My Hero Academia (2017): Bakugo vs Uraraka

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Episode 22 Bakugo vs Uraraka is a good episode, but also a massive waste of a dramatic opportunity. Spoilers ahead obviously.

Look, I know that the plot demands that Deku and Bakugo meet in the finals at the School Festival: My Hero Academia is primarily Deku’s story, and Bakugo has long been set up as his nemesis/rival.

Bakugo is also, to not mince words, a jerk face who needs to get whacked a bit so he can learn some humility. The series is clearly set up to ensure that Deku delivers the next whack in the finals. Continue reading