As one bunch of series starts to wrap up, more shows are about to begin, and it’s time for me to have a look at what I’m planning to watch in the coming season. I’ll only mention series which have caught my attention, for a more complete preview, you can look at Livechart or Anichart. I also may end up checking out episodes of shows not on this list, either based on the interest of others, or just from idle curiosity. I’ll probably end up watching a lot of first episodes to be honest, but these are series which I’m pretty sure I’d like to watch in their entirety if they are available. Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to be a hero? In a world where around 80% of the population have some sort of special power or Quirk, Quirkless Midoriya Izuku longs to be a hero so he can help others.
Izuku one day runs into his most admired hero, All Might, and owing to a sequence of events, All Might offers to bestow powers on him. This gives Izuku a chance to join the prestigious school, UA, where the best heroes are trained.
My Hero Academia is a show which I think effectively combines the Western superhero story with the Japanese shounen underdog story. It is just what it presents itself as; a tale of someone initially without powers becoming stronger, overcoming adversity, and achieving their goals, but it tells the story with a consistent and appealing style. Continue reading