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What the heck, Kyoka?! Your old man's just tryin' to look like a good, concerned parent here!!
Kyotoku Jiro to Kyoka Jiro in "Home Visits"

Kyotoku Jiro ( () (ろう) (きょう) (とく) Jirō Kyōtoku?) is Kyoka Jiro's father and the husband of Mika Jiro.

Appearance

Kyotoku has wavy shoulder-length light-gold hair and triangular eyes like his daughter's.

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Personality

Kyotoku tried to project a stern attitude against Shota Aizawa and All Might, but in truth he is actually a very emotional and easygoing person.

Like his daughter, Kyotoku likes rock music and he is also a composer.

History

Kyotoku and Mika with a young Kyoka.

At some point, Kyotoku fell in love with Mika Jiro's musical talents, which led to them getting married and have a daughter named Kyoka Jiro. He also adopted Mika's family name Jiro.

Kyotoku and Mika's love for music was inherited by Kyoka who started playing instruments at a young age. Believing that her parents' desire was for her to follow their footsteps and become a musician, Kyoka was apologetic when she confessed that she wanted to be a hero. However, Kyotoku and Mika dismissed her apologies and expressed their support for Kyoka to pursue her dreams.[1]

Synopsis

Hideout Raid Arc

Kyotoku is first seen confronting Shota Aizawa and All Might over their request to take Kyoka to live in U.A. High. However, Kyoka showed up and revealed that her parents had already decided in advance to let her go, which led Kyotoku to start bickering with her for ruining his concerned parent act.[2]

Abilities

Musical Talent: Kyotoku is a musical composer, meaning he has knowledge about music theory.

Relatives

   
   
Kyotoku
   
   
Mika
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Kyoka

Chapter Appearances

Appearances
Hideout Raid Arc
84. From Ida to Midoriya Absent
85. Nothing but Fools Absent
86. Before the Storm Absent
87. Clash Absent
88. All For One Absent
89. All for a Certain One Absent
90. Reach Out Absent
91. Symbol of Peace Absent
92. One For All Absent
93. One For All's Ember Absent
94. From Teacher to Disciple Absent
95. End of the Beginning, Beginning of the End Absent
96. Home Visits Debut
97. Tell It Like It Is, Mom Absent
U.A. School Festival Arc
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) Absent
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 Absent
179. School Festival Start!! Absent
180. Unbeknownst Absent
181. For Someone Else Absent
182. Let It Flow! School Festival! Flashback
183. Festival All Day Long!! Absent
Tartarus Escapees Arc
307. Been a While!! Absent
308. Full Power!! Absent
309. Can't Be a Child Anymore Absent
310. Masters and Pupil Absent
311. Here We Go!! Absent
312. Hired Gun Absent
313. High-Speed Long-Range Mobile Cannon Absent
314. The Lovely Lady Nagant Absent
315. Platitudes Absent
316. Your Turn Absent
317. Scars, Blood, Filth Absent
318. Reckless Absent
319. Friend Absent
320. Deku vs. Class A Absent
321. From Class A to One For All Absent
322. Great Explosion Murder God Dynamight Absent
323. That Single Step Appears
324. A Young Woman's Declaration Absent
325. The Bonds of One For All Appears
326. Who Are You Really? Absent
327. Rest!! Absent

Trivia

  • Kyoka's name is composed of two syllables coming from each of her parents' names. In Kyotoku's case, it's "Kyō" (響), which means "sound".
  • Kyotoku's favorite thing is rock music.
  • Kyotoku's English voice actor, Bryan Massey, also voices Crimson Riot.

References

  1. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 182 (pp. 13-15) and Episode 86.
  2. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 96 and Episode 50.

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