My Hero Academia Season 4's New Trailer Unveils Blue Encount Song, New Cast Member

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Seiran Kobayashi plays Eri, mysterious girl key to new season's story

The official website for the television anime of the My Hero Academia manga began streaming a new trailer for the fourth season of Saturday. The trailer previews the new opening theme song "Polaris" by Blue Encount (Banana Fish, Gintama). It also announces that Seiran Kobayashi (Okko's Inn) will play Eri, the mysterious girl who is key to the story of the new season. The new season covers the manga's Hero Intern arc that began in the 14th volume.

Sayuri (ERASED, Golden Kamuy) performs the ending theme song "Kōkai no Uta" ("About a voyage").

The season will premiere on October 12, and will air on YTV and NTV on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. Funimation will stream the season as it airs in Japan.

New cast members include Shinichiro Miki as Sir Nighteye, Rie Murakawa as Bubble Girl, and Kazuyuki Okitsu is as Fat Gum.

The anime's first 13-episode season premiered in April 2016, and then the 25-episode second season premiered in April 2017. The 25-episode third season premiered in April 2018, and Funimation also streamed the English dub of the third season. Crunchyroll and Hulu streamed the series with English subtitles as it aired in Japan.

The My Hero Academia: Two Heroes film opened in Japan last August. The franchise is receiving a second film titled Boku no Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising- that will open on December 20.

Sources: My Hero Academia anime's official website, Funimation, Comic Natalie

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