Since the 4th installment of Boku no Hero Academia has kicked off October 12, you're no doubt wondering is there going to be a Season 5 of the superhero anime? A sad fact, but no news has been released on the subject so far. But even despite we have no official announcement of renewal, there are a lot of factors that point out the soon positive decision on Season 5, and below we are going to reveal the most significant of them.
First, it's clear that My Hero Academia is one of the most popular anime of all time. And thereby while fans provide high demand for the anime, the creators should adapt more and more chapters of the original manga. As a result, the renewal is very depend on the source material. As of today, the Boku no Hero Academia manga consists of 24 volumes and 235 chapters. The last volume was issued this summer, on August 2, 2019, in Japan. And therefore, at least this volume couldn't be included in the current television adaptation.
Another point we want you to bear in mind is that the current, 4th round of My Hero Academia is still popular among the viewers, given a score of 8.26 based on over 26,000 votes, according to the data presented by MyAnimeList. By the way, an overall score of the superhero anime is also above average, 8.5/10 based on over 20,000 votes, according to IMDb.
Perhaps you know that a sequel movie is set to premiere in Q1 2020. Also worth noting that My Hero Academia: Two Heroes has grossed over ¥500 million, the amount, which is equal approx. US$4.5, in its first weekend. To date, the movie's box office is about ¥1.64 billion (US$14.5). By the way, the BD/DVD Set Vol. 1 will be available for sale January 22, 2020, given the data presented on the official website of My Hero Academia. If we had the BD/DVD sales statistics, we might extend our forecast.
Summing up, the Boku no Hero Academia franchise is alive and ongoing. Both critics and viewers are completely satisfied with the fourth season of the anime series. We have enough source material for a new television adaptation. Finally, My Hero Academia is a commercially successful media franchise. Given all the data described above, we have every reason to believe that My Hero Academia Season 5 is just a matter of time.
Of course, we need the official confirmation of the renewal. Fortunately, we are tracking down the official Japanese sources to allow you be the first who know the official news.
My Hero Academia Season 5 Release Date
Since we don't rule out the decision on renewal, the only question is when My Hero Academia Season 5 premiere might take place. As a devoted fan, you no doubt are aware of that the three previous seasons of Boku no Hero Academia were released in April. However, talking about the current round of the anime, its premiere has taken place on October 12, 2019. The schedule of the series, thereby, has been shifted to fall.
Honestly, we doubt that Boku no Hero Academia Season 5 could premiere next April since at least a year is required to film another television round. Therefore, in our opinion, My Hero Academia Season 5 is set to premiere next fall, on October 2020, given the new schedule of the series.
Are we right or wrong, we will see. But guys, please bear in mind that the data above is only our forecast. That's why we are waiting for the official announcement. As soon as the studio Bones announces the renewal or sets a specific release date for Boku no Hero Academia Season 5, we will update this page. Stay tuned for updates. We will keep you informed.
My Hero Academia Summary
The story focuses on Izuku Midoriya, an ordinary middle school student, who was unlucky to be born in the world where 80% of the population possesses superpowers known as "Quirks." A sad fact but Izuku doesn't have any superhuman abilities. That's why he was an object of mockery. No matter what, Izuku is dreaming of joining the row of superheroes. To meet the standards, he is forced to pass through regular workouts every day.
Unfortunately, his efforts had no results. Yet one day, Izuku has encountered All Might, the world's greatest Hero, who bestowed upon him his quirk "One For All." Thanks to such unique quirk, Izuku gets a chance to enroll in the U.A. High School, a prestigious academy known for its outstanding hero training program. That is how Izuku obtained an opportunity of becoming a superhero.
Boku no Hero Academia premiered on April 3, 2016 on JNN (MBS). The anime is based on the manga series of the same name written by Koohei Horikoshi. The studio Bones served as a developer of the television adaptation. Animax Asia served as a licensor of the series in Southern Asia. In the United States, My Hero Academia aired on Adult Swim (Toonami). Four seasons of the anime were released to date. My Hero Academia Season 5 is yet to be announced.