Date: 2023 September 20 19:51
Posted by Joe
Streaming giant Crunchyroll have sent us details of the World Premiere Screening of My Hero Academia Season 6. The original episode UA Heroes Battle will be shown at New York Comic Con 2023 on Friday 13th of October 2023.
This early, exclusive world preview will feature the English dub and will be available to NYCC attendees before it is screened in Japan.
In this special episode the cast play a card game U.A. Heroes Battle that the support course made. In a useful tie in e, Crunchyroll will be giving away limited edition character cards at the screening provided by UVS Games that are based on the new original episode and playable with the My Hero Academia Collectible Card Game. In our mind this is a plus ultra promotion.
Press release as follows:
CRUNCHYROLL HOSTS WORLD PREMIERE SCREENING OF
"MY HERO ACADEMIA" SEASON 6 ORIGINAL EPISODE:
"UA HEROES BATTLE" AT NEW YORK COMIC CON 2023
World Premiere Screening to Take Place on 13th October at NYCC
Join Crunchyroll at New York Comic Con this fall for the world premiere of an all-new original episode from My Hero Academia Season 6 entitled "UA HEROES BATTLE". The screening will take place on Friday, 13th October at 5:00 PM ET (10:00 PM BST) at the Empire Stage for all badge holders attending NYCC.
© K. Horikoshi / Shueisha, My Hero Academia Project
This early, exclusive world preview will feature the English dub and will be available to NYCC attendees before it is screened in Japan. Get ready for some card-game action that will showcase your favourite heroes like never before! Also in celebration of this premiere, Crunchyroll will be giving away limited edition character cards at the screening provided by UVS Games that are based on the new original episode and playable with the My Hero Academia Collectible Card Game. Attendees can also receive these special My Hero Academia cards as a gift with a purchase at Crunchyroll's merch booth on the show floor.
"UA HEROES BATTLE" is animated by BONES (Mob Psycho 100; Bungo Stray Dogs), based on the popular manga series My Hero Academia written and illustrated by Kohei Horikoshi.
My Hero Academia Season 6 original episode "UA HEROES BATTLE" Official Synopsis:
The third year, Mirio Togata, pays a visit to the students of Class 1-A, who are bored because they are not allowed to go outside. He brings them a card game called U.A. Heroes Battle that the support course made. This game, where players can use cards of various U.A. students, is tough, just like U.A. itself. Who will win the card battle?!
About My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia is a TV anime based on the popular comics by Kohei Horikoshi serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) and over 85 million copies sold. It is set in a world where about eighty percent of the population has a superpowered Quirk. Heroes protect people and society from accidents, disasters, and villains-criminals who use their Quirks for evil. The story of Izuku Midoriya and his classmates at U.A. High School and their growth, fights, and friendship unfolds as they aim to become such heroes.
My Hero Academia garnered a nomination from the Hollywood Creative Alliance this year for Best Animated Series at the HCA TV Awards.
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