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“There's nothing frail about her.”
— Bakugou about Uraraka, to his classmates

Kacchako is the het ship between Katsuki Bakugou and Ochako Uraraka from the My Hero Academia fandom.


Quirk Apprehension Test Arc

During the first of the quirk tests, a measured ball throwing, Uraraka throws at a distance of infinity, thanks to her Zero Gravity. Bakugou reacts surprisedly at this, as seen in the full class reaction.


“But, they make me laugh!”
— Ochako to Momo about Bakugou's cursing

There is a minor interaction in Chapter 13, on the bus ride to the USJ. Momo calls Bakugou’s conversation vulgar with a look of disdain on her face. But Uraraka states, "But it makes me laugh!," with a genuine laugh and smile on her face in reference to a classmate saying, "Bakugou, you are one foul mouthed guy." In the anime version, she says, "But I like this stuff!"

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Bakugou and Uraraka are the only two students to conclude that Kurogiri is vulnerable beneath the mist of his quirk.

Sports Festival Arc

Bakugou and Uraraka’s first major interaction is in the Sports Festival Arc, during their match in the tournament bracket. Bakugou, states that he doesn’t remember everyone’s quirks to his classmates before the Cavalry Battle, but at the start of his match with Uraraka, he states, “You’re the one that can make things float.”

At the beginning of the match, Bakugou refers to Uraraka by the nickname “Round Face”, as he does with all people and classmates. He also refers to her as “Pink Cheeks” in the English dub of the anime. Saying, “You’re the one who screws around with gravity, right Pink Cheeks?”[1]

He battles Uraraka just as seriously as he does his other opponents, using his explosions to keep her away from him, rather than going in for close-quarters combat.

During the match, Bakugou is booed by the crowd for “toying” with Uraraka, as they perceive it, and Aizawa steps in to put words to Bakugou’s actions. He states that Bakugou is fighting the way he is because he is taking her seriously and that anyone who disagrees needs to quit being a hero if they think Bakugou should go easy on her because of her gender.

The crowd is not aware that the entire match was a part of her plan, and Bakugou is surprised by her words thanking him for not dropping his guard.

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She is the first opponent to push him to his physical limit. To which he responds with a genuine smile, and shout for the real match to begin as he calls out her surname; his sign of respect.

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Bakugou is also surprised when she falls, unlike with the opponents from his other matches (save for Todoroki), and watches thoughtfully as she is carried away to Recovery Girl.

After the match, Bakugou returns to the stands, and Kaminari remarks that he can’t believe Bakugou would fight such a weak and defenseless girl, to which Bakugou responds without looking at anyone, “Nothing frail about her,” in the manga translation, and “I wouldn’t call that girl frail,” in the US dub.

In the manga, after the match, when he meets Deku near the practice rooms, he accuses Deku of being the mastermind of, “that plan that had her fling herself so dangerously.” Showing concern where he has not previously shown for any other classmates before.

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Additionally, during his match with Todoroki, Bakugou complains about people who, “make light of their opponents” and continues to say that, “If you haven't got the intent to win, then don’t stand before me,” as the frame sits on Uraraka, which provides extra insight into his fight with Uraraka, and signifies that he sees her as someone worthy.

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Bakugou is a source of inspiration for Uraraka. After the Sports Fest, before the students choose an internship, Uraraka remarks how “It hit me after my match with many more possibilities would open up to me if I were stronger.”

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Final Exams Arc

In Chapter 60, Uraraka was the first to notice when Deku's moves were similar to Bakugou, implying that she was watching Bakugou enough to be familiar with his moves while none of their other classmates notice this. She also notices that Deku learns to hop around like Bakugou with Full Cowling.

Uraraka explains her observations to their classmates as well, and often provides insight to Bakugou’s feelings to help her classmates understand him.

In Chapter 66, All Might states, “Bakugou my boy! For when there’s a wall before your eyes, you laugh.” In the manga frame, one of the times All Might remembers Bakugou smiling at a challenge is during his match with Uraraka.

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Special Summer Training

Bakugou tells Uraraka to take account of the hostages and villains, showing that he recognizes her capabilities. Overall, Bakugou seems to be more patient with Uraraka than most of his other classmates.

