My Hero Academia" Theme Song Summary and Japanese Comments

My Hero Academia" is a popular manga serialized in "Weekly Shonen Jump", and has been adapted into a TV anime for five seasons in Japan.

Here's a list of My Hero Academia's theme songs!

Opening Theme

"THE DAY" / Porno Graffitti

Period of use: Episode 1 - Episode 13

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • A song with a fast-paced rock-style melody and powerful lyrics to match.
  • Honestly, there's no better OP for My Hero Academia than the first season's Porno.
  • I love the tempo of this song!
  • It fits the image of the work so well that it changes the impression you get from the song.


 

"Peace Sign"/ Kenshi Yonezu

Period of use: Episode 14 - Episode 26

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • A song that makes your heart dance.
  • Peace Sign is really like My Hero Academia itself.
  • It's not only about the struggles of the main character of My Hero Academia, but also about the feelings of various characters.


 

"Sora ni Utaeba"/ amazarashi

Period of use: Episode 27 - Episode 38

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • The darkness of amazarashi and the darkness of Stein's version matched each other and it was great!
  • It's so cool, I could listen to it forever.
  • The speed of the melody feels so good!
  • Every time I listen to it, I always cry thinking about All Might's situation and feelings.


 

"ODD FUTURE"/ UVERworld

Used during: Episode 39 - Episode 51

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • A cool song to mark a very hot turning point in My Hero Academia.
  • The arrangement is different between full size and TV size.
  • When it comes to anime songs, it's UVERworld!
  • I can't stand the cool feeling until the chorus, and then the chorus comes all at once.


 

"Make my story"/ Lenny code fiction

Usage Period: Episode 52 - Episode 63

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • It's refreshing, and I like that it's about going to meet strong people.
  • It's an energizing song that gently pushes you forward.
  • It sounds like a nostalgic J-Pop song.


 

"Polaris"/ BLUE ENCOUNT

Used during: Episode 64 - Episode 77

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • Light and catchy melody and lyrics that pierce your heart
  • It makes me cry just listening to it.
  • I love the lyrics so much because they are so passionate.


 

"Starmarker" / KANA-BOON

Used during: Episode 78 - Episode 88

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • I love this song, it's like the shiny, fun part of My Hero Academia packed into one song.
  • I love the bright and light tone of the song.
  • It's a positive song that gently encourages you from behind.
  • I get excited when I listen to it when I go for a walk.


 

"No.1" / DISH//

Used during: Episode 89-

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • I love the lyrics and melody of this song, it's like a traditional anime song.
  • The band sound is full of speed and heat.
  • Just by listening to the intro, the world of My Hero Academia spreads through the song.
  • The chorus is so good that I can't help but listen to it over and over again.


 

Ending Theme

"HEROES"/ Brian the Sun

Period of use: Episode 1 - Episode 13

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • I like this song because it has a rush feeling like early My Hero Academia.
  • I think it's the song that makes me feel the most like Deku, the boy who dreams of being a hero.
  • The song's chorus really gets me.


 

"Dakara Hitorijyanai"/ Little Glee Monster

Period of use: Episode 14 - Episode 26

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • It cheers me up when I listen to it when things aren't going well.
  • I love it because the chorus is so cool.


 

"Datte Atashino Hero"/ LiSA

Period of use: Episode 27 - Episode 38

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • A great cheering song!
  • I love the way the chorus builds up.
  • It's a strong song with good lyrics, good melody, and good voice.
  • The lyrics make me cry.


 

"Update"/ miwa

Used during: Episode 39 - Episode 51

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • I love this song because it's refreshing and cute.


 

"Long Hope Philia (TV Limited)"/ Masaki Suda

Usage Period: Episode 52 - Episode 63

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • It's massive and difficult, yet it's got a good feeling of going for victory.
  • I like the melody that moves vigorously toward the chorus.
  • Just hearing the intro makes me go crazy!
  • I beg you to read the lyrics and shake with fear.


 

"About a Voyage" / Sayuri

Used during: Episode 64 - Episode 77

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • I love the voice and I can listen to it all the time.
  • I love how strong her voice is, like she's shouting.


 

"Shout Baby" / Ryokuoushoku Shakai

Used during: Episode 78 - Episode 88

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • The lyrics are easy to understand and it's a great song.
  • I feel really good listening to it.
  • The whole melody is cheerful but exquisitely sad, and the lyrics make me want to cry.
  • The more I listen to it, the more I feel like I can't let it go.


 

"ashiato"/ the peggies

Used during: Episode 89-

Impressions from Japanese listeners

  • I love this song because it has a strong jump anime ED feel to it.
  • It's a song that reminds me of something I've somehow forgotten.
  • The lyrics are wonderful.

-音楽