Kanji and meanings of BHNA Todoroki’s name
What does the name TODOROKI SHOTO in My Hero Academia mean?
Todoroki is “big sound”, and Shoto means “burning out” and “freeze”. His first name represents the feature of his quirk!
A cool hero Todoroki Shoto. Kanji letters in his name express his ability well. Let me explain what each kanji symbol stands for in detail!
TODOROKI – thunderous sounds
TODOROKI means thunderous sounds.
Can you see this kanji consists of three same parts? Each part stands for a vehicle and the whole character represents that many vehicles are proceeding and make a groaning noise.
The family name Todoroki is rare, but it really exists and there are approximately 6500 people with this name in Japan.
It’s a symbol that gives a very powerful impression!
SHO – burn something black
This kanji means to burn something black with fire.
The upper part of the character stands for a bird and the bottom one does fire. Yes, this kanji pictures to roast chicken over the fire.
It’s also used to express a feeling of longing for something very strongly as if the flame of passion burned one’s heart out.
TO – freeze
This is a kanji character that means to freeze.
Shoto’s name exactly shows his quirk, Hanrei Hannen (Half-cold Half-hot). The family name Todoroki gives a strong impression and I think his name is very heroic.