The 2nd and 3rd combined 2018 issue of Weekly Shounen Jump
magazine has announced on Monday that Kouhei Horikoshi
's Boku no Hero Academia
manga series will get an anime movie in Summer 2018. An official website and Twitter account have also launched.
The movie will feature an original story supervised and original character designed by the mangaka himself and center on the Class A characters, as well as show the past of a certain character that hasn't been revealed in the manga yet. A key visual will be revealed at the Jump Festa on December 16.
Boku no Hero Academia
has been serialized in Weekly Shounen Jump since July 2014. The series currently has 16 compiled volumes in print, with the latest published on November 2. The manga has received two anime seasons by studio Bones
, which aired in Spring 2016
and Spring 2017
for 12 episodes and 25 episodes, respectively. Two OVA episodes were bundled
with the 13th and 14th compiled manga volumes in April and June earlier this year. A third season
is scheduled for a Spring 2018 premiere.
Viz Media has been releasing the manga in English since August 2015, and published the tenth volumes on November 7. Funimation has licensed the anime series for North American distribution, and released the first season in a single Blu-ray and DVD volume earlier this year on April 18.
Official site: http://heroaca-movie.com/
Official Twitter: @heroaca_movie
Source: animate Times