My Hero Academia is The World’s Most Popular Franchise to Cosplay!

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Fraser Overington
Community Manager at Funimation UK & IRE. Currently lost in a pile of light novels.

To fans of the super-powered series My Hero Academia, this may come as no surprise, but according to Instagram hashtag research by UK retailer Zavvi, the series is currently the #1 most popular choice for cosplayers in the world!

My Hero Academia is sitting at 2,377,476 posts, with DC Comics and Marvel close behind at 2,359,276 and 2,321,102, respectively. 

Zavvi says “This demonstrates the recent growth of anime, a growth expected to continue. Deku, Todoroki, and Bakugou have all made it into the top ten, joining alongside classic heroes like Batman, Spider-Man, and Wonder Woman.

You can read their full report here!

My Hero Academia Cosplay

With the upcoming release of the third film, My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission on October 29 in the UK & Ireland and its recent fifth season, there’s no doubt that My Hero Academia will be remaining at the forefront of anime fan’s minds this Autumn.

Have you got any Cosplay plans on the horizon? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

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