With a total of 3.7 million copies being sold, My Hero Academia(Boku no Hero Academia), released in Shounen Jump (SHOEISHA), will be turned into an anime. The anime will air from April, 2016. Among all the characters in the manga, there are two stupid (?) but hilarious characters. The cast for the two characters is finally being decided and I would like to take this chance and talk about them.
Eijiro Kirishima, a guy with the motto of “living like a man” will be voiced by Toshiki Masuda. Denki Kaminari, a playboy with electricity flowing in his body, will be voiced by Tasuku Hatanaka.
The character designs of these two characters were also released recently.
【The character designs of these two characters were announced!】
A very passionate guy with the motto, “living like a man”. His “personality” allows him to harden his body to defend himself and attack the others..
A playboy. His “personality” allows him to send out electricity from his body. If he releases too much electricity, he will turn into a retard.
【Comments from the casts!】
Eijiro Kirishima: Voiced by Toshiki Masuda
“I really like the manga, which is why I was very happy when I knew I am in. The character I will be voicing is a funny and interesting character! I will do my best and act Ejiro Kirishima out!!”
Born on March 8 in Hiroshima. Some majors works of him are Chikara Ennoshita in Haikyu!!, Kotarou Hayama in Kuroko no Basuke and Gou Wakabayashi in Ace of Diamond.
Denki Kaminari：Voiced by Tasuku Hatanaka
“One thing that is challenging for me is that I have no idea how stupid I have to be. I am always told by my friends that I am stupid. I will try my best to play stupid!! I wonder how things will turn out!! I am really looking forward to play this character. I am so excited to be able to become a part of the anime!! It is really amazing!!!
Born on August 17th in Kanagawa. Some major works of him include Ushio Aotsuki in Ushio To Tora, Ikoma in Kabanari Of the Iron Fortress and Michelangelo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
TV Anime Boku no Hero Academy
Original work：Kohei Horikoshi (serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump)
Series Composition：Yosuke Kuroda
Character Design：Yoshihiko Umakoshi
The story begins with the shocking news that a ‘shining baby’ was found in Keikei city, China. After that news, many “abnormal” incidents have been happening all around the world. The reason to why these incidents are happening remain unknown. Now, time has passed since that incident.
Around 80% of the world population are people with some sort of special ability in themselves. While the amount of villains that uses their “personality” in a bad way increases, there are also heros with “personality” that fight against the villains to save the society. A teenager, Izuku Midoriya that dreams to be a hero aims to enter the Yuei High school, a school that raises a lot of heros. However Deku, is one of the 20% population who doesn’t have any “personality” in himself. Even so, he meets the No.1 Hero he admires, All Might, and his life has changed significantly. Friends, Rivals, and Villains. Deku aims to be the toppest hero while he faces different challenges and people during his journey. A new story of heroes now begins!
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