Following the successful first season of the most highly-anticipated, new series of 2016, Funimation® Entertainment revealed today that it has acquired rights to Season 2 of My Hero Academia. In a first for the series, My Hero Academia will premiere simultaneously in Japan, U.S., Canada, U.K. and Ireland on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Including the premiere, Funimation will present the first six episodes of both the English-subtitled simulcast and English SimulDub™ on the same day they are broadcast in Japan. Simulcast and SimulDub episodes will both be available on FunimationNow. Ahead of the premiere, a special, Season 1 recap episode of My Hero Academia will premiere in Japan on Saturday, March 25.