Fumikage and Mezo are fairly good friends, and are often seen hanging out together. During the movie Two Heroes, the two are shown hanging out together on I-Island before the Expo opens. Later on, the two are paired together for the Test of Courage during the Forest Training Camp. The two are ambushed by a villain named Moonfish, as part of the League of Villains' attempt to kidnap Katsuki Bakugou. Mezo immediately protects Fumikage from Moonfish's attack, but has one of his arms cut off in the process. Fumikage feels immensely guilty, causing Dark Shadow to rampage and take over him.
While struggling with Dark Shadow, Fumikage pleads with Mezo and Izuku to leave him so he won't hurt him. However, they manage to save him by drawing Dark Shadow towards Katsuki and Shoto with sounds, causing Dark Shadow to defeat Moonfish before Katsuki and Shoto use their quirks to create light, forcing Dark Shadow away. Fumikage thanks them for saving him, feeling bad about letting Dark Shadow take control. Mezo tells him to not worry about it right now, simply glad that Fumikage is alright and not caring about his arm. Fumikage, Mezo, Izuku, and Shoto then form the Bakugou Escort Squad, as the villains are after Katsuki. While trying to get back to the main camp, however, Fumikage and Katsuki are captured and imprisoned in marbles by the villain Mr. Compress. Mezo manages to grab the marble containing Fumikage, saving him once Mr. Compress deactivates his quirk.
During the second movie, the two perform their duties on the Nabu Island beach together. They are attacked by the villain Chimera, and fight side by side before realizing he's too much for only them and one other student. Fumikage returns to the Hero Agency to get help for Mezo, arriving just before Mezo can be defeated. After 1-A recovered from their all deal with the villains, Fumikage and Mezo help their classmates to rebuild Nabu Island, before they later get set send back home.
TokoShoji is somewhat a rare pair due to Fumikage and Mezo not being super popular characters. However, this is the most popular ship for Mezo and second most popular for Fumikage. Fans like this pairing due to how they were shown to protect and care for each other. Also, fans enjoy them due to their somewhat odd appearances and extreme height differences. On AO3, the ship has 715 slash fics and 84 gen fics, while FanFiction.Net 25 with only 10 placed under pairing in its My Hero Academia category.
- Fumikage's Relationship with Mezo on My Hero Academia Wiki
- Mezo's Relationship with Fumikage on My Hero Academia Wiki