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First “To Be Hero” Anime PV Introduces Cast

Get ready to meet the unlikeliest of heroes ever!

Earlier today, YouTube anime channel Anichan started streaming a new promotional video for To Be Hero. The 45-second teaser confirms the show’s core cast members, while offering a glimpse of the series in action.

To Be Hero Visual 001 - 20160906Shinichi “Nabeshin” Watanabe (Excel Saga, Nerima Daikon Brothers) will direct the project at Emon Animation Company, in addition to writing the show’s scripts. The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Ossan: Kenjiro Tsuda
  • Min: Moa Tsukino
  • Yamada-san: Yutaka Aoyama
  • Oji (Prince): Tomokazu Sugita

To Be Hero will début on Tokyo MX on October 5, at 18:30 (6:30PM) local time. The series will be paired with another title, Cheating Craft, under Emon’s Haoliners brand.

Visuals for the major players were released to promote the series. You can check these out below:

Left to right: Min, Ooji, & Yamada-san
Left to right: Min, Ooji, & Yamada-san

Source: Twitter (pKjd)

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