My Hero Academia

Alt title: Boku no Hero Academia

TV (13 eps)
4.521 out of 5 from 48,893 votes
Rank #77

Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. That’s right, in a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not going to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies. Now, the only thing standing between him and his first class is the academy’s formidable entrance exam—nothing a little private tutoring from the world’s mightiest hero can’t solve.

Source: Funimation

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Izuku Midoriya: Origin image

Episode 1

Izuku Midoriya: Origin

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Episode 2

What It Takes to Be a Hero

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Episode 3

Roaring Muscles

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Episode 4

Start Line

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Episode 5

What I Can Do for Now

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Episode 6

Rage, You Damn Nerd

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Episode 7

Deku vs, Kacchan

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Episode 8

Bakugo's Start Line

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Episode 9

Yeah, Just Do Your Best, Iida!

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Episode 10

Encounter with the Unknown

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Episode 11

Game Over

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Episode 12

All Might

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Warning this Review May Contain Spoilers- *Sigh* This series doesn't deserve the amount of hate it gets for being a superhero anime, I just want to say that yeah this is another superhero anime but it is still good, please don't get put off because of the theme as it is really good. And I've also had enough of people saying it's a rip-off of this series or that series, I enjoyed it and I think it is worth it. So this is about a world where everyone has superpowers (known as quirks) but our main character is part of the small percentage that doesn't but still wants to become a hero. He's constantly bullied about it but even so he still powers through everyday in his own way, when he meets his idol and he is given the chance to change is fate (but I won't spoil too much as that is the whole point of the anime). STORY The story was good, it had a nice build up and good pacing. I was told that they were going quite slowly (I mean like 1 chapter per episode) but I think for this type of anime it developed well. Another thing about the story is that it is interesting and intriguiding, the idea of superpowers is just something people dream about but here it is put into a story which is well done.  ANIMATION The animation was good, but obviously it wasn't perfect there were a few scenes where you couldn't see the face of the person speaking at a certain distance or the faces were slightly off, and angles could be seen as weirdly portrayed but all these things were more towards the minor side and honestly not too noticeable.  SOUND Next is the sound, the opening was great and really catchy and the ending was perfect and I don't think I'll be able to pick one of them as my overall favourtie. The voice acting was also done to a high standard and I haven't got much to complain about here...yep that's it. CHARACTERS The characters were all unique and fun but I wish there was more development of the characters (yeah I know there will be a second series but still), this was probably were this show was lacking. Like they got everything else out the way, plot, character introduction and so on but pretty much zero character development for those other than Midoriya (who had a bit of development). Anyway boom, review for the anime lottery club all done and hope you enjoy it xx -ANGELBEATSYUI-


I'm usually not the kind of person that rants and cries about everything, but after 4 episodes, I just couldn't keep myself together anymore. This is a shameless copy of One-Punch man, trying to cash in on its succes. Unfortunately, it's doing a bad job at it. The characters are even more ridiculous, the art style is worse - but still on a decent level though - and the story is absolute bullsh*t. There, I said the S-word in one of my reviews. Glad that's out of the way. I'm not going to waste any more words on this. And stay out of the way of this anime. Whether you liked OPM or not, you'll probably dislike it anyway. Edit: I decided to add something to my review which apparently makes it more 'helpful': My Hero Academia is amazing! after watching 4 episodes i am in love with the series. It has everything you want in a good anime! It's funny, emotional, epic quality in both sound and animation, awesome fights and a very interesting story...AND IT'S ABOUT HEROES!! I will tell you right now that if you like one punch man you will love this. Wait scratch that last bit, people don't like it to be compared with OPM. This is probably going to be one of the best animes this season. 10/10 overall would watch again. And to end on a more serious note, I'd like to add that mister Roriconfan, the best reviewer on Anime Planet, mentions in his One Punch Man Review that the show is exactly the same as Hero Academia --> Case closed.

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