MHA Reboots As Sports Anime For April Fools

The professional heroes of My Hero Academia and the students of UA High School face a career change for the April Fools’ Day gag of the baseball-themed series.

my hero academiaThe April Fools gag reimagines the series as a sports anime.

The new “preview art” was posted on the series’ official Japanese Twitter account and posts a fake announcement of a new my hero academia series, in which Japan’s professional heroes and UA High students give up on becoming superheroes and instead dedicate themselves to becoming professional baseball players. The heroes form four teams based on the series’ pro-hero talent agencies: the Orcas, a team led by the Gang Orca, the Shishido Agency Lionels, the Mt. Lady’s Mountains, and the Fat Gum Agency Fats. Various members of Class 1-A, including Kyoka Jiro and Denki Kaminari, are shown playing in the new league.

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This is not the first time my hero academia has put extra effort into his April Fools’ Day pranks. In 2019, the series announced a new (fake) movie, The giant monster Bakugoin which Deku’s explosive rival, Katsuki Bakugo, transforms into a giant Godzilla-like monster.

The gag adds some levity to the series, which is currently in the midst of its dramatic final narrative arc. The series has already wrapped up a number of long-running plot threads, including the reveal of the traitor within UA High, and is quickly heading towards the final confrontation between supervillain mastermind All for One and One for All’s current possessor, Izuku. . “Deku” Midoriya, which he has been configuring for almost a decade.

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Series creator Kohei Horikoshi and shonen jump Publisher Shueisha has been teasing the series ending for quite some time now, and while a definite end date has yet to be announced, Horikoshi stated at last December’s Jump Festa event that he plans to wrap up the superhero manga at some point. before the end of 2022. The manga was first published in 2014 and has been a huge commercial success, with a global circulation of over 65 million copies.

the my hero academia Meanwhile, the anime still has a lot of content left to adapt. The show’s sixth season, which will focus on the Paranormal Liberation War arc, will premiere next fall. The arc features an all-out war between Japan’s pro-heroes and the Paranormal Liberation Army, which came together under the leadership of the twisted Tomura Shigaraki in Season 5.

the my hero academia The manga is available in English on VIZ Media. The anime series is available to stream on Crunchyroll, Netflix, and Hulu.

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