Seinen manga My Home Hero is getting an anime adaptation. The information about the announcement came right after the 151st chapter was released in the 29th issue of Weekly Young Magazine for 2022.
The manga is written by Naoki Yamakawa and illustrated by Masashi Asaki. It is currently being serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Young Magazine. It follows the story of a middle-aged salaryman named Tetsuo Tosu who gets embroiled in the criminal world after accidentally killing her daughter’s abusive gangster boyfriend.
Tetsuo Tosu is a hard-working office worker who loves his only daughter, Reika. One day, he finds a bruise on Reika’s face. He asks her who did this to her, but she just shrugs it off. On his way home, Tetsuo finds a man who looks like the culprit and follows him. However, this is the beginning of an incident that changes the fate of the family. The father sets out on a path of destruction for the sake of his daughter and his family.Synopsis for My Home Hero, via Yanmaga Web (ACN edit)
Naoki Yamakawa is best known as the author of the I’m Standing on a Million Lives (Hyakuman no Inochi no Ue ni Ore wa Tatte Iru) manga, which has been serialized in the Weekly Young Magazine as well since 2016. This work also received an anime adaptation, which had 2 seasons that aired from October to December 2020 and July to September 2021 respectively.