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Kesagiri Man (ケサギリマン Kesagiriman?) is a Pro Hero.[1]

Appearance

Kesagiri Man wears a suit covered in black fur, which covers his whole body except his fingers.

Personality

Kesagiri Man appears quiet and composed. He consoles Tsuyu Asui and Ochaco Uraraka when they discuss adjusting to activities outside of school. Kesagiri Man speaks in a deep voice and commands the yakuza thugs to stop resisting after detaining them.

Synopsis

Shie Hassaikai Arc

Kesagiri Man attends a meeting at Sir Nighteye's office to discuss the Eight Bullets. He asks what happened to make the office start investigating the Yakuza two weeks prior, and Bubble Girl explains about the incident with Team Reservoir Dogs. When Centipeder mentions that the Yakuza seem to have teamed up with the League of Villains, Gran Torino realizes why Sir Nighteye asked for him and Naomasa Tsukauchi, which prompts Kesagiri Man to ask where Naomasa is. Kesagiri Man is shocked when Fat Gum reveals that the Yakuza have a drug that erases Quirks. Reading over the report of criminal activity, Kesagiri Man acknowledges that the rise in crime appears connected to the Eight Bullets but questions if it is all circumstantial.[2] Sir Nighteye requests that all the heroes investigate their areas for leads before dismissing everyone.[3]

A few days later, Sir Nighteye holds another meeting and reveals the location of the Yakuza's base.[4] The next morning, the heroes, their interns, and the Police Force gather outside the Eight Bullets' base and are given handouts detailing the base's layout and the known abilities of the Yakuza.

Before the heroes can enter, one of the Eight Bullets attacks. While Ryukyu and her team remain to handle him, the others continue on. In the courtyard, one of the Yakuza launches the leaves of a tree at them but Kesagiri Man blocks the projectiles and takes out the man.[5] Inside the base, Kesagiri Man and a few of the other heroes remain behind to deal with the Yakuza.[6]

Paranormal Liberation War Arc

Abilities

Enhanced Speed: Kesagiri Man is incredibly fast, as shown when he blitzes past one of the Yakuza and knocks down all of the leaves.[5]

Battles & Events

Battles & Events


Chapter Appearances

Appearances
Shie Hassaikai Arc
122. A Season for Encounters Absent
123. Unrivaled Absent
124. Trouble Ahead!! Episode: Work Studies Absent
125. Overhaul Absent
126. Open Up, World Absent
127. Sir Nighteye and Izuku Midoriya and Mirio Togata and All Might Absent
128. Boy Meets... Absent
129. Eri Absent
130. Listen to the Truth Absent
131. Fighting Fate Absent
132. The Plan Absent
133. Catch Up, Kirishima Absent
134. Let's Go, Gutsy Red Riot Debut
135. An Unpleasant Talk Appears
136. Close at Hand!! Appears
137. Restraint!! Appears
138. Go!! Appears
139. Shudder! The Underground Labyrinth Appears
140. Suneater of the Big Three Absent
141. Hassaikai: Behind the Scenes Absent
142. Shield and Shield, Spear and Shield Absent
143. Let’s Rumble, Rappa!! Absent
144. Red Riot, Part 1 Absent
145. Red Riot, Part 2 Absent
146. Temp Squad Absent
147. Twoga!! Absent
148. The Anguish of Young Twoga Absent
149. Don't Get Mad, Irinaka Absent
150. Mirio Togata Absent
151. Mirio Togata!! Absent
152. Lemillion Absent
153. Transform! Absent
154. Unforeseen Hope Absent
155. Saviors, the Saved and a Hero's Place Absent
156. The Power of Those Saved Absent
157. Infinite 100 Percent Absent
158. Chisaki's Warped Compassion Absent
159. It's Over!! Appears
160. Expressway Absent
161. Bright Future Flashback
162. Suitable One Absent
Paranormal Liberation War Arc
253. Shirakumo Absent
254. More of a Hero than Anyone Absent
255. Hero Hopeful Absent
256. The High, Deep Blue Sky Absent
257. Pass It Forward, to Whomever Absent
258. Friends Appears
259. A Quiet Beginning Absent
260. Life's Work Absent
261. High-Ends Absent
262. Mirko, the No. 5 Hero Absent
263. I Wanna Be with You Guys!! Absent
264. One's Justice Absent
265. Villains and Heroes Absent
266. Happy Life Absent
267. Flames Absent
268. Scramble! Absent
269. The Three of Us Appears
270. Inheritance Absent
271. Dark Cloud Absent
272. Good Morning! Appears
273. The Thrill of Destruction Absent
274. Search Absent
275. Encounter, Part 2 Absent
276. You Cheated...! Appears
277. Who...? Appears
278. Disaster Walker Absent
279. League of Villains vs. U.A. Students Absent
280. Red Riot, Part 3 Absent
281. Plus Ultra Absent
282. Footfall of Destruction Absent
283. 75 Appears
284. Deep Blue Battle Absent
285. Katsuki Bakugo Rising Absent
286. The Ones Within Us Absent
287. Mistake Absent
288. Save Takeo!! Absent
289. Miss Candid and Miss Shut-Away Absent
290. Dabi's Dance Absent
291. Thanks For Going Strong Absent
292. Threads of Hope Absent
293. Hero-Saturated Society Absent
294. Final Performance Absent
295. Tenacious Absent
296. Hellish Hell Absent
297. Tartarus Absent
298. Sounds of Collapse Absent
299. Like Those Tragic Tales Absent
300. The Hellish Todoroki Family, Part 2 Absent
301. The Wrong Way to Put Out a Fire, Part 1 Absent
302. The Wrong Way to Put Out a Fire, Part 2 Absent
303. Top Three Absent
304. Izuku Midoriya and Toshinori Yagi Absent
305. Izuku Midoriya and Tomura Shigaraki Absent
306. The Final Act Begins Absent

Trivia

  • Kesagiri is a Japanese term for "slashing a sword diagonally from the shoulder."
  • His favorite food is fried chicken.
  • Part of Kesagiri Man's design was repurposed from some of Horikoshi's older work.[1]
  • He shares his birthday with Naomasa, Chiyo Shuzenji, and Tomura Shigaraki.
  • Kesagiri Man's English voice actor, Jerry Jewell, also voices Nezu.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Vol. 15, Omake
  2. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 135 and Episode 69.
  3. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 136 and Episode 69.
  4. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 137 and Episode 70.
  5. 5.0 5.1 My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 138 and Episode 70.
  6. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 139 and Episode 71.

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