Gran Torino Anime Profile
The greatest hero, huh... He doesn't look or act at all like you, but... I still see him on you, Toshinori. My friend chose you... and you chose this boy... so let's both help him make it, Toshinori. So that by the time you're past your prime... this kid... his name... will be hailed as the symbol of peace...
~ Sorahiko's inner thoughts about Izuku Midoriya


Sorahiko (空彦), better known as Gran Torino (グラントリノ Guran Torino), is a retired Pro Hero and a former teacher at U.A. High School.

Powers and Stats

Tier: High 8-C

Name: Sorahiko, "Gran Torino" (Hero Name)

Origin: My Hero Academia

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown

Classification: Human, Former Pro Hero

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Expert Hand-to-Hand Combatant, Acrobatics, Air Manipulation (Can eject air from the bottom of his feet to achieve Pseudo-Flight)

Attack Potency: Large Building level (Easily defeated a Noumu by himself, whereas it took many Pro Heroes just to defeat one of them. Casually knocked out several members of the League of Villains in one hit, including Magne)

Speed: Hypersonic (Casually blitzed Deku during their sparring session. Is one of the fastest Pro Heroes. Can blitz several members of the League of Villains, like Magne, Spinner, and Twice)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Large Building Class

Durability: Large Building level (Can withstand the force of his own strikes. Took a restrained punch from All Might)

Stamina: Very high (Was able to keep fighting even after receiving a blow from All Might)

Range: Standard melee range

Standard Equipment: Propulsion boosters

Intelligence: Above Average. Managed to teach both All Might and Deku how to use One For All despite never possessing the Quirk himself.

Weaknesses: Gran Torino can only use the air that he breathes to propel himself, and since he's gotten older, there are certain heights that are out of his range | None notable

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

Jet: Gran Torino's Quirk allows him to shoot air from the propulsion boosters at the bottom of his feet, giving him an incredible agility and speed.

Feats: Respect thread


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