In “My Hero Academia” Chapter 401, titled “The Lunatic,” readers are taken on an intense rollercoaster ride as the battle between All Might, Stain, and All For One reaches a pivotal climax. The chapter begins with a poignant flashback of Stain, providing insight into his journey to the present moment.
He recalls piecing together crucial information from conversations with Ingenium, Todoroki, and All Might. As he approaches the battlefield, the signs of the intense struggle become increasingly apparent, with debris and blood staining the surroundings. Stain’s acute senses guide him to identify All Might’s scent amidst the chaos.
My Hero Academia Chapter 401 Spoilers
Back in the present, Stain expresses his hope that All Might has found purpose and clarity in his existence. His intentions are unveiled: Stain wants All Might to cherish his own life and fight with unyielding determination.
As they launch their assault on All For One, Stain echoes All Might’s iconic catchphrase with an informal twist, exclaiming, “I am here.” However, All For One counters with a devastating combination of “forced activation” and “phlebotomy,” expelling his own blood in a strategic maneuver. He reveals he foresaw Stain’s betrayal, noting that Stain was the only one who didn’t aid him after his escape from Tartarus.
A Desperate Struggle
Stain, though confident he can simply re-ingest the blood, is caught off guard by All For One’s antigen modification, altering the composition of his blood. All For One, in a sinister turn, exposes a mouth on his back, which clamps down on Stain. He taunts Stain, stating that he’s adapted to the blood change, and hurls him across the battlefield.
Stain plummets, his fate hanging in the balance, while All For One advances, determined to seize his quirk. All For One acknowledges Stain’s significance in the League of Villains’ development, but asserts that his role has now concluded.
With unwavering resolve, Stain imparts that he’s gleaned invaluable lessons from All Might, despite not being a formal disciple. He implores All Might to emerge victorious as All For One delivers a devastating blow.
As All Might lies battered, he envisions the spectral figures of Nana Shimura and Sir Nighteye. In this ethereal moment, their words of encouragement echo, urging him to fight on. Crawling forward, All Might utters a resolute declaration: he is not yet defeated.
The chapter culminates with All Might’s unwavering determination to face All For One, even as the latter draws closer to Shigaraki and their malevolent cohort.
“My Hero Academia” Chapter 401 delivers a heart-wrenching and awe-inspiring narrative, showcasing the indomitable spirit of heroes in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. As the battle hurtles towards its conclusion, readers are left on the edge of their seats, eagerly anticipating the next exhilarating installment. Don’t miss the next thrilling chapter!