Best Jeanist, hero number three in My Hero Academia, has strange real-life origins as a title coined by the Japan Jeans Association. The title of Best Jean Dresser is given to celebrities and public figures who frequently wear denim, the winners are voted on by Japanese citizens. Best Jeanist broke the record eight times in a row to win this award, making him the Best Jeanist for life and the face of denim.
The My Hero Academy the series has some really weird heroes, but one of the weirdest, Best Jeanist, actually has weird real-world origins that are both relevant and hilarious.
Best Jeanist is the number three hero in My Hero Academia, just behind Endeavor and the Hawks. His Quirk allows him to control the threads, and while it may sound silly, it has actually proven to be one of the most powerful abilities in the series, time and time again. Aside from his prowess, Best Jeanist is also known for his love of denim, as he almost always wears it from head to toe. Denim is a particularly tough yarn, so there’s a practical element to his Quirk, but more than that, Best Jeanist really likes denim, and it turns out, it’s a fitting trait, judging his nickname, “Best Jeanist Award”.
Best Jeanist is the title given to the most fashionable person in Japan
As it turns out, Best Jeanist is actually a real title, given to celebrities and public figures by the Japan Jeans Association, an industry organization that aims to raise awareness of the fabric. Every year since 1984, the Japanese people have voted for one man and one woman to receive the title, based on public figures who frequently wear denim. Past winners include the wife of former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, who won in 2009, and K-Pop star Jae-Joong, who won in 2020. Three-timers The winner of this poll is honored as “The people who wear the best jeans in life”.
There’s no doubt that Best Jeanist would be a contender for the title in the universe, and in fact, has won this award a whopping eight times in a row, according to chapter 3 of manga, which means Best Jeanist is in fact the Best Jeanist in the world. A denim-themed superhero seems like an obvious choice for the award, and Best Jeanist is already a pretty popular hero, so winning is probably trivial for him. Given Best Jeanist’s enthusiasm for denim, he may take seriously being the representative of this fabric, which is all the more surprising when he doesn’t show Bakugo or his other interns. wears the same denim as him (some people wear jeans, though). ).
Best Jeanist often seems like a very silly character at first glance, and his association with this award may only heighten that for those in the know. However, he has time and again proved his worth as a hero, appearing in the Mystic Liberation War. Despite his silly origins in a real-life competition, Best Jeanist still ranks among My Hero AcademyHis top heroes are for a reason, and have somehow become a sincere character despite all that goes against him.