Sony Confirms My Hero Academia Season 2, Part 1 for April Release

Update: Since publishing this article, the original press release removed mention of a Collector’s Edition for My Hero Academia Season 2 Part 1. The article has been updated to reflect this.


Almost a month has passed since online retailer Amazon spilled the beans about Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s plans to release My Hero Academia Season 2, Part 1 in the United Kingdom, but we finally have the long-awaited confirmation from the distributor themselves. The next part in the action-packed Shonen Jump adventure will be coming to DVD, Blu-ray and a Zavvi-exclusive Combi-Pack Collector’s Edition on 2nd April 2018. You can watch Funimation’s trailer for the US release below:

The Standard Edition DVD will include the season’s first 12 episodes and the “13.5” recap of Season 1. The Blu-ray however, will additionally include the following on-disc extras: 11 “Inside the Episodes”, “Anime Expo 2017: Interview with Yoshihiko Umakoshi”, promo videos and textless songs.


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This marks the second release following Sony Pictures’ acquisition of North America distributor Funimation Entertainment. The first, Attack On Titan Season 2, was released on DVD, Blu-ray and as a Zavvi exclusive Collector’s Edition combi last month. The third season of My Hero Academia begins broadcast in Japan on 7 April 2018.

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