Funimation announced today that they are teaming up with MediaMation to bring an interactive experience to select MX4D theaters equipped with MediaMation’s EFX theater seats for the My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising movie. 

Through a combination of full-motion, rumbling, water, and air blasts, back and seat pokers, leg and neck ticklers, and wind, MediaMation’s EFX theater seat puts audiences in the center of the action. Atmospheric effects in the auditorium include snow, scents, lighting, fog, rain, and bubbles. This mix of anime and MX4D has proven to be wildly popular in Japan and a fun enhancement to the theatrical viewing experience.

The film is set to release in over 1,000 theaters across the U.S., the U.K., and Canada on February 26. The film will be available with both Japanese audio with English subtitles and as an English dub.


Tickets for My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising are available on pre-sale right now on the film’s official website. Grab yours today for a PLUS ULTRA! experience!

Funimation explains the film as follows:

My Hero Academia has captivated audiences beyond the core anime and Japanese entertainment fans through unique storytelling around the global superhero phenomenon. The series has introduced a number of diverse characters who each have their own special “Quirk” (a special superhuman ability that a person can have), allowing fans the opportunity to connect with their favorite characters on a personal level. “My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising” serves as a standalone film that will continue bringing superhero action and adventure to a wide range of audiences to enjoy. 

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