My Hero Academia The Movie: World Heroes ‘Mission, the third anime in the series premiering in the My Hero Academia franchise, has earned a cumulative total of 3.080 billion yen (approximately $28.1 million) sold, 24 million tickets as of Sunday. The film dropped from No. 1 to No. 6 (in terms of ticket sales) in its seventh week.
The theatrical release was the highest-grossing of the three My Hero Academia animated films, surpassing the 1.79 billion yen (about US$16.2 million at current conversions) of the series. second film, My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising.
The film opened on August 6, and sold about 720,000 tickets, grossing about 940 million yen (about US$8.51 million) in its opening weekend.
In the story of My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: World Heroes ‘Mission, a mysterious organization that destroys humans with Quirks has made threats and planted bombs all over the world. Pro Heroes and the people of Hero Internships scramble to find the bombs. Deku, Bakugo, and Todoroki encounter Rody, a boy living in a mobile home in their designated Oseon area, and end up working with him.
Original manga creator Kōhei Horikoshi is once again serving as chief supervisor and original character designer. Kenji Nagasaki returns from the TV series and two previous films in the franchise to direct the new film at BONES. Other returning staff members include screenwriter Yousuke Kuroda, character designer Yoshihiko Umakoshi, and composer Yuki Hayashi. Asian Kung-Fu Generation performed the movie’s theme song “Empathy” and the movie’s supporting song “Flowers”.