My Hero Academia Season 7 Release Date, Plot, Latest News and More

Key Takeaways:

  • My Hero Academia Season 7 will be released on May 4, 2024.
  • Season 7 will be continuing the Final Act Saga which is expected to be the ending of the series.
  • The manga has been written by Horikoshi Kouhei and is still ongoing with a total of 39 volumes so far!

It has already been eight years since My Hero Academia was first released! The show’s six seasons and several movies captured the hearts of many fans! Only a few months remain before the release of My Hero Academia Season 7! 

There is so much to look forward to! The arrival of new heroes, the true potential of Izuku’s quirk, and the conclusion to the long-running battle with All for One. In this article, we’ll go over everything we know about the franchise including the events that have happened so far, My Hero Academia Season 7 release dates, production details, and more!

My Hero Academia Season 7 Release Date

My Hero Academia Season 7 Release Date

At Jump Festa 24, it was confirmed that My Hero Academia Season 7 will be released on May 4th, 2024! Though unconfirmed, we are expecting Season 7 to either have 25 consecutive episodes or be split into two cours. 

What is My Hero Academia about?

What is My Hero Academia Series about

The sudden appearance of superpowers called “ quirks ” gave birth to a society of superheroes and villains. Unfortunately, Izuku, who wishes to be a hero, is born without a quirk. But upon meeting his favorite hero, his life takes a major turn!

What has happened so far in My Hero Academia?

My Hero Academia anime Story So Far

Midoriya Izuku dreamt of becoming a hero from a young age. But to his surprise, he was born without a quirk making it impossible for him to become a hero. But one day, he accidentally comes across All Might, the World’s #1 Hero! Moved by Izuku’s passion, All Might pass on his quirk “ One for All ” to Izuku.

Shortly after, Izuku joins UA High, a prestigious hero training school. After making new friends, Izuku finally feels at home. But the school is attacked by an evil group called League of Villains. Luckily, All Might’s timely arrival saves the day! 

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Season 2 begins with the UA sports festival which is won by Katsuki Bakugou. Following the festival, the students set off to their respective internships where they work under professional heroes. Izuku starts training under Gran Torino.

My Hero Academia screenshot 1

But the internships are interrupted by Stain, a villain infamous for killing several heroes. But he is eventually captured whilst fighting Izuku and other heroes. The season comes to an end with a practical exam at UA.

Season 3 begins with the student’s visit to a training camp where they are under the supervision of a hero team. They’re once again attacked by the League of Villains. Izuku manages to further master his powerful quirk and defeats a dangerous foe. But amidst the chaos, Bakugou is kidnapped.

To rescue Bakugou, Pro Heroes and the Police Force work together to raid the villain’s hideout. All for One, the show’s central antagonist, makes an appearance. To defeat All for One, All Might engages in a serious battle and is eventually victorious but at the cost of his hero career.

My Hero Academia screenshot

The Season continues as the students attend the provisional licensing exam which features students from other prestigious schools. The season comes to an end, as the students are introduced to the Big Three.

Season 4 begins with the introduction of another antagonist, Overhaul. Overhaul has a young girl named Eri captured. Eri possesses a very powerful quirk and if manipulated by Overhaul, can be lethal.

The superheroes manage to stop Overhaul by working together, Izurku also further strengthens his control over One for All. Season 4 comes to an end with a school festival, and Endeavour is announced as the new #1 Hero.

My Hero Academia screenshot

Season 5 includes a clash between classes A and B of UA High. Hitoshi Shinso who was previously seen in Season 2 reappears to join the Hero course. After the events at UA, Izuku along with Todoroki and Bakugou join Endeavour’s agency.

Shigaraki Tomura, who had been leading the League of Villains, is lured by a villainous group called Meta Liberation Army. The two groups are merged into one forming the Paranormal Liberation Front.

The group plans to make a large-scale attack on the heroes. The last episodes of Season 5 also take a look into Shigaraki’s past.

In Season 6, after gaining early intel, the heroes along with the students prepare for the Liberation Front’s attack. After a series of battles, the heroes manage to stop the chaos.  Many lives are lost but still Shigaraki manages to escape. The heroes are only able to gain momentary peace while anticipating further attacks.

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My Hero Academia screenshot

The Paranormal Liberation Front manages to attack Tartarus (a high-security prison) and free All for One and other dangerous villains. 

Realizing that he is the target, Izuku strays away from his friends and works in isolation to stop the villains. Eventually, he is persuaded to return by the entirety of his class.

Season 6 comes to an end, as the heroes prepare for what could be the toughest battle yet! The last episode also hints at the arrival of Star and Stripe, America’s #1 Hero! 

What is My Hero Academia based on?

My Hero Academia Manga

My Hero Academia is based on the popular ongoing manga series written by Horikoshi Kouhei. It has been published since 2014 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump. At the time of writing, the manga has 411 chapters which have been collected into 39 volumes. 

