The popular TV anime “Boku no Hero Academia” has currently been on the air. The illustration of Tomura Shigaraki, an enemy of the main character, and a short promotion video in which you can actually listen to the characters’ voices, have come to light.
Kouki Uchiyama, a young talented actor, plays the role of Shigaraki. He has also played Banagher Links in “Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn”, and Kei Tsukishima in “Haikyuu!!”
This character is quite uncanny and mysterious, and always takes up against Izuku, the hero. Stay tuned on how Uchiyama is going to deal with this popular character.
Ahead of playing the role of Shigaraki, the actor has given us a comment; “I will knock all the heroes down so those who don’t like justice, please come to our villains’ side and give us a cheer.” He seems to be already into the character. Shigaraki is expected to appear in and after the episode 8 on May 22nd. It is for sure that he will make the story even more exciting.
One more cast has been revealed to join the special event. There will be an event presented by the main characters on Sunday, September 4th. Junichi Suwabe who plays the role of Shouta Aizawa, a teacher at Yuuei Academy will also be there at the event.
The stage will be filled with lots of fun by Daiki Yamashita who plays the role of Izuku, and Nobuhiko Okamoto who plays Bakugou.
Priority application vouchers for tickets to this event will be enclosed along only with Blu-ray&DVD of “Boku no Hero Academia” volume 1 to be on sale on Wednesday, June 29th. Keep an eye on the event details to be announced in near future!
In episode 7 on May 15th, Izuku and Bakugou had a fierce all-out battle in a combat drill. It is full of intense action scenes. In episode 8 to be broadcasted on the following Sunday, May 22nd, Bakugou, after the battle reveals his honest thoughts, and the personalities of the classmates that have been hidden in a veil of mystery are well depicted. And of course, Shigaraki will finally make his first appearance.
Tomura Shigaraki character design revealed!
His personal history is not revealed. A mysterious villain. His goal is to kill All Might but the reason is not sure. He is the leader of the League of Villains. He has the special power to disintegrate anything his five fingers touch.
A message from the newly confirmed cast!
Tomura Shigaraki：Kouki Uchiyama
“I will knock all the heroes down so those who don’t like justice, please come to our villains’ side and give us a cheer.”
Born in August 16th in Saitama. He played the role of Banagher Links in “Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn”, Kei Tsukishima in “Haikyuu!!”, and Messer Ihlefeld in “Macross△”, and etc…