DUBAI: Japanese anime series ‘My Hero Academia’ released in the Middle East on June 8 dubbed in Arabic exclusively on Spacetoon’s online streaming service Spacetoon GO.
The series started broadcasting in Japan in April of 2016 and is based on Kohei Horikoshi’s superhero manga series. The story follows Izuku Midoriya, a boy born without superpowers in a world where they have become commonplace, but who still dreams of becoming a superhero himself. He is scouted by All Might, Japan’s greatest hero, who chooses Midoriya as his successor after recognizing his potential, and helps to enroll him in a prestigious high school for superheroes in training.
According to the Spacetoon Group, the Arabic dubbed version of My Hero Academia features the same names of the characters from the original version and the dialogue is carefully translated from the Japanese version.
Bringing My Hero Academia to Spacetoon GO is part of the content strategy for the streaming app.
One of the main features of the Arabic version is presenting famous voice actors who are well known among Spacetoon fans such as: Mohja Al Shaikh (as Izuku Midoriya), Amira Hothaifi (as Amira Hothaifi), Taleb Al Refaei (as All Might), Eyas Abu Ghazala (as Aizawa).
Spacetoon Go is releasing the first episode of My Hero Academia on June 8.
The VOD app also features various anime series in Arabic such as Dragon Ball Super, Made in Abyss, Monster Hunter Stories Ride On, Detective Conan, Hunter x Hunter (2011), Kuroku’s Basket and Prince of Tennis.