My Hero Academia Episode 31 Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.

After the thrilling finale to Stain’s arc last week, My Hero Academia takes a break from all the action in “The Aftermath of Hero Killer: Stain” to set up what looks to be the series’ biggest threat yet.While this was a much more low key episode than the few that came before, it never dragged or failed to hold my interest, thanks to the seamless blend of world building, character development and expertly written moments of comedic levity.

The story behind All Might’s debilitating injury, which was introduced at the very beginning of the entire show, has been shrouded in mystery. In “The Aftermath of Hero Killer: Stain,” All Might’s conversation with Gran Torino does an excellent job of pulling back the curtain ever so slightly, teasing what one can assume is My Hero Academia’s true big bad, All For One.

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