Not suitable under 11; parental guidance to 13 (violence, scary scenes, language, themes)
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|Children under 11||Not suitable due to violence, scary scenes, language and themes.|
|Children aged 11–13||Parental guidance recommended due to violence, scary scenes, language, themes and potential difficulty in following along.|
|Children over the age of 13||Ok for this age group.|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines.
|Name of movie:||My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild fantasy themes, animated violence and coarse language|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
With super villains on the rise and an all-powerful superhero going into retirement the powers that be are keen to fast track a new generation of superheroes. Sent to the remote and relatively safe Nabu Island, the heroes find themselves doing menial tasks such as helping fix tractors, finding lost children and carrying old ladies with back problems. When the evil villain Nine (voice of Yoshio Inoue) realises he cannot steal the regenerating quirk (a superpower) from the man he had been hunting, he heads to Nabu Island to steal it from his son Katsuma (voice of Yuka Terasaki). It is up to the small band of would-be-superheros to try to fight off a league of super villains determined to destroy the island, take over the world and become unstoppable should they find the power that would allow them to regenerate again and again.
Children and adolescents may react adversely at different ages to themes of crime, suicide, drug and alcohol dependence, death, serious illness, family breakdown, death or separation from a parent, animal distress or cruelty to animals, children as victims, natural disasters and racism. Occasionally reviews may also signal themes that some parents may simply wish to know about.
Jealousy, power struggles, children separated from parents and fending for themselves, violence as a means for solving conflict and the need to prove self-worth.
Research shows that children are at risk of learning that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution when violence is glamourised, performed by an attractive hero, successful, has few real life consequences, is set in a comic context and / or is mostly perpetrated by male characters with female victims, or by one race against another.
Repeated exposure to violent content can reinforce the message that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution. Repeated exposure also increases the risks that children will become desensitised to the use of violence in real life or develop an exaggerated view about the prevalence and likelihood of violence in their own world.
There is frequent violence in this movie including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children under the age of five, including the following:
Children aged five to eight will also be frightened by scary visual images and will also be disturbed by depictions of the death of a parent, a child abandoned or separated from parents, children or animals being hurt or threatened and / or natural disasters.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes and scary visual images, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged five to eight, including the following:
Children aged eight to thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic threats and dangers, violence or threat of violence and / or stories in which children are hurt or threatened.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged eight to thirteen, including the following:
Children over the age of thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic physical harm or threats, molestation or sexual assault and / or threats from aliens or the occult.
Nothing further of concern.
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
There is some coarse language in this movie, including:
My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is a Japanese, superhero, action film based on a Manga series. The animation is fairly basic and viewers will need to be able to speak Japanese or quickly read subtitles in order to follow along. The film will be most enjoyed by anime fans and mature audiences.
The main messages from this movie are that sharing can make you stronger and sometimes help you accomplish the impossible; that working together can break you out of a tough spot; and that you don’t have to have superpowers to truly be a hero.
Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include:
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as:
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