It has been revealed in this year’s eighth issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine that the Boku no Hero Academia: Gekitotsu! Heroes Battle (My Hero Academia: Clash! Heroes Battle) arcade card game based on Kouhei Horikoshi’s Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga will launch in arcades in Japan in April.
Takara Tomy Arts will be developing the Boku no Hero Academia arcade game. In the game, players will be able to make three-person teams made up their favorite characters from the series. Players can collect hero cards and use them for battle. Each play on the game will cost 100 yen ($0.85 USD). Confirmed playable characters include Izuku Midoriya, Katsuki Bakugou, and Ochako Uraraka.
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.