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My Hero Academia Season 7's 2nd Video Unveils Opening Song

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TK from Ling Tosite Sigure performs "Tagatame" opening

The stage event at AnimeJapan 2024 on Sunday for the My Hero Academia anime debuted the second full promotional video for the anime's seventh season. The video reveals and previews the opening theme song "Tagatame" by artist TK from Ling Tosite Sigure.

Image via My Hero Academia anime's Twitter account

The anime's seventh season was announced after the sixth season ended on March 25, 2023. A four-episode My Hero Academia Memories compilation special with some new scenes will start airing on April 6. The new season (starting with episode 139 of the overall anime) will then debut on May 4. The anime will again air on YTV and NTV on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. (4:30 a.m. EDT).

Romi Park voices the character Star and Stripe in the new season.

The anime is also spawning My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: You're Next (My Hero Academia: You're Next), a fourth film that will open on August 2. Horikoshi serves as the general supervisor and original character designer. The film has an original story that takes place around the same time as where the TV anime is currently, with the collapse of safe society.

Horikoshi launched the manga series in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in July 2014. The manga's 40th compiled book volume will ship in Japan on April 4. Viz Media publishes the manga in English digitally and in print in North America. Shueisha's MANGA Plus service also publishes the manga in English digitally.

The anime's first 13-episode season premiered in April 2016. The 25-episode second season premiered in April 2017, and the third season premiered in April 2018 and ran for 25 episodes. The fourth season premiered in Japan in October 2019, and aired for 25 episodes. A two-episode original video anime for the franchise streamed in Japan in August 2020, and Funimation and Crunchyroll streamed the episodes. The show's fifth season premiered in Japan in March 2021, and aired for 25 episodes. A new two-episode original video anime screened in Japan in June 2022. Crunchyroll is streaming the episodes.

The anime's sixth season premiered in October 2022. The season aired for two continuous cours (quarter of a year) for a total of 25 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan, and it is also streaming an English dub. Toonami is airing the anime. The My Hero Academia UA Heroes Battle special anime episode debuted in October.

Source: My Hero Academia stage at AnimeJapan 2024

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