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Who Is The Doofenshmirtz Guy In My Hero Academia?

"My Hero Academia" has emerged from the pack of shonen anime as one of the most popular shows in the entire medium (via Parrot Analytics). The series, which takes place in a world where 80% of humans have developed special abilities known as quirks, reimagines Earth as a series of superhuman societies where the outcasts tend to become villains. In fact, some of the villains of "My Hero Academia" have become so central to the story that several episodes of the fifth season were renamed "My Villain Academia" in the opening title sequence.

While there have been many major villains over the course of "My Hero Academia," including Tomura Shigaraki (Koki Uchiyama/Eric Vale), Toga (Misato Fukuen/Leah Clark), Twice (Daichi Endo/Newton Pittman), and All for One (Akio Otsuka/John Swasey), Season 5 introduced a new central villain into the mix. Though fans of "Phineas and Ferb" may notice a resemblance to a certain mad scientist, this character happens to be of a very different variety than Heinz Doofenshmirtz.

This strange looking villain is Re-Destro

Rikiya Yotsubashi, a.k.a. "Re-Destro" (Hiroaki Hirata/Sonny Strait), is the CEO of a major corporation and also secretly leads an extremist group known as the Meta Liberation Army. He's such a major antagonist in Season 5 of "My Hero Academia" that even many of the other baddies in the series end up going up against him, including those from The League of Villains.

Still, what most will remember about him is the giant nose his character is drawn with in the series. Though his iconic schnoz has nothing to do with his powers, which are super strength and agility powered by his negative emotions, the look of the character definitely makes a statement. Most characters in "My Hero Academia" are drawn in a similar style to one another, but there are those like Mirio Togata (Tarusuke Shingaki/Ricco Fajardo) and Tsuyu Asui (Aoi Yuuki/Monica Rial) who are also illustrated in an oddly distinctive manner, much like Re-Destro happens to be.

While Re-Destro was viciously mutilated and brought low, just like the last outsider villain that stood against The League of Villains, he has since joined the group in a subordinate role. At the moment, it's not clear what kind of assistance he'll be able to provide to the central antagonists, but fans will no doubt find out in the upcoming sixth season of "My Hero Academia."