Ochaco Uraraka (麗日お茶子) is the first main heroine and one of the main characters in the manga and anime series, My Hero Academia. She is a student at U.A. High School training to become a Pro Hero. She is one of Izuku Midoriya's closest friends and has a crush on him.
She is voiced by Ayane Sakura in the Japanese version of the anime, and by Luci Christian in the English version of the anime.
Unlike Izuku who is shown to be overthink situations or at times doubtful of himself, Uraraka is very cheerful. She is very confident in herself, friendly to her classmates and others and is dedicated to going to UA High. She is shown to deeply care for Izuku and would like to support him among the other teammates.
Powers and Abilities
Uraraka possesses a quirk that allows her to manipulate gravity. She can use her zero-gravity ability on her targets and send them flying into the air against gravity. Uraraka is also tactical in close-range battle as she can put up a challenge for those in a one-on-one battle.
What makes her Pure Good?
- She is shown to be loyal to UA High, her classmates, and her teammates.
- She is supportive of her classmates especially Midoriya and Tenya
- She does get jealous when other girls interact with Izuku but is never rude to said girls.
- She saved Izuku from a devastating fall during the entrance exam instead of focusing on getting more points after he saved her from the zero-point robot.
- After the exam, Ochaco went to talk to Present Mic and asked to give some of her points to Izuku in order to pay him back.
- Ochaco is shown to be supportive of her community.
- She wanted to help her parents have a better and easier life to be a hero and earn money.
- Fought bravely against Katsuki despite his superior skill, seriously injuring herself all to win and fulfill her dream of making money so her parents can live easier lives.
- Tried to save Izuku from Tomura when Tomura was holding him captive at the mall (unaware Tomura had no intention to kill him).
- Saved Tsuyu from Himiko during the League of Villain invasion on the training camp.
- Cheered for All Might as he fought All For One.
- Worked alongside Tsuyu and Nejire to defeat Rikiya during the Yakuza invasion.
- Helped in the mission to save Eri.
- When told Overhaul would kill Izuku, she desperately tried to find a way to help Izuku while also helping Nighteye after he’d been mortally wounded by Overhaul.
- After Sir Nighteye's death, Ochaco became determined to save lives and ensure no one died on her watch like Nighteye did.
- Helped Izuku regain control of himself when he awakened Blackwhip during the Joint Training arc, preventing Izuku from unintentionally hurting anyone.
- Saved two children and many other lives alongside Tsuyu in the aftermath of the Paranormal Liberation War.
- Went after Izuku and tired to safely capture him alongside her classmates, explicitly stating they were worried for him as his friend’s.