My Hero Academia Season 5 Episode 8 Release Date & Time, Preview, & Where to Live Stream


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‘My Hero Academia’ Season 5 Episode 8 (96) is ready to drop over the weekend. Titled Match 3: Conclusion, MHA Season 5, Episode 8 is accessible to premium subscribers of both Funimation and Crunchyroll simultaneously. The episode can be watched for free too.

MHA Season 5 is produced under the banner of Bones and directed by Kenji Nagasaki. Based on the manga by the same name, it has started with Chapter 1 of the 21st volume.

MHA fans are keeping a tight tab on the release schedule of the episodes of Season 5. Gripping story and animation have given sufficient reason for My Hero Academia movie 3 to get premiere on August 6th, 2021.

We are a few months away from the movie. In the meantime, let us enjoy My Hero Academia Season 5 Episode 8 (96) release around the world on Crunchyroll and Funimation.

When will ‘My Hero Academia Season 5 Episode 8 release?

With 13 more episodes about to air, MHA is getting into the groove. MHA Season 5 Episode 8, “Match 3: Conclusion” will air at 5:30 PM (JST) in Japan on NHK General TV on Saturday, 15th May. MHA Season 5 Episode 8, 96 overall, with English Subs, will be rolled out in the US and Canada on the same day on Saturday, 15th May.

‘My Hero Academia Season 5 Episode 8 will be available for premium subscribers on all the 3 platforms Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu. However, if you don’t have a plan on any of these platforms, you can watch for free. The episodes are free to watch on these platforms a week later, i.e. on Saturday, 22 May.

Read on to find when you can watch ‘My Hero Academia’ Season 5 Episode 8(96) in your region on Crunchyroll and Funimation in Japanese with English sub!

What is ‘My Hero Academia’ Season 5, Episode 8 release time?

Pacific Standard time – 2:30 AM PST Saturday, 15th May 2021 (America)

Central Standard time – 4:30 AM CST Saturday, 15th May 2021 (America)

Eastern Standard time – 5:30 AM EST Saturday, 15th May 2021 (America)

British Time- 10:30 AM GMT Saturday, 15th May 2021 (UK)

Central European Time- 11:30 AM CET Saturday, 15th May 2021 (Europe)

Philippine Time- 5:30 PM PHT Saturday, 15th May 2021 (Philippines)

Korea Time- 6:30 PM KST Saturday, 15th May 2021 (Korea)

Australia Time- 7:00 PM ADHT Saturday, 15th May 2021 (Australia)

New Zealand Time- 10:15 PM NZDT Saturday, 15th May 2021 (New Zealand)

Where can I watch ‘MHA’ Season 5 Episode 8?

MHA Season 5 Episode 1 premiered on March 27, 2021, on ytv and NTV in Japan followed by simulcast streaming on Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Hulu. MHA Season 5 English dub started streaming on Funimation on April 10, 2021. It was joined by Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block on May 9, 2021.

To watch English subs on Funimation, 14 days free trial is available on most of the platforms. The episodes can be watched from anywhere on iOS, Android platforms, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch.

Crunchyroll also offers 14 days of trial. There is a free version of Crunchyroll for those who don’t want to invest. However, the free version includes ads.

My Hero Academia Season 5 Cast

Check out the cast of “My Hero Academia” anime below:

  • Daiki Yamashita as Izuku Midoriya,
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto as Katsuki Bakugou,
  • Yuuki Kaji as Shoto Todoroki,
  • Daichi Endō as Twice,
  • Aoi Yūki as Tsuyu Asui,
  • Eri Kitamura as Mina Ashido,
  • Hiro Shimono as Dabi,
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Kojiro Bondo,
  • Hiroyuki Yoshino as Present Mic,
  • Kenta Miyake as All Might,
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Tomura Shigaraki,
  • Hitomi Nabatame as Setsuna Tokage,
  • Kosuke Miyoshi as Mashirao Ojiro,
  • Misato Fukuen as Himiko Toga,
  • Tsuguo Mogami as Mr. Compress,
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Hawks and
  • Yūki Shin as Natsuo Todoroki

My Hero Academia season 5 episodes

Like its previous 4 seasons, My Hero Academia season 5 episodes will last 25 in the count. The news has been almost confirmed by distribution company Toho which is contracted to release Season 5 in 4 physical Blu-ray and DVD sets. The final volume will announce a logical end with episode 113. In other words, MHA Season 5 will last for 25 back-to-back weeks. The last episode, if all goes well, will end in mid-September.

Will there be My Hero Academia Season 6?

The MHA Season 5 stretching till September 2021 means that Boku no Hero Academia Season 6 will not premiere in 2021. It will get a renewal since 4 seasons of MHA have been adapted from volumes 1 till 21 of the manga. By March 2021, the writer has release 29 volumes.

For any anime to get a renewal it should score good on the popularity index and have sufficient material. Boku no Hero Academia scores 8.5 on IMDb and has sufficient volumes to be covered. One can expect My Hero Academia Season 6 to be announced at the end of MHA Season 5.

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