Next My Hero Academia Movie Reveals Another Original Character
Main antagonist Flect Turn and newcomer Roddy Soul aren't the only original characters coming to the next My Hero Academia anime film. My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: World Heroes' Mission will also include a third original character designed by series creator Kohei Horikoshi, with Megumi Hayashibara (Rei Ayanami in Neon Genesis Evangelion) set to provide the voice for Pino.
Pino is Roddy's sidekick, and is always with him and perched on his shoulders. While Pino doesn't actually speak human language, Hayashibara uses squeals and squeaks to express its emotions.
Here's the design:
And here's what Hayashibara said about the role:
My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: World Heroes' Mission opens in Japan on August 6.