MHA travels worldwide in new movie

MHA travels worldwide in new movie

by Sebastian Gordon

My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission was released on October 29th, 2021, in the United States and Canada. BONES and Funimation produced the movie. It has a runtime of one hour and forty-one minutes. 

World Heroes Mission is available to watch in both dub and sub theaters. It has an 80% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 96% on Fandango. It has grossed $35.8 million worldwide.

Some spoilers are coming up! The manga author, Kohei Horikoshi, stated that the movie was canon to the anime but was not canon to the manga. It seems to take place somewhere after the Joint Training Arc.

 Izuku Midoriya (Deku)’s Blackwhip is present in the movie. Deku has seemed to regain control over the shared quirk that he received from All Might. 

The movie revolves mostly around Shoto Todoroki, Katsuki Bakugou, and Izuku Midoriya’s work-study with Endeavor. They are sent on a mission to stop terrorist bombs from eliminating quirks worldwide. Other characters in MHA are present in the film; however, they are stationed in other areas of the world. 

Deku is separated from his original team, and due to a corrupt system, he is labeled a mass murderer. He accidentally teams up with Rody Soul, a delinquent from Otheon. 

Throughout the movie, the two grow closer despite their initial distaste for each other. They work together to defeat the cult known as Humarise. Many characters (such as Bakugou) had key character developments in this movie. 

It is a touching story of friendship and family. The common ideas of “hope” and “never giving up” show up similar to other MHA adaptations. The movie is full of action and amazing fight scenes. 

Abraham Alcala writes, “Amazing movie! Great character development and I loved the way they showed Rody and Deku’s relationship. The final battles were spectacular! This movie blew my mind away.” 

“It was intense! Inspiring as always, and the three (Todoroki/Bakugou/Midoriya) really got stronger. Every minute was worth watching, and it wasn’t boring at all,” says Laila Rosw.   

The entertaining adventure pulls in audiences. The animation itself is beautiful, and the musical accompaniment complements it well. The plot is intriguing and keeps watchers on their toes. 

I still prefer the other movies (My Hero Academia: Two Heroes/My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising); however, I’d still recommend watching this one. Some aspects could be improved, but it was still wonderful. Overall, I’d rate this World Heroes Mission 7.5/10.