My Home Hero has received a new, full-length trailer that provides a better look at its premise, cast, and the murder that changes the life of its protagonist. The anime is set to premiere in April.
Additionally, it was announced that Chiai Fujikawa is performing the opening song “Ai no Uta.” Meanwhile, Dizzy Sunfist is performing the ending song “Decided.”
An adaptation of the thriller manga written by Naoki Yamakawa and drawn by Masashi Asaki, My Home Hero 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.
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 Kodansha-published 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.