BNHA Movie: Two Heroes

Bakugou states Deku shouldn’t even try to match his score in I-Island’s tournament because it’s pointless, to which Deku agrees. But Uraraka indirectly antagonizes Bakugou by stating that if Deku doesn’t try, then they’ll never know who’s better, causing Bakugou to immediately agree to Deku participating in the tournament.

Near the end of the movie, as the class is fighting their way to the top of the tower, Uraraka floats Deku and Melissa but refuses to release her quirk as robots appear and speed toward her to attack. At the last moment, Bakugou flies in, exploding them away from her. This action is important to note because Bakugou doesn’t seem to particularly believe in rescuing people so much as battling, and he later fails the License Exam for not rescuing anyone, arguing with the civilian actors to save themselves.

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In the same scene in Two Heroes, it is clear that the flowers on Bakugou’s vest are the same as the flower pinned to Uraraka’s hair; a white rose.

Forest Training Camp Arc

When the students are cooking, Uraraka notices Bakugou’s knife handling skills and is impressed by it, to which he yells, asking what’s so special about it.

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Despite shouting at her, Bakugou does not ask her to go away or call her an idiot. Ochako is also shown to be standing beside him as he chops throughout the entire scene.

Kaminari comments that Bakugou would have blown up anyone by then, though he hadn't.

When Class 1-A is informed that Bakugou is the target of the attack on the Summer Camp, in Chapter 78, Uraraka and Kirishima are the only two to shout, “Bakugou!?” with concern. The anime replaced her with Iida.

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Hideout Raid Arc

When Class 1-A discusses Bakugou's rescue after he is kidnapped, Uraraka is the one to mention that Bakugou would not appreciate them rescuing him, showing that she cares for his pride and is the only one that thought about what he may feel.

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While explaining his plan to save Bakugou, Deku thinks back to Uraraka’s concern that Bakugou wouldn’t appreciate being rescued, and is able to correctly identify that Kirishima is the key to the plan and that Bakugou would only let himself be rescued by someone he sees as an equal. Solidifying Uraraka’s understanding of Bakugou.

Provisional Hero License Exam Arc

When Class 1-A is creating their special moves, she is shown to be paying attention to what Bakugou’s doing, and comments, distracting her from her practice.


When the students move into the dorms, Bakugou and Ochako have rooms on the same floor.

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Joint Training Arc

During the team battles, Uraraka proudly looks on Bakugou, remarking how his team seems to trust him.

BNHA Movie: Heroes Rising

Uraraka asks her class if there was anyone willing to come with her to find a lost child in the shopping center. She looks hopefully in Bakugou's direction, but he immediately replies "Hard pass." Uraraka looks shocked at how quickly he said that. Kirishima then offers to go with her. Bakugou immediately lowers the comic book that he was reading, and with an annoyed expression says, "How is your dumb quirk going to help find anything?"

Later in the movie, Nine has cornered Uraraka and Sero and is about to attack them, when Bakugou comes flying in with an explosion. As mentioned earlier, this is notable because Bakugou doesn't believe in saving people. This is the second time Bakugou has saved Uraraka in a movie.

While going in for a sneak attack against Nine, Uraraka gets hurt by his Hydra quirk in retaliation. Bakugou angrily growls, "Bastard."

Endeavor Agency Arc

At the start of the arc, Uraraka shows concern for Bakugou being cut from the interview but tries to spin it as a positive.

Paranormal Liberation War Arc

When an elderly woman offers Bakugou a chocolate bun to thank him in Chapter 272, Bakugo denies her coldly. Uraraka then leans over saying he might as well accept her kind offer, Bakugou denies the offer again, stating that she only wanted to try one for herself. Curiously, he seems to know about Uraraka's love for sweets and, interestingly enough, seems to assume that if he accepted the treat, he would automatically give it to Uraraka.

In Chapter 284, during Bakugou and Deku's battle with Shigaraki, Bakugou has a flashback to when Deku was training to use Float and Black Whip. Bakugou talks to All Might about the way he treated Deku. He says, "He just… deep down, he doesn't take himself into account, y'know? He's always been like that. And now that he can do so much more… Something doesn't feel right. It makes me wanna keep him at arm's length. ” This conversation almost directly parallels the interaction Uraraka had with Bakugou in the Omake. Uraraka told Bakugou his harsh behavior towards Deku was rooted in fear, thus explaining his continued efforts to distance himself from Deku as much as possible. Once again, this showcases Uraraka's deep understanding of Bakugou.

