My Home Hero Key Visual Released


A new promotional image in the form of a key visual has been released for the upcoming My Home Hero anime adaptation, which begins sometime this April.

Additional cast members were also announced, including Kouichi Yamadera as Shino, Katsuhiro Tokuishi as Takeda, and Mitsuhiro Sakamaki as Bin Tabata.


My Home Hero is based on the thriller manga written by Naoki Yamakawa and drawn by Masashi Asaki. It follows Tetsuo, a 47-year-old father who notices one day that his daughter Reika has been hit, but is unable to get the identity of the culprit out of her. Later, Tetsuo spots a man that appears to be the culprit and decides to follow him, which kicks off a chain of events that change the fate of his family.

The key visual depicts Tetsuo’s normal life at its top third portion and the underworld that he must involve himself in to protect his family with its remaining space.

Takashi Kamei (Golgo 13 opening 2 and 3 storyboarder and director) is directing the anime with Kouhei Kiyasu (Run With The Wind) as series composer and scriptwriter, Masatsune Noguchi (The Genie Family 2020 co-character designer) as character designer, Yukio Abe (Onihei art director) as art designer, and Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell) as music composer. Tezuka Productions is the animation production company.


Meanwhile, the cast includes Junichi Suwabe as Tetsuo Tosu, Sayaka Oohara as Kasen Tosu, Chihiro Shirata as Reika Tosu, Kento Itou as Kyoichi Majima, Keita Tada as Nobuto Matori, Rumi Ookubo as Hibiki, and Akio Ootsuka as Kubo.

The My Home Hero manga began in 2017 and has 19 tankoubon volumes as of January 2023. It is serialized in Young Magazine and published under the Young Maga KC Special label.

Source: My Home Hero website

Melvyn originally wanted to write about video games, and he did so for a few years, starting from his college days. He still writes about video games sometimes, but now focuses on anime-related news content and the occasional review. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese, both out of interest in the language and because English-translated light novels and manga are expensive. Every anime season, Melvyn looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences, as well as learning about the storyboard artists and directors behind them.
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