The latest issue of Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed Monday that Kohei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia manga will receive an anime film that will premiere Summer 2018. The film will feature a brand-new story and will be supervised by the original creator himself. Horikoshi-san will also provide the original character designs.
There is an additional comment from Horikoshi-san in the issue that states the movie will show the previously unrevealed past of a certain character. The film will feature the students of Class A.
My Hero Academia launched it’s manga series back in July 2014, and instantly became a huge hit. It is currently one of the most popular series’ in Weekly Shonen Jump, and released its 16th standalone volume in November. MHA has inspired two television series, the first of which aired in April 2016. A third season has already been announced and will premiere in Spring 2018.