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Come with me, Saiki... I'm feeling something ominous wind coming from the town.

—Shun to Kusuo


Kaidou Shun

ShunAnime

ShunManga

Yoshizawa Ryo as Kaidou Shun

Character Name
Full Name Kaidou Shun
Kanji 海藤 瞬
Furigana かいどう しゅん
Aliases
Personal Info
Epithet
Age 16 years old
Birthday October 3
Sign ♎ (Libra)
Blood type AB
Gender Male
Height 159 cm
Weight 45 kg
Affiliation Dark Reunion (Formerly)
Family
Occupation
  • Student
  • Waiter (formerly)
Education
School PK Academy
Year/Course
  • Year 3 Class 1 (Currently)
  • Year 2 Class 3 (Formerly)
Media
Novel Debut
Manga Debut Chapter 06
Anime Debut Season 1 Episode 1
English Voice Micah Solusod
Japanese Voice
Live Action Yoshizawa Ryo

Shun Kaidou (海藤 瞬, かいどう しゅん lit. Kaidō Shun) is classified by his classmates as a chuunibyou. He refers to himself as The Jet-Black Wings (漆黒の翼) and thinks that the world and its events are overseen and controlled by an evil organization called the Dark Reunion.[2] He is an outcast within his class who likes to show off, but he often becomes cowardly in dangerous situations. When push comes to shove, however, he will endanger himself for those he cares about.[3] Shun is one of the main characters of the series. He was played by Yoshizawa Ryo in the live action movie.

Appearance

Kaidou Shun Full Design
When Shun was in middle school, he had the persona of a nerd. He wore his hair down, covering his face with his bangs and wearing glasses. However, with the intent of gaining friends, he started planning to change himself when he entered high school. Currently, his hair is spiky and he wears contact lenses. In reference to his chuunibyou, he wears red bandages on both arms to seal away his ‘powers’. He is the shortest boy in his class, standing shorter than most of the girls as well.


At school, he wears the standard male uniform of PK Academy. His shirt has a tattered collar and is torn in other places as well. During his days off, he is shown to dress casually, with his arms always covered by sleeves or bandages.

Personality

Shun Split personality
Shun used to be shy in middle school and he had no friends at all. Once he began attending PK Academy, he started changing his personality with the plan of becoming adult-like. However, he instead caught "chuunibyou syndrome". He developed a split personality, where he acts as a confident chuunibyou at school and around his friends. However, when feeling hopeless or around his overbearing mother, he acts like a normal teenager. He is physically very weak and is terrible at sports and physical activity in general. He also cannot swim.


Shun has a delusional mind and a wild imagination. He often tries to be cool and strong in front of Kusuo, but ends up humiliating himself more often than not. He is quick to judge others, as shown when he accuses Riki of being a lolicon after observing him watching a young girl.

History

Past

Shun grew up as a nerd but decided to reinvent himself in high school. In his freshman year at PK Academy, he acquainted himself with Mineo Nobuaki who taught Shun about chuunibyou. He eventually began to befriend Kusuo as he delusionally thought that Kusuo was special too. Kusuo originally did not want to associate with Shun, however he was left with no other choice after discovering that Shun saw him teleporting near his neighbourhood. It was later revealed that Shun was intent on getting close with Kusuo because he really wanted a friend and saw a fellow outcast as his ally. Shun hadn’t really seen Kusuo’s face when he teleported, but their friendship was already formed.

Quotes

  • (About Kusuo) "I only wanted…to be friends with Saiki-kun."
  • (To himself) "I will protect the world! For I am the Jet Black Wings!"
  • (To Riki) "I misjudged you, Nendou! Don't you dare lay your hands to those frail little girls!"

Trivia

  • His name is derived from the Japanese term for teleportation (瞬間移動,しゅんかんいどう lit. shunkan idō).
  • His guardian spirit is a chihuahua.[4]
  • His aura is one similar to that of a chipmunk's.[5]
  • His favorite food is salami.[6]
  • His character song is titled "Bloody Moon" which he sang in Episode 18.

References

  1. Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan: Chapter 20
  2. Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan: Chapter 3
  3. TV Tokyo
  4. Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan: Chapter 18
  5. Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan: Chapter 163
  6. Shu1aso Twitter October 3, 2017

Navigation

v · e Kaidou Family
Members: Mother · Kaidou Shun · Kaidou Sora · Kaidou Toki
v · e 2nd Year
Class 1-1: Kihachi Bunta · Nishi Soujirou · Sugiyama Haruo · Tanaka Ichirou
Class 2-2: Itano Yoriko · Ooshima Yuuji · Oohori Kouichi · Satou Hiroshi · Shinoda Takeru · Nakanishi Shinya · Maeda Takayuki · Suzumiya Hii · Toritsuka Reita
Class 3-3: Aiura Mikoto · Akechi Touma · Hairo Kineshi · Kaidou Shun · Kuboyasu Aren · Mera Chisato · Murata Shuuji · Nendou Riki · Saiki Kusuo · Saiko Metori · Sawakita · Takahashi · Teruhashi Kokomi · Yokota Jaga · Yumehara Chiyo · Zolbe Kageyukouji Saberlight
Class 4-4: Haruno Akio · Hotei Tomotaka · Tanihara Kenji
Class 5-5: Kumi Kouji · Matsuda Ippei · Mikami Aiko · Mishima Nobuaki
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