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Manifest ( (さい) (げん) Saigen?) is the Quirk used by Tamaki Amajiki.


Manifest grants the user the ability to enhance their limbs with the characteristics of anything they consume.

Tamaki manifesting Takoyaki into tentacle fingers.

Tamaki can manifest certain traits of any food he's eaten while it's still active within his digestive system. For example, if he eats Takoyaki, he can transform his fingers into octopus tentacles and if he eats a clam, he can harden his hands into a clam shell, etc. Multiple simultaneous manifestations of different foods are also possible.

Although they usually are, items consumed do not necessarily have to be food, as anything Tamaki's body is capable of consuming will work with his Quirk, such as Yu Hojo's crystals.[1]

Manifestation occurs only on command and any trait can be dismissed at will.


The transformation is maintained by the amount of the respective item within Tamaki's system. If Tamaki's system were to run low, this would render him unable to manifest any characteristics. He must replenish his arsenal by eating certain foods every single day.


Tamaki has mastered his Quirk through vigorous training. He possesses the ability to manipulate feature selection, size manipulation, and simultaneous manifestations. This gives Tamaki's fighting style incredible variation and unpredictability.[1]

Tamaki using tentacle and clamshell husk combo to attack.

Tamaki makes sure to eat plenty of Takoyaki and clams every day because they're useful for both offense and defense; he often uses tentacle fingers to bind his opponents and defends himself using a clamshell husk.[2] Tamaki has a variety of other powerful combinations as well, including using chicken talons strengthened with octopus muscles, or tentacle fingers reinforced by crab shells.[3]

Prior to any mission, Tamaki can prepare by eating special foods for certain situations. Fat Gum fed Tamaki swordfish so that he could exploit Chronostasis' Quirk's weakness.[4][5] This can also lead to Tamaki overpreparing, manifesting traits he doesn't even need to use to win.[2]

Super Moves

Chimera Kraken.gif Kraken (クラーケン Kurāken?): Tamaki mixes his Quirk to its maximum conflagration while arming himself with layers of shells for protection. Then he unleashes a massive tentacle attack that releases multiple giant tentacles that attack in a rotating wave.[1]
Chimera Centaur.png Centaur (ケンタウロス Kentaurosu?): Like Kraken, this move is a Vast Hybrid technique used to transform himself into a raging centaur-like fighter. It changes his lower body into bull legs, adds bull horns to his head, and his hands into vines that swing around various hard fruit.[6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 141 and Episode 71.
  2. 2.0 2.1 My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 132 and Episode 68.
  3. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 140 and Episode 71.
  4. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 138 and Episode 70.
  5. My Hero Academia Manga and Anime: Chapter 159 and Episode 77.
  6. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 265.

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