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My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Gets North American Theatrical Run in 2020


Earlier today, Funimation announced that they will give My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising a theatrical run in North America. The film will run in theaters across the United States and Canada in early 2020.

My Hero Academia The Movie: Heroes: Rising opens in Japan on December 20.

My Hero Academia the Movie Heroes Rising VisualSeries creator Kōhei Horikoshi will provide original character designs for the project, and serve as a general supervisor. Kenji Nagasaki will direct the feature at Bones, with Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk) providing character designs. Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Trigun) is penning the feature’s script.

New voice cast members include:

  • Nine: Yoshio Inoue
  • Slice: Mio Imada
  • Mahoro: Tomoyo Kurosawa
  • Katsuma: Yuka Terasaki
  • Chimera: Shunsuke Takeuchi
  • Mummy: Kousuke Toriumi

The My Hero Academia TV series returned to Japanese TV for its fourth season in October.

Funimation is streaming the show, 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: Funimation Blog

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