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Boku no Hero Academia

Boku no Hero Academia

Alternative Titles

English: My Hero Academia
Japanese: 僕のヒーローアカデミア


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Jul 7, 2014 to ?
Authors: Horikoshi, Kouhei (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)


Score: 8.591 (scored by 52586 users)
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Ranked: #862
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #12
Members: 121,730
Favorites: 13,081
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One day, a four-year-old boy came to a sudden realization: the world is not fair. Eighty percent of the world's population wield special abilities, known as "quirks," which have given many the power to make their childhood dreams of becoming a superhero a reality. Unfortunately, Izuku Midoriya was one of the few born without a quirk, suffering from discrimination because of it. Yet, he refuses to give up on his dream of becoming a hero; determined to do the impossible, Izuku sets his sights on the elite hero training academy, UA High.

However, everything changes after a chance meeting with the number one hero and Izuku's idol, All Might. Discovering that his dream is not a dead end, the powerless boy undergoes special training, working harder than ever before. Eventually, this leads to him inheriting All Might's power, and with his newfound abilities, gets into his school of choice, beginning his grueling journey to become the successor of the best hero on the planet.

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Boku no Hero Academia ranked eighth in the 8th Manga Taisho Awards and fifth in the 2016 Kono Manga ga Sugoi! for the male readers division.

The series has been published in English as My Hero Academia by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint since August 4, 2015; in Italian by Star Comics since February 3, 2016; in French by Ki-oon since April 14, 2016; in German by Carlsen since July 26, 2016; in Spanish by Planeta Comic since October 2016, in Brazilian Portuguese by Editora JBC; in Turkish as
Kahramanlık Akademim
by Gerekli Şeyler since March 2017; in Indonesia by m&c! since October 4, 2017. It has been licensed in Polish by Waneko.

A video game titled Boku no Hero Academia Battle for All has been released for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan on May 19, 2016.

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Apr 23, 2015
Sekaiou (All reviews)
It's the rising star of Jump, the so called "next Naruto/One Piece." Yes, it's of the mold of the two. Yes, you can see the similarities in holistic structure, but what is it that makes Boku no Hero Academia a compelling read for shounen fans looking for something to pass the time?

Story- 7
The premise is simple: Many people have superpowers, the boy has none, he gains powers through strange means much later than others, and he enters THE school of superpower training. Right.
It is only a 7 because the premise has been set and there are simply developments going on at the moment-- this manga read more
Aug 24, 2016
SmashDaddy (All reviews)
This review is for those who saw All Might on the cover and thought this manga might resemble a decent read, but this is cut from the same cloth as Naruto or Hunter x Hunter. The main character, Deku, is the absolute star and if you don't care about a high schooler's boring, emotional, cliché-ridden rise to prominence, there is little else at offer in this story.

To get right into it, the manga opens on the premise of a world where superpowers have become commonplace. One superhero, All Might, stands above all and is idolized by many. Unfortunately, All Might's time is running short read more
Dec 6, 2014
XAsum0x (All reviews)
What seems to be the next big thing in Boku no Hero Academia certainly has the potential to do so, but has a long way to go before it gets there. So far, its every piece of copy and paste material and generic story out there. However one thing that intrigued me was how well it used its generic story and characters. The first chapter speaks to itself honestly. Izuku our main character has a problem that gets dealt with in a very very satisfying way that got hooked and invested in the story. The story is interesting and the world is simple, but can read more
Nov 22, 2014
ElDorito (All reviews)
So far from the looks of things this manga has alot of potential to be on par with the big 3, in fact it could be better, it might even be the next Hunter x Hunter.

The overall plot for the manga is rather interesting, besides following a few cliches (because shounen) the setting is generally based in a world at which humans have been somewhat evolved to a state in which at the age of 4 they develop powers in which then can became SuperHeros, which is pretty unique in my opinion having a society run by heroes. Yet also in this world their a read more


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