My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshots, story synopsis teases Shigaraki targeting Deku

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Shigaraki using his new powers.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Shigaraki using his new powers. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

The My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 release date is on November 5, 2022.

On November 4, 2022, the official website for the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia adventure, fantasy, superhero manga released eight screenshots and a synopsis for the upcoming Boku no Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6, which is titled “Encounter, Part 2”.

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What is the plot of My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6?

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 will open with an awakened Shigaraki realizing that he now has the ability to choose when he makes stuff decay. He calls to the giant Machia to “start the party”. Toga has gone on a killing spree out of despair over Twice’s death.

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Endeavor sending a Flashfire attack Shigaraki's way.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Endeavor sending a Flashfire attack Shigaraki’s way. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

Meanwhile, back at the ruins of Jaku Hospital, the first to encounter Shigaraki in his new form is Endeavor. A fierce battle between the number one hero Endeavor and Shigaraki ensues and at one point Endeavor overhears Shigaraki muttering something about having to find “One For All” to himself.

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Deku overhearing a communication between Endeavor and Burnin.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Deku overhearing a communication between Endeavor and Burnin. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

Deku overhears a communication between Endeavor’s sidekick Burnin about One For All, and is filled with dread.

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Deku running away to lead Shigaraki away from the evacuees.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Deku running away to lead Shigaraki away from the evacuees. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

Deku realizes he has to put distance between himself and the evacuees if Shigaraki is targeting him in order to steal the quirk One For All.

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Bakugo tagging along with Deku to protect him.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Bakugo tagging along with Deku to protect him. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

Only Bakugo is also aware Deku possesses One For All and decides to go with him. Bakugo claims to want to use Deku as bait to get payback on Shigaraki for instigating the events, which led to All Might’s retirement (But we all know Bakugo is worried about his friend deep down. The big softy!).

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Deku's friends worried about Deku and Bakugo.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Deku’s friends worried about Deku and Bakugo. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

Deku’s friends watch with concern as Deku and Bakugo head off in another direction unaware of their true reasons. Uraraka is especially concerned about Deku due to her feelings for him and the fact he’s always getting himself into trouble. (Is Uraraka best girl?)

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Shigaraki using his new radio wave attack.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Shigaraki using his new radio wave attack. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

Shigaraki realizes the heroes are communicating with each other and uses one of his newly gained powers to send out an air blast and radio waves to disable their communications systems.

My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Eraser Head using his ability to cancel out Shigaraki's powers.
My Hero Academia Season 6 Episode 6 screenshot, featuring Eraser Head using his ability to cancel out Shigaraki’s powers. Pic credit: @heroaca.com

Eraser Head notices what’s happening and realizes that Shigaraki is targeting Deku – one of his students. Eraser Head realizes this is the moment he’s lived for and uses his ability against Shigaraki. Will it work? We’ll have to wait until Episode 6 in order to find out!

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What is the plot of the Paranormal Liberation War Arc?

The Paranormal Liberation War is a hero operation where the Hero Public Safety Commission and Police Force ask heroes and the Hero Course Trainees to take down the Paranormal Liberation Front.

After the League of Villains and the Meta Liberation Army joined forces and formed the Paranormal Liberation Front, Deku’s nemesis – Tomura Shigaraki contacts Dr. Kyudai Garaki and asks him for even more power, and the doctor agrees to grant him the power he desires. Dr. Garaki warns Shigaraki that the medical process will last four months and he will be in hellish agony, but if he survives he will gain a power greater than his master’s.

From the key visual that was released, we can deduce that Shigarki will indeed survive the operation, but his hair has turned completely white!

Shigaraki’s followers organize their forces for when Shigarki will make his move within four months. Shigaraki goes to Dr. Garaki’s lab to undergo the special operation that will not only grant him All For One, his master’s Quirk, but also a more perfected body that’s suitable to control the enormous power.

Meanwhile, the Hero Public Safety Commission and the Police Force do what they can in preparation for this imminent threat. Thanks to Eraser Head and Present Mic, Detective Naomasa Tsukauchi is able to obtain information about the League of Villains from the captured Nomu Kurogiri. The hero Hawks continues to work as a spy for the Commission within the MLA, and gathers important information about the Paranormal Liberation Front and when they plan to attack.

