My Hero Academia -Heroes: Rising- Film Listed With Novel Version in December
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Amazon Japan is listing that Shueisha's Jump J-Books brand will release a novel for Boku no Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising- (My Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising-), the new anime film based on Kōhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia manga. The novel will ship on December 20, the same day the film opens in Japan. Anri Yoshi (My Hero Academia: School Briefs) is penning the novel.
Kenji Nagasaki and Yousuke Kuroda are returning from the series and the previous film as the director and scriptwriter, respectively for the new film. Yoshihiko Umakoshi is returning to design the characters, and Yuuki Hayashi is once again composing the music. BONES is animating the film. sumika is performing the theme song "Higher Ground."
Theatergoers will receive an exclusive short manga by Horikoshi titled Boku no Hero Academia Vol. R (My Hero Academia Vol. Rising) as a bonus while supplies last. The manga will be in a booklet that participating theaters will distribute with a one-million-copy print run. The booklet will also have an extended interview with Horikoshi, character designs, original character sketches for the movie's new characters, and a new cover illustration.
Horikoshi designed two original characters for the film named Nine and Slice, voiced by Yoshio Inoue and Mio Imada respectively. As with the previous My Hero Academia: Two Heroes film, Horikoshi has overall supervision of the film.