The Legendary Hero Is Dead manga series is getting an anime adaptation by LIDENFILMS. A teaser video for the anime, which is set to premiere in 2023, has been revealed:
The main cast for The Legendary Hero Is Dead anime has been revealed along in the announcement. Shunichi Toki is voicing Sion Braiden, while Wataru Kato is Touka. Rion Kujo (Time Travel Girl: Mari & Waka, Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero) is directing the anime.
Teaser visual is also available:
The anime is based on a manga by Subaruichi that has been serialized from 2014 to 2020. It has 202 chapters, compiled into 19 volumes. Shogakukan Asia describes the plot as:
Touka is just your average (slightly perverted) farmer in the village of Cheza. While he daydreams about being a hero and getting the girl, the real hero, Sion, is out battling demons that threaten to invade the world! But one day, Touka accidentally kills the hero…?! With the Legendary Hero dead, who’s going to save the world now?! Touka quickly buries Sion’s body to hide the evidence, but wakes up the next day to discover he is no longer in his own body…!!
Source: Official Twitter
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