Last updated on January 23rd, 2023 at 08:00 pm
My Hero Academia is one of the current popular series and has entertained and fascinated us with its diverse characters, well-written storyline, and above all, its action and Quirks. The series is written by Kohei Horikoshi.
Besides being favored for its Heroes and Villains and their fight, it is also popular for its cool and well-drawn characters. So, in this post, we will discuss the 30 hottest and cool male characters of the series based on our research and thoughts. We will not consider the characters under the age of 18 as they are not adults yet. So, without any further delay, let’s discuss and meet them!
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Top 30 Hottest Male Characters in My Hero Academia
30) Yoichi Shigaraki
|Quirk||One For All|
Unnamed transference quirk (former)
Unnamed power stockpiling quirk (former)
The first person on this list of hottest male characters in My Hero Academia is also the first user of One For All. Yoichi Shigaraki was the brother of All For One and also the first person who culminated his powers and will into an incredibly strong Quirk that is One For All.
During his time Yoichi was a sickly person but he was also a very handsome man. Sure his looks suffered from his health but there was still charm in his features.
He had white hair that grew long and fell over his face in a messy way. Because of his poor health, he also had dark circles under his red eyes. Unfortunately, that’s why he’s at the 30th spot of the list.
29) Goto Imasuji
Goto Imasuji aka Muscular debuted in Chapter 72 as a member of the League of Villains, and he was also one of the primary antagonists in the Forest Training Camp Arc. Even though he was a villain, he was a sight to behold for his extremely muscular physique.
He sported spiky blond hair and a large scar on the left side of his face. Most notable were his small black eyes, where his left eye was replaced with a prosthetic one. So, we have placed him in the 29th position.
28) Naomasa Tsukauchi
Naomasa Tsukauchi is a police detective of the Iwata Prefecture. He is also a good friend of All Might and was one of the very few people to know the No. 1 hero’s secret.
A handsome and fit man, Tsukauchi looks his part as a police detective. He has neat black hair and black eyes. His clothes were mostly typical suits or formal wear before the timeskip.
But after the timeskip, his outfit is a dashing black and gray attire. He even grows a stubble that makes him look more mature.
27) Third User of One For All
One For All
The Third User of One For All is also one of the hottest male characters in My Hero Academia. He was a sidekick of the Second User in the resistance against All For One. The Third also had a very useful Quirk that allowed him to culminate kinetic energy before releasing it in bursts.
The Third User had long fair hair tied high at the back of his head. His eyes had small dark pupils. The Third also wore a dark bandana around his forehead that made him look very attractive. That’s why he’s at number 27 on this list.
26) Ken Takagi
|Hero Name||Lock Hero: Rock Lock|
Ken Takagi is a Pro Hero who goes by the name Rock Lock. He plays an important role during the Shie Hassaikai Arc when the Pro Heroes invaded the yakuza base to rescue little Eri.
Rock Lock has a grumpy and sometimes overbearing attitude but he’s pretty nice to look at. He has dark skin and curly dark eyes along with a slight stubble. As a Pro Hero, he is very fit and agile and that makes him one of the hottest male characters in My Hero Academia.
25) Second User of One For All
One For All
Next up on our list is the Second User of One For All. He was a vigilante during his lifetime and was the one who saved Yoichi from his brother’s captivity. The Second User led a resistance against All For One at the peak of his power. He was later given One For All by Yoichi.
The Second User’s real age is unknown but he appears to be a middle-aged man. He has a strict-looking face with a big scar running diagonally across his face. With dark hair and haunted eyes, the Second is one of the hottest male characters in My Hero Academia.
24) Masaki Mizushima
|Hero Name||Normal Hero: Manual|
|Quirk||Unnamed water quirk|
Manual is one of those underrated characters who do good work but aren’t flashy enough to be noticed. His civilian name is Masashi Mizushima. Manual provides crucial support during the Paranormal Liberation War Arc and the Final War.
Manual is a good-looking man with great features. Along with his dark hair and handsome face, he also has a great physique. His hero costume may leave a lot to desire but as a civilian he wears simple yet stylish clothes. Because of this, he’s one of the hottest male characters in My Hero Academia.
23) David Shield
David Shield is a movie character and appears in the first movie, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes. He used to be All Might’s sidekick and tech support. Currently he is a renowned inventor and has a daughter named Melissa.
David is a very handsome man, in both his youth and middle-age. As a young man, he wore his hair swept back in a dashing fashion. At present, he has a beard and wears glasses. As a very hot guy, David sits at the 23rd position.
22) Natsuo Todoroki
The third child of the Todoroki family, Natsuo has suffered plenty of trauma and grief in his childhood. With an inattentive and abusive father, a spiraling mother and a lost sibling, Natsuo slowly started to detest his father. Even as an adult, their relationship hasn’t improved.
Natsuo’s Quirk and coloration take after his mother but for facial features, he resembles his father closely. He is the tallest of the four siblings and the most muscular. His Todoroki features and casual way of dressing is why he’s at number 22.
