Funimation announced that the season five premiere of the hit show My Hero Academia will return to its service on Saturday, March 27, across multiple global Funimation territories, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Brazil, and Mexico. The series is also available in North America on Funimation’s streaming partner Hulu.
My Hero Academia Details
The fifth season of the anime will be kicking off with the Joint Training Arc, which sees Class 1-A and Class 1-B’s students pitted against each other in a series of team battles that demonstrates just how much each respective class has grown. Season five will bring answers and action-packed stories that viewers won’t want to miss out on, including the iconic series’ 100th episode.
Asa Suehira, Chief Creative Officer at Funimation Global Group commented on the news saying:
“We are excited to have My Hero Academia coming back to its home on Funimation,” “It’s been an honor to bring the My Hero Academia story to the Funimation audience over the years and watch the community of fans team up with Deku and his friends.”
My Hero Academia synopsis:
My Hero Academia is a Japanese anime series based on the manga series by Kohei Horikoshi. It tells the story of a young boy, Izuku Midoriya, who lives in a universe where superpowers — or “Quirks” — have become commonplace. Izuku dreams of being a hero, although he was born without superpowers. Through the help of friends, family, and heroes, Midoriya is admitted into THE prestigious high school for heroes in training. This is where his journey begins. My Hero Academia is produced by Studio Bones.
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