The Paranormal Liberation War Arc is the eighteenth story arc in My Hero Academia, as well as the ninth story arc in the Rise of Villains Saga.

After a tip from Hawks and a new source of intel in Tartarus, the Heroes have assembled all of the information they need to confront the Paranormal Liberation Front head-on.


Story Impact

  • Kurogiri is revealed to be a Nomu, created from the corpse of Oboro Shirakumo.
  • It is revealed the Paranormal Liberation Front have already formed their teams for the upcoming war.
    • Tomura Shigaraki is undergoing the final stages of obtaining ultimate power from Kyudai Garaki.
  • Toshinori Yagi completes his research on the former users of One For All and passes on the results to Izuku Midoriya and Katsuki Bakugo.
    • The former user of Blackwhip is revealed to be Daigoro Banjo, also known as Lariat, who was the fifth user of One For All.
    • It is confirmed All For One had fought all of the previous users of One For All.
    • Nana Shimura's Quirk is revealed to be Float.
  • Daruma Ujiko's real name is revealed to be Kyudai Garaki, he is a Chairman of Jaku General Hospital and he was reportedly born Quirkless; but in reality he actually has an unnamed longevity Quirk
  • Hawks relays his info to the Hero Commission who rally every hero to attack the Paranormal Liberation Front at their home base.
  • During a battle between Hawks, Twice and Dabi, Hawks kills Twice.

Battles & Events

Battles & Events

Characters Introduced

Quirks Introduced

  • Float: Nana's Quirk allows the user to suspend themself in mid-air.[1]
  • Rabbit: Mirko's Quirk allows her to do anything a rabbit can do and grants her rabbit-related features.[2]
  • Shield: Crust's Quirk allow him to manifest stone-like shields from his body.[2]
  • Amplivolt: The unnamed PLF commanders Quirk allows him to amplify any electricity he comes into contact with, turning it into a powerful wave of lightning.[3]


  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 257.
  2. 2.0 2.1 My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 262.
  3. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 263.

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