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Todoroki Raizō
Raizou
Yakushi High School
Baseball Coach
Bats: Throws:
Kanji 轟 雷蔵
Characteristics
Gender Male
Age 40's [1]
Family Unnamed ex-wife

Todoroki Raichi (son)

Status
Education unknown
First Appearance
Manga Chapter 91
Anime Episode 31
Cast
Voice Actor Rintarou Nishi
Be sincere and strict in practice! Enjoy baseball to the fullest in games!
Raizou in Money Tree


Todoroki Raizou is the coach of the Yakushi High School baseball team.

Character[]

Raizou is a thorough and dedicated coach who can quickly assess a situation and make necessary adjustments. He plans to use Raichi's baseball skills to pay back his debts. He's otherwise easy-going and gets along well with his team.

History[]

Raizou played amateur baseball until his forties before retiring. He was unemployed for a while, eventually losing all his money and then his wife. He spent his time teaching baseball to his son, Raichi, and other kids by the river. He gave Raichi the bat he had used for practice when he was an active player — a wooden bat with the words "Money Tree" engraved on it. Despite his misfortunes, he finally landed the job at Yakushi High School.

Relationships with other Characters[]

Todoroki Raichi[]

Raichi is his son and also a member of Yakushi's baseball team. Raizou calls him an idiot but admits that Raichi has the skills to join the Major League. The two make a comical duo, often fighting during games in the dugout. Despite this, Raichi respects his father while Raizou is very proud of Raichi. He does his best to love and care for Raichi after his wife left them.

Sanada Shunpei[]

Sanada respects Raizou and the two seem to have an amicable coach-player relationship. Just like his son, Raizou often compliments the Pitcher and respects him, even having said once how Sanada's skills as a ace makes him want to adopt him as his son.

Trivia[]

Name Etymology[]

  • Todoroki (轟) - Roaring
  • Raizou (雷蔵) - Thunder/Lightning Warehouse

Quotes[]

  • "The only other pitcher who's worth your time in West Tokyo is Narumiya Mei from Inashiro."[2]
  • "Champions pride? I'll just smash that. With your bat Raichi."[3]

Gallery[]


References[]

  1. Chapter 95.
  2. Raizou to Raichi in episode 32.
  3. Raizou in chapter 92.


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