Author of the manga will act as a general supervisor and the original character designer for the movie.
The official website and Twitter for the upcoming all-new anime feature film based on Kohei Horikoshi’s action shonen manga Boku no Hero Academia/My Hero Academia, titled My Hero Academia The Movie, launched today on December 11 and confirmed its theatrical release in Japan in the summer of 2018. While not much details are provided, the film will tell an original story supervised by the manga author Horikoshi, who also provides the original character designs.
Kenji Nagasaki, who has served as director for the past two and the upcoming third TV anime series, makes his feature film directorial debut. The TV anime’s series composition writer Yosuke Kuroda provides a screenplay, and character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi and soundtrack composer Yuuki Hayashi are also attached with the film project.