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"Anyway, all the panicking, all the planning in the eleventh hour... it just goes to show how persistent we all are. Everyone here today... is struggling to realize their dreams and goals. I'm not gonna judge them... for struggling so hard."

Yo Shindo to his classmates in "RUSH!"

Yo Shindo (真堂揺 Shindō Yō?) is a second year student at Ketsubutsu Academy.

Appearance

Yo has shaggy black hair, comparatively small eyes and a well-sculpted body. He is taller than Izuku and Katsuki. He usually has a smile on, whether it be nice or sinister looking.

His Hero Costume consists of a jaw-guard that covers his cheeks, plates that cover part of his chest and arm-guards that go up to his elbows. He also wears black pants with belts built in and black boots.

Personality

Yo appears to be a kindly and friendly person at first glance, but he hides a sinister and calculating personality behind the nice act. Yo can get very angry when people get in his way of action and affect him negatively.

History

Synopsis

Hero License Exam Arc

Yo along with the rest of Ms. Joke's 2nd year class at Ketsubutsu Academy greet Class 1-A. He is later seen waiting with the other examinees while the exam is explained to them. During the First Exam, Yo uses his Quirk to completely destroy and alter the landscape of the battlefield.

Yo analyzes the situation after scattering Class 1-A with his earthquake; Class 1-A are weakened due to being scattered and half of his class are going after Class 1-A while other schools have hopped on the bandwagon. As a result, more and more conflicts are breaking out, making the situation messy. Yo's female classmate states that his plan to scatter them is backfiring. However, Yo is still satisfied because the end game of the First Exam is in motion and many examinees are wasting their energy going after Class 1-A and is happy that his class is fully aware of what is at stake. The female classmate comments on Yo's fake goody-goody act but Yo takes that as a compliment. Yo scorns the examinees for struggling to seize their dreams and ideals while stating that he is above such childish mentality.

Eventually, Yo along with his classmates pass the First Exam which pleases Ms. Joke.[1]

Quirk and Abilities

Shake: Yo can shake anything he touches as well as control the strength and speed of the shaking. However, the aftershocks are reflected back onto his body based on the strength and speed of the shaking. Sometimes, the aftershocks render him immobile.

Moves

  • Quaking Earth (震伝動地 Shin Dendō Chi?): Using maximum power, Yo places his hands on the ground and shakes the ground, which unleashes a powerful earthquake that completely shatters the ground.[2]

Battles

Relationships

Katsuki Bakugo

Katsuki could see through Yo's nice act and finds him fake and aggravating, causing Shindo to smirk.

Trivia

  • His surname contains the characters for "truth" (?) and "temple" (?), and is homophonous with "vibration" (振動?). His given name means "shake" (?).


Quotes

  • (To his classmates) "Anyway, all the panicking, all the planning in the eleventh hour... it just goes to show how persistent we all are. Everyone here today... is struggling to realize their dreams and goals. I'm not gonna judge them... for struggling so hard."[3]

References

  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 108
  2. Boku no Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 104, Page 9
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 108, Page 2

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