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Funimation to Stream First 6 SimulDub Episodes for My Hero Academia Season 3 Day & Date With Japan


Whether you’re a dub fan or a sub fan, U.A. High School doesn’t discriminate. All it asks is a love of justice!

Earlier today, Funimation announced that they will stream the first six dubbed episodes of My Hero Academia‘s third season day-and-date with the Japanese broadcast. Funimation will offer the dub on their FunimationNow platform in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia.

Subtitled simulcasts for the show will be offered on Crunchyroll and Hulu.

Funimation started streaming an English teaser for My Hero Academia‘s third season, which you can check out below:

My Hero Academia‘s third season kicks off on April 7. The new will run for 25 episodes, and focus on the original manga’s “Forest School Trip” arc.

My Hero Academia is based on Kohei Horikoshi’s manga of the same name. Kenji Nagasaki will return to direct the new season at Bones, with Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Trigun) penning the show’s scripts. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk) is in charge of character designs.

UVERWORLD will provide opening theme song Odd Future, while Miwa performs the show’s closing theme song.

Funimation describes the new season as:

Summer is here, and the heroes of Class 1-A and 1-B are in for the toughest training camp of their lives! A group of seasoned pros pushes everyone’s Quirks to new heights as the students face one overwhelming challenge after another. Braving the elements in this secret location becomes the least of their worries when routine training turns into a critical struggle for survival.

Source: Funimation (Press Release)

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