Yamashiro Shoubu (山城 府昭 Yamashiro Shoubu?) is a character introduced in Toaru Kagaku no Railgun.[1][2]


He wears a black student uniform and a tanuki mascot mask (apparently Ponkichi-kun from Win Win Sentai) which fully conceals his face.[1][3]


He proclaims himself as one of Academy City's masked heroes.[2]


Toaru Kagaku no RailgunEdit

Jailbreaker ArcEdit

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His ability, Stress Dowsing (雑意感知 (ストレスダウジング) Zōi Kanchi (Sutoresu Daujingu)?) allows him to sense a target's malice and hostility, though confirmation can be hampered when there are many people about.[2] He wields a wooden sword and is proficient with it.[1][3]

He is also physically strong, capable of withstanding numerous attacks from the juvenile hall security system and breaking guard robots with his wooden sword.[1][3]


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