If you are a fan of superheroes and still have not checked out My Hero Academia, then you better get ready to binge its first season. The praised anime series confirmed it would return with a second season earlier this summer, and now fans are being treated to a first-look at the anime. The official website of My Hero Academia has uploaded a preview of the action-packed season, and it looks explosive.
If you are not familiar with My Hero Academia, then you should know the series kicked off in 2014 when Weekly Shonen Jump first published Kōhei Horikoshi’s manga. The series was then adapted into an anime in April 2016 and quickly gained popularity amongst viewers.
The show follows a middle school student named Izuku Midoriya. The boy is a regular teenager who was born in an alternate universe where everyone is born with superpowers. That is, except for him. Izuku dreams of still becoming a famous and beloved superhero, but he finds himself mocked for the optimistic goal.
However, his classmates are soon put in their place with Izuku does something truly heroic; The boy saves a fellow classmate of his from a villain when no one else would, and the world’s greatest superhero, All Might, decides to gift the boy with a power. The gift, which is known as One For All, allows Izuku to channel great physical strength - and it finally allows him to enter the training academy U.A. High School.
The first season follows Izuku has he tries to hone is newfound abilities and navigate the treacherous waters of high school life. The boy and his friends end the season as heroes after they managed to defend their school from a gang of scheming villains, but all is not peaceful in Izuku’s world. The second season hints that a school-wide tournament will be held, and Izuku will have to go fist-to-fist when some of his greatest enemies yet.
If you want to catch up on the well-loved anime, then you still have time to do so before the second season of My Hero Academia premieres. Sites such as Hulu provide English subbed episodes of the first season, so you can binge all 13 episodes to your heart’s content.
[H/T] Anime News Network