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Boku no Hero Academia


Alternative Titles

English: My Hero Academia
Synonyms: Boku no Hero Academia
Japanese: 僕のヒーローアカデミア

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2016 to Jun 26, 2016
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Sundays at 17:00 (JST)
Studios: Bones
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.311 (scored by 33,429 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #2062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #306
Members: 136,666
Favorites: 1,115
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Episodes: /13

Synopsis

The appearance of "quirks," newly discovered super powers, has been steadily increasing over the years, with 80 percent of humanity possessing various abilities from manipulation of elements to shapeshifting. This leaves the remainder of the world completely powerless, and Izuku Midoriya is one such individual.

Since he was a child, the ambitious middle schooler has wanted nothing more than to be a hero. Izuku's unfair fate leaves him admiring heroes and taking notes on them whenever he can. But it seems that his persistence has borne some fruit: Izuku meets the number one hero and his personal idol, All Might. All Might's quirk is a unique ability that can be inherited, and he has chosen Izuku to be his successor!

Enduring many months of grueling training, Izuku enrolls in UA High, a prestigious high school famous for its excellent hero training program, and this year's freshmen look especially promising. With his bizarre but talented classmates and the looming threat of a villainous organization, Izuku will soon learn what it really means to be a hero.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Mangaka Horikoushi Kouhei has noted that American superhero comics are the inspiration for the series, and has based character pages on logos for Marvel and DC comic characters.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Midoriya, Izuku
Midoriya, Izuku
Main
Yamashita, Daiki
Japanese
Yamashita, Daiki
Watanabe, Akeno
Japanese
Watanabe, Akeno
...
Bakugou, Katsuki
Bakugou, Katsuki
Main
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Japanese
Okamoto, Nobuhiko
Kokuryu, Sachi
Japanese
Kokuryu, Sachi
...
Todoroki, Shouto
Todoroki, Shouto
Main
Kaji, Yuki
Japanese
Kaji, Yuki
Uraraka, Ochako
Uraraka, Ochako
Main
Sakura, Ayane
Japanese
Sakura, Ayane

Staff

Nagasaki, Kenji
Nagasaki, Kenji
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Kuroda, Yousuke
Kuroda, Yousuke
Script, Series Composition
Porno Graffitti
Porno Graffitti
Theme Song Performance


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"The Day" by Porno Graffitti

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"HEROES" by Brian the Sun



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nw407elixir
May 2, 2016
This review contains spoilers.

My hero academia is an underdog story shounen. The bullied MC has to grow balls, adapt, etc to become what he wants to become. It's all fine and dandy except every other shounen and their dog already did this, better. The show ends up being just fanservice to people whom can identify with the main character.

What my hero academia caught attention with are its different perspective on the subject and the good production values. MHA takes the zero to hero plot half jockingly and half seriously, and this is reflected in its different western superhero-like art style and “in your face” read more
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Omi_Elric
Apr 24, 2016
My 1st review in MAL :) Hope it will be useful for y'all ^^
Boku no Hero Academia is a great upcoming shounen anime. Its rare now to see the main character starting from zero to a hero. And this is all what the anime is about. Young boy, Izuku Midoriya having a great interest to become a 'Hero' goes through various hardships and training to join U.A.~ The Hero Academia. This hero of ours lacking the uniqueness called as 'Quirks' has a dream to walk over the footsteps of the 'No. 1 Hero' All Might.

Story~ 9/10
From Zero to a Hero. This anime is about Midoriya read more
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ShaneM
Apr 24, 2016
This is a preliminary review written for Boku no Hero Academia. I can't do much in the way of a proper review at this point in time because only four episodes have been released; however I felt I should write a review to intrigue others to watch this show because as of the moment I'm very much enjoying it.

Boku no Hero Academia seems like a fairly stereotypical anime. You have a main character, who in time will become extremely powerful, after suffering through some childhood neglect and / or separation from the others due to their singularity. This is much like your average set-up read more
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FilippaTooth
Apr 24, 2016
''My Deku means, You can do it!''- Midoriya, Izuku (Deku)


Boku no hero Academia is one of the most popular ongoing animes of the spring season 2016. The series is a typical zero to hero story (which isn't bad in anyway) about a boy that has a huge interest in becoming a superhero.

Story ~ 9/10
The story of the series is set in an alternate world where humans are born with superpowers, with some humans the powers starts to manifest from the age 4. Because of that superhumans has become a normal daily life thing. With this fact humanity has been divided by 3 groups.

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