Heroes Rising returns to Mexico in 4DX format

Kem Media Y Konnichiwa Festivto the They announced a big rerun for the movie My Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising- (Boku no Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising-) with performances in 200 Cinépolis complexes in more than 65 cities of the Mexican Republic. The film returns this December 3 in subtitled version, with Spanish dubbing and with performances in 4DX, being just the second Japanese animation film to be exhibited in this format in our country.

My Hero Academia presents us with a world where a high percentage of the population has powers. Of course, there are those who decide to use these abilities for good or bad. Our protagonist Izuku Midoriya always dreamed of becoming a hero, sadly, « Deku » was born without any power. His story takes a turn when he meets the figure he admires most: « All Might, » the No. 1 hero. After an incident where this common boy takes risks and sacrifices everything to save a life, All Might chooses him to become the next symbol of peace.

The second film in the franchise opened on December 20, 2019 in theaters in Japan. The official synopsis shared by Konnichiwa Festival reads as follows:

“During a school trip the boys in class 1-A will put their powers and everything they have learned to the test in the hero academy, when they face a villain with an enigmatic gift. His power is dangerously familiar and it seems that Tomura Shigaraki is involved. With All Might retired and the lives of the inhabitants in danger Deku and his friends are the only hope on the island. « 

Born as a one-shot titled My Hero, the manga written and illustrated by Kōhei Horikoshi began its serialization on the pages of Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump in July 2014 and has been compiled into 28 volumes to date. The franchise has multiple spinoffs in the world of manga, light novels, video games and, of course, has a successful anime adaptation, whose fifth season will premiere in 2021. Also, this Sunday it was confirmed that a third anime film already is in development.

The production was made by the same studio staff Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) who has worked on previous seasons of the anime, as well as the first franchise film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018), that includes director Kenji Nagasaki (Gundam Build Fighters), screenwriter Yousuke Kuroda (Highschool of the Dead), character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk) and composer Yuki Hayashi (Haikyu !!). The mangaka Kōhei Horikoshi supervised the project and was in charge of the designs of the new characters.

The original work is edited by Panini Manga in Mexico, while the series can be seen in our country through Funimation, in the original language or with a Spanish dubbing other than that made for the movies. The fourth season is still available for the rest of Latin America on Crunchyroll. Meanwhile, the film My Hero Academia: Two Heroes can be seen on Netflix or purchased in homemade formats at Madness Store.

My Hero Academia the Movie -Heroes: Rising- reached a small commercial premiere on March 13 in theaters in Mexico in its original language with Spanish subtitles. However, in the following days, the local authorities of our country ordered the closure of movie complexes as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 pandemic. The sequel will feature the return of the same ensemble of voices in Spanish that participated in the first installment.

Consult the participating cinemas and purchase your pre-sale tickets through the Cinépolis app or website in the + QueCine section.

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Gustavo Pineda I write about film, television and anime at Cine PREMIERE