"The Hero Is Overpowered But Overly Cautious" Anime VisualEarlier today, the official Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered But Overly Cautious (Kono Yūsha ga Ore TUEEE Kuse ni Shinchō Sugiru) anime website announced that the show’s third episode will be delayed. Due to unspecified production issues, the episode will now air on October 23.

The Hero Is Overpowered But Overly Cautious hit Japanese TV on October 2. Funimation is streaming the show’s simulcast and producing a SimulDub adaptation.

Masayuki Sakoi (Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Celestial Method) is directing 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.

Funimation describes the series as:

In the world of Gaeabrande, Goddess Ristarte is tasked with summoning a hero to save her world. The hero, Seiya Ryuuguuin, is an OVERLY cautious hero who’s obsessed with muscle training and buying armor before setting out to deal with low level creatures. It’s simply one overly cautious mission at-a-time for this invincible hero!

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.

Sources: Twitter (Funimation), Ota-suke