Hijikata Raiden (土方(ひじかた) 雷電(らいでん)) is a supporting character in the Inazuma Eleven series. He is a midfielder and a defender of Inazuma Japan.


Inazuma Eleven 2: Kyoui no Shinryakusha

  • "A southern power player with a big heart whose great at taking care of others."

Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen!!

  • "This powerful player from the south is a bit haughty, but undoubtedly a good teammate."


He has a thick, muscular build, and aubergine hair with an orange streak down the middle in the shape of a flame. He also has facial hair and side burns. Hijikata is sometimes mistaken as not being a student.


Hijikata Raiden in the TCG

Hijikata in the TCG.

People view him as a "big brother" type, which shows when Endou and his team met him for the first time. This is shown again whenever one of the players in Endou's team is facing hardships. He also helps Gouenji in Season 2 by providing a hiding place for him to hide from the three messengers, who had kidnapped his sister Yuuka, and were threatening to harm her if he didn't join Aliea Gakuen.

He takes care of five younger siblings, which was the main reason why he had to decline Endou's invitation to join the Inazuma Caravan at first. Hijikata is a talented defense player and his main technique is Super Shikofumi.


Season 2

Hijikata first appeared when Endou and Kidou saw his brothers playing soccer and took the ball. He shows his
Hijikata doing the mud training

Hijikata doing the mud-field training.

hissatsu, Super Shikofumi against Kidou. It was later revealed that he was asked by Onigawara to look after Gouenji while his sister was under Aliea Gakuen's custody. He also helped Gouenji to create Bakunetsu Storm.

Season 3


Hijikata in Inazuma Japan A.

Hijikata is then chosen as a candidate for Inazuma Japan, and gets a place as a representative. In the match against The Kingdom, he makes Roniejo realize that their families had sent all of them there to play the soccer they desired. After the match, he asks Roniejo to teach him samba, so that he could teach his siblings.

Hijikata and his siblings.

Game appearance

Character sprite and avatar

Front sprite Back sprite Avatar
Casual Hijikata front sprite Hijikata back sprite Hijikata casual
Soccer uniform Hijikitaspritejapangame B-inazuma3s 09 32410HijikitapicStory mode team charac 5Hijikita Raimon Aliea Union Sprite GO
Raimon GO jacket
Hijikata Raiden Icon Raimon GO Jacket

Wii avatar

Soccer uniform Hijikata Inazuma Japan Wii Sprite

Character view

Front overview Back Overview Front close view Back close view
Soccer uniform Raidenoverviewfront Raidenbackoverview
Raimon GO jacket
Hijikata Raiden Front
Hijikata Raiden Back
Hijikata Raiden Front Zoom
Hijikata Raiden Back Zoom


Inazuma Eleven 2: Kyoui no Shinryakusha

To recruit him, a lighthouse key has to be downloaded first from Wi-Fi. After getting the key, enter the lighthouse. He will be in the room on the right.

Inazuma Eleven GO

In order to recruit Hijikata, the following requirements are needed:

After this, he can be scouted for an amount of 3240 Kizuna Points.


All stats are at level 99 and untrained.

  • GP: 191
  • TP: 149
  • Kick: 71
  • Body: 62
  • Control: 68
  • Guard: 75
  • Speed: 68
  • Stamina: 71
  • Guts: 68
  • Freedom: 42

  • GP: 124
  • TP: 137
  • Kick: 56
  • Body: 80
  • Control: 53
  • Guard: 62
  • Speed: 50
  • Stamina: 71
  • Guts: 68
  • Freedom: 20

  • GP: 171
  • TP: 158
  • Kick: 112
  • Dribbling: 129
  • Technique: 92
  • Block: 113
  • Speed: 81
  • Stamina: 101
  • Catch: 87
  • Lucky: 108

  • GP: 159
  • TP: 136
  • Kick: 109
  • Dribbling: 141
  • Block: 102
  • Catch: 85
  • Technique: 81
  • Speed: 100
  • Stamina: 117
  • Lucky: 76

  • GP: 159
  • TP: 136
  • Kick: 109
  • Dribbling: 141
  • Block: 111
  • Catch: 92
  • Technique: 98
  • Speed: 119
  • Stamina: 117
  • Lucky: 90

All stats are fully upgraded.

  • TP: 150
  • Kick: B
  • Guard: B
  • Body: A
  • Speed: C
  • Control: B
  • Catch: B

  • TP: 150
  • Kick: B
  • Guard: B
  • Body: A
  • Speed: C
  • Control: B
  • Catch: B

  • TP: 170
  • Kick: A
  • Guard: A
  • Body: S
  • Speed: B
  • Control: A
  • Catch: A



Inazuma Eleven GO

Hijikata Vs Gouenji

Hijikata vs Gouenji in the selection match.

Game exclusive teams

Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen!!

Inazuma Eleven GO

Inazuma Eleven GO 2: Chrono Stone

Inazuma Eleven GO Galaxy


  • His dub name 'Thor' is the same name as the Norse God of Thunder, Thor.
  • His Inazuma Japan uniform is sleeveless.
  • He and Kurimatsu were the only players from Inazuma Japan that didn't appear in GO.
  • In the European trailer for Inazuma Eleven 3: Sekai e no Chousen!! Lightning Bolt & Bomb Blast, his name changed to Thor Skontberg.