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The She-Ra Villain My Hero Academia Fans Can't Help But Compare To Hatsume

"My Hero Academia" is a 2016 anime about training young heroes to master their Quirks, the canonical term for special abilities. One of the students that attends U.A. High School for heroes is Mei Hatsume, a support class engineer whose Quirk, Zoom, allows her to enhance her vision like a telescope. The only physical change that Hatsume's Quirk provides is that her eyes appear as targets, like the crosshairs of a gun. Although bubbly and excitable, Hatsume is not particularly good with people, feeling rather a stronger kinship to the gear she makes, which tends to literally blow up in her face.

Even in failure, though, Hatsume keeps hammering away at progression. She doesn't directly quote "Meet The Robinsons," but it's there, in the subtext, and through her inventions, brilliance radiates. Fans have noticed that the socially inept tech wizard shares a significant portion of her thematic DNA with another character, one from "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power," and once the striking comparisons are noted, they're hard to unsee.

Fans believe that Entrapta and Hatsume are the same character

In the "My Hero Academia" subreddit, u/blackxxkat posted a set of pictures with the caption, "Hear me out ... Hatsume, and Entrapta from She-Ra, are pretty much the same person." Many other Redditors agreed with the original poster's observation, with the OP replying, "They'd be best friends if they ever met each other lol" to someone who wrote that they noticed the same thing.

Entrapta is the Princess of Dryl, one of the Non-Elemental Princesses of Etheria, and an on-again/off-again member of the Rebellion against the Horde. In layman's terms, she's a princess of a fantasy world that's being invaded by bad guys, and depending on the day, she likes to fight the aforementioned bad guys, despite how she is considered a villain herself.

Based on their appearances alone, the similarities are obvious. Both are small in stature with long, pinkish hair, although Entrapta's is far longer and obeys her every whim like a cutesy Doc Ock. They both have a unique taste in eyewear, as well. More importantly, they're both inventors who struggle to fit in with their peers due to a lack of what is considered to be standard social decorum. Both Hatsume and Entrapta desperately want their inventions to help their friends, even if they don't always work, and both are often treated like walking kegs of gunpowder (to be fair, Hatsume kind of is one), which neither of them truly deserve.