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Season 5 of the My Hero Academia anime premiered on March 27, 2021 in Japan, and on the streaming services Funimation, Crunchyroll*, VRV (subtitles only), and Hulu. It began airing on Toonami May 8, 2021. New episodes air every Saturday, at 5:30 a.m. ET (12:30 a.m. ET on Toonami). Episodes are first aired subtitled, followed by their dubbed version as they become available.

Story

Season 5, during its broadcast, covered the Joint Training Arc, Meta Liberation Army Arc, the Endeavor Agency Arc, and the beginning of the Paranormal Liberation War Arc.

Production

History

Season 5 was announced in the 18th issue of the 2020 Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on March 30, 2020.

As with previous seasons, the production of season five was confirmed at the end of the final episode of season four.[2] It was later confirmed by Funimation that preparation has started in Japan.[3] On July 8, 2020, Yuki Hayashi posted a tweet saying that he and the other composers have begun recording the soundtrack for season five.[4]

After Hero FES 2020 occurred on October 3, 2020, the official Japanese Twitter account confirmed that season five will begin airing during Spring 2021.[5] It was later revealed on December 18, 2020, at Jump Festa 2021, that season five would start airing on March 27, 2021 for Japan.[6]

Cast

List of Episodes

Story Arc # of Episodes Original Air Date
Pro Hero Arc

(continued from Season 4)

2 (Episodes 89 to 90) March 27, 2021 - April 3, 2021
Joint Training Arc 10 (Episodes 91 to 100) April 10, 2021 - June 12, 2021
Meta Liberation Army Arc 6 (Episodes 100, 108 to 112) June 12, 2021,
August 21, 2021 - September 18, 2021
Endeavor Agency Arc 6 (Episodes 101 to 106) June 19, 2021 - July 31, 2021
Paranormal Liberation War Arc 2 (Episodes 107, 113) August 14, 2021,
September 25, 2021

Soundtrack

Opening Themes

Ending Themes

Promotional Material

Key Visuals

BD/DVD Covers

Promotional Videos

Character Designs

Trivia

References

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