Name Hikoubou
Kanji 飛行帽
Aliases Rankiryu
Gender Male Male
Professional Status
Affiliation Otokojuku
Occupation Instructor
Personal Status
First Appearance
Manga Debut Chapter 1 (Sakigake!! Otokojuku)
Anime Debut Episode 1
Japanese Voice Ryoichi Tanaka
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This is a trial! A trial! You must become men who can overcome any obstacle!!

Hikoubou (known as Rankiryu in the anime) is a particularly sadistic instructor to the Otokojuku First-Years. He is most well-known for leading the Forward March in the first chapter of the manga.

Appearance Edit

Hikoubou has a distinct goatee and wears a World War II-era fighter pilot's hat, complete with aviator goggles. He also wears a vest, which he leaves open. In the anime his appearance is changed to that of a monk's, with a purple rosary, a staff, and short black hair. He is also given a darker skin tone.

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  • "Hikoubou" is the Japanese word for "aviator's hat", which refers to his signature item of clothing. "Rankiryu" is the Japanese word for "turbulence".

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