My Hero Academia

Read up on the latest My Hero Academia franchise News, Reviews and Features from the team at CBR.

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Created by:
Kohei Horikoshi
First Film:
My Hero Academia: Two Heroes
Latest Film:
My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission
First TV Show:
My Hero Academia
First Episode Air Date:
April 3, 2016
Daiki Yamashita, Justin Briner, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Clifford Chapin, Ayane Sakura, Yûki Kaji
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latest My Hero Academia Articles

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My Hero Academia Recommendation Leads to Backlash Against Aespa Karina

Aespa's Karina receives fierce fan criticism after saying she watched My Hero Academia due to historical associations with one character.

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My Hero Academia: All Villains Ranked From Weakest To Strongest

The villains of My Hero Academia are armed with some deadly quirks and powerful skills, but which are the strongest and which are the weakest? CBR finds out.

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Best Anime On Crunchyroll (March 2023)

From brand-new breakout hits to classic fan favorites, Crunchyroll has a ton of great anime to stream today.

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10 Worst Cases Of Power Creep In My Hero Academia, Ranked

With random new abilities and instant power boosts, My Hero Academia has fallen victim to handing out undeserved upgrades to several characters.

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My Hero Academia Spinoff Vigilantes Reportedly Gets Anime Adaptation

A prominent fan claims an anime adaptation of author Hideyuki Furuhashi and artist Betten Court's My Hero Academia: Vigilantes has been confirmed.

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My Hero Academia: How Strong Is Dark Deku?

After the Paranormal Liberation War and his fight against Shigaraki, the young hero turned rogue and became Dark Deku, pushing his body to the limit.

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10 Best Heteromorphs In My Hero Academia, Ranked

My Hero Academia characters like Tokoyami and Wash prove that heteromorphs are just awesome, if not more so, than "normal" Quirk users.

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REVIEW: My Hero Academia Chapter 392 Is a Terrifying Look Into Himiko Toga's Past

Himiko Toga is unhinged in Chapter 392 of My Hero Academia, with her backstory revealing just how deep the rabbit hole goes.

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My Hero Academia Should've Done More With Vigilante Deku

Dark Deku wasn't so dark after all. He represented Izuku Midoriya's incredibly brave and selfless nature, taken to thrilling new levels.

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15 Worst-Written Anime Heroes

Some popular anime heroes lack real growth, such as Tanjiro from Demon Slayer, Kirito from SAO, and Eren from AOT, making them way too predictable.

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10 Best Anime Powers Not Worth The Cost

Anime features many powerful abilities with steep prices, like inheriting the Attack Titan in AoT and being a Gundam pilot in The Witch from Mercury.

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15 Fastest Anime Characters Of All Time, Ranked

Who are the speediest characters in anime history?

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10 Worst-Written Main Characters From Great Anime

From Sailor Moon's annoying personality to Jonathan Joestar's underwhelming presence in JJBA, many anime protagonists could've been written better.

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10 Shonen Anime That Get Better After The First Season

Some shonen anime need some time to warm up, including hit titles like My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, and even Naruto.

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10 Times My Hero Academia Broke New Ground

MHA may look like a typical shonen anime, but Izuku "Deku" Midoriya's journey to Number One Hero is full of groundbreaking storytelling.

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My Hero Academia Gets NBA Collaboration

In this latest collaboration with the NBA, My Hero Academia's heroes will be virtually unstoppable on the basketball court, thanks to their Quirks.

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Skip and Loafer Among Manga Loved by My Hero Academia's Creator

My Hero Academia’s Kohei Horikoshi names Skip and Loafer among the romance series he reads as “comfort manga” to unwind from his own work.

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15 Anime Characters Who Ruined Their Series

Anime characters like MHA's Mineta Minarou and Yuri Briar from Spy x Family are so frustrating that they hurt the entire show when on screen.

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15 Most Disappointing MHA Heroes

MHA has some lovable heroes, but even favorites like All Might have managed to disappoint plenty of people.

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10 Weakest Female Quirk Users

Just because a Quirk like Eri's Rewind can be powerful doesn't mean the user is particularly strong, and MHA has some pretty weak female Quirk users.