As Gigantomachia is thrashing through a city to get to Shigaraki, Uraraka thinks to herself about how ever since the USJ attack, things have been getting worse and worse, one of the memories she thinks about during this is when they learn Bakugou had been taken. After the situation wih Tomura, in Chapter 319, Bakugou and Todoroki notice that Izuku left and they let the rest of the class know. Izuku refuses to go back to UA so Katsuki, Ochako, and everyone in class 1-A plan to get him back by force because he's their friend. In Chapter 320, the class continue to try to get Midoriya to safely return with them back to UA. Uraraka yells to Midoriya that "it's not the same as before!" There is a flashback of Ochako telling her class during his kidnapping that Bakugou would feel humilliated if everyone went out to save him.

In Chapter 322, Bakugou opens up to Midoriya for the first time. As he apologizes, he says, "You know, I always looked down on you 'cuz you were quirkless. You were s'posed to be beneath me... But I kept feeling that you were above me. I hated it. I couldn't bear to look at you. I couldn't accept the way you were. It's why I kept you at arm's length and was mean to you." Once again, paralelling the conversation Bakugou and Uraraka had in the Omake, when Uraraka confronts Bankugou about his mistreatment over Deku. This highlights the keen insight Uraraka has about Bakugou's character and psyche.

In Chapter 323, Bakugou looks up in apparent awe as Uraraka floats to the top of UA, once again showing his admiration for Uraraka's abilities. The panel depicts him with a white background, raindrops frozen in midair, as an allusion that time is standing still for him. In sharp contrast, the panels featuring Ochako's parents and Present Mic have them screaming her name in panic; the rain coming down is depicted as multiple vertical lines. Bakugou later on watches in respectful silence, as Uraraka gives an impassioned speech about Deku to the citizens.

In Chapter 335, All Might somberly talks about how more than half of all heroes have fallen in battle, so it was crucial for all the class to grow stronger, protect themselves and everyone who they hold dear. Bakugou screams, "We've already been doing that for ages!" to which Uraraka adds, "Since All Might was always out with Deku-kun..." This scene implies that the class have been working together during All Might's absence.

Side content & Spin-offs

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BNHA School Briefs Omake (LN spin-off)

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  • In BNHA School Briefs I, Bakugou asks Uraraka to float him so he can propel himself to reach the villain faster during a fight.
  • In BNHA School Briefs II, The girls are talking about who is boyfriend material. Uraraka feels relieved about finally moving on from Midoriya, but still something about it bugged her. At one point, Uraraka says, “well, what about Bakugou?” To which Jirou says, “No way.”
  • In BNHA School Briefs II, Kendo asks the girls which boy they would want to be for a day, to which Uraraka replies she would choose to be Bakugou. When Jirou asks to confirm, Uraraka smiles and blushes.
  • In BNHA School Briefs V, while spending New Year's Eve with her family, Uraraka participates in their local tradition of the mochi-pounding event, receiving lots of praise from her neighbors for her physical strength. While enjoying the food, a kid goes up and asks her if she's getting bullied by Katsuki. She’s initially confused by this, until the kid says that’s what it looked like during their fight at the Sports Festival. She explains to him that wasn’t bullying, but that he was fighting her seriously, saying that, even though it’s frustrating to lose, it’s better than having an opponent that holds back. She also adds that her fight with Bakugou inspired her to work even harder. She remarks that Katsuki has a good side, even though his dirty mouth should get washed up. However, Uraraka also muses that if he were to clean up his act, Bakugou wouldn't be Bakugou anymore.

BNHA Smash (Spin-off manga)

