All Might’s impact on the hero system in My Hero Academia is unparalleled, making Japan a safer place. A piece of fan art suggests that a prequel series revolving around All Might’s rise to become the greatest Pro-Hero will be intriguing. Exploring All Might’s early years will enhance the legacy of My Hero Academia and provide a more complete exploration of his own story.
Although no longer a member of the current Pro-Heroes team, All possibleaka One for All, has left an unparalleled impact on My Hero Academy pro hero system, while fundamentally changing the way criminals try to hide and avoid capture. Few can argue that without All Might, Japan would be a less safe place. Despite his influence, the series provides few details about All Might’s backstory and how he became a paragon of justice in My Hero Academia. Now, thanks to a fantastic piece of eye-catching fan art, fans can begin to ponder what an All Might-centric prequel might entail.
As revealed in a recent post on X, formerly Twitter, artist @cpasDryNa (Nandry) uses a stunning piece of fan art to not only support the series’ prequel My Hero Academia movie but also suggests that any such series should tell the story leading up to All Might’s rise to become the greatest Pro-Hero and champion of the forces opposing All. For One.
The work depicts the most important day in All Might’s life, specifically the day he met Nana Shimura, the previous possessor of the One For All ability. Nandry placed the two of them side by side looking out at the desolate scene. Next to it is a caption in Japanese that – loosely translated – means “a brilliant flame of hope has been born”. It’s a poignant scene that creates a sense of wonder in the viewer about what Shimura is telling the future Symbol of Peace and what is going through his mind at the moment.
All Might’s past is a story that needs to be told
My Hero Academia was originally created by Kohei Horikoshi
While spin-off prequels don’t always work, especially those that spawn from stories like My Hero Academia that feature a cast of beloved characters, an All Might-centric arc is built in. to succeed. As Nandry’s artwork suggests, while All Might’s story after he took on the oddball All For One has been well documented in the series, what’s less known – is the journey that took him become the person he is now in the series. In contrast to All Might, whose real name is Toshinori Yagi, the prequel could explore his transition into the No. 1 Pro Hero. Who is Toshinori? Who was Toshinori? What crisis has it become possible for All to create or solve? These are all questions that a prequel spin-off could explore and are questions that fans would want to see.
The prequel won’t need to rewrite All Might’s origin. It is already known that Toshinori was born without a gift and lived a fairly quiet life until he met Nana Shimura and became her guardian. It is also known that Toshinori, whose family was killed, had an unwavering sense of justice and courage far beyond his youth. While these talents may have convinced Shimura of Toshinori’s potential to take on the All For One ability, the exact details of her decision to choose him are not explicitly revealed in the story. story. Again, as Nandry’s artwork suggests; The relationship between Toshinori and Shimura would be a great place to center a side story.
All Might’s early years would add to the legacy of My Hero Academia
All Might has both achieved great success and suffered great failure in his long career as a Pro Hero. While not a central focus in My Hero Academia, his influence is everywhere, especially on the story’s main character, Izuku Midoriya. He deserves a fuller exploration of his own story. As Nandry’s fan art imagines, one My Hero Academia’s spinoff about All Might before he became a top Pro-Hero could be even better than the original.
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