The next installment of My Hero Academia is set to screen its first episode during the Hero Fes event, which is finally returning to Japan in July. The event is being held for the return of the popular anime series, with the season 6 celebration featuring the Japanese voice actors. The release of the new episode will only be a special screening as the broadcast will start for the 6th season in the fall.
My Hero Academia started as a manga series that was written and illustrated by Kōhei Horikoshi. The first anime series premiered on April 3rd, 2016, with three movies linked in with the story told over 5 seasons. The story primarily follows Izuku Midoriya, who was born without a quirk in a world almost everyone has one. As Midoriya follows his dream to become the number 1 hero, he pushes himself to the top with his fellow classmates, with his inherited quirk that was gifted to him from the current No. 1 hero, All Might.
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Midoriya’s inherited quirk, One-For-All, is currently in a stage of evolution, meaning that he has begun to inherit the power of a previous predecessor of the quirk. Along with Todoroki and Bakugou, training under Endeavor has given the students a chance of seeing the abilities of a top-rank hero. The 6th series will continue after the events of the movie My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission, which was released last year.
My Hero Academia: Hero Fes Featured Headliners
This Hero Fes will be the first held at a venue in 3 years, as the last Hero Fes was held in 2019. Since then, the event has been an online feature, but now there is a lot of excitement for the voice cast to make an appearance.
The main features of the event include the following highlights:
- Incandescent raw voiceover & talk corner
- Original reading play
- Episode 1 of TV anime 6th series Main screening
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There are many voice actors set to appear during this event including the main characters featured in the series. Including the class of protagonists in the series, as well as the various characters that have been key in the story. Here is the list of voice actors and actresses that will be appearing during the event.
Daiki Yamashita – Japanese Voice of Deku
Nobuhiko Okamoto – Japanese Voice of Bakugo
Yuki Kaji – Japanese Voice of Todoroki
Aoi Yuki – Japanese Voice of Tsuyu
Kaito Ishikawa – Japanese Voice of Iida
Toshiki Masuda – Japanese Voice of Kirishida
Marina Inoue – Japanese Voice of Yaoyorozu
Ayane Sakura – Japanese Voice of Ochaco
Tasuku Hatanaka – Japanese Voice of Kaminari
Kei Shinodu – Japanese Voice of Jiro
Eri Kitamura – Japanese Voice of Ashido
Kaori Nazuka – Japanese Voice of Hagakure
Junichi Suwabe – Japanese Voice of Aizawa
Tetsu Inada – Japanese Voice of Endeavor
Yuichi Nakamura – Japanese Voice of Hawks
High Anticipation For My Hero Academia Series 6
The new episode is going to be the highlight of the event as many fans have been waiting for the next installment of the My Hero Academia story. The episode will likely follow at the recent movie, so it would be wise to catch up before the new series begins. There is also a lot of different mechanize featured during the event, which will hopefully be available to non-attendance, but it’s likely they are event exclusives. For now, it seems that unless you attend the event in Japan, fans in the west will just have to wait for the set release in the fall.
Hero Fes 2022 will be held at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza on Sunday, July 24th, 2022. The special screening of the first episode will be held only at the event, but the 6th season of My Hero Academia will premiere this fall. If you wish to attend the event and learn more about it, check out the website regarding Hero Fes 2022 with the following link.
Are you excited for the next round of My Hero Academia? Have you caught up with all episodes and movies of the anime so far? Will you be aiming to attend Hero Fes 2022? Let us know on social media, or in the comments below, and keep following The Illuminerdi for more anime news.
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Source: Hero Fes