  • In Full Moon Ochako, Bakugou is hit with what seems to be a bishounen quirk. He refers to Uraraka as the full Moon and compares himself to the Sun. "Jeer not, Full Moon, in plain view of the Sun! Fly away!" Uraraka bursts out laughing, "S-sorry, I can't...! 'Fly away’!"
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  • In a different issue, Bakugou takes some of Uraraka's salt-flavoured onigiri to use in a dish.
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  • One issue explores the white rose motif Bakugou and Uraraka's formal wear share in the Two Heroes movie. While the girls exclaim that it's so gaudy, Deku mentions that a white rose means "I'm the one for you." At first glance it seems that Uraraka and Bakugou have the same flower as Melissa, but if one takes a closer look, Melissa has a regular white rose whereas Uraraka and Bakugou's flowers seem to fold inwardly like Japan's white Camellia flowers, with the flowers in question representing admiration.
  • In another chapter, they are beside each other with looks of determination while talking over their feelings on a game, with Uraraka saying, “Losing isn't an option!”, to which Bakugou responds with, “You said it, Round-Face!”
  • In Chapter 76, Bakugou and Uraraka’s mothers are seen together in many panels, chatting or sitting beside one another while the students cater to them.[2]
  • The chapter where Uraraka is the director of a video reenactment of the Battle at Kamino Ward between All Might & AFO has her casting Bakugou as All Might, and hyping him up during the climactic final Smash. [3]
  • Uraraka playfully throws a crumpled paper ball at Bakugou's face and says, "Who's the idiot now?" This is one of the many examples that shows that she is one of the only people who is not afraid of Bakugou.

BNHA Team Up Mission (Spin-off manga)

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  • In Chapter 0, Bakugou and Uraraka are seen walking together to Mirko’s office. When Mirko walks into the office, Bakugou looks at Uraraka.
  • Uraraka tells Deku that she trusts Bakugou. Mirko notes Uraraka’s feelings about Bakugou, thinking, “It seems you are trusted, Bakugou.”
  • This spinoff also demonstrates their ability to work well as a team.

BNHA Smash Tap (Mobile Game)

  • Uraraka and Bakugou are often placed together in cards or released at the same time in the game.
  • In the game, Bakugou refers to Uraraka as, “the one with the face of a doll.” And tells her to “go with all her power” as she has the hinaare (rice candy) which protects her.

My Hero: One's Justice (Video Game)

  • During the game, Uraraka and Bakugou face each other in a fight, in which Uraraka wins. Uraraka thanks Bakugou for not holding back and cheers happily over her win. Bakugou comments that he knew she would put up a fight but he couldn't believe he could be so weak against Uraraka to let her do that to him.

Promotional Material

  • Horikoshi released a sketch for Jump Festa 2022 that has Bakugou with his hand on top of Uraraka's head (apparently ruffling her hair), as she smiles happily. Interestingly, it appears to be that the top of Uraraka's head is right under the crook of Bakugou's neck.
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  • Uraraka and Bakugou are often placed together for promotional materials for Smash Rising.
  • Uraraka and Bakugou are often released together in promotional merchandise.

Manga Omakes and Sketches

  • Uraraka and Bakugou make mochi together (mochitsuki/amotsuki) twice, the first time in Horikoshi's 2015 New Year's sketch and the second one in a New Year's extra released with Chapter 256 in 2019.
  • In an omake from the volume 16 manga, after chapter 145, Bakugou turns to address Deku only to find that Uraraka has taken his seat.
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    She says she can read his “Baku Rage Aura,” and confronts Bakugou about his relationship with Deku. He says, "Oh yeah, you're a real Sherlock, aren't you. If that's all, you can go fu...fuck off." He starts to swear at her, but then backtracks a bit, lowering his voice as he does (with the words 'fuck off' becoming smaller font and tilting downwards). Bakugou has never restrained himself from cursing with any other character, asides from Uraraka. She says that he looked cool during their fight at the Sports Festival, but that he shouldn't act so menacing toward Deku. She continues by saying that Bakugou treats Deku so badly because he is actually scared of him so he pushes him away, but urges him to go back to being friends. Bakugou looks shocked at first, then threatens her as Deku enters the room. Although she wasn't able to change Bakugou's attitude, she showed her deep understanding of his values. The importance and relevancy of this conversation is echoed in both Chapter 284 and Chapter 322, when Bakugou finally admits to himself and others that his own feelings of inadequacy and fear of Deku caused him to push him away for years. Amazingly, Uraraka was able to understand this about him, much earlier that he could admit this to himself and others. It’s also worth noting that Bakugou, even in his anger, still refers to her as her real name and not Round Face. He also calmed down a 'smidge' after their interaction.
  • Bakugou and Uraraka also share the same hero suit designer. It is recognizable by the shared black double dots signature on their costumes.
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    • In Chapter 248, Uraraka was revealed to have a costume upgrade which made her costume resemble Bakugou's even more. Her gauntlets were larger and her helmet was replaced with a two-piece headpiece with pink extensions that extend diagonally towards the back, similar to Bakugou's orange and black headpieces.
  • In the Manga volume 23 character page, Bakugou introduces characters from the manga. When he gets to Uraraka he states that “her guts and roundness are the only things likable.” (Some translations have his statement translated as “Her guts and roundness are respectable.”)
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    This implies that her roundness is a quality that he admires.
    • In the official VIZ Media English translation, Bakugou says "Number One in sheer guts and roundness, but that's about it," when it comes to Uraraka. Fans noted that Uraraka is the only other person Bakugou has called "Number One" besides All Might.

