The new My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission movie has managed to go Plus Ultra, scoring over 1.6 billion yen (USD $14.6 Million/ MYR 61,820,780) at the box office in ten days.
This means that it has far surpassed the two previous theatrical releases in the franchise with My Hero Academia: Two Heroes doing 1.72 billion in its lifetime sales and My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising pulling in 1.79 billion. Within ten days, this new film has managed to almost catch up with both of them and will likely earn more.
Like with the majority of anime spin-off movies, My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission is a side story that does not adapt any source material from the manga and will likely not affect the overall plot of the series. With that being said the original manga creator Kouhei Horikoshi acted as the film chief supervisor and original character designer. Director Kenji Nagasaki likewise also returns as director, having worked as the director of the anime series and the previous two movies.
The plot of the film involves the students of UA High School’s Hero Course taking on a secret organization called Humanize who aims to destroy the quirks (superpowers) within people. Currently, on their hero internship with pro hero Endevour, Izuku, Bakugo, and Todoroki must put a stop to the organization’s plans. They’re also on the run from the law themselves as Izuku has ended up being framed for mass murder.
The current Fifth season of My Hero Academia is still airing at the time of this article, animated by Studio Bones. There are also multiple new My Hero Academia video games that have come out recently including My Hero Academia: The Strongest Hero and My Hero Academia: ULTRA Impact.