To hype the upcoming Season 6, My Hero Academia released new character visuals for its antagonists, Shigaraki Tomura and Dabi!
Aside from this, there will be a web radio show entitled, “My Villain Academia Radio Villain Biiki“. This will be hosted by the voice actors of Shigaraki and Dabi – Koki Uchiyama and Hiro Shimono respectively.
It is going to be a discussion of the 6th season from the enemy’s point of view. It is meant to contrast another web radio show from the heroes’ perspective, “My Hero Academia Radio Almighty Nippon” with Izuku “Deku” Midoriya (played by Daiki Yamashita) and Katsuki Bakugo (played by Nobuhiko Okamoto). Shiragaki and Dabi’s radio show will premiere by October 4, 2022 on the site Otoizumi.
My Hero Academia Season 6 will start premiering by October 1, 2022 (18:00 ~ 6:00 PM) on various streaming sites like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Crunchyroll, and many more. Bones in the animation producer of the series.
Check the official tweet and new character visuals below:
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My Hero Academia Season 5 Recap
My Hero Academia‘s 5th season aired from March 27 to September 25, 2021 with a total of 25 episodes. It premiered on YTV, NTV, and on streaming sites such as Netflix, Crunchyroll, Viu, Bilibili, and many more. Funimation also streamed the episodes, and subsequently released the English dub last April 2021.
In this season, the rivalry between Class 1-A and Class 1-B from UA Academy became intense. This is because Class 1-A has been receiving public attention recently as they have encountered multiple villain attacks in the past year. Class 1-B then intended to showcase their skills against Class 1-A in a series of mock battles. What they did not expect is the inclusion of Hitoshi Shinsou, a General Course student who wanted to transfer to the Hero Course. Hitoshi is still struggling to catch up because he does not have much experience. He did train with Class 1-A’s homeroom teacher, Shouta “Eraserhead” Aizawa, so he is determined to prove himself.
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My Hero Academia Manga Background
Kohei Horikoshi is the author and illustrator of My Hero Academia. It started manga serialization on Shueisha’s Weekly Shounen Jump magazine, and the 1st volume was released into a physical and digital copy in 2014. As of July 2022, 35 volumes of the manga have been published. The 36th volume will be coming soon in October 4, 2022. Shueisha also started to make the manga available on the MANGA Plus Website in 2019 and it currently has 365 pages.
VIZ Media licensed the manga to be published in English. It released the first volume in 2015, and as of July 2022, there are 31 volumes already for physical and digital copies. The 32nd volume will be available by October 4, 2022 and is currently ready for pre-order.
My Hero Academia premiered its 1st season in 2016. It has since then became one of most popular anime series in 2010s. Japanese cosplayers also loved dressing up as the characters from the series, as evident in the ranking made by the site Cosplayers Archive in 2017. The series became one of the trending topics across social media in 2020 and in 2022.
My Hero Academia also spawned multiple spin-offs, light novels, theatrical films, a live action adaptation, stage plays, games, and books.
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