Maruta Shiga

Controversial My Hero Academia character gets new name, comes with risk of yet another controversy

Critics said “Maruta Shiga” was a reference to human experimentation during World War II, but some see the same problem in his new name.

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My Hero Academia creator, publisher make official apologies for controversial character name

Critics say “Maruta Shiga” is a reference to human experimentation in Japan-occupied China.

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