‘My Hero Academia’ Season 5 Release Date on 27 March, Trailer, Cast, Plot & Spoilers!


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The makers of My Hero Academia have come out with exciting news about their next. It is all set to roll out its fifth season this year. Anime lovers across the globe have been eagerly waiting for the international release of this manga series since the airing of the final episode of season 4. The anime fans are expecting the My Hero Academia Season 5 release date to happen just after it completes My Hero Academia Season 4. Scroll below to gather all the details we have!

My Hero Academia Season 5 Official Trailer

In the first week of October 2020, makers officially announced the renewal of the 5th season of MHA. The first My Hero Academia Season 5 trailer was also unveiled. Along with a peep into the pitch idea came the release timeline. The upcoming season was announced to arrive sometime in Spring 2021.

On 27th February, TOHO Animation revealed the official promotional trailer of My Hero Academia. The theme song “No.1.” in the trailer is by the band DISH. It accentuates the brewing rivalry between the students of class 1A and 1B. One can hear a yelling screech from one student, maybe Izuku is the reason behind it.

The show is known for releasing only one season per year with April as their favorite month. Season 4 was an exception to get the October release. In spite of COVID’s enforced delays, the industry expects an April release window coinciding with the earlier release pattern.

It is rumored that season 5 will be split-cour. In other words, the total My Hero Academia Season 5 episodes will be split into two. Traditionally speaking there are 10 to 13 episodes per cour. The second half might premiere in Autumn 2021.

My Hero Academia Season 5 Release Date

On December 19, 2020, the film crew – Shueisha, Weekly Shonen Jump, and Studio Bones teased the fans with another look and announced the premiere date of the upcoming season. Titled by makers – “MHA 5th Season Start 2021 Spring” With two new trailers out already, people are now eagerly waiting for the arrival of the new season.

Where and when to watch My Hero Academia Season 5?

MHA Season 5 release date has been set for Saturday, 27th March 2021. It will be released to Japanese anime fans on Yomiuri TV / NTV 29 stations. My Hero Academia Season 4 episodes will be broadcast every Saturday evening at 5:30 PM JST. The makers have yet not confirmed the number of episodes.

Dubbed versions are likely to come to streaming platforms such as Funimation, Crunchyroll, Hulu, VRV, and Netflix. My Hero Academia Season 5 English dub on FUNimation Now is speculated to be a simuldub season, somewhat similar to the previous seasons.

Some feel that due to COVID restrictions, my hero academia season 5 release date dub may get delayed. The makers are yet to confirm.

Boku No Hero Academia Season 5 Cast

My Hero Academia has released the cast of Season 5. Here is the complete list of characters. It includes fan favorites- Izuku Midoriya, Ochako Uraraka, Katsuki Bakugou, Shouto Todoroki, and Momo Yaoyorozu. Check out their names!

  • Christopher R. Sabat as All-Might/Toshinori Yagi
  • Clifford Chapin as Katsuki Bakugō
  • Colleen Clinkenbeard as Momo Yaoyorozu
  • David Matranga as Shōto Todoroki
  • J. Michael Tatum as Tenya Iida
  • Justin Briner as Izuku “Deku” Midoriya
  • Justin Cook as Eijirō Kirishima
  • Luci Christian as Ochaco Uraraka
  • Monica Rial as Tsuyu Asui

Boku No Hero Academia Season 5 Plot Synopsis

The story of My Hero Academia started off by narrating the story of Izuku Midoriya. He is a boy born without superpowers, in a world where most humans are been born or develop superpowers by the age of four.

Izuku is bullied for being born without any power. Yet, he dreams of being a superhero, even after getting bullied by his closest friend, Katsuki Bakugo. However, his wishes come true when he meets All-Might. All-Might is Japan’s greatest hero. He passes down his powers to Izuku after noticing his potential.

All-Might enrolls him in the U.A. High School, for training him to become a Hero. The All-Might wishes Izuku to carry out his legacy by becoming his successor. In other words, superpowers are also known as Quirks in the My Hero Academia universe. There are infinite kinds of Quirks in this universe. No two individuals appear to possess the same superpowers.

What can fans expect from My Hero Academia Season 5?

In addition to the main plot, Boku No Hero Academia Season 5 promises greater battles between the hero classes at U.A. It will now focus more on the high school and its students, shining more of a spotlight on category 1-B.

Midoriya, who took the Hero name Deku, can unravel the meaning of his mysterious dream in season 5. This dream aired in the post-credit scene of the last episode in MHA Season 4. Hence, when Midoriya finds out what his dream means, he may be able to understand and control his Quirk better.

Season 5 ensures to the watchers that the entertainment it provides gets larger, making them enjoy every single episode. Thankfully, the My Hero Academia manga series provides enough story for a turnaround by Studio Bones.

Arguably, this manga is so far ahead that even My Hero Academia Season 6 and Season 7 can be safely assumed to be in the works.

Where to watch all seasons of My Hero Academia?

My Hero Academia dub is currently streaming on FunimationNow, Crunchyroll, Hulu (with subtitles), and Netflix (up to season 3).

The Dubbed My Hero Academia Season 4 on Netflix was scheduled for a release in February 2020. Due to the sudden breakout of the COVID-19, it got postponed. It will now air on March 27, 2021.

The year 2021 is all set to be the best year in anime history. The third anime movie of MHA has been announced. It will premiere in the summer of 2021.

We will keep you updated with news coming in on MHA Season 5 or the 3rd manga movie from MHA makers. Till then, share your excitement in the comments below!

Sushant Gupta
Sushant Gupta
More than just Gadgets and Gaming enthusiast, a die-hard techy, interested in anything tech be it PCs, gaming consoles, gadgets, sports, just pop it up. Bottom line is I am a technology purist at heart


    • Dubbed versions are likely to come to streaming platforms such as Funimation, Crunchyroll, Hulu, VRV, and Netflix. So, yes.


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