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Oh My God Guys, Ojiro Is Actually Pretty Lame

Discussion in 'My Hero Academia' started by Wizzrobevox, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. Wizzrobevox I'm About To Smash!!!

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    Sorry to be Captain Obvious but its one of things you always sort of know yet never pay any mind until you REALLY think about it.

    He has a big, muscly arm on his butt, thats it. It barely even have siginificant super strength, its not that long or flexible so he's not doing sick, quick tail maneuvers to trip up opponents, its a glorified club stuck to his back end. I can say with great confidence almost every other power we've seen thus far is more fuctionally useful and almost anything Ojiro can do with almost a year of dedicated training to his name.

    Even characters people generally don't care for have more useful powers and varied skill sets. Sato gets overwhelming super strength temporarily, simple but effective with potential in both power gain and increase in time powered up, Koda has animal AND insect talk, which give him lots of back up and zone control options, hell, Mineta is an awful little gremlin child and he's got one of the most useful non-combat oriented quirks we've seen. Tooru being invisible and capable of refracting light is SUPER USEFUL.

    The sad part is if he had just ONE other thing, just one, like his tail being able to extend or was just super long, or it judt straight up being a sentient snake or something, THEN he would have something. I wouldn't even say it's an ordinary power, its arguably below average in context of everything else we've seen.
     
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    Yeah.. this... didn't really require a thread, I'm afraid.
     
  3. Wizzrobevox I'm About To Smash!!!

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    It just shocks me how completely underwhelming he is in hidesight. Like i always kind of knew, but recent events really just make me gawk at how part of the main cast could be so throughly irrelevant and uncreative.
     
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    Apparently his tail is supposed to be super strong. U.A.'s test was for finding people with strong quirks so you had to fight robots. His tail being strong enough to smash up robots put him in a position he doesn't really deserve. He is just sort of the most underwhelming student. Suger Man at least has super strength and him overcoming his mental limitations seems possible over the course of 3 years at U.A. and Rockboy quirk is at least useful in a more rural environment.
     
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    Yes, class B students are better as Ojiro has a shitty quirk. They should put some armor on it with maybe spikes added on.
     
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    A lot of Class A is rather underwhelming when you really think about it, and recent arc's really making Class B look better in some aspects.
     
  7. EVERY SINGLE DAY!!! DON'T LOSE YOUR WAY!!!

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    Remember this?



    Todoroki talks shit to him, walking right by him, and all I can do is yell, "HIT HIM WITH YOUR TAIL!!!"

    If that was Tetsutetsu, he'd turn his body, swinging his giant metal penis right into Todoroki's face, smashing his ice mask and blasting him through the building's walls, ending the match and his life.
     
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    I wasn't ready for this post
     
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    Didn't deku with a metal board cut through one of those robots in the ua sports fest race? :skully
     
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    What can I say? We have Ojiro in class A but haxman Shinso has to pass this test to change courses.

    UA logic:oldshrug
     
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    His problem is actually that he is a side side character
     
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    I had to look up who Ojiro is
     
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    I'm hoping Hori intends on doing a big U.A massacre and merger with how he's progressing through this arc because... that'd be pretty decent to see, otherwise yikes at A-Team's display so far.
     
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    Horikoshi should just... give him something. Something meaningful. At this point no one would even be mad if he left UA but on the other hand it's always wasted potential to first introduce a character and then write him out of the story. Especially since he has been featured multiple times in various chapters. Just that he didn't really do much.

    I'd personally would have him either transfer schools altogether so that maybe he can be shown again much later in some capacity and doesn't leave the manga or I would give him some sort of special training or, I don't really know, anything that just improves him. Introduce him to someone with a similar quirk, have him do some extensive martial arts training, teach him how to use a staff or any other weapon or just WHATEVER. Do something with him, Horikoshi, lol pls
     
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    I'm fine with some of the students being ridiculously average or underperformers, all classes have such students who just don't stand out- its more realistic that way than have all of 1A's kids be amazing. Ojiro's problem isn't just that he's an under performer though- like Aoyama or Tooru- his quirk is also boring.

    1A seems slightly stronger at the top with Deku/Baku/Todo (though with Tetsux4's performance, not by the extent I had imagined) but Class B is definitely much more well rounded, with loads of students 1 rung below and no real scrubs. That's probably the result of 1A learning through crisis situations while 1B learns through a more standard and supervised education. The 1A students who get the brunt of the action- Deku, Kiri, Iida, Todo etc- grow disproportionately while those who miss out both on villain fights and normal, formal training like Koda or Tooru end up falling completely behind
     
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    I was waiting for Hori to bank up on him being a martial arts specialist of 1-A, but... it's seems like he's more of a LARPer and everyone else can deal with his CQC stuff just fine.
     
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    I can't believe you guys think Tetsu compares to Bakugou and Shouto. What the eff is going on, pretty sure Shouto was holing back the entire time. Shouto could kill the entire stadium if he wish. And he literally was most likely trying to dial back his heat side till the last second because he didn't use first because it would literally spell game over for 1a and b.
     
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    You, my dude, are the Ojiro of this subforum
     
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    Or maybe he just hard counters them?

    You know, a conclusion that a logical person would be able to come to by what is shown to us. :skully
     
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    It gives us an excuse to roast tail boy. I'm okay with that.
    :oldshrug
     
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    Well, I had some hopes that he would at least learn aizawa/stain/mirio level martial arts to compensate for his stain level quirk.

    I was naive.

    (Actually stains quirk is better since you could acquire blood samples in advance to prep batman style, but I meant the way he actually used it.)
     
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    I now only care about Ojiro for shipping purposes with Tooru. I used to be a staunch defender of his, pointing out how buff he really is, how he might know some nice martial arts...

    ...but nope, was wishful thinking, it seems. :catskully
     
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    I dismissed him as a character the very second he got introduced with a quirk info box that only read:

    "He's got a sturdy tail."

    ^ (use bro) :giogio
     
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    all characters are lame. factually
     
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    Nah, Mineta, Kaminari, Midoriya, Midnight and Mount lady are great
     
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    He has a tail and his hero name is Tail Man :mjlol
    He is understandably underwhelming and ordinary, he’s basically the Hawkeye of class.

    I wouldn’t be surprised if some major shit goes down with fighting villains and he stays back like “guys none of this makes sense!! Y’all have super strength, explosions, fire/ice, control shadows.... I have tail!?!” :kobeha

    Hori had no special plans for the guy, unless... he’s the traitor
    :heckk

    A guy with a tail is very unassuming
     
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    Oujiro is the Shouto of the normal students in 1a, hyped as a big deal, then is nerfed to make others look more impressive because of Hori's preference for underdog types beating the impossible and logically powerful aces.
     
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    Imagine defending this hacks writing, because fucking no one sane dis fucking proves Shouto's potential at the last second by being capable of withstanding his heat at the last second and expect to be taken seriously as a competent writer. I gotta stop coming on this section more often. If Shouto can be easily countered, he's not that special as a character now is he?
     
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    Still better than fucking Shouto. Who has no real combat prowess apparently.
     
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