The upcoming I’m Quitting Heroing anime has received a new trailer featuring the ending song “Growing” by Nao Toyama during AnimeJapan 2022. The anime will premiere on April 5, 2022. You can watch the video below:
The cast of the series includes:
- Kaede Hondo as Echidna
- Kensho Ono as Leo Demonheart
- Hitomi Owada as Lili
- Tetsu Inada as Edwald
- Yumi Uchiyama as Melnes
- Shizuka Itou as Steina
Hisashi Ishii is directing the series, with Yuu Nobuta as the Chief Animation Director. Studio EMT Squared is in charge of the animation.
The anime is based on Quantum’s I’m Quitting Heroing light novel series. Fujimi Shobo published it from 2017 to 2018 and had a total of 3 volumes. A manga adaptation by Nori Kazato is also being published by Kadokawa Shoten, and has 5 volumes as of May 10, 2021, while volume 6 is set to release on April 4. Kadokawa licensed the I’m Quitting Heroing light novel series in English and describes the plot as:
A Retired Hero tries to rebuild the Demon King’s Army—a story for those of you who are struggling with work!
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 starts an unexpected story—!Kadokawa NA
Source: Official Twitter, AnimeJapan 2022
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