More information on the third My Hero Academia movie has been revealed alongside a new trailer, including the official release date.

With the Demon Slayer movie ‘Mugen Train’ shattering records across the world, there is a lot of attention on anime films and how they can be used to build a franchise.

At the time of writing, movie productions have been confirmed for Jujutsu Kaisen, Black Clover, One Piece, Dragon Ball and My Hero Academia.

Over the past several years, MHA fans around the world have enjoyed two anime movies, Two Heroes (2018) and Heroes Rising (2019), but there is another now on the horizon.

My Hero Academia World Heroes Mission Trailer 2

My Hero Academia World Heroes Mission Trailer 2

My Hero Academia third movie…

On November 22nd, the official My Hero Academia anime, manga and movie Twitter pages each posted a cryptic message.

Putting each of the messages together made the sentence: “He will meet ‘the three musketeers.” This is a connection between the One For All and All For One abilities and the popular catchphrase from the original three musketeers.

Alongside this message, there were links to the official My Hero Academia movie website which displayed three images of Deku, Todoroki and Bakugo in brand-new suits.

Putting these three images together showed the Roman numeral ‘III’ (three), indicating that this was the third anime movie for the series.

On March 27, the premiere day of My Hero Academia season 5, it was confirmed that the upcoming movie would be titled ‘World Heroes’ Mission’.

My Hero Academia movie release date…

  • The third My Hero Academia movie, World Heroes’ Mission, will release in Japan on Friday, August 6th 2021, but an international premiere date has not been confirmed.

On November 26th, it was revealed that My Hero Academia’s third movie is scheduled to premiere in summer 2021.

It was then confirmed after the season 5 premiere that the movie will open in Japan on Friday, August 6th, 2021.

Unfortunately, a release date for international audiences or streaming platforms has not been revealed.

However, based on the typical release schedule for anime movies outside Japan, fans can expect the film to release in late-November or early-December 2021.

This article will be updated as soon as more information on the international release of My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission is revealed.

My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission Plot…

At the recent AnimeJapan event, more information on the story in the upcoming movie was teased.

The most shocking teaser was an image of a news broadcast, which showed the headline “Izuku Midoriya aka Japanese hero ‘Deku’ wanted for mass murder”.

Interestingly, this line was in English, indicating that our heroes may have travelled to America or that an incident has happened that warrants international news coverage.

Popular YouTuber’s ‘KANJIC’ and ‘Turtle Quirk’ have discussed theories in their most recent videos, that this movie will likely see the three musketeers (Deku, Todoroki and Bakugo) going up against some new villain – or villain from season 5.

My Hero Academia movie: Cast

It has been confirmed that the voice cast from the anime series will return to reprise their roles in the upcoming movie.

Other staff members working on the movie have been confirmed including: Kenji Nagasaki (Director), Yousuke Kuroda (script writer) Yoshihiko Umakoshi (character design) and Yuki Hayashi (composer).

More information should be revealed over the coming months, so keep checking back in for the latest updates.

By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]

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