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Japanese: ヒーローマン


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2010 to Sep 23, 2010
Premiered: Spring 2010
Broadcast: Thursdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, Dentsu, Square Enix
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.821 (scored by 1506115,061 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #47092
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3106
Members: 37,288
Favorites: 72

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In California's Center City, shy but kindhearted Joseph Carter "Joey" Jones lives with his grandmother, working in a coffee shop. Though his family is financially burdened and he is bullied at school, he remains cheerful. A robotics enthusiast, he wants a top-of-the-line toy robot called a Heybo more than anything.

One day Joey and his friend Simon "Psy" Kaina come across a destroyed Heybo discarded by a group of rich kids. He takes it home and repairs it himself, excitedly naming it Heroman. However, one night Heroman is struck by lightning and comes to life, growing several times its size in the process.

That same night Center City is attacked by aliens called Skrugg whose attention was brought to Earth after Joey's acquaintance Professor Matthew Denton made attempts to contact them. Along with Joey, Heroman quickly heads to the scene of the attack, where he finds people in trouble, including his friend Lina Davis and her father. Using an arm-mounted controller, Joey is able to command Heroman to use superpowers to fight off the Skrugg and rescue civilians. As the aliens continue their invasion of Earth, the duo are the only ones separating humanity and destruction.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Nanba, Hitoshi
Director, Storyboard
Haraguchi, Noboru
Sound Director
Tamura, Koutarou
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Sueda, Yoshifumi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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1: "Roulette" by Tetsuya (eps 1-12)
2: "missing" by Kylee (eps 13-26)

Ending Theme

1: "CALLING" by FLOW (eps 1-12)
2: "Boku no Te wa Kimi no Tame ni" by Mass Alert (eps 13-25)

Sep 23, 2010
Archaeon (All reviews)
Over the years there have been several attempts at merging Eastern manga and anime with Western comics and cartoons. Batman had two manga outings (Child of Dreams and Death Mask), while the X-Men saw their manga counterparts run straight into a wall. Spiderman and The Hulk made appearances as early as 1970, and many people already know about the promised anime adaptations of several well known titles (Wolverine, X-Men, Iron Man, etc).

The problem is that all of the attempts thus far have not been as successful as one might hope or expect. One of the reasons for this is because the titles that have been read more
Dec 24, 2014
ktulu007 (All reviews)
Heroman is a weird one. I'm not talking about the actual content since I always write these opening paragraphs before watching the series or film. No, I'm referring to the fact that it was written by Smiling Stan Lee. Yes, the same one who was President and CEO of the United States' Marvel Comics back before they lost their damn minds and made a lot of insanely stupid decisions like Jubilee becoming a vampire, Nightcrawler becoming half demon, Polaris being retconned as Magneto's daughter, Speedball becoming Penance and if I keep listing these we'll be here for tens of thousands of words. Anyway, Stan Lee read more
Jul 15, 2013
SchrodingersMatt (All reviews)
How ironic that Stan Lee would have to go to Japan to make a good old-fashioned American style superhero show, but in an era where it's more common to see parodies, dark twists and subversions than the genuine article, it's nice to see a callback to the good old days. The heroes are very heroic, the villains are very evil, and we never question for a moment which side is in the right. The robots are awesome, the monsters are creepy, and the action is a blast to watch. Ordinary teenagers have ordinary teenage problems, nosy adults worry about their kids, and life gets a read more
Oct 9, 2010
helur (All reviews)
There is a few things that should be pointed out before reading the review:
1. This is a Stan Lee work. If you don't recognize him he will feel left out during his numerous cameo appearances... and cry.
2. Ratings are a matter of personal preference, so i suggest making judgment by reading the points and not staring at my score.

-This is rated PG.
This matters on a number of levels. Don't expect any complicated plot; the first half of the show especially requires minimal internalization of what is going on. This also means when an enemy is destroyed they, hilariously, implode into their exoskeleton, as they are read more

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