group eventually realize the culprit that stole both the necklace and the remote to be a crow, which Tamaki tries to engage and reclaim, but gets more complicated when a murder of crows appears to attack them all. During the battle, Bibimi takes off her glimmering hairpin to district the crows, and then unleashes a giant tank shaped like her own head, revealing to be her creation for the talent part of the pageant, releasing an air current to blow the birds away, and a net to catch them.
In the aftermath, they learn the nail was Mei's doing, as a way of informing Bibimi she was there, before running off. Nejire compliments Bibimi on how insane her tank looks, leading her to suggest making a support item for her, though turns her down saying it's personally not her style. Yuyu then apologizes to Bibimi for earlier, which she laughs off thinking nothing of it. The group then quickly ran back to the school as the pageant was about to start.
Engineering Skill: As a third year student in U.A.'s Department of Support, Bibimi has developed her engineering skills. During the talent portion of the beauty contest on her third year, Bibimi showcases one of her creations, a giant mechanical version of herself on continuous tracks.
During their stay at U.A., Bibimi and Nejire became rivals for the annual beauty contest during the school festival. Having been defeated by Bibimi during their first and second years, Nejire respects and acknowledges her beauty and is determined to succeed her. When Nejire won the contest during their third year, Bibimi graciously accepts defeat and shakes her hand.
|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)||Mentioned|
|174. Golden Tips Imperial||Absent|
|175. Morning, the Day Of||Absent|
|176. Deku vs. Gentle Criminal||Absent|
|177. At the Construction Site||Absent|
|178. The Woman Called La Brava||Debut|
|179. School Festival Start!!||Absent|
|181. For Someone Else||Absent|
|182. Let It Flow! School Festival!||Absent|
|183. Festival All Day Long!!||Appears|
- Her surname, Kenranzaki, means "brilliant fabric design" (絢 ken?), "to be sore/inflamed" (爛 ran?), and "promontory/cape" (崎 saki?), although the first two kanji read together can additionally mean "gorgeous/brilliant" or "dazzling/gaudy" (絢爛 kenran?). Her given name, Bibimi, is comprised of the repeated kanji for "beauty/beautiful" (美 bi, mi?).
- Bibimi likes gorgeous people and things.
- Manga Fukidashi has a crush on her.
- Bibimi dislikes oranges.
- My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 19, Omake
- My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 173 (p. 8) and Episode 83.
- My Hero Academia: School Briefs IV, Ch. 4
- My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 183 (p. 9-13) and Episode 86.
- My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 183 (p. 10).
- My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 173 (p. 8).
- My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 183 (p. 13).
- My Hero Academia: Ultra Analysis: The Official Character Guide.