With over 85 million copies sold, it is one of the highest-selling manga series of all time. Season 6 of the anime ended its adaptation at Chapter 328. Season 7 will begin from Chapter 329 “ In the Nick of Time, a Big-Time Maverick from the West! ”. 

The ongoing manga is nearing its end and it’s expected to end sometime this year. Chapter 412 will be released on January 22.

What to expect from My Hero Academia Season 7?

My Hero Academia Season 7 Expectations

Season 7 will begin with the “ Star and Stripe Arc ” which is the second arc in the Final Act Saga. As suggested by Season 6 Episode 25, we’ll see heroes from other countries arriving in Japan to help All Might and others. The season will also include the “ U.A. Traitor Arc ” and the “ Final War Arc ”.

We are expecting to see flashbacks to the origins of various heroes and villains, namely Toga Himiko. The season is most likely going to be the show’s final season. (assuming the manga won’t be extended further.)

The Cast behind My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia Season 7 voice actors
  • Midoriya Izuku  – 
    • Voiced by – Yamashita Daiki
    • Notable Roles – Zeke from Attack on Titan: The Final Season, Narancia Ghirga from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
  • All Might – 
    • Voiced by – Miyake Kenta
    • Notable Roles – Scar from Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Rak Wraithraiser from Tower of God
  • Todoroki Shouto – 
    • Voiced by – Kaji Yuuki
    • Notable Roles – Eren Yeager from Attack on Titan, Kozume Kenma from Haikyuu!!
  • Bakugou Katsuki – 
    • Voiced by – Okamoto Nobuhiko
    • Notable Roles – Usui Takumi from Maid Sama!, Akabane Karma from Assassination Classroom
  • Shigaraki Tomura – 
    • Voiced by – Uchiyama Kouki
    • Notable Roles – Miyamura Izumi from Horimiya, Inumaki Toge from Jujutsu Kaisen
  • Dabi – 
    • Voiced by – Shimono Hiro
    • Notable Roles – Agatsuma Zenitsu from Demon Slayer, Katsuragi Keima from The World God Only Knows
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The show has been primarily directed by Nagasaki Kenji. He has also worked on shows like Monster and Kimi ni Todoke.

Who is animating My Hero Academia Season 7?

My Hero Academia Season 7 studio

Bones will also be animating Season 7. Bones was also behind animating the previous seasons, movies, and spin-offs. The popular animation studio has also worked on shows like Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Noragami, and Mob Psycho 100. 

Who will enjoy My Hero Academia?

Who will enjoy My Hero Academia anime

My Hero Academia’s diverse world and vast range of characters are one of its selling points. The show has built a unique world which when in danger is saved by various superheroes. The show is a mix of action and school life. It gets serious, while also having sprinkles of lighthearted moments in between.

My Hero Academia is recommended to all sorts of fans since it can appeal to many different tastes because of the diversity of characters and themes included. 

Fans of Shonen will enjoy My Hero Academia. But specifically speaking My Hero Academia is similar in themes to shows like One Punch Man, Naruto, Blue Exorcist, and Jujutsu Kaisen.

Anime Ratings

My Hero Academia screenshot

Season 1

  • MyAnimeList: 7.87/10
  • AniList: 77/100
  • IMDb: 8.1/10
  • Anime-Planet: 4.25/5

Season 2

  • MyAnimeList: 8.09/10
  • AniList: 79/100
  • IMDb: 8/10
  • Anime-Planet: 4.34/5

Season 3

  • MyAnimeList: 8.02/10
  • AniList: 79/100
  • IMDb: 8/10
  • Anime-Planet: 4.34/5

Season 4

  • MyAnimeList: 7.89/10
  • AniList: 78/100
  • IMDb: 7.96/10
  • Anime-Planet: 4.28/5

Season 5

  • MyAnimeList: 7.38/10
  • AniList: 73/100
  • IMDb: 7.7/10
  • Anime-Planet: 4/5

Season 6

  • MyAnimeList: 8.31/10
  • AniList: 83/100
  • IMDb: 8.6/10
  • Anime-Planet: 4.35/5

My Hero Academia FAQ

Will My Hero Academia end with Season 7?

It is unconfirmed at the moment if Season 7 is the final season of the MHA Franchise. But the status of the manga suggests that Season 7 will conclude the final arc of the Final Act Saga hence also ending the show.

How many episodes will Season 7 include?

Season 7 is expected to have 25 episodes.

Where can I watch My Hero Academia?

My Hero Academia is available to watch on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Netflix. Season 7 will also be available on these platforms! 

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Hi, I'm Ankit. I've been a fan of anime for a few years now. My impatience for new seasons also made me a keen manga reader. I love talking about anime so if we ever meet, please tell me about your favourite anime character.