Global streaming service Netflix has added on Wednesday the third season of the superhero anime series My Hero Academia on their streaming line-up.
This will be the first time that the popular show’s latest season will be available through a legal platform since it premiered in Japanese television last April, which was contrary to the previous two seasons that was first aired on anime channel ANIMAX Asia.
You may watch the show through the Netflix app on your device, or through this link: netflix.com/title/80135674.
Having clashed with actual villains like Shigaraki and his League of Villains, Midoriya understands the fragility of his world and the speed with which he must rise to defend it.
In the wake of his recent encounter with Shigaraki, Midoriya and his fellow 1-A classmates will now be forced to undergo summer training, all to prepare them for the day when their guardians’ protection isn’t enough. But the League of Villains is also preparing, and the repercussions of their next strike will shake this peaceful society to its core. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
My Hero Academia is an anime 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 20 volumes.
Gundam Build Fighters director Kenji Nagasaki and scriptwriter Yosuke Kuroda reunited to work on the anime series, while Yoshihiko Umakoshi, who worked on titles like Berserk and Magical Doremi, handled the character designs, which was produced by the anime studio BONES.
The Japanese voice cast were lead by Daiki Yamashita (“Sakamichi Onoda”, Yowamushi Pedal) as “Izuku Midoriya”, Nobuhiko Okamoto (“Karma Akabane”, Assassination Classroom) as “Katsuki Bakugo”, Yuuki Kaji (“Haruyuki Arita”, Accel World) as “Shoto Todoroki”, and Kenta Miyake (“Tsume”, Wolf’s Rain) as “All Might”.
The popular show has announced after the airing of the third sea season’s 25th episode, or the 63rd episode of the whole series, last September that its fourth season is currently in production.
Southeast Asian anime channel ANIMAX Asia aired the first season of My Hero Academia on a simulcast basis in April 2016. The second season of the popular series premiered on the channel in April the following year, also on a simulcast basis.
YeY, one of the digital terrestrial channels of media conglomerate ABS-CBN, has premiered the first and second season of the series in Filipino dubbing last May, and recently had its encore telecast last month.
Local film distributor Pioneer Films has screened the popular show’s animated film adaptation, My Hero Academia the Movie: Two Heroes, in Philippine cinemas at the end of October, which lasted for two weeks.
The streaming service has also added the popular romantic-comedy anime series Toradora! on their streaming line-up in the Philippines, as well as several territories in Asia.
You may watch the show through the Netflix app on your device, or through this link: netflix.com/title/80049275.
Despite Ryuji Takasu’s gentle personality, his eyes make him look like an intimidating delinquent. Class rearrangements on his second high school year put him together with his best friend, Yusaku Kitamura, and his hidden crush, Minori Kushieda. Along with these two comes Kushieda’s best friend, Taiga Aisaka. Her delicate appearance contrasts with her brutal personality. Secretly in love with Kitamura, Taiga agrees to help Ryuji with his love interest as long as he helps her get closer to hers. (Synopsis from Anime News Network)
Toradora! is an anime adaptation of a light novel series, written by Yuyuko Takemiya and illustrated by Yasu, which was serialized by ASCII Media Works from March 2006-2009, under its Dengeki Bunko imprint.
The anime adaptation was directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai, who worked on the drama anime Honey and Clover, while Black Butler scriptwriter Mari Okada handled the series composition. Masayoshi Tanaka adapted Yasu’s original character designs, which was produced by the anime studio J.C. Staff.
The Japanese voice cast were lead by Junji Majima (“Yuu Nikaido”, Shugo Chara!) as “Ryuji Takasu” and Rie Kugimiya (“Alphonse Elric”, Fullmetal Alchemist) as “Taiga Aisaka”.
Philippine terrestrial broadcaster TV5 previously aired Toradora! in May 2009, as a part of the now-defunct popular time block TV5 AniMEGA, which was one of the first broadcasters outside Japan to air the romantic-comedy anime series.