Commonly known as Eraser Head, Shota Aizawa is a Pro Hero in My Hero Academia. He is also the homeroom teacher of Class 1-A of U.A High School. He is a tall slender man with pale skin. Some of his notable features are his messy shoulder-length hair and half-opened eyes.
He gives off this worn-out atmosphere because of his eyes and unkempt state. The students also see him take naps in his sleeping bag if they do not have an important discussion in class. This made viewers intrigued about the reason Eraser Head is always tired. Could his quirk be connected to this or is there another reason?
Why Is Eraser Head Always Tired in My Hero Academia?
One possible reason is his schedule. As most viewers have noticed, Aizawa spends his days as the homeroom teacher. At night, he does his Pro Hero duties. With a hectic schedule like his, it was obvious that he lacks sleep. Eraser Head is not the type who would do hero work for fame and riches which is why it is to be expected that he would do more than what is asked of him.
Another reason is that Eraser Head’s friend, Shirakumo Oboro, died. The incident traumatized him so he did his best to train and study. He made sure that he is strong enough to protect the people he cares about. This could have led to overextending himself, making him tired all the time.
If those were not enough, Eraser Head is also responsible for training Shinso and Eri. This means that he allotted his time to work instead of resting once again. His quirk does not provide him with added strength or stamina as it only focuses on his eyes. This means that, unlike other heroes, Eraser Head’s body is just like a normal human.
In his situation, Eraser Head knows that he has to work hard to catch up with others. By juggling his tasks as a professor, a Pro-Hero, and a trainer, it would be almost impossible for him to sleep or even take a nap. His determination and passion for his duties are unlike any other but Eraser Head must take note that sleeping is also beneficial for him so it won’t hurt much if he rests from time to time.
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