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My Hero Academia Gets Second Movie Project


Earlier today, AnimeJapan hosted a stage event for My Hero Academia (My Hero Academia). During the show, it was announced that a second anime movie based on the property is in the works. The first trailer and teaser visual, along with staff details were revealed. We break the details down below.

Trailer

The 15-second promo cuts between action shots of the cast before confirming a Winter 2019 premiere.

Visual

The image, which was drawn by series creator Kōhei Horikoshi, features Deku, Bakugo, and All Might holding signs for “My Hero Academia: The Movie 2”.

My Hero Academia The Movie 2 Teaser Visual

Staff

Series creator Kōhei Horikoshi will provide original character designs for the project, and serve as a general supervisor.

The My Hero Academia TV series returns to Japanese TV in October 2019.

The show’s third season launched on April 7. Kenji Nagasaki returned to direct the new season at Bones, with Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Trigun) penning the show’s scripts. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk) was in charge of character designs.

Funimation is streaming the show’s SimulDub, and 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: Comic Natalie

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