The Commission puts together all of the information gathered and discovers who the main leaders of the Paranormal Liberation Front are, how many heroes are loyal to the villain organization, the location of their hideouts, and eventually even Shigaraki’s location. Shigaraki is hidden in a secret area in Jaku General Hospital. Dr. Garaki, the founder and current board chairman of the hospital, is an ally of All For One and is the mastermind behind the creation of the Nomus.

The Commission decides they want to strike first and organize a large assault force made up of heroes and police to take down the Paranormal Liberation Front. The planned attack will begin by the end of March, one month before Shigaraki’s operation ends.

Who will be participating in the attack on the villains?

The assault force is divided into three teams:

  • The Hospital Raid Team – led by Endeavor is in charge of attacking Jaku General Hospital in order to stop Nomu production and find out where Tomura Shigaraki is. One group will concentrate on evacuating visitors, staff and inmates while a second group will put an end to the Nomu production and arrest Shigaraki and Dr. Garaki.
  • The Villa Raid Team – their mission is to attack the Gunga Mountain Villa (the headquarters of the Paranormal Liberation Front) and arrest its members. The Villa Raid Team also has a smaller team working as the rearguard – their job is to catch any villain that slips past the front line. The rearguard is made up of trainee heroes.
  • Evacuation Team – led by Burnin and made up of trainee heroes their mission is to evacuate the inhabitants of Jaku City, which is located close to the hospital, and move them to safety.

Meanwhile, heroes are deployed in different cities to capture traitorous heroes that have allied with the Paranormal Liberation Front, although these heroes aren’t a part of the assault force. The Commission invites Rikiya Yotsubashi – one of the main lieutenants of the PLF to headquarters pretending to want a joint venture into support items but really wanting to arrest him.

The Hospital Raid Team includes Endeavor, Backdraft, Crust, Ectoplasm, EraserHead, Gran Torino, Kesagiriman, Kido, Mandalay, Manual, Mirko (the long-awaited appearance of the Bunny Hero!), Native, Onima, Pixie-Bob, Present Mic, Rock Lock, Ryukyu, Snipe, Takeshita, Thirteen, Tiger, Uwabami, Wash, X-Less, and Naomasa Tsukauchi.

The Villa Raid Team includes Cementos, Edgeshot, Fat Gum, Fourth Kind, Gang Orca, Hawks, Kamui Woods, Majestic, Midnight, Ms. Joke, Mt. Lady, Selkie, Shishido, Yoroi Musha, Suneater, Changebolt, Mudman, Shemage, and Tsukuyomi.

The Villa Backup Team includes Can’t Stop Twinkling, Battle Fist, Cellophane, Creati, Earphone Jack, Emily Gevaudan, Grape Juice, Invisible Girl, Lizardy, Mines, Pinky, Real Steel, Red Riot, Rule, Sugarman, Tailman, Tentacole, Vantablack, and Vine.

The Evacuation Team includes Burnin, Anima, Comicman, Deku, Dynamight, Froppy, Ingenium, Nejire Chan, Shoto, and Uravity.

Who are the members of the production team?

My Hero Academia Season 6 production team members include:

  • Chief Director – Kenji Nagasaki
  • Director – Masahiro Mukai
  • Animation – Bones
  • Series composition and script – Yousuke Kuroda
  • Storyboard – Haruka Iida, Kenichi Suzuki, Tomo Ookubo
  • Music composer – Yuki Hayashi
  • Original creator – Kouhei Horikoshi
  • Character Designers – Hitomi Odashima, Yoshihiko Umakoshi

Who are the main cast members?

My Hero Academia Season 6 cast members include:

  • Ayane Sakura – Ochako Uraraka
  • Daiki Yamashita – Izuku Midoriya
  • Kouki Uchiyama – Tomura Shigaraki
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto – Katsuki Bakugo
  • Yuuki Kaji – Shoto Todoroki
  • Sayaka Kinoshita – Mirko
  • Yuuchi Nakamura – Hawks
  • Junichi Suwabe – Shota Aizawa

Are you enjoying My Hero Academia Season 6? Do you think Bones Studio is doing a Plus Ultra job? Are you looking forward to Shigaraki facing off against Endeavor and Deku? Let us know in the comment section below!

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