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My Hero Academia
« on: November 24, 2015, 06:57:11 PM »
Instead of cluttering up other threads with the many updates of this series, I thought it would be better to put them all here.


First, the obvious information. Studio BONES is producing the anime as their first adaption of a Weekly Shonen Jump series ever. The director is Kenji Nagasaki (Gundam Build Fighters, Classroom Crisis, No. 6) and the lead writer is Yousuke Kuroda (Trigun, Gundam Build Fighters, Honey and Clover). Character designs are by Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk, Air Master, Heartcatch Precure!) and are in the link below.

My Hero Academia is about a world where 80 percent of the world's population has an ability called a "quirk". Some have taken to using their abilities for evil, and others for good, creating both heroes and villains. In a world full of those with special abilities, what can someone without a quirk do? Can they become heroes, too? Izuku Midoriya is a total hero nerd, studying up on them all and wanting to be one, but he has no quirk. He is told he can never be a hero. Then one day he meets his personal hero, the greatest in the world, All Might. But is having a quirk all that's needed to be a hero, or do you need something more? The story begins as the two meet. Izuku might just get the chance he's always wanted.

Here is the first animated teaser.

Just today, Bones has put out some Color Character Designs for the anime.

So this thread is reserved for any comments or general news about the upcoming adaption of the fan favorite shonen manga, Please try to keep them centered here, if you will.

« Last Edit: February 28, 2016, 11:16:52 PM by Spark Of Spirit »
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2015, 10:47:46 AM »
I haven't said anything about the VAs, have I? Well, here are the parts currently cast:

Izuku Midoriya - Daiki Yamashita (Yowamushi Pedal's Sakamichi Onoda, Log Horizon's Toya, MHA V-Comic's Izuku Midoriya)
All Might - Kenta Miyake (Assassination Classroom's Akira Takaoka, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders' Mohammed Abdul, Berserk movies' Nosferatu Zodd)
Katsuki Bakugo - Nobuhiko Okamoto (Blue Exorcists' Rin Okumura, Haikyu's Yu Nishinoya, Bakuman's Eiji Niizuma)

So far the cast has been really well picked.
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2015, 12:42:26 AM »
Wow, the guy who voiced Takaoka is doing All Might? Interesting how he went from portraying one of the most villainous teachers in a Jump series to literally one of the most heroic. I also get a kick out of the fact that Bakugo is like a complete 180 in personality from all the other characters his seiyuu has played in the past.  :lol:

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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2015, 10:36:48 AM »
I saw someone say he did Accelerator in A Certain Magical Index.

Listening to that, and contrasted with his cheery roles, I think he was very well chosen.
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2015, 01:22:11 PM »
Jean-Paul Polnareff: MO-HAMMAD AVOL?!
All Might: YES...I...AM!
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2015, 09:53:43 AM »
Uraraka and Ida's character designs.

I'm guessing Todoroki is up next.
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2015, 02:19:55 PM »

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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2015, 02:20:19 PM »
Here are some of the characters in their hero gear:



New VAs:

Ochako Uraraka - Ayane Sakura (Psycho Pass's Mika Shimotsuki, Knights of Sidonia's Mozuku Kunato, Nisekoi's Haru Onodera)
Tenya IdaKaito Ishikawa (One-Punch Man's Genos, Haikyu!'s Tobio Kageyama, Terror in Resonance's Nine)

Good choices, I think.
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2016, 10:41:52 AM »
Second PV focuses on the hero designs and the voice actors.

Also, a new image:



I gotta say, I really like the way this is shaping up.


Up next are the new cast members as they are announced. I will edit this post as they update.



Tsuyu Asui - Aoi Yuki (Puella Magi Madoka Magica's Madoka Kaname, One-Punch Man's Tornado of Terror. Gundam Build Fighters' Kirara)
Minoru Mineta - Ryo Hirohashi (Sonic the Hedgehog's Tails, Gundam Build Fighters' Suzuma Sasaki, Area 88's Kim Aba)




Momo Yaoyorozu - Marina Inoue (Attack on Titan's Armin Arlelt, Baccano!'s Eve Genoard, Gurren Lagann's Yoko)
Fumikage Tokoyami - Yoshimasa Hosoya (Baby Steps' Soji Ike, Digimon Tri's Yamato Ishida, Haikyuu!!'s Asahi Azumane)




Denki Kaminari - Tasuku Hatanaka (Ushio & Tora's Ushio Aotsuki, World Trigger's Hisato Sasamori, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal's Yuma Tsukumo)
Eijirou Kirishima - Toshiki Matsuda (Samurai Flamenco's Masayoshi Hazama, Haikyu!!'s as Chikara Ennoshita, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal's Ryoga Kamishiro)

Pretty good cast so far. A lot of great choices. Still waiting on Todoroki, though.
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2016, 08:36:40 PM »
So now we know why it took so long for them to reveal Todoroki.

Shoto Todoroki is being voiced by Yuki Kaji. I guess I don't need to post who he has voiced.

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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2016, 09:29:28 PM »
I'll be legit disappointed if they don'the somehow work in a reference where Midoriya sings this song: https://youtu.be/yJ1z9oNZbJU

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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2016, 10:17:25 PM »
I'll be legit disappointed if they don'the somehow work in a reference where Midoriya sings this song: https://youtu.be/yJ1z9oNZbJU
They just have to have the whole cast go at it at some point.
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2016, 06:32:29 PM »
Now we can hear the new voices in action. They sound great.

Though it is odd that there hasn't been a fully animated PV aside from the very first one yet. Even Mob Psycho 100 which doen't even have a release date has shown off more footage than this has. I'm guessing it must be a difference in the directors.

We know who's doing the OP and ED now:

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The rock band Porno Graffitti is performing the opening, and the rock band Brian the Sun is performing the ending as their major label debut.
Personally was hoping for Spyair, but this will do!



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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2016, 11:12:18 PM »
Animated PV!

Wow, BONES is going all out with this. The art style and animation matched Horikoshi's Manga/Comic Book style excellently and the music evokes both classic superheroes and old hero anime. Really digging the VAs, too. Compared to other recent adaptions of Shonen Jump properties, this definitely looks higher caliber. Really hope this goes all the way up to Stain now.

Only a month to go!
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Re: My Hero Academia
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2016, 04:22:05 PM »