BNHA Drama CDs

  • The Sludge Villain makes a reappearance and attacks Uraraka. Deku defeats it using Full Cowling and checks if she is okay, which she confirms. Bakugou shows apparent jealousy about Uraraka and Deku holding hands. He angrily exclaims, "How long are you intending to hold hands?".
  • In the Season 2 Vol. 1 The Determination for the Sports Festival 体育祭への覚悟 (July 19, 2017), Kirishima is trying to talk to Bakugou about the upcoming sport festival when Ashido and Uraraka walk in. Bakugou refers to them by their nicknames, prompting Ashido to ask why he doesn’t remember their names. Uraraka responds, “It’s not that he doesn’t remember, it’s that he doesn’t care.” Bakugou agrees and rants loudly and angrily about why he won't use any of their names, prompting Uraraka to ask why he’s always so mad, and that "Maybe he should take more Calcium to-", before Bakugou cuts her off.

My Hero Academia: The "Ultra" Stage

  • In My Hero Academia: The "Ultra" Stage is the official stage play adapation of the manga, Honmono no Hero (A True Hero) has a 'Cooking Training' scenario featuring Bakugou and Uraraka that adapts the BNHA Ultra Archive Databook's omake. While it is a mostly faithful adaptation, there are some arguably romantic interactions between the two. [4]
    • Ochako tells Bakugou, "Let's do our best to make an omurice, and draw some hearts on it with ketchup when we're done!"
    • Once the omurice is finished, Bakugou abruptly says that he needs to go to the bathroom. Uraraka asks what about the food. Surprisingly, Bakugou gets really close to Ochako's face, looks straight into her eyes and softly states, "You can eat the food." He then folds his apron on the table and marches out.
    • As Uraraka tastes the omurice, she is shocked by how delicious it is. She also notes that it is also filled with nutritious ingredients. Ochako keeps joyfully saying how tasty it is the more she eats it. This is one more example of the connection Uraraka and Bakugou have with cooking and food in general. One has to wonder if Bakugou knew about Uraraka's habit of skipping meals due to her economic situation, since he keeps yelling at how pointless this cooking exercise is, yet finishes making a wonderfully tasty omurice that is brimming with nutrients, which he ultimately gives to her.
    • Bakugou wrote 'Bakusatsu' (translates to Explosion Murder, his hero name) on the omurice. Omurice is a recurring food that always seems to pop up in anime, particularly at times when feelings of love are in the air. It is typical to have a message or a person’s name written in ketchup across the top of the egg, which is perfect for roundabout confessions of love. [5] It is rather significant that Uraraka had wanted to draw hearts on the omurice, but in the end, Bakugou wrote his own hero name on the omurice and gave it to her.

