Fantasy Light Novel I’m Quitting Heroing Gets Anime Adaptation

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Countless fantasy anime follow the journey of the hero on his path to defeating the ultimate evil, but what happens after that’s achieved? That’s the premise of I’m Quitting Heroing, which is getting an anime adaptation in Spring 2022.

A teaser visual and English-subtitled trailer, plus staff and cast details for the anime were revealed:

I'm Quitting Heroing Announce Visual

Kensho Ono (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind) will be taking up the hero’s mantle as Leo Demonheart, joined by Kaede Hondo (BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense.) as Echidna, Shizuka Ito (High School DxD) as Steiner, Hitomi Ohwada (SHIROBAKO) as Lily, Yumi Uchiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) as Mernes and Tetsu Inada (My Hero Academia) as Edvard. 

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Based on the light novel by Quantum, I’m Quitting Heroing is being directed by Yuu Nobuta and Hisashi Ishii at studio EMT Squared (Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear), with series composition by Shigeru Murakoshi (ZOMBIE LAND SAGA) and character design by Yuki Nakano (Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear).

KADOKAWA, which simulpublishes the manga adaptation’s official English version, describes the series as:

After saving the world, the strongest hero, Leo, became someone who is not wanted in the peaceful human world. He was too strong. Exiled, he seeks a job at the Demon King’s Army, which he had defeated and needs to be rebuilt. The Army had many problems: too much work, financial troubles, etc. Leo starts to make things better using his power. Leo encounters Echidna again, and asks her why she invaded the human world. There was an unexpected story—! 

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Will you be checking out this hero’s journey? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: Comic Natalie

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