How to watch ‘My Hero Academia’ in order

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“My Hero Academia,” which debuted in 2016, has soared to become one of today’s most beloved anime series. Its extensive array of distinctive characters, thrilling fight sequences, and innovative storyline have contributed to its tremendous popularity.

The narrative centers around Izuku Midoriya’s pursuit of becoming a superhero, despite being born without any superpowers. Recognizing Izuku’s potential, Japan’s greatest Hero All Might selects him as his successor and assists him in enrolling in a school for aspiring heroes, where he encounters numerous gifted students, each possessing their own unique abilities.

Adapted from the 2014 manga of the same name, “My Hero Academia” boasts various compelling elements that make it a must-watch. For those yet to delve into the series, the present time offers an excellent opportunity, with an abundance of content across various anime formats. Additionally, the upcoming 2024 promises further expansion for this immensely popular Shonen series.

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Understanding the ideal approach to experience this story is crucial. Hence, here is the recommended viewing order for “My Hero Academia,” encompassing its multiple seasons, movies, OVAs (original video animations), and special episodes:

1. My Hero Academia: Season 1
2. My Hero Academia: Save! Rescue Training! (OVA)
3. My Hero Academia: Season 2: Episodes 1-20
4. My Hero Academia: Training of the Dead (OVA)
5. My Hero Academia: Season 2: Episodes 21-25
6. My Hero Academia: All Might: Rising (Special Episode)
7. My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (Movie)
8. My Hero Academia: Season 3 Episodes 1-14
9. My Hero Academia: Make it! Do-or-Die Survival Training (OVA)
10. My Hero Academia: Make it! Do-or-Die Survival Training Part 2 (OVA)
11. My Hero Academia: Season 3 Episodes 15-25
12. My Hero Academia: Season 4
13. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (Movie)
14. My Hero Academia: Season 5 Episodes 1-18
15. My Hero Academia: Hero League Baseball (OVA)
16. My Hero Academia: Laugh! As if You Are in Hell (OVA)
17. My Hero Academia: Season 5 Episodes 19-25
18. My Hero Academia: Departure (OVA)
19. My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission (Movie)
20. My Hero Academia: Season 6

As the sixth season concluded in March 2023, fans eagerly anticipate what lies ahead for the series. Despite the uncertainty surrounding the release date for season seven, details about the franchise’s fourth film have surfaced, hinting at a darker tone.

Scheduled to premiere in summer 2024, the fourth film’s storyline remains unknown, leaving fans intrigued about its place within the series’ timeline. Additionally, Netflix’s announcement of an original live-action adaptation based on the “My Hero Academia” manga, while lacking specific details, suggests it may diverge from the anime’s canon and serve as a retelling of the initial seasons.

For those eager to catch up on the action from My Hero Academia season 6, the episodes are available for streaming on Crunchyroll.