My Hero Academia Exhibition

  • The My Hero Academia: DRAWING SMASH exhibition「僕のヒーローアカデミア展 DRAWING SMASH」was held in Mori Arts Center Gallery in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo from April 23, 2021 - June 27, 2021. In several exhibits, Uraraka and Bakugou frequently tease each other. [6]
    • In the panel with Bakugou vs. Uraraka, Ochako points out that Bakugou was really strong. Bakugou then comes in and said that he would win no matter how many battles against Deku, but if Deku was more buff, he might be able to put up a fight. Uraraka then says, "Whoah, he complimented him? It's gonna snow tomorrow then!".
    • Uraraka says that during the Sports Festival, Bakugou made his image look really bad since it was broadcasted on national television. Bakugou replies that he couldn't care less.
    • In the Forest Training panel, Uraraka says that it was during this time Bakugou got kidnapped. Which prompts him to tell her to shut up.
    • In the Provisional License Exam panel, Uraraka exclaims that this year in particular was difficult as the passing rate was abysmally low. She asks Bakugou if the exam was difficult for him, and Bakugou says, “Shut up, don’t remind me.”
    • In the Provisional License Exam panel, Todoroki explains that their entire class did well in the first round, but he personally messed up in the second round, which caused him to fail the exam. Bakugou mocks him and says, “What a loser, failing the exam,” to which Ochako quips, “But you failed, too.” Bakugou yells “SHUT THE HELL UP!”.
    • In the Final Exam exhibit, Bakugou yells, “Stupid Deku! I’m gonna kill you!” and Deku gets confused as to why he’s saying this. Ochako mentions that saying stuff like that would definitely get them cut from all hero interviews.
    • In the Cultural Festival area, Ochako says she didn’t expect Bakugou to actually participate and play the drums for them, and she recites his line, “Let’s kill ‘em with sound!” Bakugou scoffs at her and Todoroki asks Bakugou, “Why do you get angry when people praise you?” Bakugou replies, “What the hell are you even talking about!?”
    • In the Uraraka exhibit, she begins explaining her Zero Gravity quirk, when Bakugou adds, "And if she overuses her quirk she throws up like ridiculous."
    • In the Kirishima exhibit, Bakugou introduces him since they're friends. As he explains his quirk Hardening, Bakugou scoffs, “He’s just an idiot who gets hard, that’s all!” Ochako quips, “Well, you don’t need to be shy about it!” Bakugou then yells, “I’m not being shy!”
    • In the Mineta exhibit, Ochako looks at the various Mineta scenes and she says, “Oh, how nice.” Bakugou remarks, “Hmph, it’s just a place to show off an animal.”
    • In the Mirio exhibit, Ochako says that according to Aizawa-sensei, Mirio is the closest to being the same rank as the Number One hero. Bakugou grumbles and says, “No, I’m the one who’s going to be Number One!” Ochako says, “Right…of course you are…” and Bakugou gets furious, saying, “YOU DARE MAKE FUN OF ME!?”
    • Todoroki says after seeing all the Heroes lined up like this, everyone truly has amazing quirks. Bakugou says they’re all underlings compared to him though. Ochako says, “Right…of course…” and Bakugou explodes once again, asking, “What the hell, are you making fun of me?” and Ochako repeats, “Right…of course,” to which Bakugou curses.
    • At the end of the exhibit, Ochako asks Bakugou what he thought of it. Bakugou says screw this - they should all go back inside and just focus on everything Bakugou related instead.


On AO3, Kacchako is the second most written ship for Uraraka and the fourth most written for Bakugou. It is the seventh most written ship within the ship in the My Hero Academia tag.

According to Tumblr Fandometrics, the ship was the twenty-seventh and sixty-ninth most reblogged ship of 2018 and 2019 respectively; making it the most reblogged Het ship for My Hero Academia for two years consecutively.

Despite its popularity, Kacchako remains one of the more controversial ships in the western My Hero Academia fandom. Even with its "controversial" status in the fandom, many fans will point out that the Kacchako fandom produces a lot of good fanworks, especially fanart.

Ironically, it is labeled as a "problematic" ship (argument being "Bakugou is abusive") by people who ship Bakugou and Ochako with other characters. Despite this, the Kacchako supporters are shown to be part of the tamer side of My Hero Academia shippers and fandom, over all.

Kacchako is a rival ship of IzuOcha and TsuChako for Ochako and KiriBaku and BakuDeku for Katsuki. Kacchako is commonly shipped with TodoMomo, KiriMina, DekuMeli, KamiJirou and TokoTsuyu.



