Author(s): Kohei Horikoshi
Midoriya inherits the superpower of the world's greatest hero, but greatness won't come easy.
What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called "Quirks"? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless?
The U.A. students have reached the practical portion of their final exam, but they didn't expect to have to beat their own teachers in order to pass Paired with his archrival Bakugo, Midoriya has to try to take on none other than All Might himself. Working with Bakugo is one thing, but is giving everything he's got to beat All Might more than Midoriya can handle? And in a nearby arena, Yaoyorozu and Todoroki endure a similar struggle. Meanwhile, a sinister new adversary prepares to make a move...
Kohei Horikoshi was born in Aichi, Japan, in 1986. He received a Tezuka Award Honorable Mention in 2006, and after publishing several short stories in Akamaru Jump, his first serialized work In Weekly Shonen Jump was Oumagadoki Doubutsuen in 2010. My Hero Academia is his third series in Weekly Shonen Jump.