On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi, "Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia)", a new promotional video was revealed for the fourth original film of the franchise, titled "Boku no Hero Academia: The Movie – You Are Next", with its premiere scheduled for next August 2 in theaters in Japan.

The video showcases a fragment of the main theme song titled "Homunculus" performed by Vaundy. This new movie features a completely original story, written by Kohei Horikoshi, who also supervises the project and character design. The plot unfolds within the same timeline as the anime's seventh season, currently airing.

Movie Details

The movie is set to premiere on August 2 in Japan. It promises to offer a unique narrative, separate from the main manga storyline, allowing fans to explore fresh adventures of their favorite characters.

Promotional Video

The promotional video not only teases the exciting plot but also gives a sneak peek of the main theme song "Homunculus" by Vaundy, heightening anticipation among fans.


Kohei Horikoshi began publishing the manga "Boku no Hero Academia" in Weekly Shonen Jump in July 2014. The series entered its final story arc in March 2021. The anime adaptation, produced by BONES, has been ongoing since April 2016 and includes seven seasons to date.

Production Team

  • Director: Tensai Okamura (BONES)
  • Scriptwriter and Supervisor: Yousuke Kuroda
  • Character Design and Animation Director: Yoshihiko Umakoshi
  • Soundtrack Composer: Yuuki Hayashi


The movie is set in a society devastated by battles between heroes and villains, with numerous individuals escaping from imprisonment facilities. Just before the final showdown between heroes like Izuku Midoriya (Deku) and their enemies, a significant incident shakes the world. The title "You Are Next" raises intriguing questions about the forthcoming challenges Deku and his friends will face.

"Defy the Symbol of Peace," declares the movie's slogan, accompanied by an image of UA Academy's Hero Class 1A members – Deku, Katsuki Bakugou, Shoto Todoroki, Ochako Uraraka, and Tenya Iida – alongside a figure resembling All Might, adding to the suspense.


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