Bakugou Katsuki/Uraraka Ochako tag on AO3
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Katsuki-x-Uraraka fanclub on DeviantArt


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  • Bakugou's Japanese voice actor Nobuhiko Okamoto states that “Bakugou is strong when dealing with Deku, but when it comes to Ochako, he is weak.”
  • Bakugou's father said he was always weak for strong willed women (Bakugou's mother); some people put this in relation to Bakugou's Japanese voice actor saying that Bakugou is weak when dealing with Ochako.
  • Okamoto also stated in the same interview that he would marry Uraraka, as she is his ideal girl.
  • Uraraka's Japanese voice actress Ayane Sakura said that Bakugou is cute, like a tiny adorable animal trying to bite you.
  • Bakugou makes mochi with Kirishima for Uraraka in an official sketch by Horikoshi.
  • Bakugou and Uraraka are often paired together in Horikoshi’s official sketches.
  • Bakugou and Uraraka are often wearing matching/complementary clothes in promotional material and color spreads.
  • In promotional material, they are also often seen holding things which are the other's colors (Ochako's color is pink and Bakugou's color is orange).
  • They were created with opposite motifs/aesthetics. Ochako's lineart is soft and round, whereas Bakugou's is jagged and sharp.
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  • They are often standing side-by-side in many screencaps and panels of the manga.
  • They bond mostly over food. Bakugou seems to know Uraraka likes sweets according to Chapter 272.
  • Bakugo's english voice actor Clifford Chapin once jokingly said on Twitter that he hoped Bakugo and Uraraka would end up together so that it would make Deku sad.
  • They also wear the same Froppy costumes in Horikoshi's sketch.
  • They even dance together side by side and hold hands in BNHA Smash Chapter 26.
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto said that Katsuki has respect and admiration for Ochako.[4]


Main article: Kacchako/Gallery



BakuDekuChako refers to the ship between the two and Izuku Midoriya
KiriKacchako - the ship between the two and Eijiro Kirishima
KiriBakuDekuChako refers to the ship between the two, Eijiro Kirishima and Izuku Midoriya
TodoKacchako refers to the ship between the two and Shoto Todoroki
TodoKiriShinBakuDekuraka refers to the ship between the two, Shoto Todoroki, Eijiro Kirishima, Hitoshi Shinso and Izuku Midoriya


  1. Episode 22, Season 2
  2. 2. Twitter image post by user @alma_salvaje
  3. Twitter image post from user @alma_salvaje Smash Chapter unknown
  4. Twitter [1]
  5. Wordpress [2]
  6. Tumblr [3]


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slash BakuDekuBakuKamiBakuSeroDabiTenDaveMightDekuLloydDekuNetaDekuYamaEndHawksEraserCloudEraserMicHanzoNaraHot WingsIidaBakuIidaDekuIidaYamaInaTodoKaminetaKamiSeroKamiShinKiriBakuKiriDekuKiriKamiKiriSeroKiriTamaKiriTetsuKoSenMiriTamaMonoShinOjiKamiOjiShojiRodyDekuSatoBakuSeroRokiShigaDabiShigaDekuShinBakuShinDekuSirMightSpinarakiTamaBakuTetsugouTodoBakuTodoDekuTodoKamiTodoShin TodoZukoTokoBakuTokoShojiTokoYamaTwiceHawks
femslash CamieMinaItsuYuiJiroKureMeiLissaMinaJirouMinaMomoMinaOchaMinaTsuyuMomochakoMomoJirouMomoKendoNejiYuyuOchaMeiRyuNejiSaiMomoTogaMinaTogarakaToruMinaTsubukoTsuChako
poly BakuDekuChakoBakuKiriMiriTamaEndDabiHawksHimiTsuChakoIiSaiMomoKamiMomoJirouKamiToruYamaKiriBakuKamiKiriBakuMinaKiriDekuBakuOchaHimiDekuOchaIiDekuShinOjiToruThe Big ThreeTodoBakuDekuTodoBakuKiriCamieTodoBakuKiriDekuTodoDekuChakoTodoIiDekuTodoKacchako
friendship Bakugou Rescue SquadBakusquadDekusquadGirl PowerIzuEriMiriEriUA Band
family Aizawa FamilyBakugou FamilyDabiTodoDadMightEndDabiFailed CreationsIida BrothersMonoEriTenMomoTodoroki FamilyToyatsuoWonder Family
cargoship Dark Bird
CHARACTERS male Shota AizawaTamaki AmajikiKatsuki BakugouDabiTenya IidaDenki KaminariEijiro KirishimaIzuku MidoriyaHanta SeroHitoshi ShinsoKeigo TakamiMirio TogataEnji TodorokiShoto TodorokiFumikage Tokoyami
female Mina AshidoTsuyu AsuiNejire HadouToru HagakureMei HatsumeKyoka JiroHimiko TogaOchako UrarakaMomo Yaoyorozu