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My Hero Academia Anime's 3rd Promo Video Previews More Voice Cast For 1st Time

posted on 2016-02-14 04:10 EST
Shōto Todoroki's character designs, April 3 premiere also revealed

The official website for the television anime of Kōhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia) manga began streaming the show's third promotional video on Sunday. The video reveals that the anime will premiere on April 3.

The video previews some of the recently revealed voice cast for the first time, including:

Aoi Yūki (ERASED's Kayo Hinazuki, One-Punch Man's Tornado Tsumaki) as Tsuyu Asui

Ryou Hirohashi (Girl Friend BETA's Nozomi Miyauchi, Baccano!'s Chane Laforet) as Minoru Mineta

Marina Inoue (Haganai's Yozora, Owarimonogatari's Sodachi) as Momo Yaoyorozu

Yoshimasa Hosoya (Free! Eternal Summer's Sōsuke, Haikyu!!'s Asahi) as Fumikage Tokoyami

Tasuku Hatanaka (Ushio & Tora's Ushio, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal's Yūma Tsukumo) as Denki Kaminari

Toshiki Masuda (Samurai Flamenco's titular character, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal's Ryōga Kamishiro) as Eijirō Kirishima

The video also reveals that Yuuki Kaji (Attack on Titan's Eren, World Trigger's Osamu Mikumo) will voice the character Shōto Todoroki. This year's 11th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is also revealing the same information on Monday. The anime's official website also revealed Todoroki's character designs on Sunday.

The show's second promotional video previewed the other voice cast members for the first time in December.

Daiki Yamashita (Yowamushi Pedal's Sakamichi Onoda, Log Horizon's Tōya) as Izuku Midoriya

Kenta Miyake (Assassination Classroom's Akira Takaoka, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders' Mohammed Abdul) as All Might

Nobuhiko Okamoto (A Certain Magical Index's Accelerator, Bakuman.'s Eiji Niizuma) as Katsuki Bakugō

Ayane Sakura (Love Live! School idol project's Arisa Ayase, Terraformars' Eva Frost) as Ochako Uraraka

Kaito Ishikawa (One-Punch Man's Genos, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet's Ledo) as Tenya Iida

The anime will air on the MBS/TBS channel network's "Nichigo" timeslot every Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

Kenji Nagasaki (Gundam Build Fighters, Classroom Crisis, No. 6) is directing the anime at the studio BONES (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Concrete Revolutio, Fullmetal Alchemist). Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Honey and Clover, Trigun) is overseeing the series' scripts. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Air Master, Heartcatch Precure!, Berserk) is designing the characters for animation.

Horikoshi launched the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in July 2014, and Shueisha shipped the seventh volume on February 4, and a limited edition of the volume shipped with a drama CD. Horikoshi wrote the new story for the CD, and the anime's series composition writer Yousuke Kuroda turned the story into the drama CD's script.

Viz Media is releasing the manga in English digitally as Shueisha publishes new chapters in Japan. The company also published the third volume in print on February 2.

The manga inspired Hirofumi Neda's Boku no Hero Academia Smash!! manga on Shueisha's digital Shonen Jump+ app. The manga launched in November. Viz Media published a preview of the manga in English in its Weekly Shonen Jump digital manga anthology. The manga is also inspiring a novel adaptation, a My Hero Academia: Battle for All Nintendo 3DS game, and an arcade card game.

Todoroki character design image via Comic Natalie


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