Kanji and meanings of teacher Aizawa’s name
The name Aizawa Shota seemingly sounds very normal. But of course there’s an origin hidden in it. Let’s find it together!
AI – both
This kanji stands for “both”. It’s very common for Japanese family names. But about teacher Aizawa, what is important is not the meaning, but the sound AI.
AI = eye!
As you know, his quirk uses his eyes and this AI expresses that.
ZAWA – marshy place
This is also a very common letter for Japanese family names. Means a marshy and moist place.
It’s said that the family name AIZAWA is derived from a mountain stream with freshwater fish.
It’s a family name that really exists mainly in the eastern area of Japan.
SHO – erase
This kanji means to erase something.
AI in the family name + SHO in the first name
=erase with eyes
Yes, it’s exactly Aizawa Shota’s quirk “Erasure”!
TA – big
Means big or very, but we don’t care about the meaning so much. It’s frequently used for boy names to express the sound TA.