"Todoroki, an undersung hero of the Japanese side who was on superb form...."
-- Ginny Weasley reporting in the Daily Prophet, 9 July 2014 (Pm)
Japan won their match of 16 round against Poland and the quarter-final fixture against Nigeria. However, they lost to Bulgaria at the semi-final stage. The Japanese won against the United States to secure third place overall (Pm).
a brilliant Keeper
Other canon notes and references
Todoroki (とどろき)(轟き) is a Japanese surname meaning "roar, rumble, pounding, throbbing" (Tangorin).
Lexicon list of Keepers
From the Web
Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore:
- History of the Quidditch World Cup
- 2014 Quidditch World Cup reports
- 2014 Quidditch World Cup final
- The Daily Prophet
Pottermore enhanced reading experience: Quidditch World Cup
Screenshots of the original Daily Prophet coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup on Pottermore: Imgur archive
Harry Potter Wikia: Todoroki