My hero academia fans are in rejoice as the 88th episode of Boku no Hero Academia ended with officially announcing My Hero Academia Season 5.

An announcement video was released to commemorate the season 5. The below video features Deku saying “a new something is awakening.”

A new key Visual was also published with Deku and a word scribbled in the headline. Also we can see some darkish green lines behind Deku which hints at a upcoming major plot point.

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The same visual appears in the surfaced leak scan from Weekly Shonen Jump issue 19.

Update: A New key visual for season 5 has been revealed. Also it has been announced that season 5 will premiere in Spring 2020.

My Hero Academia Season 5 new key Visual
My Hero Academia Season 5 new key Visual

My Hero Academia Season 5 Release date

So far there is no official release date of the Season 5 out yet but it seems evident looking at the past trend of the released seasons that we’ll be getting a new season of My Hero Academia in the coming year either in Summer 2021 or Fall 2021. We expect to hear more on season 5 over Time. The season 4 season aired between October 12, 2019 to April 4, 2020 for 25 episodes.

My Hero Academia Season 5 Plot

My Hero Academia Season 5 will start with Joint Training Arc where Class 1-A and 1-B will compete against each other in a Joint Training Battle. Joining them is fan favourite Hitoshi Shinso who is eager to enter the Hero Course. While the exercise is being held, Izuku discovers a new secret about One For All; one that none of the previous eight users ever could have dreamed existed.

Joint Training Arc fifteenth arc in the story and part of Rise of Villains Saga. The arc runs between chapter 194 to 217.

Staff at studio Bones is expected to return for season 5 with original cast members reprising their roles.

About My Hero Academia

Written and illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi, My hero Academia is a Japanese manga published in Shounen Weekly Jump. Viz Media is publishing the english release digitally and print. Studio Bones adapted the same into four anime series and two original movies. Legendary is producing a Live-Action.
The anime’s first 13-episode season premiered in April 2016. The 25-episode second season premiered in April 2017, and the third season premiered in April 2018 and ran for 25 episodes.

The story follows Izuku Midoriya, who lives in a world where everyone has powers, even though he was born without them. Dreaming to become a superhero anyway, he’s eventually scouted by the world’s best hero All Might and enrolls in a school for professional heroes.