The anime adaptation of Memeco Arii’s manga Hitorijime My Hero announced additional cast members!
Wataru Hatano, who will also perform the opening theme song, will voice Kensuke’s friend, Natsuo. Takayuki Kondo will play another friend of Kensuke, the detective Tsunehito Hojo. Added to the cast were also Yuto Adachi and Daiki Yamashita as Kensuke’s classmates Tsuyoshi Yamabe and Mitsuru Fukushige, and Seiichiro Yamashita as Jiro Yoshida.
It has also been announced that a special event will be held in celebration of the first airing on 2 July 2017 at the Tamanagayama Information & Education Center in Tokyo. The four main cast members, Tomoaki Maeno, Toshiki Masuda, Shinnosuke Tachibana, and Toshitsugu Matsuoka, will be joined by Wataru Hatano and Takayuki Kondo as guests. The event will consist of the screening of the first episode and a talk event with the guests. Hatano will also perform the opening theme ‘Heart Signal’ for the first time. Tickets can be requested at the official website as of 23 May 2017, they will be given out through a lottery system.
‘Hitorijime My Hero’ Special Event
Date: 2 July 2017
Afternoon show: entrance 14:00, start: 14:30
Evening show: entrance 18:00, start 18:30
Venue: Tamanagayama Information & Education Center (Tokyo, Tama, Suwa 2-5-1)
Guests: Tomoaki Maeno (Evening show only), Toshiki Masuda, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Wataru Hatano, Takayuki Kondo
TV Anime ‘Hitorijime My Hero’
Original Work: Memeco Arii (Serialized in Ichijinsha’s Monthly gateau)
Director: Yukina Hiiro
Series Composition: Yusei Naruse
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Ayana Nishino
Animation Production: Encourage Films
Tomoaki Maeno as Kosuke Oshiba
Toshiki Masuda as Masahiro Setagawa
Shinnosuke Tachibana as Asaya Hasekura
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kensuke Oshiba
Wataru Hatano as Natsuo
Takayuki Kondo as Tsunehito Hojo
Yuto Adachi as Tsuyoshi Yamabe
Daiki Yamashita as Mitsuru Fukushige
Seiichiro Yamashita as Jiro Yoshida