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Not like I was ever in love with guitar. Not really. I just played cuz I knew it pissed off my dad.
Tamao Oguro in "The Man Returns"

For her identity while being possessed by the Queen Bee, see Kuin Hachisuka.

Tamao Oguro ( () (ぐろ) (たま) () Oguro Tamao?) is the daughter of Iwao Oguro and the former host of Kuin Hachisuka.[1]

Appearance

Tamao is a young girl with green eyes and brown hair. Before she became the host of Kuin Hachisuka, she had long hair, but as Kuin's host, she had short hair with bangs that covered one of her eyes. She wears an eyepatch over where her left eye used to be.

After being freed and sometime after being admitted in the hospital, her hair grew out and was put in a ponytail.

Gallery

Personality

Due to her being under the influence of Kuin Hachisuka, very little of her personality has been shown, though snippets were seen in flashbacks from her father.

Originally, she seemed to be a relatively normal girl, if a little confrontational with her father, being frustrated with his refusal to allow her to be a musician. This seemingly caused her to develop a slightly rebellious side, going against his wishes and spending time with other rebellious individuals as an act of defiance.

During the moments when her mind was able to regain some control from Kuin, she showed anger towards her father, shouting at him, indicating that she, at least in part, still held resentment towards him. However, she seems to have mostly gotten over this anger, though she does still long for her father's full attention.

History

Tamao Oguro's past

Tamao Oguro always wanted to become a musician, but her father, Iwao Oguro, refused to support her decision. This led to frequent discussions with her father, which caused their relationship to crack further, and Tamao developed a rebellious attitude towards him. One day, tired of the situation, and after arguing with her father, she decides to leave home, and never return.

At some point she met a mysterious girl with an eyepatch, who approached her telling her that old farts like him are such a pain. This girl was the previous hostess of Kuin Hachisuka. It is unknown what happened during their meeting, only that when Tamao reappeared, she was now the bee user's new hostess.[2]

After Tamao's disappearance, something happens to her mother, who ends up in a catatonic state, being admitted to a hospital. For his part, her father Iwao Oguro swore he would find and save his daughter.

Synopsis

After the disappearance of his daughter, Knuckleduster investigates to find her whereabouts and discover those responsible for her disappearance. He discovers that Kuin Hachisuka, a parasitic bee, is in possession of his daughter's body and that a villain organization referred to as the Villain Factory by the police is responsible for it.

Vs. Queen Bee Arc

With the help of Soga Kugisaki[3], he finally manages to find Kuin's location[4], and after preparing everything arduously, he attacks her when she tries to cause a tragedy at the musical concert at the Marukane Department Store. After an intense fight, Knuckleduster manages to defeat Kuin, and get her swarm to leave his daughter's body by stopping his daughter's heart. He then extracts the queen bee from her eye. He calls back the swarm with a pheromone & bomb combination device, which explodes, killing the queen bee and the swarm. Knuckleduster manages to resuscitate his daughter by performing a CPR, and takes her to the hospital, the same one where his wife is hospitalized, who unfortunately dies shortly after their arrival.[5]

After several days unconscious, Tamao wakes up and sees Soga, then proceeds to comment that he is scary looking. She says that her head hurts, and asks where her father is. Iwao Oguro appears with a grocery bag. As Soga leaves, Iwao thanks him for the help, then offers Tamao some yogurt. Tamao tells him that her head hurts. He tells his daughter that she should get some sleep. Tamao asks where her mother is, and Iwao tells her that she just missed her but she shouldn't worry about it, because he is there to take care of her.[6]

Sky Egg Arc

Soga and his friends take care of Tamao.

However, as he is still investigating the Villain Factory and the Trigger traffic, Iwao must be absent for a while, and asks Soga again, along with his friends Rapt Tokage and Moyuru Tochi, to take care of her. During the weeks in which her father is absent, Tamao befriends the three boys. One day, Rapt plays the fool with Tamao's guitar, which makes her laugh, and Moyuru asks her to play. She confesses that she just played the guitar to piss off her father. Soga grabs the guitar and tunes it. Soga returns the instrument to Tamao, telling her that she has the privilege of being able to play music, something that many other people do not have.[7]

Naruhata Lockdown Arc

Three years later, Tamao is seen playing her guitar in a mountain home. Taking off her headphones, she notices a shooting star in the sky.[8]

Abilities

Former Quirk

Queen Bee ( (じょ) (おう) (ばち) Joōbachi?): When she was under the control of Kuin, Tamao shared the same Quirk as her, but she loses it once Kuin is removed from her body. It is unknown if she has a Quirk of her own.

Chapter Appearances

Appearances
Vs. Queen Bee Arc
12. Senpai Absent
13. Makoto/Truth Absent
14. MAJOR Absent
15. Playboy Absent
16. Mom Descends Absent
17. Tag Team! Absent
18. Force of Will Acceleration! Absent
19. Family Pictured
20. Event Announcement! Absent
21. Ensemble, Assemble! Absent
22. The Day Of Mentioned
23. Daughter Mentioned
24. A Father-Daughter Talk Debut
25. Goodbye to Dad Flashback
26. Tamao Appears
27. Business as Usual Absent
28. What a Man Takes with Him Appears
Sky Egg Arc
36. Must-Have Merchandise Absent
37. Public and Private Absent
38. High-Speed Absent
39. A Rational Man Absent
40. A Rational Team-Up Absent
41. Ultimate Move! Absent
42. Mixer Absent
43. Casanova Absent
44. One Outrageous Traveler Absent
45. The Man Returns Appears
46. Christmas Eve Hero Absent
47. Farewell Party! Absent
48. Investigation Start! Steamy Romance Spotted?! Absent
49. Zero Hour Absent
50. Defend the Tower! Absent
51. I Do What I Can Absent
52. Balloon Soul Absent
53. Limits and Catastrophe Absent
54. Hotline Absent
55. This Is a Hero!! Absent
56. I'm No Hero Absent
57. Explosive Man Absent
58. International Flight Home Absent
Final Performance Arc
66. Graduation and Career Path Absent
67. Professional / International / Spicy Curry Absent
68. I'd Better Not Lose Absent
69. Hero on the Scene Absent
70. True Self Absent
71. Thanks for the Guidance Absent
72. Searching for You Absent
73. The Queen Descends Absent
74. After the Storm Absent
75. Letter Flashback
76. Deadly Weapon Absent
77. Strategy Absent
78. Dispatch Absent
79. Inferno Number Two Absent
80. Who's That, Now? Absent
81. Bee My Pop Absent
82. High-Speed Hero II Absent
83. Earthbound Perp Absent
84. Dreams of a Hero Absent
85. Questioning Absent
Naruhata Lockdown Arc
95. Moon Absent
96. Negotiations Absent
97. Pursuers Absent
98. A Rational Persuasion Method Absent
99. Invasion of the Faceless Absent
100. Super Explosion! Absent
101. Fly at Night Absent
102. Intruder Absent
103. Aim for the Head Absent
104. This Face Absent
105. Escape Start Absent
106. Chase of Crawlers Absent
107. A Hundred Hits Absent
108. The Variant Absent
109. Culmination Absent
110. Careless Absent
111. Return of the Fist Appears
112. The Old-Timer Absent
113. Ultimate Villain Absent
114. Dogfight Absent

Trivia

  • Tamao's kanji in her name is "珠"(lit, gem, jewel) and "緒"(lit, cord, strap, thong).

References

  1. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 22 (p. 21).
  2. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 24.
  3. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 19.
  4. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 20.
  5. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 26.
  6. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 28.
  7. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 45.
  8. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Manga: Chapter 111.

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