Anime Underground

13 Characters Who Are The 'Shouto Todoroki' of Their Anime

Shouto Todoroki is one of the most popular characters in My Hero Academia, and also one of the most powerful. With his good looks, his ice-and-fire power combo, and his talent at winning fights, he seems to have everything going for him - except for a turbulent family life involving a father who literally bred him to surpass his rival All Might, and who used abuse to reinforce his point. Are there other characters like Shouto Todoroki in anime? You bet there are!

Many of the characters who are similar to Shouto Todoroki were raised in families who expected them to be fierce, emotionless warriors who would carry out destinies that were decided for them before they were even born. Sanji Vinsmoke from One Piece and Killua Zoldyck from Hunter x Hunter are great examples of this trope. There are also characters like Yuki Sohma from Fruits Basket and Kousei Arima from Your Lie in April who aren't expected to be violent but still must define themselves by defying their families. A few characters, like Mo Fan from Quanzhi Fashi, have similar dual-natured powers. 

Which of these characters is the most like Todoroki? That's up to you - vote up the best choices and let the Todoroki fans of the Internet know who to pay attention to.