• The School Festival arc is nearing its end
  • "My Hero Academia" Season 4 episode 23 to showcase the culture festival events
  • Deku wants to give his all to make other happy

The fourth season of “My Hero Academia” is nearing its conclusion as the current School Festival arc has reached its peak. Episode 23 to showcase the performance as the show begins.

This article contains spoilers from 'My Hero Academia' Season 4 episodes.

In the previous episode, Deku and Gentle Criminal continue their battle. Gentle Criminal’s goofy side paired with La Brava’s admiration for his quirks make them a lovable pair of villains. However, Deku cannot take them lightly. “My Hero Academia” Season 4 Episode 22 focuses on villains and their backstories. Both Gentle Criminal and La Brava get ample screen time and their characters are explored with flashbacks.

La Brava’s backstory is heartbreaking and emotional. In the episode, it is revealed that La Brava wrote a love letter to her crush in middle school. But she is ridiculed for writing a long letter. They even end up calling her a stalker and she is devastated. She decides to stay inside and turns into a recluse. La Brava even tries to end her life but her life changes when she bumps into Gentle Criminal’s videos on the internet.

She gets inspired by his energy to change the world and decides to become a part of his endeavor.

Gentle Criminal’s origin story is similar as they find comfort in each other’s presence. When Deku foils their plan to take over U.A. Academy, he feels bad for crushing their dreams. But now it is time for Deku to move ahead and make the school festival a big success.

Official 'My Hero Academia' Season 4 episode 23 preview

“Gentle’s feelings, La Brava’s hopes… The two of them always put each other first. With the taste of my bittersweet victory still lingering, I run at full speed toward U.A., to where my friends are waiting. Because I want to see the smiles of everyone – of Eri. Now, let’s start the show!”

“My Hero Academia” Season 4 episode 23 can be watched online via live streaming on Crunchyroll.

'My Hero Academia' Season 4 Episode 22
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