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My Hero Academia gets a live-action movie at Netflix

My Hero Academia

Netflix is giving another anime/manga the live-action treatment as Legendary Entertainment‘s My Hero Academia is heading there.

Shinsuke Sato will direct the project in his English-language debut working off a screenplay from Joby Harold. My Hero Academia is based on the popular manga written and illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi. It boasts over 65 million copies in circulation.

The story follows superhero fanboy Izuku Midoriya who is born without a “quirk”. 80% of Earth’s population has manifested one that grants them special abilities. After meeting the greatest hero ever, Midoriya voes to work hard to become a symbol of peace for the world.

The series has been part of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump since 2014. As of October 2022, the series has been collected in 36 volumes. It has spawned spin-off series, stage plays, and a lot of merchandise.

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It’s new comic book day! What are you getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

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Discover My Hero Academia with the VIZ My Hero Academia Sale

If you want to discover the world of My Hero Academia, you can do so and save this weekend with the VIZ My Hero Academia sale. The digital comic sale is currently running on comiXology.

The sale features 15 volumes from My Hero Academia: Smash!!, My Hero Academia: Vigilantes, and My Hero Academia: Team-Up Missions. You can save 29% on each volume.

The sale ends Sunday, April 11.

My Hero Academia: Vigilantes Vol. 9

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McFarlane Releases Exclusive Collectibles During Walmart’s Colelctor Con October Event

McFarlane Toys has launched several exclusive collectible action figures offered only on Walmart.com as part of the retailer’s Collector Con that started today, Oct 1st and are available at now

Following on the success of Walmart’s Summer Collector Con, McFarlane Toys and Walmart have teamed up to bring collectors and fans exclusive offerings and first available pre-orders of collectible action figures based McFarlane Toys’ licensing partnerships with the best global and fan-favorite brands.

Here’s a list of McFarlane Toys’ exclusive 7-inch action figures available:

DC Multiverse – McFarlane Gold Label Collection: Batman Designed by Todd McFarlane 
McFarlane Gold Label Collection: Todd McFarlane’s Mandarin Spawn (Blue)
DC Multiverse – Batman: Arkham Asylum Bronze
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – McFarlane Gold Label Collection: Geralt of Rivia
DOOM Eternal – Marauder Bronze
Warhammer 40,000 – Necron Warrior Artist Proof
Mortal Kombat – Kitana: Battle Kahnum Skin

Also, available for the first time on pre-order are 7-inch collectible figures:

Mortal Kombat – Sub-Zero Winter Purple Skin
My Hero Academia – Shota Aizawa
Warhammer 40,000 – Adepta Sororitas Battle Sister

Visit Walmart’s Collector Con shop now! Quantities are limited, so don’t miss your chance to bring home the hottest collectibles! Prices range from $19.99 to $39.99.

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising Advance Tickets are Now Available

Funimation Films has opened advanced ticketing for the North American theatrical release of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising from Toho Co Ltd. The film will be released on February 26 in more than 1,000 theaters across the U.S., Canada, and U.K. as a limited theatrical engagement in both Japanese (English subtitles) and English dub. Tickets are now open for pre-sale on the film’s official website.

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising serves as a standalone film that will continue bringing superhero action and adventure to a wide range of audiences to enjoy.

The number one hero anime is back in theaters for a battle beyond anything fans have ever seen!

Class 1-A visits Nabu Island where they finally get to do some real hero work. The place is so peaceful that it’s more like a vacation … until they’re attacked by a villain with an unfathomable Quirk! His power is eerily familiar, and it looks like Shigaraki had a hand in the plan. But with All Might retired and citizens’ lives on the line, there’s no time for questions. Deku and his friends are the next generation of heroes, and they’re the island’s only hope.


McFarlane Toys’ My Hero Academia Katsuki Bakugo Nominated for Toy of the Year

My Hero Academia Katsuki Bakugo

McFarlane Toys has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2020 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Award, the industry’s highest achievement and one of its most revered accolades. 

Selected as a finalist in the Action Figure of the Year category, McFarlane Toys’ My Hero Academia Katsuki Bakugo is one of a collection of licensed figures produced in partnership with Sony Pictures Television subsidiary Funimation and based on the global hit anime series “My Hero Academia” that chronicles a group of high school students training to be future superheroes. Katsuki Bakugo, not only the fan-favorite, arrogant, explosive character in the “My Hero Academia,” is also now a detailed, fully articulated figure.  With McFarlane Toys’ signature detail, revitalized articulation, and iconic character accuracy, it is no wonder the My Hero Academia Katsuki Bakugo figure is in the running for number one.

Now it’s YOUR chance to vote for McFarlane Toys’ My Hero Academia Katsuki Bakugo figure for Action Figure of the Year, along with the consumer-chosen People’s Choice Award. Each voter will be entered for a chance to win the TOTY Action Figure of The Year toy prize package. Between now and January 5, 2020,  McFarlane Toys and “My Hero Academia” fans can vote at  www.ToyAwards.org 

Established by The Toy Association, the TOTY Awards are known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry. The program is also a vital fundraiser for The Toy Foundation, which annually delivers toys to millions of children in need.

