The My Hero Academia One-Shot called My Hero was created as the first step of the series and to get people interested in it. It was released in the 2008 Winter Issue of Akamaru Jump.


Jack Midoriya works in a company that sells hero items and dreams of becoming a real hero himself.



  • Jack Midoriya
  • Spud Brown
  • Radish White
  • Eggplant Black
  • Tomato Red
  • Cabbage Green
  • Positive/Snipe
  • Director Akahashi

Changes from My Hero to My Hero Academia

  • Jack Midoriya is changed to Izuku Midoriya and made younger.
  • Jack Midoriya is no longer a salaryman, but a high schooler now.
  • The sickliness of Jack Midoriya is given to All Might, instead of Izuku having it.
  • Akahashi Hero Support, mostly turned into U.A. High School.
  • Jack's Hero costume is similar to Tenya Iida.
  • Positive is no longer main superhero support for main character.