The official My Hero Academia Twitter account announced on Saturday that the highly anticipated fifth season of My Hero Academia anime will debut in spring 2021. A new trailer and visual was released to celebrate the news.
The trailer depicts the "Joint Training" arc of the manga that pits Class 1-A against Class 1-B in a test that will determine their school lives.
The anime is set to air again on YTV and NTV in Japan.
The first season of the anime aired in Japan from April 3, 2016, to June 26, 2016, with 13-episodes. The second season aired from April 1, 2017, to September 30, 2017, with 25-episodes. The third season aired from April 7, 2018, to September 29, 2018, with 25 episodes. The fourth season aired from October 12, 2019, to April 4, 2020. A two-episode original video anime for the franchise streamed in Japan on August 16.
Kōhei Horikoshi, the original manga creator launched the manga series in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine o July 7, 2014. Viz Media publishes the manga in English digitally and in print in North America. Shueisha's MANGA Plus service also publishes the manga in English digitally.