Earlier today, the official The Hero Is Overpowered But Overly Cautious (Kono Yūsha ga Ore TUEEE Kuse ni Shinchō Sugiru) anime website updated with a new key visual. The image features the goddess Rista in prayer. Ahead of her, the main cast stands ready for action.
The Hero Is Overpowered But Overly Cautious hits Japanese TV on October 2. The broadcast schedule is as follows (All times JST):
- AT-X: 10/2/2019 at 22:30 (10/2/2019 at 10:30PM)
- KBS Kyoto: 10/2/2019 at 25:35 (10/3/2019 at 1:35AM)
- Sun TV: 10/2/2019 at 26:00 (10/3/2019 at 2:00AM)
- TV Aichi: 10/3/2019 at 26:05 (10/4/2019 at 2:05AM)
- BS11: 10/3/2019 at 23:00 (10/3/2019 at 11:00PM)
- AbemaTV: 10/2/2019 at 23:00 (10/2/2019 at 11:00PM)
Masayuki Sakoi (Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Celestial Method) will direct the project at White Fox, with Mai Toda (Girls’ Last Tour, Matoi the Sacred Slayer) providing character designs. Kenta Ihara (Saga of Tanya the Evil) is in charge of series composition, and is writing the screenplay for the project.
The series will star the following:
- Seiya Ryūgūin: Yuichiro Umehara
- Lista: Aki Toyosaki
Light Tuchihi and illustrator Saori Toyota’s The Hero Is Overpowered But Overly Cautious light novels launched under Kadokawa’s Kadokawa Books imprint in February 2017. The series currently spans five volumes, with the latest shipping to stores on November 10, 2018. A manga adaptation by Tuchihi and illustrator Koyuki launched in Fujimi Shobo’s Monthly Dragon Age magazine on November 9, 2018.
Yen Press currently distributes the The Hero Is Overpowered But Overly Cautious light novels in North America. They describe the title as:
The goddess Lista summons a hero who excels in every area to assist her. He’s everything she expected him to be except for one, tiny thing: this anxious hero can’t do anything unless he’s absolutely sure nothing can go wrong!
Source: Comic Natalie