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Taro Yamada is an original character appearing in various Fanfiction stories. 

Taro is an eighteen year old mixed martial artist.

In the AWA fics, Taro is a student at the AWA Academy.

In the XP4 fics, Taro debuted in the XP4 Heroes Coalition - Neo-City Diaries.


Taro is a young man with a black brushed up, spiky hair and dark eyes. His casual attire consists of black leather jacket over a red shirt, black shorts and sandals. His combat attire consists of a loose yellow vest with black linings over a black tight shirt, black & yellow shorts and black boots. His fists are wrapped with black & white tapings.


Taro is a calm, well-mannered young man and another voice reason for the rowdy bunch. He is respectful, especially to those who works really hard to become strong. He is a very determined person and holds deep respect for his late father. 

XP4 Fanfics

Taro is a member of the Heroes Coalitions and is the part of the Bullet Kingdom(formerly known as New Age Avengers). He also attends at the Vanguard Academy as a student. 

XP4 Heroes Coalition - Neo-City Diaries

In Chapter 5, Taro is seen alongside Mato Kuroi, Dac, Red, Karizza Stronghold, Sakura Kinomoto, Kaoru Matsubara, Maya Sparrow, Haru Glory, Shana, Sylvia van Hossen and Erena Reese are seen gathered inside the training area in the Training Facility. They all wonder about the decreased members in their group when Vegeta arrives and revealed that a lot of trainees drops out, much to their shock. Later, Son Goku arrives and reassured everyone that training goes on, Goku then ordered everyone to do a 500 laps, much to their dread and annoyance, Goku then minimized it to 20 laps.

In Chapter 6, Taro is mentioned by Sakura Kinomoto which states of him meeting the newcomers.

In Chapter 8, Taro is seen having a conversation with Akira Nova in the school grounds of the Vanguard Academy.

In Chapter 9, Taro, alongside Duncan Nelson and Taro Yamada, are seen hanging out in a row of lockers inside the Vanguard Academy when Amelia Sainthearts and Duke Armstrong interviewed them about the Unification Ceremony, much to their annoyance.

In Chapter 12, Taro is seen doing a rope workout in the Training Camp.

In Chapter 23, Taro, alongside Ichigo Kurosaki and Duncan Nelson, are seen sitting on top of a row of lockers inside the Vanguard Academy but got down when Kiyotaka Ishimaru walks by them.


He is a skilled mixed martial artist, he is able to fight his enemies with his bare hands. His has strong punches and kicks. He is also a skilled assassin and knows a lot of techniques like the Nerve Bomb for example which will cause his opponent's body to explode if he hits a vital organs with enough strength.

He also knows a few wrestling moves and attacks. He is also quick, agile and had a great perception.


  • Taro is an OC created by fanfiction author, damnlastwords.
  • Taro also appears in other fanfics such as The Icon of Kiyosumi, The Of Eds and series of fanfics, Canterlot Children, Girlfriends x Boyfriends BETA, and Of Eds, Riders and MLP: Battle of Equestria.
  • In the XP4 fics, Taro is dating Maya Yamada.
  • In both AWA fics and XP4 fics, Taro often hangs out with Ichigo Kurosaki and Duncan Nelson.
  • According to XP4 Universe, his ideal voice actor for Taro is Shannon McCormick (Washington from Red vs Blue) and Kohei Kiyasu (Ippo Makunouchi from Hajime no Ippo).


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