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? Middle school student Izuku Midoriya wants to be a hero more than anything, but he hasn't got an ounce of power in him. With no chance of ever getting into the prestigious U.A. High School for budding heroes, his life is looking more and more like a dead end. Then an encounter with All Might, the greatest hero of them all, gives him a chance to change his destiny...
Author: Kohei Horikoshi Publisher: Viz Media Published: 08/04/2015 Pages: 192 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.38lbs Size: 7.40h x 5.00w x 0.70d ISBN: 9781421582696 Age Range: 14-17
Accelerated Reader: Reading Level: 3.2 Point Value: 1 Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus Quiz #/Name: 506215 / My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
Review Citation(s): School Library Journal 11/01/2015 pg. 124
About the Author 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 Zoo in 2010. My Hero Academia is his third series in Weekly Shonen Jump.