My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア Boku no Hīrō Academia?) is an ongoing Japanese shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Kōhei Horikoshi. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 2014,[1] and has been collected in 1 tankōbon volume as of August 2014. The story follows Izuku Midoriya a normal kid born without a Quirk, but dreams of one day getting one and becoming a worlds greatest hero.


Izuki Midoriya was just a regular middle school student in a world where people with "quirks" (also known as superpowers) were the norm. However, he dreams of one day becoming a hero.


  • Izuku Midoriya
  • Bakugou Katsuki
  • Iida Tenya
  • Uraraka Ochako
  • All Might
  • Yaoyorozu Momo
  • Shouji Mezou
  • Todoroki Shouto
  • Kaminari Denki
  • Jirou Kyouka
  • Asui Tsuyu


Volume 1 reached the 7th place on the weekly Oricon manga chart and, as of November 9, 2014, has sold 71,575 copies.[2]


  1. "Shonen Jump to Launch 4 Manga Series in Next 3 Issues". Anime News Network. June 25, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  2. "Japanese Comic Ranking, November 3-9". Anime News Network. November 12, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014.