Kanji and meanings of Yaoyorozu’s name
What does YAOYOROZU MOMO in My Hero Academia mean in Japanese?
It’s “8 million” and “hundred”. Her name is all numbers!
Momo’s name is magnificent among all the characters in My Hero Academia. Her name is all consisted of characters that mean numbers and they have special meanings in Japanese.
What’s that? Let’s see it!
We usually read this combination of kanji letters HAPPYAKUMAN and it means eight million.
The first kanji means eight, the second one does a hundred and the third one does ten thousand.
YAOYOROZU is an irregular reading and it has a special meaning of “eight millions of gods”. Japanese traditional religion Shinto teaches that there are eight million gods in Japan. It’s nature worship that believes gods dwell in all things in this world.
Yaoyorozu’s quirk is “creation” and it’s exactly the power of god!
This kanji means a hundred. It also expresses that something is being plenty and gives a lucky impression.
The number eight in Yaoyorozu’s family name is also treated as an auspicious number in Japan because its shape has no cut or break. That makes us imagine the condition with no trouble.
The whole name of Yaoyorozu Momo is associated with lucky things!