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Kill... them allll! Let's go nuts.
Woman to the other High-End Nomu in "High-Ends"

Woman (ウーマン Ūman?),[2] was one of Doctor Kyudai Garaki's intelligent High-End Nomu that he kept in his lab under Jaku General Hospital. She and her kin act as some of the secondary antagonists of the Paranormal Liberation War Arc.


Woman was unique compared to other Nomu in that she possessed a more feminine body-type, having visible breasts and a shapely figure. Like other Nomu, her brain was visible at the top of her head. Around her legs, stitches can be found on her skin. Her scalp, flensed off to expose her brain, was left attached at the back of her head, creating a fin-like structure of flayed skin. She had similar structures on the back of both of her elbows. She also possessed some hair at the back of her head. She also has several noticeable vertebrae that jut out of her back, just like Hood.

While it appeared that Woman did not possess a mouth, in truth, it was merely hidden inside her chin when it was closed. She had two rows of long, jagged teeth.


Woman was shown to be quite aggressive and bloodthirsty. Immediately after being activated, she expressed an intense desire to go wild and kill Heroes.

As she began to stabilize, however, she also showed signs of intelligence, thinking and speaking with good grammar and experimenting with her opponents' Quirks in combat. She was able to quickly deduce the function of Eraser Head's Quirk and was quick to test its limitations.



Before turned into a High-End Nomu, Woman was once a villain with a disposition for combat. She was carefully selected by Doctor Garaki to be made into a Nomu for this reason.[2]

Paranormal Liberation War Arc

As the heroes start their raid on Jaku Hospital, Doctor Garaki prepares to use Johnny's Quirk to warp himself and Tomura Shigaraki to safety. Before he can, however, Mirko bursts inside his lab, inadvertently killing Johnny in the process.

The now trapped Doctor releases five High-End Nomu, one of them being Woman, in an effort to push Mirko back as he tends to Tomura. Woman, acting as a sort of impromptu leader to the other High-Ends, openly declares her desire to kill the pro heroine.[3]

Woman and the other High-Ends begin attacking the pro, but due to being released early without proper stabilization time, the Nomu are easily pushed back by Mirko, with one even being killed by her.[4]

Overwhelmed, High-Ends are defeated by the Heroes.

As the High-Ends clash with the Pro Heroes, Woman notices that her Quirks are being disabled and searches for the source. She identifies each of the Pro Heroes' Quirks before finding Eraser Head, realizing that he is suppressing her Quirks using his gaze. She eventually finds out that she can avoid Erasure by avoiding Eraser Head's line of sight, so she runs across the room to dodge him. Woman manages to regain access to her Quirks, relishing the "clear" and "amazing" feeling of getting her abilities back before combining her Liquification and Rupture Quirks to attack the Heroes.[5]

She attempts to catch Endeavor off guard while he is protecting a wounded Mirko, but she is later subdued by the High ranking Heroes when Tomura and Doctor Garaki are captured by Present Mic and X-Less.[6] Endeavor then uses this opportunity and burns her head off when it was vulnerable, not allowing her to regenerate it. Her body was then left on the ground when Tomura started decaying the hospital, ensuring her death.[1]


Overall Abilities: Like other Nomu, she was shown to be decently powerful, being able to take several hits from Mirko without going down.

  • Immense Speed: Woman was capable of moving incredibly quickly, which she uses to evade multiple Heroes at once.

Tactical Intellect: Like other High-End Nomu, she's capable of speaking, and in fact seemed to be able to speak more coherently than Hood. She proved herself to be quite analytical, going out of her way to mentally note the Quirks of the pro heroes to figure out which one is responsible for neutralizing her Quirk. Once she figured out who was responsible, she began to question and test the Quirk's limits in an effort to better understand her opponents.[5] In addition, she worked out how to use Liquification and Rupture together to create a dangerous attack that stopped the heroes assault temporarily, injured Eraser Head and caused Endeavor to let up on her teammate, Ribby, giving him the opportunity to impale Mirko with his antenna again, to try finishing her off before she could destroy Tomura's pod.


Super Regeneration (超再生 Chōsaisei?): Like all High-End Nomu, Woman possessed this Quirk, which gave her the ability to regenerate from any damage she took.

Liquification ( (えき) (たい) () Ekitai ka?): Woman's second Quirk allowed her to liquefy her own body. She mainly used this Quirk to rapidly reposition herself or dodge attacks.

Rupture (炸裂 (さくれつ) Sakuretsu?): Woman's third Quirk allowed her to detonate parts of her own body.

Battles & Events

Battles & Events

Chapter Appearances

Meta Liberation Army Arc
218. The Meta Liberation Army Absent
219. Go, Slidin' Go! Absent
220. My Villain Academia Absent
221. Memento from All For One Debut
222. Tomura Shigaraki: Distortion Appears
223. Cockroaches Absent
224. Revival Party Absent
225. Interview with a Vampire Absent
226. Bloody Love Absent
227. Sleepy Absent
228. Wounded Soul Absent
229. All It Takes Is One Bad Day Absent
230. Sad Man's Parade Absent
231. Path Absent
232. Meta Abilities and Quirks Absent
233. Bright Future Absent
234. Destruction Sense Absent
235. Tenko Shimura: Origin Absent
236. Tenko Shimura: Origin, Part 2 Absent
237. Tomura Shigaraki: Origin Absent
238. Liberation Absent
239. Successor Absent
240. Power 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 Absent
259. A Quiet Beginning Absent
260. Life's Work Absent
261. High-Ends Appears
262. Mirko, the No. 5 Hero Appears
263. I Wanna Be with You Guys!! Absent
264. One's Justice Absent
265. Villains and Heroes Absent
266. Happy Life Absent
267. Flames Appears
268. Scramble! Appears
269. The Three of Us Appears
270. Inheritance Absent
271. Dark Cloud Absent
272. Good Morning! Death
273. The Thrill of Destruction Absent
274. Search Absent
275. Encounter, Part 2 Absent
276. You Cheated...! Absent
277. Who...? Absent
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 Absent
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
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 Flashback
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 Absent
324. A Young Woman's Declaration Absent
325. The Bonds of One For All Absent
326. Who Are You Really? Absent
327. Rest!! Absent
328. No Man Is an Island Absent

Anime Appearances

Season 5
89. All Hands on Deck! Class 1-A Absent
90. Vestiges Absent
91. Clash! Class A vs. Class B! Absent
92. Make It Happen, Shinso! Absent
93. Operation New Improv Moves Absent
94. Foresight Absent
95. Match 3 Absent
96. Match 3 Conclusion Absent
97. Early Bird! Absent
98. That Which Is Inherited Absent
99. Our Brawl Absent
100. The New Power and All For One Absent
101. Have a Merry Christmas! Absent
102. Off to Endeavor's Agency! Absent
103. One Thing at a Time Absent
104. Long Time No See, Selkie Absent
105. The Hellish Todoroki Family Absent
106. The Unforgiven Absent
107. More of a Hero Than Anyone Absent
108. My Villain Academia Debut
109. Revival Party Absent
110. Sad Man's Parade Absent
111. Tenko Shimura: Origin Absent
112. Tomura Shigaraki: Origin Absent
113. The High, Deep Blue Sky Absent


  • Woman is the first, and so far the only, High-End Nomu to be identified as a female.
  • Woman is the only one of the High-End activated during the Paranormal Liberation War that was named in the story.


  1. 1.0 1.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 272.
  2. 2.0 2.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 262 (p. 4).
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 261 (p. 4).
  4. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 262 (p. 15).
  5. 5.0 5.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 268 (p. 8).
  6. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 269 (p. 15).

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