My Hero Academia has hit followers over the top with its newest main character dying: Himiko Toga. The Ultimate Battle Arc introduced Toga and her rival Ochaco Uraraka nose to nose on the battlefield for a closing showdown. Toga used the quirk energy of her lifeless villain “brother” Twice to create an unstoppable military of duplicates that had been overrunning the heroes – however due to Ochaco’s distinctive compassion, she was in a position to attain out and contact one thing inside Toga: a way of camaraderie and friendship.


Sadly, reaching Toga’s coronary heart meant that Uraraka needed to take fairly a number of knife stabs – together with one which left the younger heroine fatally bleeding out on the bottom. To ensure that there to nonetheless be a world with good individuals like Ochaco in it, Toga decides to make use of her quirk in a approach she by no means has earlier than: by giving blood, as a substitute of taking it.

Toga drinks Uraraka’s blood in her typical vampiric approach, taking over her hero rival’s type. With Ochaco’s blood working in her veins, Toga offers Ochacho a blood transfusion that can’t fail – on the expense of utilizing up her personal blood. Toga dies mendacity hand-to-hand with Uraraka, having cemented a bond that Ochaco will bear in mind perpetually…

…Or Did She?

Is Himiko Toga Actually Useless?


There are a good variety of My Hero Academia followers who’re questioning if Himiko Toga’s dying is one more fake-out for the collection. Whereas this dying scene being close to the top of the collection makes it really feel actual and sure, there’s room for a attainable shock.

As all the time, the moving goal right here appears to be what My Hero Academia creator Kohei Horikoshi defines as “heroism.” On the one hand, Toga’s dying will make Ochacho perpetually take a look at the concept of “heroes” and “villains” in a different way, since she’ll have a villain’s blood actually working via her. Then again, My Hero Academia has repeatedly pushed the notion that its heroes lay their lives on the road – even for the worst villain – so Uraraka might flip round to offer again to Toga by refusing to let her die.

Because it stands, it appears that evidently Himiko Toga received certainly one of My Hero Academia’s best dying scenes, whereas her private arc – to not point out her rivalry with Ochacho – has arguably been one of the vital full and wise ones within the collection.

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