Born without special powers in a world where 80% of the population has them, Izuku Midoriya still dreams of becoming a hero. An unexpected encounter with the legendary hero All Might gives him a chance to change his fate, but first he must master his newly-acquired Quirk in order to pass U.A.'s entrance exam.
Under the threat of expulsion on their very first day at U.A., the students of Class 1-A have their ability to properly use their Quirks judged by their homeroom teacher, Shota Aizawa, to determine if they are fit to be heroes or not.
After receiving their hero costumes, the students of Class 1-A are separated into teams of two and face each others' teams in an indoor battle trial. Izuku battles his childhood friend and rival, Katsuki Bakugo, for the first time.
Class 1-A takes a trip to the Unforeseen Simulation Joint in order to hone their rescue skills. However, the League of Villains unexpectedly shows up at the facility, and the students must survive their first real battle against actual villains.
The U.A. freshmen participate in their first U.A. Sports Festival, showcasing their abilities in different competitions in order to catch the attention of pro heroes. Amidst Izuku's first chance to show himself to the world, Shoto Todoroki's past is revealed.
Izuku and his classmates travel to their chosen workplaces to gain experience while training under the supervision of pro heroes. Meanwhile, evil begins moving about in Hosu City, eventually leading to a confrontation between three young heroes in training and their first formidable villain.
As the end of term approaches, Class 1-A has to face both a written test and a practical exam. However, in a surprising twist, they must face their teachers in combat in order to pass the practical exam.
U.A.'s first term has ended and summer break has begun. In order to hone their skills, Class 1-A goes on a school trip to a training camp under the supervision of the hero team The Pussycats. Their peace doesn't last long, however, as they're soon surprised by a sudden attack from an elite squad of villains.
The League of Villains' attack on U.A.'s summer training camp has left deep scars: Katsuki Bakugo has been kidnapped, and faith in the institution has been greatly shaken. In the face of an incident that could spell the end of the Hero society, Pro Heroes and the Police Force mobilize themselves for a raid on the villains' hideout in order to rescue the kidnapped student while the greatest evil begins to make his move.
U.A. has transitioned into a boarding school; Class 1-A begin their new life living at U.A. The first task Class 1-A needs to accomplish at their new abode is finishing their training which they failed to do at the camp so that they can be ready to take on the Provisional Hero License Exam.
U.A.'s second semester has finally begun, and some freshmen are preparing to apply for internships despite small amounts of resistance from U.A. teachers. Midoriya attempts to land a position at Sir Nighteye's office, which is headed by the former sidekick of All Might. Meanwhile, a multi-office investigation involving Sir Nighteye eventually leads to the hunt of a former yakuza member and a mysterious young girl...
Having failed the Hero Provisional License Exam, Katsuki Bakugo, Shoto Todoroki and twofamiliar members of Shiketsu High School take remedial courses, tasked with winning the hearts of the kids from Masegaki Primary School. In the meantime, Endeavor has a serious talk with All Might.
The U.A. School Festival is starting, and Class 1-A wants to put up a worthy performance against the public who doubt their worth. Amidst beauty pageants, wacky performances, dancing, and food, a gentleman and his partner are desperate to make their mark in history, and U.A. is their target.
Hero rankings are published biannually, and Endeavor has taken his spot as the new Number One hero. Torn by the invisible pillar he has to protect and his tense familial ties, Endeavor and the Number Two hero discuss the rumors behind the Nomus when a sudden attack from a new Nomu puts Endeavor's role as Number One to the test!