Dr. Ujiko
Photo Credit: Studio Bones

My Hero Academia, Kohei Horikoshi‘s famous superhero manga has been one of the fans’ favorite series with a great story, perfectly designed characters that fans with every new chapter out get bonded with the series even more and can’t wait for new chapters to come out.

My Hero Academia recently released the brand new chapter and the update was focused on Dr. Ujiko, the insane lab scientist who works under All For One and investigations on individuals to make the Nomu. The chapter shared the specialist’s complete name, and some were appalled when they understood his last name was established in terrible Japanese atrocities perpetrated during World War II.

Obviously, the information was spread rapidly, and a developing request online started requesting the name to be changed. Presently, the distributer Shueisha has put out an announcement about the issue to affirm the hostile name will be changed.

The announcement was translated by Twitter user @aitakimochi, you can check it out below:

The announcement says:

“It was pointed out that the character Maruta Shiga of My Hero Academia has a name “recalling past historical facts” “In naming, the author and editorial department have no such intention. However, it is not our intention to superimpose the work with unrelated historical facts. Therefore, in consultation with the author, we decided to change the person’s name when drawing the manga.”

Shonen Jump is clarifying that the name Maruta was not utilized with an ulterior thought process. Kohei Horikoshi has likewise discharged an announcement approving the statement of regret for his numbness. Presently, fans can anticipate that the specialist should get another name in the blink of an eye, and you can wager it will be as plain as could be expected under the circumstances.

My Hero Academia, contracted as HeroAca is a Japanese superhero manga arrangement composed and represented by Kōhei Horikoshi. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 2014, and, as of August 2019, 24 volumes have been gathered in tankōbon position.

The arrangement has been authorized for English-language discharge by Viz Media and started serialization in their week after week advanced manga compilation Weekly Shonen Jump on February 9, 2015. Shueisha started to simulpublish the arrangement in English on the site and application Manga Plus in January 2019.

The manga was adjusted into an anime TV arrangement by Bones. Its first season publicized in Japan from April 3 to June 26, 2016, trailed by a second season from April 1 to September 30, 2017, at that point a third season from April 7 to September 29, 2018, and a fourth season from October 12, 2019. An animated film titled My Hero Academia: Two Heroes was discharged on August 3, 2018. A second animated film titled My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising was discharged on December 20, 2019.

(C) Kohei Horikoshi, Shueisha / “My Hero Academia” Production Committee