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Shinsuke Sato Is Set To Direct The Live-Action ‘My Hero Academia’ Movie

Good news for the upcoming live-action adaption.

(Featured Image Source: Funimation / Bones / Kōhei Horikoshi / Weekly Shonen Jump)

Variety has reported that Japanese filmmaker Shinsuke Sato will be the director of the Legendary Entertainment live-action My Hero Academia movie.

Sato has worked on numerous films, including the live-action adaptions of Bleach, Gantz, and Death Note: Light Up the New World. He also directed the well-received Alice in Borderland. This is his first English language film.

Funimation / Bones / Kōhei Horikoshi / Weekly Shonen Jump

My Hero Academia was created by mangaka Kōhei Horikoshi. It tells the story of Izuku Midorya, a boy born without special powers but still dreams of being a hero. The series has become immensely popular and went on to get an anime adaption, several manga spin-offs, and anime films.

There are currently no other details revealed so far about the live-action adaption.

Source: Variety

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While 80 percent of people have a super-powered “quirk,” Izuku “Deku” Midoriya won’t give up on his dream of becoming a hero, despite being born powerless. You can watch the action-packed & emotional journey of Izuku and his classmates in My Hero Academia, streaming now on Crunchyroll and Funimation!

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