My Hero Academia is coming back to the big screen with Heroes Rising, a followup to the 2018 film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes. The film was announced back in Spring of 2019 and was released in Japan back in December of the same year. Fans in the west will be able to go Plus Ultra on February 26th in select theaters across North America with both subbed and dubbed showtimes.
The previous film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes was a critical success with the movie receiving mostly positive reviews and breaking into the box office top 10 in most regions it screened in.
The official Funimation blog reveals that they have obtained the distribution rights to the upcoming film:
Funimation announced it had acquired the distribution rights to the film in December. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising follows the students of Class 1-A as they work to build their legacy in the shadow of pro hero All Might’s retirement. Unfortunately, a new group of villains has something to say about that.
The films North American release was also revealed by Bakugos English voice actor Clifford Chapin via a funny video of him trying to stay unbiased when revealing the release on Funimations official Twitter.
💥 @CliffordChapin’s got some PLUS ULTRA NEWS coming your way:
— Funimation (@FUNimation) January 10, 2020
The IMDB synopsis for the film reads:
A group of youths aspiring to become professional superheroes, fight in a world full of people with abilities, also known as quirks. Deku and his fellow classmates from Hero Academy face Nine, the strongest villain yet.
Advanced tickets for My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising will be available on January 31st stay tuned for more updates.