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The U.A. Beginnings Saga's name is Conjectural. No official name has been given, and it is subject to change at any time.

The U.A. Beginnings Saga[citation needed] is the introductory saga of the series.[1] Izuku Midoriya, a young boy who was born without a Quirk, dreams of being a hero some day. At the beginning, he is bullied by Katsuki Bakugo and eventually inherits All Might's Quirk. Izuku is accepted into U.A. Academy and meets a lot of other heroes.

The saga talks about how one day a Luminescent Baby was born in Qing Qing City, China and had an "individuality". Soon everyone across the world would develop what they call a Quirk or a special power. These powers would then let people become heroes or villains.

The saga also happens when Izuku starts U.A. and has to meet the expectations of the school.

We are introduced to two of the major villains in the series, Tomura Shigaraki and Kurogiri. Their goal is to kill All Might so there will be no symbol of peace and that would cause Japan to go into chaos.

The U.A. Sports Festival starts and helps the students show off their Quirks and skills. Katsuki becomes the Sports Festival Champion after defeating Shoto Todoroki.

After the Sports Festival, the students of Class 1-A get to train with pro heroes. Izuku trains with Gran Torino to control his Quirk. While out on training, they are attacked by three Nomus and Stain. Tenya Iida, remembering what happened to his brother at the hands of the Hero Killer, wants to get revenge on Stain for hurting his brother. Stain is defeated by Tenya and his classmates, Izuku and Shoto. After the fight Tenya regrets what he did.

The End of the Term is here before the summer break, so the students have to fight against the teachers at U.A.

Aizawa now announces a school trip to help the students improve their Quirks and Teamwork skills. The League of Villains then attacks the students and wants to capture Katsuki and turn him into a villain.

All the pro heroes gather together and form a team to raid the League of Villains hideout and rescue Katsuki. Izuku and others go undercover in order to find Katsuki and bring him back.

All Might fights All For One and defeats him in battle, whilst, retiring from being a Pro Hero.

Story Arcs

U.A. Beginnings Saga
Story Arc Manga Anime
Entrance Exam Arc July 2014 April 2016
Quirk Apprehension Test Arc August 2014 May 2016
Battle Trial Arc September 2014 May 2016
Unforeseen Simulation Joint Arc September 2014 - December 2014 May 2016 - June 2016
U.A. Sports Festival Arc December 2014 - May 2015 April 2017 - June 2017
Vs. Hero Killer Arc June 2015 - September 2015 June 2017 - August 2017
Final Exams Arc September 2015 - November 2015 August 2017 - September 2017
Forest Training Camp Arc November 2015 - March 2016 April 2018 - May 2018
Hideout Raid Arc April 2016 - July 2016 May 2018 - June 2018



  1. My Hero Academia Manga: Chapter 1.

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