‘My Hero Academia’: chronological order of the movies and seasons of the series

    After six seasons and three films released, ‘My Hero Academia‘ has established itself as one of the anime most successful in recent years. Now, those who want to start from the beginning are going to need a little help: the multiple films and seasons of the series are intertwined to tell the story of the super-powerful protagonists, and that’s why we elaborated this chronological order of all deliveries of ‘My Hero Academia’ (available between Netflix series and the Crunchyroll series).

    Based on the manga ‘Boku no Hero’ by Kōhei Horikoshi, published in 2015, and brought to the small screen with great success in 2016, this anime introduces us to a world where more than half of the population has developed superpowers, which it has been separating them between heroes and villains. In this context grows Izuku Midoriya, whose greatest dream is to follow in the footsteps of his idol ‘All Might’ and, however, is faced with a harsh reality: he has not developed any kind of particularity (That is the term used in the story to refer to superpowers) and therefore cannot enter as a student of the UA (Hero Academy). Her luck will change when she meets All Might personally and he offers her to be the heir to her powers. Her dream has come true, but what lies ahead is a lot (a lot) of hard work to become, as he says, the greatest superhero of all time.

    Have you already gotten hooked just reading these lines? Wouldn’t miss us! for something ‘My Hero Academia’ is the anime that everyone is talking about for several years and that continues to accumulate more and more seasons and movies (even released on the big screen in theaters) that find new paths for its story. Fans enjoy exploring its rich mythology, or for example What do the names of the characters in ‘My Hero Academia’ mean?but above all enjoy its action, comedy and fantasy proposal that works perfectly, with charismatic characters and surprises at every corner.

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    Here, as we pointed out, here we focus on putting together a ‘My Hero Academia’ order for those thinking of binge-watching. We also indicate some OVAs or special episodes that help us expand the universe in which the characters are inserted. Ahead!

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‘My Hero Academia’, season 1 (2016)

number of episodes:13

It all started here: the first season of ‘My Hero Academia’ kicks off the story of Izuku Midoriya, tells us about his origins as a superhero with inherited powers and begins to develop his relationships with the other characters.

After the end of the first season, there is a first OVA, ‘Save! Rescue Training! (Training of the Dead)’which lasts 22 minutes and serves as a bridge to the second season.


‘My Hero Academia’, season 2 (2017)

number of episodes:25

After the success of the first season, the second doubles its duration and increases the levels of action.

After episode 20, you should watch the second OVA, ‘Death Training (My Hero Academia Special)’, to broaden knowledge (lasts 22 minutes). Then we can see the remaining five episodes of the story.

After the end, we can see the third OVA, ‘All Might: Rising’, which only lasts four minutes and introduces us to an important aspect of the story: the battle between the seventh holder of One For All, Nana Shimura, against the villain All for One.


My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018) – Movie

Duration: 95 minutes

The first movie in the franchise was ‘My Hero Academia: Two Heroes’, and you have to see it after the end of the second season. Released in 2018, the film presents an adventure that takes place just after the final exam, during the summer season, and is far from the usual scenarios. Instead, we move to a floating, human-made, alien city that has been dubbed I Island. What seems like a quiet visit will turn into a new battle against the villains.


‘My Hero Academia’, season 3 (2018)

number of episodes:25

After the first movie, we continue with the seasons of the main series. In this season 3 of ‘My Hero Academia’, Izuku Midoriya and his classmates they will have to fight for their survival in a brutal training camp, where they will have to save one of their companions. Later, they will have to face another even bigger challenge: exams.


‘My Hero Academia’, season 4 (2019)

number of episodes:25

Let’s go straight to season 4 of ‘My Hero Academia’, in which Izuku Midoriya and his classmates face the Shie Hassaikai group to prevent them from creating a drug capable of destroying the particularities, that is, the powers of superheroes. Meanwhile, as students, they will have to earn their license to be full-fledged heroes.


My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (2019) – Movie

Duration: 104 minutes

The events of the second ‘My Hero Academia’ movie come after the end of the fourth season. In the story, Izuku and the other students at UA School are sent to work as heroes on a warm island in southern Japan where they also find time to relax. However, that calm is soon disturbed by the appearance of a group of villains. The film introduces a new villain, named Nine, and he convinced the Review of ‘My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising’ in PHOTOGRAMS.

Right after this movie we can see the fourth OVA, ‘Boku no Hero Academia: Ikinokore! Kesshi no Survival Kunren’a little longer than the previous ones (46 minutes) and therefore more substantial in its content.


‘My Hero Academia’, season 5 (2021)

number of episodes:25

‘My Hero Academia’ Season 5 Follows Izuku Midoriya Dreaming of the Previous One For All Holders

during the Joint Training Battle. Meanwhile, the Meta Liberation Army and the League of Villains battle in the city of Deika to determine how to become the most infamous villains. Later, the Hero Public Safety Commission orders a second Hero Work-Study for the students in preparation for the upcoming War.


My Hero Academia: World Hero Quest (2021) – Movie

Duration: 104 minutes

Third film in the franchise, following the events after the end of the fifth season. In this tape, released on Amazon Prime Video in Spain, Deku is persecuted by the police after being accused of mass murder. While he runs away and tries to clear his name, the rest of the superheroes have to deal with an incident that affects the whole world.


‘My Hero Academia’, season 6 (2022)

number of episodes:25

And we come to the end (for the moment, of course): Season 6 of ‘My Hero Academia’ is the most recent on the list, premiering in Japan in October 2022. In these new episodes, the main heroes, including Izuku Midoriya, must face a group of dangerous villains led by Tomura Shigaraki. Having gathered all the necessary information about their adversaries, in this season the protagonists prepare for the most complicated war of their lives.

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