According to Kohei Horikoshi himself, author of My Hero Academia, this series is in its final arc. You have mentioned in interviews that either late 2022 or early 2023, his main work will have a closure and he does not plan to continue in a spin-off or continuation, as has happened with Boruto: Naruto Next Generations or Dragon Ball Super (although this decision is still up in the air). Fortunately, if you like the dark narrative style it’s taken on in arcs like The War, there might be some good news for you.
In the latest issue of Shonen Jumpmagazine that regularly publishes My Hero Academia, Kohei Horikoshi had this to say about the next story he wants to write: “I want to try to draw a horror manga, but only a littleThis may be well received by fans who loved Dark Deku’s appearance, his solo arc, and the scenes of violence he came to show in the manga.
Nevertheless, we will have to wait to see what the turn will be after Izuku Midoriya takes the title of the new Symbol of Peace as he has been announcing since the beginning of the series. For now, we can remember some dark moments of My Hero Academia like when in the last season of the anime adaptation, My Villain Academia took the opportunity to dive into the past of the League of Villains members. Shigaraki’s origin story specifically saw her Quirk emerging from her during her childhood, horribly tearing her family apart and driving him into the arms of All For One, in a short story that could certainly be considered horror itself. .
The author of My Hero Academia chose the best time to enter Terror
Horror is a genre that has made its way into the manga medium several times in the past, but it’s also a genre that could definitely use more representation when it comes to print comics being released outside of Japan and the author of My Hero Academia knows it. While Junji Ito has become the de facto master of horror based on his previous works which are considered to be some of the scariest manga ever released. like Uzumaki, Black Paradox, among others, having a creator like Kohei Horikoshi would certainly help drive horror within the medium.
Besides, It should be remembered that this year an important horror manga is expected to receive an anime adaptation, since Junji Ito’s Uzumaki will arrive on Cartoon Network’s Toonamiand the programming block will also take the opportunity to create an original original horror anime of its own.
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