Boku no Hero Academia

My Hero Academia

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 僕のヒーローアカデミア
English: My Hero Academia
German: My Hero Academia
Spanish: My Hero Academia
French: My Hero Academia
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 3, 2016 to Jun 26, 2016
Premiered: Spring 2016
Broadcast: Sundays at 17:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Bones
Source: Manga
Genre: ActionAction
Themes: SchoolSchool, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.881 (scored by 20240782,024,078 users)
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Ranked: #7972
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6
Members: 2,953,649
Favorites: 53,492

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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.

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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


Cook, Justin
Amano, Naoki
Kazumasa, Sanjouba
Nagasaki, Kenji
Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"The Day" by Porno Graffitti

Ending Theme

"HEROES" by Brian the Sun


Aug 28, 2023
The first season of "Boku no Hero Academia" introduces viewers to a world where superpowers, or "quirks," have become the norm. The series follows Izuku Midoriya, a quirkless boy with aspirations of becoming a hero in a society where abilities define one's destiny. While the show boasts a compelling premise and exhilarating action sequences, it falls short in a few areas, earning a 7/10 rating.

One of the standout features of the series is its diverse cast of characters, each with their own unique quirks and personalities. Izuku's determination and growth as he earns the power he's always desired are inspiring. However, the development of secondary ...
Nov 17, 2023
Mixed Feelings
(This is my first review so if you find this confusing please forgive me)
Boku no Hero Academia...

The Negatives:
- I was 10 when I first watched this I really thought that this was a great anime but in my Rewatch it feels like a woke series maybe because of the fanbase but I was bored when I rewatched it felt like they made this series so this can become the next kids watch, most students were forgettable, fights wasn't entertaining compare to like anime such as one piece or bleach I know that they have alot of episodes and they're old generation but there are other ...
Sep 1, 2023
For the most part, My Hero Academia is a pretty typical shonen superhero anime. It's nothing that you haven't seen before; the characters have superpowers, the main character slowly becomes a god, and most of the side characters are weak except for an occasional burst of Teamwork™ that the main character desperately needs during a moment or two of weakness against the evil final boss of the season. Yatta yatta, you know the drill.

What really makes the show unwatchable, though, isn't the dull reused plot, or the predictable progression, or the edgy antihero, but rather that the show takes the overused "pervy character" trope far ...

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