Megumi Hayashibara Joins My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission Movie as Sidekick Pino

Must Read

Liam Dempsey
Der shy man behind Shymander—a timezone-fluid Aussie with a penchant for anime, Eurovision, and researching odd topics. He'll also talk about Mob Psycho 100.

We’ve gotten original character reveals for the heroes and the villains of the story, so it’s only right for My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission to unveil a new sidekick to complete the set!

Perched upon the shoulder of Rody Soul, another original character designed by creator Kohei Horikoshi will be the positively pink Pino, voiced (or rather squawked) by industry veteran Megumi Hayashibara (Neon Genesis Evangelion).

RELATED: My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission Movie Adds Original Character

Hayashibara’s comment on the official My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission website says, “It’s been a while since I’ve been cast for my face,” and, “I started watching the series from Season 1…. I’ve already found my favorite character, but they’re all cute.”

My Hero Academia‘s upcoming third feature film previously cast Kazuya Nakai, best known for his role as Zoro in One Piece, as the main villain Flect Turn, the leader of an organization called “HUMANIZE” that seeks to eradicate those with Quirks.

RELATED: My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission Movie Casts Kazuya Nakai as Main Villain

My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission is scheduled to release in Japanese theaters on August 6.

Want to catch up on all things My Hero Academia in the meantime? You can catch the entire series, subbed and dubbed, right here on Funimation.

Are you hyped for My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission official website, Twitter

Latest News

RUMBLE GARANNDOLL English Dub Announced, Cast and Crew Revealed

A new dimension has revealed itself! We're excited to announce that the RUMBLE GARANNDOLL English dub is officially on its...

More Articles Like This