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Rikidou Satou is a character from the My Hero Academia anime and manga.

A strong-looking student who can bake some mean desserts.

In the AWA fics, Rikidou is a student at the AWA Academy and is part of Class 6.

Appearance

He is a very muscular person with rather full lips and brown, spiky hair.

His costume consists of a yellow full-body suit that has two holes for his mouth and hair to come out. He wears white gloves and boots and a utility belt around his waist.

Personality

Rikidou has an interest in sweets and baking, the latter being a useful skill to have due to his Quirk.

He is surprisingly talented at making sweets, conquering his classmates with his food. The fact that Rikidou was caught off by this overly positive reaction suggests that he himself doesn't think much of his own abilities as a confectioner.

Abilities

Gastronomic Talents: Rikidou has great talent in cooking, being able to prepare cakes and other types of sweets. This talent was probably developed due to his quirk needing sugar to be activated.

Quirk

Sugar Rush (Shugā Dōpu): Rikidou's Quirk allows him to increase his strength five-fold, for three minutes, by consuming 10 grams of sugar. For every additional 10 grams of sugar he ingests he extends the time of increased strength by another three minutes. However, when converting sugar into strength, his cognitive functions gradually drop, making him very sleepy afterward.

Trivia

  • Rikidou's initial design was quite similar to his current one, the only differences being bits of his hero costume and his lips.
  • "Satou" is written with the first character of the word for "sugar" (satō) and the second character in the most common Japanese surname "Satou (Satō?), which are homonyms. His given name, "Rikidou" (Rikidō?) translates to "path to power".
  • Rikido's known U.A. data is as follows:
    • Student No. 10 in Class 1-A.
    • Ranked 12th during the Quirk Apprehension Test.
    • Ranked 12th in Class 1-A's Grades.
    • Ranked in the Top 42 of the U.A. Sports Festival First-Year Stage.
    • 3rd tallest in Class 1-A
  • His favorite food is cake.
  • According to Kohei Horikoshi, Rikido's design has an old-era style look.
    • His appearance is similar to that of Kinnikuman from the manga series Kinnikuman.
  • His hero name, "Sugar Man", is also the name of a Marvel comics villain.

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