What You Need to Know:
- The last we heard of Boku no Hero Academia, also known as My Hero Academia, was back in November, when the first cast memebers and PV was released.
- Now, brand new news has hit the net in the form of character information and visuals!
- The hype around this series here in Japan in huge - why not join in? Check out the character profiles below!
Name: Tsuyu Asui
Voice Actor: Aoi Yuuki (Madoka Kaname from Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica)
Biography: A gutsy girl who says whatever is on her mind and doesn't care what others think. Her Quirk is called "frog", and allows her to move freely underwater, extend and attack with her tongue, jump extremely high, and hang on to walls.
Name: Minoru Mineta
Voice Actor: Ryou Hirohashi (Chane Laforet from Baccano!)
Biography: Loves girls and often tries to push his luck. Always tries to put on a strong front but starts snivelling as soon as something goes even slightly wrong. Has a Quirk which allows him to release a sticky ball-shaped substance from his head which sticks to enemies, making them unable to escape.
Name: Izuku Midoriya
Voice Actor: Daiki Yamashita (Sakamichi Onoda from Yowamushi Pedal)
Biography: 15-year-old boy who, despite having no Quirk, dreams of becoming a hero. He's shy, but his desire to save people is stronger than anyone else's. Meeting famous hero All Might changes fate for this young man.
Name: Katsuki Bakugou
Voice Actor: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Mikoto Mikoshiba from Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun)
Biography: Izuku’s childhood friend. A confident character with incredible intellect, physical strength, and fighting sense. Has a strong desire for self-improvement, and is determined to be the number one hero. His Quirk is called “Explosion”, an ability where he can secrete Nitro-esque sweat from his palms, and make it explode.
Name: Ochako Uraraka
Voice Actor: Ayane Sakura (Kokoa Hoto from Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka?)
Biography: Has a bright personality with nothing to hide. Understands Izuku really well. Came to Tokyo on her own in order to attend the Hero Academy. Her Quirk is called “Zero Gravity”, and allows her to turn anything she touches with the pads on her fingertips.
Name: Tenya Iida
Voice Actor: Kaito Ishikawa (Tobio Kageyama from Haikyuu!!)
Biography: An earnest young man with strict morals. A so-called elite, born and raised in an all-hero family. His Quirk “Engine” uses the parts equipped on his calves to allow him to run at astounding speed.