21) Hizashi Yamada
|Hero Name||Voice Hero: Present Mic|
Hizashi Yamada or Present Mic, as he is more famously known, is a Pro Hero as well as a teacher at U.A. Academy. He teaches English and also acts as a commentator for school tournaments and festivals. Present Mic is a longtime friend of Aizawa.
Present Mic’s hero costume is loud and wild like him with a weirdly tall hairstyle and tight leather clothes. He’s more down to earth and approachable as a civilian. He ties his long blond hair in a messy half-bun that is so sexy that we have to include him in the hottest male characters in My Hero Academia.
20) Jin Bubaigawara
Jin Bubaigawara aka Twice served as one of the main antagonists in the Forest Training Camp Arc and was also affiliated with the League of Villains. He had blond hair and gray-blue eyes, but a large scar in the middle of his forehead was his most notable feature.
Besides that rough appearance, along with his visible traces of facial hair makes him one of the hottest male characters. So, he is positioned in the 20th link.
19) Hari Kurono
Hari Kurono was first introduced in Shie Hassaikai Arc as the assistant of Overhaul. Even though he was one of the secondary antagonists in the arc, his cold and composed appearance, along with sharp eyebrows and dark eyes, places him in the 19th position of the list.
Moreover, his pale hair that forms arrow-shaped ‘Clock Needles’ due to his Quirk is also one of his unique charms.
18) Tsunagu Hakamada
|Hero Name||Fiber Hero: Best Jeanist|
Tsunagu Hakamada is the current No.3 Pro Hero in the series and his hero costume consists of a pair of jeans, a denim waistcoat, and a denim dress shirt with a very high collar that covers his face just below his nose. He uses his long blond hair to cover his left eye and has a tall stature, but the most prominent feature is his unnaturally long and flexible neck. Despite his appearance he is well-favored, so we have placed him in the 18th position.
17) Tensei Iida
|Hero Name||Turbo Hero: Ingenium|
|Hair||Dark blue (anime)|
The Iida family has some strong genes as both of their sons are very handsome. Tensei, in particular, is very easy on the eyes. He was also a Pro Hero and went by the name Ingenium. His career fell apart after being attacked by Stain.
Tensei looks very similar to Tenya, with neatly cut dark hair and blue eyes. He is a tall and muscular man who looks as strong as he is. Tensei is also very good person who always wants to help, and that lands him on the 17th spot of the list.
16) Atsuhiro Sako
|Villain Name||Mr. Compress|
Atsuhiro Sako is a former member of the League of Villains’ Vanguard Action Squad. He was also one of the main antagonists of the Forest Training Camp Arc and a nationwide wanted thief in the series. Along with his villain attire, he wears a combination of a hat, mask, and balaclava. Underneath his mask, he sports small dark eyebrows and equally dark curly hair, which made him somewhat popular among the audiences. So, we have placed him in the 16th position.
15) Shinya Kamihara
|Hero Name||Ninja Hero: Edgeshot|
Shinya Kamihara is one of those characters who look cool no matter what. He’s more popularly known as the Pro Hero, Ninja Hero: Edgeshot. He played a vital role during the rescue of Bakugo.
True to his name, Shinya’s hero costume has an edgy side to it. His gray hair is also styled in an eccentric and extravagant haircut. He also wears a navy blue mask to hide the lower part of his face. Shinya is another proof that ninjas are hot.
14) Enji Todoroki
|Hero Name||Flame Hero: Endeavor|
Enji Todoroki became the No.1 Pro Hero after All Might’s retirement, and he is the father of Toya, Shoto, Fuyumi, and Natsuo. Most eye-catching is his tall stature, along with his muscular physique. He has short spiky red hair and sharp turquoise eyes. While using his Quirk, he sports a beard and mustache made of fire, and a small amount of stubble is seen when not using his Quirk. Despite his prideful and obsessive nature, he is well-favored among the reader, so we have placed him in the 14th position.
13) Mirai Sasaki
|Hero Name||Sir Nighteye|
|Hair||Dark green with yellow streaks|
Purple (using Foresight)
Mirai Sasaki was a former Pro Hero and also the mentor of Mirio Togata. He was also a sidekick of All MIght, and in this post, he ranks in the 13th position as he has an impressive muscular physique despite his tall and linear appearance. Besides this, he is also quite popular among the fans for his stereotypical image of office-workers and yellow triangular glasses, which gave a sense of authority.
One For All
Quite a few of the One For All users have found themselves as the hottest male characters in My Hero Academia and En is one of them. He’s the sixth user of the cumulative Quirk, succeeded by Nana Shimura.
En’s age at the time of his death is unknown but given his appearance, he seems about to be a young man. He was a Pro Hero during his lifetime and his current outfit probably is his hero costume. The costume has a high-neck that hides the lower part of his face but still can’t hide his attractiveness.
11) Koichi Haimawari
|Hero Name||The Skycrawler|
|Quirk||Slide and Glide|
Only anime watchers might not recognize Koichi Haimawari because he’s stayed on the manga part as of yet. He is the protagonist of My Hero Academia Vigilantes, a spinoff of the original series focusing on Vigilantes rather than Pro Heroes.
