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A Rational Man (合理的な男 Gōri-tekina Otoko?) is the sixth volume of the My Hero Academia: Vigilantes series.

Cover and Volume Illustration

The cover features The Crawler using his Quirk in the middle, while Kazuho Haneyama, Eraser Head, Midnight, Toshinori Yagi, Naomasa Tsukauchi, Jiro Hotta and Ichiro Hotta are in the panels around him.

The illustration features Pop☆Step.

Author's Note

Shota Aizawa, also known as Eraser Head, shows up a ton in this volume. I view underground heroes like him as being the closest thing to vigilantes, while still being licensed heroes. Since he's not a schoolteacher yet, I'm also thinking that he's not as much of a stickler about following the letter of the law...

—Hideyuki Furuhashi

My son is getting old enough to understand the jobs that grown-ups do, so I'm dreading the day one of his friends misunderstands and says, "Wait, so your dad's the guy who draws MHA? So cool!"

—Betten Court

Volume Summary

After returning from an eventful trip to Osaka, Koichi starts experimenting more with his Quirk—does he have more potential than he first thought? Detective Tsukauchi continues to investigate the instant villain incidents, quietly enlisting the help of Eraser and even consulting All Might. And now, with Hachisuka out of the picture, the shadowy figure behind the Trigger drug has enlisted a new and even more dangerous agent…


Extra Pages


  • The cover mirrors the cover of Volume 12 of the main series.
  • This is the first Vigilantes volume featuring a main series character on the spine.

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