French anime streaming service, Anime Digital Network, has just revealed details about their acquisition for the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi’s Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga, where it has listed that the anime will be running for a total of 13 episodes. Each episode is set to be 25 minutes long.

The website also unveiled a new visual:

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A new commercial for the series was recently streamed:

Here’s the fourth promotional video:

In addition to this, this year’s 12th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed that Porno Graffiti will be performing the opening theme and the ending theme will be performed by Brian the Sun.

Porno Graffiti & Brian the Sun to Perform Boku No Hero Academia Theme Songs

In addition, the third promotional video for the series was recently unveiled:

Here’s the second promotional video:

In addition to this, this year’s 11th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced on Monday that Yuuki Kaji will voice the character Shouto Todoroki.

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The character designs for characters Denki Kaminari and Eijirou Kirishima were recently revealed. This year’s 10th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced the voice cast for the two characters on Monday.

This year’s ninth issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced that Marina Inoue will voice Momo Yaoyorozu, and Yoshimasa Hosoya will voice Fumikage Tokoyami. The magazine also revealed the character designs for both characters in both their school uniforms and hero costumes.

In addition to this, a new visual was recently revealed:

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Here is the second new visual showcasing their hero designs:

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The cast includes:

  • Nobuhiko Okamoto (Rin Okumura in Ao no Exorcist) will voice Katsuki Bakugou

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  • Daiki Yamashita (Sakamichi Onoda from Yowamushi Pedal) who will voice Izuku MidoriyaBoku no Hero Academia Hero suit character designs Izuku MidoriyaBoku-no-Hero-Academia-Coloured-Character-Designs-Izuku-Midoriya-v2Boku-no-Hero-Academia-Coloured-Character-Designs-Izuku-Midoriya-2-v2Boku-no-Hero-Academia-Coloured-Character-Designs-Izuku-Midoriya-3-v2

Additional members of the anime’s staff were also revealed in the issue:

Here is the anime’s first promotional video:

Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) is an action adventure manga series written and illustrated by Kouhei Horikoshi. The series began in July 2014 under Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, where a total of 6 volumes have been compiled. The series has had good reception selling over 200,000 copies in 4 months, with the first volume selling out in short time. An anime adaptation of the series was announced in the November 2nd issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.

Here is the series synopsis from Haruhichan:

People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku from pursuing his dream, a dream of becoming a great hero like the legendary All-Might. To become the great hero he hopelessly wants to become, he now will join the ranks of one of the highest rated “Hero Academies” in the country: Yueiko. With the help of his idol All-Might, will he be able to claim the ranks and become a true hero?

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A TV anime adaptation of Boku no Hero Academia will be broadcasting on Sundays at 5pm JST on MBS/TBS during April, during the Spring 2016 anime season. Further information about the series will be revealed in the upcoming weeks.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://heroaca.com/
And follow their Twitter: @heroaca_anime

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