There is not as much interaction between Inasa and Todoroki as there is between Todoroki and others who attend U.A. because the two attend different schools and Inasa is a more minor character. This being said, most of the instances where Inasa is present Todoroki plays an important role in.
Inasa and Todoroki's relationship was not the best at the very beginning, as Todoroki was still cold and distant from others. They originally met during the U.A. Recommended Entrance Exam. Before the exam began, Inasa bumped into Todoroki at the gate. Inasa then realized that Todoroki was the son of Endeavor, but decided that he shouldn't judge him by who his father was. During the exam, the students participated in a marathon, which Inasa won with Todoroki right behind him. Inasa attempted to befriend Todoroki by praising his abilities but was quickly shut down, as Todoroki didn't spare him a glance.
Inasa held his grudge against Todoroki until they met again during the Provincial License Exam. Todoroki did not recognize him at first, because he was paying attention to himself, but after he confronts Inasa, he begins to remember. During the rescue portion of the exam, when Gang Orca was posing as a villain, Inasa and Todoroki tried to ignore each other and go about their own ways of taking him down, but their quirks clashed. This caused them to stop mid-battle to argue over their attacks. Only after Gang Orca paralyzed both of them did they put aside their differences and attempt to fight as a team. After the exam, Inasa approached Todoroki and apologizes for being the cause of both of them failing, though Todoroki tells him that he isn't the one at fault.
The two reunite once again when they take a special remedial course to make up for failing the second part of the license exam. Inasa tries to become friends with Todoroki, but they appear to have clashing tastes and Todoroki seems resistant to make an effort to be friends with Inasa. Eventually, however, Todoroki seems to get used to him and the two become friends despite their differences.
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Inasa and Todoroki bond over the one thing they have in common: their mutual hate for Endeavor.
On AO3 it is the most written ship for Inasa.
|SHIPS||het||IzuOcha • Kacchako • KamiJirou • KiriMina • TodoMomo • TogaDeku|
|slash||BakuDeku • EndHawks • EraserDeku • EraserMic • Hot Wings • InaTodo • KiriBaku • KiriDeku • ShinOji • TodoBaku • TodoDeku|
|CHARACTERS||male||Izuku Midoriya • Shoto Todoroki|