Into The Spider-Cast Episode 42: My Spider Academia

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My Spider Academia

This week, we’re joined by our special guest LaNeysha Campbell to discuss the anime phenomenon My Hero Academia-specifically, the similarities that Izuku “Deku” Midorya shares with Peter Parker. How was MHA creator Kohei Horikoshi inspired by the Spider-Man mythos? How does Deku’s rivalry/friendship with Katsuki Bakugo mirror that of Spidey and the Human Torch’s? And what of Deku’s new abilities, Blackwhip and Danger Sense-which also happen to mirror Spidey’s web-slinging and Spider-Sense? We also give our thoughts on Eternals and the new Morbius trailer!

Spoilers for all of the My Hero Academia anime throughout the episode.

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