My Hero Academia Anime Gets 2nd Season
posted on 2016-06-23 06:28 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
This year's 30th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is revealing on Monday that the My Hero Academia television anime series will get a second season. The issue will also reveal a new visual for the anime featuring Izuku Midoriya, All Might, and Tomura Shigaraki (the visual pictured at right is an older visual from the first season). The announcement also reveals that the second season will cover the U.A. Sports Festival arc of Kōhei Horikoshi's original manga.
The anime's first season premiered on the MBS /TBS channel network's "Nichigo" timeslot on April 3, and airs every Sunday at 5:00 p.m. The 13th and final episode in the first season will air this Sunday. Funimation is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland as it airs in Japan. The company is also streaming a Broadcast Dub.
Horikoshi launched the superhero manga series in Weekly Shonen Jump in July 2014, and Shueisha published the ninth compiled volume in Japan on June 3. Viz Media is publishing the manga digitally in its Weekly Shonen Jump magazine and in print. The company released the manga's fourth compiled volume in English on May 3.