Local film distributor Pioneer Films has announced on Wednesday that the anime film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes is set to premiere in local cinemas next month.
The animated film adaptation of the popular superheroes series is scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, October 31, which will be screened in cinemas nationwide.
When asked if there would be plans for an advanced screening of the movie, a representative of the distributor has told Anime Pilipinas that they are still considering and finalizing all details before making an announcement.
Our favorite young hero-in-training is in for a wild ride when villains threaten the artificial moving city, I-Island.
Deku and All Might receive an invitation to I-Expo, the world’s leading exhibition of Quirk abilities and hero item innovations! Amid the excitement, sponsors, and pros from all over, Deku meets Melissa, a girl who is Quirkless just like he once was. Suddenly, I-Expo’s top-of-the-line security system gets hacked by villains, and a sinister plan is set in motion. It’s a serious threat to hero society, and one man holds the key to it all—the symbol of peace, All Might. (Synopsis from Funimation)
My Hero Academia the Movie: Two Heroes is an anime film adaptation of a Japanese manga series by Kohei Horikoshi, which is being serialized on Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since July 2014. The manga series currently has 19 volumes.
The staff of the television series, including director Kenji Nagasaki, scriptwriter Yosuke Kuroda, and character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi joined together once again for the much-awaited film adaptation, which was produced by anime studio BONES and distributed by Toho.
The Japanese voice cast are lead by Daiki Yamashita (“Sakamichi Onoda”, Yowamushi Pedal) as “Izuku Midoriya” and Kenta Miyake (“Cocytus”, Overlord) as “All Might”.
The anime film premiered in Japanese cinemas on August 03, which earned over JPY500 million (about PHP239.8 million) during its opening weekend.