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To Be Hero / To Be Heroine

To Be Hero

Genres: comedy
Running time: 11 minutes
Number of Episodes: 12
Vintage: 2016-10-05

Plot Summary: “Ossan” (pops), is a handsome yet undisciplined man and a divorced father who has a job as a toilet seat designer. He lives with his daughter Min-chan, who excels in both academics and sports. One day, while on the toilet, Ossan is sucked into it and becomes a hero charged with protecting the world. In exchange, he transforms from his handsome form into a chubby appearance. Ossan’s fight to save the world and protect Min-chan begins.

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To Be Heroine / To Be Hero LEAF

Plot Summary: Futaba is a clever high school girl. One day, she is suddenly sucked into another world. This dark world is a world without light and the inhabitants are only children wearing panties. Arriving there, Futaba is the only one wearing clothes and she will become the heroine of this world where clothes are the strongest weapons.
Number of Episodes: 7
Vintage: 2018-05-19

ANN Info Page

Emon Unveils Original Anime ‘To Be Hero’ With Excel Saga’s Shinichi Watanabe

posted on 2016-09-06 22:05 EDT
Anime about handsome but undisciplined father saving the world premieres October 5

Superhero Comedy Anime ‘To Be Hero’ Profiles More of Cast in Video

posted on 2016-09-27 16:20 EDT
Excel Saga’s Shinichi Watanabe helms anime about unlikely ugly hero

Crunchyroll to Stream To Be Hero Anime

posted on 2016-10-04 15:50 EDT
Superhero comedy anime premieres Wednesday

This was a very bizarre first episode but I couldn’t stop laughing throughout. Will continue watching.

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Episode 2

Ossan: “My ass has a headache! I need to use your barthroom.”

Apron Guy: “Oh! Make sure you take care of that ass!”

#Pain in the ass :laughing:

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In “To Be Hero,” Super Mario Turns Men into Fat Super-powered Slobs


Episode 4

When you realize being called “You little snot” just sounds so much better.

Teen Animator Wows Audience with First Work on “TO BE HERO”

November 21, 2016 12:30pm CST
18-year-old “sakuga machine” grabs fans’ attention on first animation job.

Watch Three-Member Girl Band BRATS Performs TV Anime “TO BE HERO” OP

December 28, 2016 4:50am CST
The band also provides the theme song for Noboru Iguchi’s new film “Slave Man”

Emon Lists To Be Hero 2 Anime Project for 2017

posted on 2017-03-07 18:30 EST

Emon: 2nd Season of To Be Hero Anime in Production

posted on 2017-04-01 02:45 EDT
Superhero comedy series aired in 2016

“To Be Hero” Theme Singers Release International Double-A-Side

May 14, 2017 7:25am CDT
BRATS digital CD goes on sale later this month.

To Be Hero Anime Sequel Reveals Title, Staff, May 19 Premiere

posted on 2018-03-22 01:32 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New series will have 7 24-minute episodes

To Be Heroine Series Reveals Video, Cast, Staff

posted on 2018-05-10 05:01 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime premiering on May 19 stars both Japanese, Chinese cast

ANN Anime Spotlight - To Be Heroine

by ANN Staff, May 16th 2018

Crunchyroll to Simulcast “To Be Heroine”

May 19, 2018 7:00pm CDT

Haoliners Comments on Cuts Made to Japanese Version of To Be Heroine, Other Shows

posted on 2018-06-08 16:03 EDT by Karen Ressler
Series are edited to fit Japanese TV timeslots

The Chinese dubbing is part of the reason I had to drop the show. Also, the main reason was the plot itself. The editing could be the reason it didn’t hold my attention, but I’m going to say it wouldn’t matter which version I saw.

This Week in Anime - What the Hell is Happening in To Be Heroine?

by Nicholas Dupree and Michelle Liu, Jun 12th 2018