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My Hero Academia: Shinsuke Sato dirigirá el live action para Legendary Pictures

My Hero Academia, the acclaimed superhero anime series based on Kohei Horikoshi’s original manga, will receive a live-action adaptation from a collaboration between Legendary Pictures y Warner Japan. The film has already found its director, Shinsuke Sato, whom we know from some very notable recent works such as the series Alice in Borderland from Netflix or the tape Kingdom; both works are live-action adaptations of a manga, so we deduce that the director has a very valid previous experience in this field. In addition, Sato was also commissioned to direct various adaptations of Death Note Y Gantz.

The work has several animated films and the continuous series

The manga of My Hero Academia was first published in 2014 and its story revolves around Izuku Midoriya, a great worshiper of superheroes who hopes to become a superhero to preserve the safety of her city. The world of My Hero Academia is one in which a large part of the population manifests a superpower at certain ages, while other people do not have that luck and remain normal individuals. Our hero does not have any special peculiarity until he comes across All Might, the greatest hero the world has ever known, who motivates him to enroll in a prestigious superhero academy.

The anime series, which you can watch through Netflix, is currently in its fifth season, and is complemented perfectly with three animated films: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising y My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission. With respect to live action, At the moment we do not know more details regarding its cast or plot, although we could say that the project is in good hands given the experience of Shinsuke Sato and others. Legendary Pictures’ successes in adapting anime or video games to the big screen What Detective Pikachu.