Stand My Heroes: Warmth of Memories OVA To Be Released in 2023

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The previously announced Stand My Heroes: Warmth of Memories OVA special is slated to premiere in Japan sometime in 2023. The production team for the project has also released a new key visual featuring the central characters. 

The Stand My Heroes OVA will adapt an additional character event route centered on Narumi Seo, which launched in the original game in April 2018. As a result, it will feature characters from the Seo Research Lab who did not appear in the 12-episode Stand My Heroes: Piece of Truth anime series. 

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The main production staff for the OVA includes Hitomi Ezoe (Drifters chief animation director) as director, Sayaka Harada (Noblesse) as screenwriter, Yukie Takayama (Stand My Heroes: Piece of Truth) as character designer, and Fox Capture Plan (Salaryman’s Club) as music composer. Coly is credited with the original work and M.S.C is the animation production company for the OVA. 

The voice cast for the OVA consists of Misato Murai as Rei Izumi, Kenn as Shion Hinata, Souma Saitou as Isagi Houshou, Hiro Shimono as Hikaru Kawai, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Ikuto Saotome, and Takehito Koyasu as Narumi Seo. 

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From L to R: Ikuto, Shion, Narumi, Isagi, & Hikaru © coly/​SMHP

Funimation streamed the first 2019 television anime series as it aired in Japan. It describes the story as: 

Agent Rei Izumi has joined the newly created STAND where she will gather the best agents to build a team of heroes to protect Tokyo.


Source: Stand My Heroes Official Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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