Funimation will Premiere My Hero Academia Season 3 on April 7th


    Funimation revealed today that the 3rd Season of the hit anime series, My Hero Academia, will be premiering on Saturday, April 7th, 2018. Similar to what they did with Season 2, the first 6 episodes of the season will be available in Simuldub on the same day and date as the Japanese TV broadcast. The Simuldub will be available on FunimationNow in the U.S, Canada, U.K, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. A subtitled simulcast will be available on Crunchyroll and Hulu. All 25 episodes of My Hero Academia Season 3 will stream in Simuldub on FunimationNow and subtitled simulcast on Crunchyroll and Hulu.  For those not in countries where Hulu is available, they can stream the episodes using a Hulu VPN.

    Check out the Simuldub PV below:

    My Hero Academia is an show that has undoubtedly taken the anime fandom by storm since its first season released in 2016. The recent Crunchyroll Anime Awards, it more than proved both its popularity and quality as the show took home the majority of the wins. Fans and critics alike have become enamored with the series so much so that it has received many more awards and accolades from various outlets.

    The 2nd season won both IGN’s “Best of 2017 – Anime of the Year” and their “2017 People’s Choice – Anime of the Year” awards. It was voted #1 by fans on Anime News Network’s “Best of 2017 Mega Poll.” Fandom selected it as one of “The 15 Best Anime of 2017.” named it one of the “Ten Best Shows of 2017.” ranked it #1 on its “Top Ten Anime of 2017.” Nerdist dubbed it the “Perfect Anime for American Comic Book Fans” and awarded it the “2017 Golden Issue Award for Best Shonen Series.”

    Screencap from My Hero Academia Season 1

    Below is a quote from Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of Funimation:

    “From rankings to polls to awards, ‘My Hero Academia’ was without a doubt, universally recognized – by both fans and media alike – as the best in anime in 2017. The series truly resonates with the superhero lore and pop culture representations that North American audiences grew up with and continue to gravitate to”

    Ahead of the premiere of Season 3, Funimation will be releasing My Hero Academia Season 2 Part 1 for home video on Tuesday, April 3rd. The episodes will be available as a Blu-ray/DVD combo or as a Blu-ray-DVD and Digital Limited Edition in a special chipboard box along with an assortment of collectible souvenirs including a 40-page art book and set of ten holographic trading cards. Also on this date, the English dub of Season 2 Part 1 (episodes 14-25) will become available to stream exclusively on Hulu.

    Screencap from My Hero Academia Season 2Here is the official synopsis, via Funimation:

    Summer is here, and the heroes of Class 1-A and 1-B are in for the toughest training camp of their lives! A group of seasoned pros pushes everyone’s Quirks to new heights as the students face one overwhelming challenge after another. Braving the elements in this secret location becomes the least of their worries when routine training turns into a critical struggle for survival.

    For more about My Hero Academia Season 3, including character information and how to “join the Academy” to receive exclusive news and information, visit

    To watch new and past English dub episodes of My Hero Academia or purchase home videos and licensed merchandise, go to

    Past seasons of My Hero Academia are also available to watch on both Hulu and Crunchyroll.

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