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'My Hero Academia' season 5 is dominating streaming in Japan

3 May, 2021

My Hero Academia is moving along with season five at a brisk pace, and its first arc is a hit with fans so far. The story is following Class 1-A and Class 1-B as they take on a joint training mission. With the fandom crowding to watch season five, it makes sense My Hero Academia is one of the top shows in the United States these days, and it is topping Japan as well.

Recently, fans of the anime began buzzing online when Japanese netizens showed off streaming charts overseas. It was there fans stateside got an idea of how popular My Hero Academia is in Japan, and it certainly needs no handicaps there.

Currently, Amazon Prime in Japan has My Hero Academia ranked as its number two show under Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai. The show is beating out plenty of other top-tier shoes on the service, and this can be said for other platforms like Netflix and Hulu.

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