Koichi is a handsome young man with short brown hair and big brown eyes. He may look slim but he’s quite fit and quick on his toes. His Quirk, Slide and Glide, allows him to glide off plain surfaces; a power he uses very cleverly.
10) Taishiro Toyomitsu
|Hero Name||BMI Hero: Fat Gum|
Taishiro Toyomitsu is one of the Pro Heroes in the series. He is round with odd body proportions, but he is actually well proportioned and muscular in his normal form. He has small eyes and blond-colored short hair. He is actually quite popular among the readers as he ranked 20th on the popularity list. So, we have placed him in the 10th position and above Koichi Haimawari.
9) Hikage Shinomori
One For All
Ash blond (anime)
Hikage Shinomori is a comparatively new addition to the cast of My Hero Academia. He was the fourth holder of One For All before he passed the Quirk to Daigoro Banjo. During his lifetime, he trained himself and One For All diligently so that the next user would be strong enough to defeat All For One.
Hikage is a distinct-looking man in his 40s. His hair in the manga is white while in anime, the color is more ash blond. The most unique thing about Hikage’s face is the two jagged cracks across the left side of his face. Undeniably good-looking, Hikage owns the 9th position on this list.
All For One (duplicate)
Yellow (using Scanning)
Yellowish Green (using All For One)
Red (using Weather Manipulation)
Nine was the main antagonist of the My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Arc and his main Quirk was Weather Manipulation. He had average height and fair skin. He attracted attention with his apathetic and very calm demeanor in any situation, but his white hair along with thin gray eyes with white pupils stood out the most. Hence, we have placed him in the 8th rank and above Hikage.
7) Toya Todoroki
Touya Todoroki is a major supporting antagonist in the series and also a member of the League of Villains. He is tall and has pale skin, and his initial white-colored hair has been dyed in black. His most striking feature is silver piercings in both ears and patches of gnarled, wrinkled, purple skin that cover much of his lower face and neck. Despite him being a villain, he is well-liked among the fans’ community.
6) Mirio Togata
Mirio Togata is part of The Big 3 and a student in Class 3B at U.A High School. He was the top candidate as the successor of One For All before it was passed onto Izuku. He has blond hair, which is styled in a cowlick and a muscular build. But his character design is the most unique as he has blue oval-shaped eyes with no visible sclera while his nose is round in shape. Hence, he ranks in the 6th position.
5) Tamaki Amajiki
Tamaki Amajiki is part of the Big 3 and a student of Class 3-A at U.A High School. Without a doubt, he is positioned in the 5th position as he is popular among the fans for his aloof and introverted nature. He has indigo-colored hair, which is always seen in a disheveled manner and rather pale skin. He wears his uniform in an unkempt way and has somewhat elf-like ears, which makes him more alluring. Therefore he ranks in the 5th position.
4) Kai Chisaki
Kai Chisaki was the Yakuza leader of the Shie Hassaikai group and was the main antagonist of the Shie Hassaikai Arc. He has pale skin and sports short and shaggy auburn-colored hair. His eyes are thin with gold irises and possess long eyelashes. After escaping from Tartarus, he has long hair, a small beard, and three piercings in the left ear. Even though he is one of the primary antagonists in the series, he is also popular for his looks among the audiences; therefore, he has placed in the 4th rank.
3) Shota Aizawa
|Hero Name||Erasure Hero: Eraser Head|
Red (while using Quirk in anime)
Yellow (while using Quirk in manga)
Besides being a Pro Hero, Shota Aizawa is the homeroom teacher of Class 1A at U.A High School. His facial hair is always unkempt, while his eyes look flat and tired and often half-opened. He is well known among the readers for his laidback attitude and messy shoulder-length black hair. So, he ranks 5th on the list.
2) Toshinori Yagi
|Hero Name||All Might|
|Quirk||One For All|
Toshinori Yagi is the tritagonist of the My Hero Academia series, former NO.1 Pro Hero, and the mentor of Izuku. He has a well-built and muscular physique in his empowered form. He has sharp facial features with a defined jawline, prominent cheekbones, and thick eyebrows. Despite the huge differences in his normal form and empowered form, he is well-loved and popular among the audiences. Therefore, without any doubt, he ranks in the 2nd position.
1) Keigo Takami
|Hero Name||Wing Hero: Hawks|
Keigo Takami is the current No.2 Pro Hero in the series and has average stature with a slim and narrow build. He keeps his blond hair swept backward in a messy manner and has notable thick eyelashes. But most prominent features are his faint stubble on his chin and large red wings made of feathers due to his Quirk. Moreover, he is popular among the fans for his carefree and jovial attitude yet masculine appeal. So, without a doubt, he ranks 1st.
That’s it with the top 30 hottest male characters in My Hero Academia. The series can be read on VIZ Media or any paid platform. The series currently has five seasons, and the manga has 378+ chapters. The story follows Izuku Midoriya’s journey in becoming a Hero in a world full of superheroes despite him being Quirkless.
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