My Home Hero Gets Live-Action Series & Film Adaptations

It has been revealed that Naoki Yamakawa and Masashi Asaki’s crime-thriller manga My Home Hero will be getting a getting a TV drama series and a live-action film adaptations.

The TV drama adaptation is set to release on Oct 24, 2023, and will be broadcast on the MBS and TBS Dramaism slot. Whereas, the live-action film will be released in the Japanese theatres in Spring 2024.

A new trailer, key visual for the TV drama were revealed along with the announcement.

My Home Hero TV drama KV

The official website, which was launched as a part of the project, revealed the cast and staff involved for the live-action adaptations.

Cast includes:

  • Kuranosuke Sasaki as Tetsuo Tosu
  • Kyohei Takahashi as Kyoichi Majima
  • Asuka Saito as Reika Tosu
  • Tae Kimura as Kasen Tosu
  • Eisaku Yoshida as Yoshitatsu Matori
  • Takuma Otoo as Kubo
  • Yasushi Fuchikami as Takeda
  • Shuichiro Naito as Nobuto Matori

Takahiro Aoyama will serve as the director.

A new illustration by Masashi Asaki was revealed to commemorate the announcement.

My Home Hero live-action commemorative illustration

An anime television series adaptation produced by Tezuka Productions aired from April to June 2023.

My Home Hero, written by Naoki Yamakawa and illustrated by Masashi Asaki, began in Kodansha’s seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Magazine on May 29, 2017. In February 2021, it was announced that the series would reach its climax.

Kodansha has collected its chapters into individual tankobon volumes. The first volume was released on Sep 6, 2017. As of June 2023, 21 volumes have been released.

MyAnimeList describes the plot of My Home Hero as:

Tetsuo Tosu, an ordinary salaryman, discovers his daughter, Reika, has been physically abused by her boyfriend, Nobuto Matori. Trying to learn more about him, Tetsuo uncovers Matori’s scheme to extort money from Reika’s wealthy grandparents and finds out that he is a member of a crime syndicate, with a history of murdering his former girlfriends.

Filled with rage and fear at the thought of Reika being in danger, Tetsuo ends up killing Nobuto, and with the help of his wife, Kasen, successfully disposes of the body. Now, as the members of the syndicate begin to question Nobuto’s sudden disappearance, Tetsuo and Kasen must work together to ensure the safety of their daughter and prevent her from getting involved in the predicament any further.

Source: Comic Natalie

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