Funimation introduced on Tuesday that it’s going to start streaming the fifth season of the My Hero Academia anime on March 27 in Japanese with English subtitles. The corporate will announce the simuldub premiere at a later date. Crunchyroll additionally introduced that it’s going to start streaming the anime’s fifth season on the identical day within the U.S., Canada, the U.Ok., Eire, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
The anime will premiere on March 27 in Japan and can air in the identical Saturday at 5:30 p.m. timeslot on YTV and NTV as earlier seasons. The brand new season will cowl the “Joint Coaching” arc of the unique manga that pits class 1A towards class 1B.
The anime’s first 13-episode season premiered in April 2016. The 25-episode second season premiered in April 2017, and the third season premiered in April 2018 and ran for 25 episodes. The fourth season premiered in Japan in October 2019, and aired for 25 episodes. A two-episode original video anime for the franchise streamed in Japan on August 16, and Funimation and Crunchyroll started streaming the episodes on August 15.
The My Hero Academia: Two Heroes movie opened in Japan in July 2018. The second movie, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (Boku no Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising-), opened in Japan in December 2019.
Horikoshi launched the manga collection in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump journal in July 2014. Viz Media publishes the manga in English digitally and in print in North America. Shueisha‘s MANGA Plus service additionally publishes the manga in English digitally.
The manga has entered its “remaining act” as of its 306th chapter on Monday.