Winners in each category, as well as the coveted overall Toy of the Year winner and the People’s Choice winner (based solely on consumer votes), will be announced at the TOTY Awards gala on Friday, February 21, 2020, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. The celebration will kick off Toy Fair New York and include the induction of three trailblazers into the esteemed Toy Industry Hall of Fame.

NYCC 2019: Titan Reveals Exclusives for My Hero Academia, DC Hero, Arrow, Doctor Who, and More!

Titan Merchandise will be previewing 2020 DC Hero TITANS vinyl figures at Booth #2142 at New York Comic Con 2019 from October 3rd!

Titan Merchandise will have the following TITANS vinyl EXCLUSIVES at booth #2142 in very limited numbers:

My Hero Academia 3” Kawaii TITANS Twin-Pack – Deku & Bakugo U.A. High School Variant

Titan Entertainment are proud to debut their 3″ Kawaii TITANS of My Hero Academia’s Deku (Izuku Midoriya) and Katsuki Bakugo, dressed in their U.A. High School uniforms for this exclusive NYCC 2019 window-boxed twin-pack! 

Available in very limited numbers at Titan Entertainment Booth #2142!

Tokyo Ghoul 3” Kawaii TITAN – Ken Kaneki

Titan Entertainment are excited to reveal our exclusive 3″ Kawaii TITAN of Tokyo Ghoul’s Ken Kaneki!

Available at NYCC 2019 in very limited numbers at Titan Entertainment Booth #2142!

DC HERO TITANS: DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW 3″ John Constance Hero TITAN Incantation Variant!

Titan Entertainment will be debuting our all-new DC Hero TITANS vinyl range at NYCC 2019, with two exclusive DC Hero TITANS releases. The first stars Legends of Tomorrow’s Liverpudlian warlock John Constantine, casting an incantation as seen in the first episode of season four!

Available in very limited numbers at Titan Entertainment Booth #2142!

DC HERO TITANS: ARROW Green Arrow & Canary 3″ Hero TITANS Twin-Pack!

The second Dc Hero TITANS exclusive is a twin-pack featuring the saviours of Starling City, Oliver Queen’s Green Arrow and Sara Lance’s Canary!

Available in very limited numbers at Titan Entertainment Booth #2142!

DOCTOR WHO 3″ Thirteenth Doctor “Kerblam!” Kawaii TITAN

Titan Entertainment are proud to present the latest in their series of limited edition Thirteenth Doctor Kawaii TITANS vinyls! For NYCC 2019, we’re showcasing the Thirteenth Doctor as she appears in the seventh episode of season eleven “Kerblam!” 

Available in very limited numbers at Titan Entertainment Booth #2142!

DOCTOR WHO 3″ Thirteenth Doctor “Rosa” Classic TITAN

Titan Entertainment are thrilled to announce the latest in their series of limited edition Thirteenth Doctor classic TITANS vinyls! For NYCC 2019, we’re debuting the Thirteenth Doctor as she appears in the third episode of season eleven “Rosa”

Available in very limited numbers at Titan Entertainment Booth #2142!

Pop! Animation – My Hero Academia is coming soon from Funko

Celebrate your favorite Japanese superhero manga series with a Pop! Kirishima, Pop! Yaoyorozu, Pop! Tokoyami, Pop! All for One, Pop! Teacher All Might, Pop! Silver Age All Might, and Pop! Deku with helmet.

Pop! Mirio Togata is a Chalice Collectibles Inc exclusive.

Pop! Himiko Toga is an AAA Anime exclusive.

Pop! All For One #2 is a Big Apple Collectibles exclusive.

Pop! Tomura Shigaraki is a Gigantic Deals exclusive.

Pop! All Might (metallic) is a Barnes and Noble exclusive.

Pop! All Might (chrome) is a Funimation exclusive.

Bring home Pop! Keychain Silver Age All Might and Pop! Keychain Deku with helmet.

Pop! Keychain Silver Age All Might (glow in the dark) is a Box Lunch and Hot Topic exclusive.

Titan Launches My Hero Academia Kawaii Titans Vinyl Figures

After years of fan requests, Titan Merchandise has announced the October 2019 launch of our ALL-NEW 3″ window-boxed My Hero Academia Kawaii Titans vinyl figures! The set will be available from a wide variety of retailers, including Hot Topic and Entertainment Earth in the USA and Forbidden Planet in the UK.

Based upon the epic, wildly-popular anime series, this debut wave spotlights Kawaii versions of Deku (Izuku Midoriya), Katsuki BakugoAll Might (Toshinori Yagi), Ochaco UrarakaTomura Shigaraki, Shoto Todoroki, Himiko Toga and Dabi!

Each My Hero Academia Kawaii Titans vinyl figure is 3” window-boxed and some come with a character-specific accessory!

Available in the US from Diamond, EE, Hot Topic and many more and in the UK/Europe from Forbidden Planet.

My Hero Academia Kawaii Titans
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