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Why has episode 107, season 5 episode 19, of My Hero Academia been delayed and what date will the new episode release on Crunchyroll and Funimation?

My Hero Academia is easily the most popular anime series airing new episodes this Summer.

However, it looks like for this weekend, fans around the world will have to find something else to fill a Deku-shaped hole in our schedule.

Unfortunately, the upcoming episode of MHA has been delayed, but why was it postponed and what do we know so far about when the series will return?

My Hero Academia World Heroes Mission Trailer 2



My Hero Academia World Heroes Mission Trailer 2





My Hero Academia episode 107: Release date and time

  • My Hero Academia episode 107, season 5 episode 19, is scheduled to release at 10: 30 AM BST on Saturday, August 14th.

Described times are according to the official series pages on both the Crunchyroll and Funimation platforms, with the episode launching at the following times for international audiences:

  • Pacific Time – 2: 30 AM PDT
  • Central Time – 4: 30 AM CDT
  • Eastern Time – 5: 30 AM EDT
  • British Time – 10: 30 AM BST
  • European Time – 11: 30 CEST
  • Philippine Time – 5:30 PM PHT
  • Korea Time – 6: 30 PM KST
  • Australia Time – 7 PM ACST

Episodes will be made available for free in selected territories at the described times the following week.

Why was MHA episode 107 delayed?

At the time of writing, there appear to be two main reasons why My Hero Academia episode 107 has been delayed: the Olympics and the premiere of World Heroes’ Mission.

ComicBook has reported that the episode has been postponed because of the broadcast for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, which have already affected a variety of anime schedules – something reaffirmed by many viewers.  

However, some fans are also pointing out on social media that the episode may have also been delayed because the anime movie, World Heroes’ Mission, premiered in Japanese theatres on Friday, August 6th.

Unfortunately, anime fans around the world are used to this; with the episode not launching on streaming platforms until it has aired on domestic television.

Episode 107 preview…

According to the official Japanese webpage, episode 107 is labelled as: ‘You Are a Hero More Than Anyone Else’.

“Deku’s first class in the new year, but there was no teacher Aizawa there. Aizawa and Present Mike head for the enemy containment facility Tartarus after being contacted by Inspector Tsukauchi, and have a shocking reunion.” – My Hero Academia, episode 107.

The preview video clip has also been shared on social media by fans, check it out below.

Is there a new chapter this week?

Yes, thankfully the My Hero Academia manga series will be releasing a new chapter this weekend.

Chapter 322 will launch worldwide on Sunday, August 8th, you can find more information on the release here, and a breakdown of the leaked spoilers here.

World Heroes’ mission opens in Japan…

On Friday, August 6th, the My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission premiered in Japanese theatres.

The good news is that the movie has, so far, exceeded expectations from fans in Japan; earning about $2.81 million on its first day, selling around 240,000 tickets.

This means that World Heroes’ Mission earned 229% more revenue on its first day than the previous movie, Heroes Rising.

However, there is still no information to indicate when and where the movie will launch outside Japan.

This article will be updated as soon as more information on MHA 107 is revealed.

By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]

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