The BEST Episodes of My Hero Academia

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 10, 2020

Network: NTV (JP)

Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. That’s right, in a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not enough to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies.

One For All

#1 - One For All

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 16, 2018

All Might's time is running out as he faces his ultimate nemesis head on. Will he finally be able to defeat All For One once and for all?

star 9.27
385 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Lemillion

#2 - Lemillion

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 28, 2019

The League of Villains stay true to their name in their fight. Meanwhile, Togata catches up to Chisaki and Eri first...

star 9.02
215 votes
My Hero

#3 - My Hero

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 28, 2018

The villains launch their attack, and only Izuku knows where Kota is. Can he get to him in time?

star 9.01
389 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Shoto Todoroki: Origin

#4 - Shoto Todoroki: Origin

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 3, 2017

Izuku forces Todoroki to face his past in a chilling battle as the two class rivals finally go head to head!

star 9.01
466 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Symbol of Peace

#5 - Symbol of Peace

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 9, 2018

As the fight against the League of Villains escalates, can the U.A. students get Bakugo out in time for All Might to make a big comeback?

star 8.80
309 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Unforeseen Hope

#6 - Unforeseen Hope

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 4, 2020

Izuku, Eraser Head, and Sir Nighteye finally reach the area where Chisaki and the others are and find Togata past his limit...

star 8.71
139 votes
Deku vs. Kacchan, Part 2

#7 - Deku vs. Kacchan, Part 2

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 15, 2018

Following the provisional licensing exam, Izuku tries out his Shoot Style on Bakugo as they have a heart-to-heart through their fight.

star 8.67
267 votes
Hero Killer: Stain vs. U.A. Students

#8 - Hero Killer: Stain vs. U.A. Students

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 22, 2017

Stain strikes again, and this time some U.A. students are around when it happens. Will they be able to hold him off until the pros come?

star 8.60
430 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
All Might

#9 - All Might

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 19, 2016

All Might has finally shown up, but will he be able to defeat Nomu and save the day?!

star 8.57
530 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Climax

#10 - Climax

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 29, 2017

It all comes to a head as Izuku, Iida, and Todoroki face off against Stain while the pro heroes in Hosu City fight against the Nomus.

star 8.55
416 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Red Riot

#11 - Red Riot

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 14, 2019

As the fight with the Shie Hassaikai continues, Kirishima has to face his past when he and Fat Gum get separated from the others.

star 8.46
204 votes
Deku vs. Kacchan

#12 - Deku vs. Kacchan

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 15, 2016

In All Might's first class, Izuku will have to face off against Katsuki! As the hero team, can Izuku and Uraraka beat the villain team of Katsuki and Tenya?

star 8.40
565 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Drive It Home, Iron Fist!!!

#13 - Drive It Home, Iron Fist!!!

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 5, 2018

Izuku finally makes it back to the training camp only to leave again with a message for Mandalay to broadcast.

star 8.40
302 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
In Each of Our Hearts

#14 - In Each of Our Hearts

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 26, 2016

As the battle at USJ winds down, Izuku and All Might think about its repercussions. Meanwhile, the villains slink home to plan their next move.

star 8.39
506 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
All For One

#15 - All For One

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2018

The heroes and U.A. students close in on the League of Villains' hideouts, but the League still has an ace up its sleeve…

star 8.38
295 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Katsuki Bakugo: Origin

#16 - Katsuki Bakugo: Origin

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 23, 2017

It's finally time for Izuku and Bakugo's practical exam. How can they challenge All Might without a plan?

star 8.37
358 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Game Over

#17 - Game Over

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 12, 2016

The students fight for their lives against the Villains while Iida manages to escape with his friends' help. Once knowing that Iida will warn the other teachers who will come to stop them, the Villains' leader Tomura Shigaraki decides to kill Izuku and his friends just to hurt All Might's pride before they leave, when All Might himself appears.

star 8.34
519 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
In Their Own Quirky Ways

#18 - In Their Own Quirky Ways

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 15, 2017

The first-years try to stand out as they struggle to finish the obstacle course and qualify for a spot in the next round.

star 8.31
439 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Roaring Upheaval

#19 - Roaring Upheaval

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 12, 2018

Students and teachers of UJS are still fighting in the woods, but the Vanguard avant-garde team has already accomplished its mission ...?!

star 8.30
303 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Bakugo vs. Uraraka

#20 - Bakugo vs. Uraraka

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 27, 2017

Bakugo seems almost villainous when he's up against Uraraka, but she has a plan to keep it from being a one-sided match.

star 8.27
399 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Start Line

#21 - Start Line

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 24, 2016

At the entrance exam, Izuku falls behind as the other students defeat faux villains left and right. Will he be able to get enough points to pass?

star 8.26
564 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
End of the Beginning, Beginning of the End

#22 - End of the Beginning, Beginning of the End

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 23, 2018

After All Might and All For One's fight, the students go back home while the U.A. teachers decide how to deal with the aftermath.

star 8.25
292 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Todoroki vs. Bakugo

#23 - Todoroki vs. Bakugo

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 17, 2017

The explosive showdown between Todoroki and Bakugo begins. Only one can take the title of first-year champion!

star 8.23
385 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Cavalry Battle Finale

#24 - Cavalry Battle Finale

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 29, 2017

The teams are fighting it out in the second half of the cavalry battle. Will Team Midoriya be able to keep their place in the top four?

star 8.23
426 votes
Directors: Kenji Nagasaki
Writers: Yōsuke Kuroda
Suneater of the Big Three

#25 - Suneater of the Big Three

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 7, 2019

As the fight with the Shie Hassaikai continues, Kirishima has to face his past when he and Fat Gum get separated from the others.

star 8.22
218 votes