FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HOUSTON, TX — March 8, 2022 — Sentai announced today that it acquired exclusive rights to fantasy anime series I’m Quitting Heroing, based upon the light novel by Quantum with original character design from Hana Amano. Sentai’s licensed territories include North America, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, the Netherlands, Scandinavia and Nordic Countries, Spain, Portugal, Central and South America, the Middle East and North Africa.
After saving humanity from the despicable Demon King, Leo Demonhart does not earn a hero’s standing. Instead, he is regarded with suspicion and hostility by those he fought to protect. Treated as a pariah with nowhere else to turn, exiled Leo seeks a position in the army of his former nemesis! But the army is not what it once was before its defeat at Leo’s hands, so to maintain his new position, Leo must whip the forces back into fighting shape.
Produced by EMT Squared (Assassin’s Pride, Love Tyrant, A Destructive God Sits Next to Me, Bokuhaka), the series is directed by Yu Nobuta and Hisashi Ishii (directors of Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear) with series composition from Shigeru Murakoshi (scriptwriter for Dororo and Kakegurui, series composition for Zombieland Saga). The light novel and manga that inspired the anime are published in North America by Kadokawa.
The anime stars Kensho Ono (Tanaka-kun is Always Listless, Kuroko no Basket, Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign) as Leo Demonhart, Kaede Hondo (BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense., Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina, Zombieland Saga) as Echidna, Shizuka Itoh (Hayate the Combat Butler, High School DxD, Jormungand) as Shutina, Hitomi Owada (The Demon Girl Next Door, SHIROBAKO, TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You) as Lili, Yumi Uchiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, March Comes In Like a Lion) as Mernes and Tetsu Inada (Kill la Kill, My Hero Academia, Tsubasa RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE: Spring Thunder Chronicle) as Edvard.
Sentai will stream I’m Quitting Heroing exclusively on HIDIVE, its direct-to-consumer streaming service, with a home video release to follow.
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