Cartoon Network India is set to break new ground with the addition of the immensely popular Japanese anime series “My Hero Academia” (MHA) to its programming schedule. The announcement was teased with a blurred image of the iconic character All Might, alongside a cryptic message that has set social media ablaze.
The caption shared by Cartoon Network India reads: “Whoever this toon is, they’re giving us some major #MondayMotivation. Guess this HERO’s name in the comments and stay tuned to find out what’s coming soon! #CartoonNetworkIndia #CartoonNework #Cartooons #Guess #CommentBelow #RedrawYourWorld.”
According to very strong sources, the anime will be dubbed in Hindi, marking a significant development in bringing world-renowned animation content to Indian audiences in their local language.
Along with the announcement of MHA, Cartoon Network India has been already showcasing “Dragon Ball Z” movies on weekends. This represents just a tip of the iceberg in the country’s escalating anime fever.
About My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia, penned and illustrated by Kōhei Horikoshi, has become a cultural phenomenon since its debut. The series is set in a world where almost everyone possesses superpowers known as “Quirks.” The story follows young Izuku Midoriya, who, despite being born without a Quirk, dreams of becoming a hero.
Through determination, he eventually gains a special power and enrolls in U.A. High School, where he embarks on a journey to become the greatest hero of all time. With memorable characters and thrilling story arcs, My Hero Academia has captured the hearts of viewers worldwide.
A New Era for Indian Animation Fans
Crunchyroll’s expansion into the Indian market represents a major commitment to catering to the diverse linguistic preferences of Indian anime fans. Just two weeks back, the streaming giant announced the addition of Tamil and Telugu dubs to its extensive library, a move celebrated by enthusiasts across the country.
With already over 40 anime available in Hindi dub, Crunchyroll is continuously striving to enhance the viewing experience for its Indian audience. “Jujutsu Kaisen” Season 2 was the first anime to be honored with a Tamil dub by Crunchyroll, marking a significant step in the service’s dedication to embracing the richness of India’s linguistic landscape.
Netflix has also played a part in the growing anime culture in India, offering 10+ anime series in Hindi dubbed versions, contributing to the rising popularity of this art form.
This move by Cartoon Network India, Crunchyroll, and Netflix underscores the increasing popularity of anime in the country and reflects concerted efforts by major networks and streaming platforms to recognize and cater to a rapidly growing fanbase. Dubbing the shows in various Indian languages ensures a more inclusive viewership, bringing the beloved characters of multiple series to an even broader audience.
While the release date and schedule have not been officially announced, fans can keep an eye on Cartoon Network India’s social media channels for further updates. The excitement is palpable, and the introduction of My Hero Academia in Hindi is set to become a landmark moment in Indian television, expanding the horizons of animated storytelling for a new generation.
Source: CN India Instagram