On Friday, March 10th, the official Twitter account of the “My Hero Academia” manga made an announcement, which stated that Kōhei Horikoshi’s manga is taking a break for two weeks. The reason mentioned for the break is the author’s poor health condition.
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My Hero Academia manga has gained popularity since it made its debut in Weekly Shonen Jump in July 2014. According to the statement given by manga, the show won’t be featured in the 15th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on Monday and the 16th issue on March 20. Although it is scheduled to make a comeback in the 17th issue on March 27.
It’s not the first time that Horikoshi has taken a break. The author of My Hero Academia recently took a two-week break in February, and before this, he took a one-week break last year in December. The reason for these frequent breaks has been the same all the while.
After the news broke out on Twitter, the fans seemed disappointed by the halt in the series. However, the recent announcement makes it certain that Horikoshi’s well-being is the main concern for the creators. It is necessary to prioritize the health of the author as he is the main element behind the popular series.
The Cult of My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia is a cult among the fans. Its plot about the journey of a boy who later becomes a superhero holds the attention of fans from all around the world as they resonate with the character.
My Hero Academia is an anime series that is popular among youth. With the release of every new season, the series has never failed to gain admiration from viewers. It has been a massive success for the creators since the release of the series.
With such a huge fanbase, the creators work their fingers to the bone to maintain the hype among the fans. With such a toil, it is not an astonishment when the creators go on a break and prioritize their health.
The latest season of the anime telecasted 25 episodes. The series was released on March 20, 2021. The fifth season of the series debuted on October 1, 2022, and it will run for two consecutive seasons with a total of 25 episodes.
Fans’ reaction to the hiatus of My Hero Academia
The viewers of My Hero Academia have been extremely supportive of Horikoshi’s health. Many people have wished him a speedy recovery on social media and urged others to put their health and well-being first. While some may find the break disappointing, it’s essential to keep in mind that the series’ creator needs time to recharge to continue bringing the story to life.
What’s in store for the fans of My Hero Academia?
Fans can anticipate more of the manga’s story when it returns in the 17th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump on March 27. The sixth season of the anime is currently airing and will do so for the time being, providing fans with a ton of entertaining content. As always, it’s critical to remember to put our health and well-being first and to support the authors of the stories we love.