One of the most popular anime and manga series at the moment is My Hero Academia. The story follows Izuku Midoroya a quirk-less boy in a world populated mostly by superpowered individuals, who dreams of becoming a hero. Deku's unwavering determination to make his dreams a reality is one of the many reasons My Hero Academia is such an inspiring, uplifting, and entertaining show to watch.
The anime has built a huge fanbase, and if there's one thing fans love, it's collecting all kinds of items. With that in mind, here are the ten coolest gifts for My Hero Academia fans.
10 MY HERO ACADEMIA: SEASON ONE
As you eagerly await the fourth season of My Hero Academia you might find yourself wanting to go over some of the earlier seasons once again, just to make sure you haven’t missed or forgotten anything. The first season came out way back in spring of 2016 and a lot has happened in the lives of Deku and his fellow students since their humble beginnings at U.A. High.
With this awesome My Hero, Academia: Season One Blu-Ray Set you can re-watch the first 13 episodes, plus you get to go inside the episodes and check out interviews with the cast and crew from Anime Expo 2016.
9 MY HERO ACADEMIA, VOL. 1
Like so many other anime, My Hero Academia, too, is based on a manga. Written and illustrated by Kouhei Horikoshi, the manga began publishing in 2014 and it’s still running. In 2016, the manga got an anime adaptation, which currently has three seasons. If you happen to be a fan of the My Hero Academia anime or have a friend who is, then you might want to check out the manga as well.
Horikoshi is an amazing artist and his art is absolutely freaking gorgeous, and honestly reason enough to buy the manga. It’s a great opportunity to re-live the same story and still have a fresh experience.
8 SHINOBI 7 MY HERO ACADEMIA: THE CARD GAME
Card games are always a good way to make a night in with friends a fun and memorable experience. Luckily, there’s no shortage of all kinds of card games, including anime-themed ones. For fans of My Hero Academia, Shinobi 7 has created a thrilling card game set in the super-powered world of the hit anime.
The objective of the game is to recruit super-powered students to your hero Agency, making the best quirk combinations, and complete challenging missions in order to become the mightiest Agency. The game includes 60 student cards, 60 action cards, 40 mission cards, and 10 recruiter cards.
7 FUNKO POP! ANIMATION: MY HERO ACADEMIA - TODOROKI COLLECTIBLE FIGURE
Todoroki Shoto is one of My Hero Academia’s most popular, well-developed, and strongest characters. He always ranks high on popularity polls – and is, arguably even more popular than Deku himself. He has a tragic background and he was somewhat of a bad guy before he got Zuko-ed. Last but not least, he basically has two quirks – icy powers on the right and fiery powers on the left make Todoroki a formidable hero.
If Todoroki is your favorite My Hero Academia character as well, then you must find a place on your shelf for this awesome Funko Pop! Todoroki Collectible Figure. It shows off both of his powers and it's adorable.
6 BANPRESTO MY HERO ACADEMIA IZUKU MIDORIYA DXF FIGURE VOL. 1
Izuku Mudoriya is one of anime’s most popular protagonists in recent years. In the last three years, Deku has won at the Crunchyroll Awards for Hero of the Year, Best Hero, and Best Boy, which speaks volumes of his popularity among anime fans. And no wonder everyone likes this green-haired hero so damn much. Deku is brave, sweet, selfless, supportive – in short, he's everything a hero should be.
If you know someone who’s a fan of Deku and you’re looking to get them a cool gift, we’ve got you covered. This 5.9’’ tall Banpresto Figure is sure to make any fan of Izuku Midoriya very happy.
5 NOVELTYBOY MY HERO ACADEMIA IZUKU MIDORIYA HOODIE/JACKET
One of the great things about My Hero Academia are the costumes. Whether we’re talking about each student’s hero costume or the official U.A. High uniforms and gym suits, the boys and girls of My Hero Academia always look sharp.
If you dream of being a student at U.A. High as well and want to look as good as your favorite hero, you should check out NoveltyBoy’s awesome hoodies styled after My Hero Academia gym suits. The product comes in three different styles: the baseball jacket, the pullover hoodie, and the zip-up hoodie. It can be your next Halloween or cosplay costume, or you can just use it for daily wear.
4 FUNKO MY HERO ACADEMIA ALL MIGHT POP VINYL FIGURE
All Might is pretty much the Superman of the My Hero Academia universe. The former No. 1 Hero who has been dubbed the world’s Symbol of Peace, All Might is characterized by his bright smile, border-line obnoxious can-do attitude, and a dash of flair for the dramatic. Pretty much every aspiring young hero looks up to All Might, especially Deku.
His larger-than-life personality also makes All Might popular among fans of My Hero Academia. If you know someone who loves All Might this adorable Funko Pop! Collectible Figure is the perfect gift for them. All Might’s giant smile is sure to brighten up anyone’s day.
3 MY HERO ONE’S JUSTICE - NINTENDO SWITCH
Based on the popular manga and anime series, Bandai Namco’s MY HERO One’s Justice video game puts you in the shoes of your favorite hero or villain as you fight for your justice in this 3D arena fighter.
Choose from a variety of My Hero Academia characters, pick two sidekicks to call upon in tight situations, unlock accessories to customize your character’s appearance, battle it out with your friends, join the online combat and climb the leaderboard, or play through the story mode. MY HERO One’s Justice is a gift that will most definitely provide tons of fun to any My Hero Academia fan.
2 MY HERO ACADEMIA COSPLAY CREW SOCKS
Sometimes when you’re getting a gift for a friend what you're really looking for is kind of a gag thingy that will put a silly grin on their face. Buying them a pair of socks so ridiculous and over the top, yet so good, such as these funny All Might socks, is sure to make them laugh.
The socks are designed to look like All Might’s hero costume and the attached fabric “wings” at the top make up his iconic, pointy bangs. Impractical? Maybe, but this is a pair of socks every fan of My Hero Academia would appreciate.
1 MY HERO ACADEMIA ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
To have a great anime one needs to have much more than a good story. My Hero Academia is one of those anime that has it all. The world, the story, and the characters are engrossing, engaging, and compelling. The animation, done by studio Bones, is unsurprisingly stunning. The opening and endings for each season sound and look great.
And, last but not least, the soundtrack is memorable and fitting. Composed by Yuki Hayashi, the My Hero Academia Original Soundtrack has a total of 35 songs from the anime, including the fan-favorite, goes-with-everything “You Say Run”.
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