My Hero Academia will be getting two new OVA (original video animation) episodes, the first of which will be centered around the hero baseball league. Both episodes will be available to stream this summer and will receive an early screening on June 16 of this year. The early screening will take place in 10 theatres all over Japan and will last 4 days.
The first new My Hero Academia OVA episode is titled “HLB – Hero League Baseball” and a visual for it has been revealed:
The plot of the episode will focus on HLB – a grass baseball league created by professional heroes. The day of the final showdown is here, and two teams will clash for a chance to win the championship. Orcas, led by Gang orca, and the Lionels, led by Shisido decide to call in pro-heroes, as well as students from U.A. High to help them. But, the league focuses on highlighting uniqueness, so everyone will be able to show off their abilities…
My Hero Academia is a manga series by Kohei Horikoshi that has been serialized in the Weekly Shonen Jump since 2014. The manga received an anime adaptation by studio BONES in 2016. Season 2 aired in 2017, followed by the third season in 2018. The fourth part of the anime series started airing in the fall of 2019 and ended in the winter of 2020. The fifth and latest season aired in 2021 and had a total of 25 episodes. The franchise also has 3 movies: Two Heroes (2018), Heroes:Rising (2019), and 2021s’ World Heroes’ Mission.
Season 6 of My Hero Academia TV anime is set to premiere later this year. A trailer has been revealed recently:
Source: Official Website
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