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Manga 'Hero Company' Bundles OVA

by Stark700
Apr 1, 2015 1:57 PM | 7 Comments
An OVA adaptation of comedy manga Hero Company will be bundled with its eighth volume, to be released this Fall. The announcement was made in the May edition of Hero magazine, where the manga began its serialization in 2011. Staff and cast will be revealed in the seinen magazine's upcoming issues.

From the manga's first volume (right):
Ginga Amano, a young man who loves "justice," is eager to enter "Hero Company." The main objective of the company is to keep peace; however, it manages to make a profit. Ginga meets with difficulties on the day of the entrance examination, but that is the trap to test his aptitude for Hero..!!

The manga is written by Kazuhiko Shimamoto, the original creator of anime retailer Animate's mascot, Animate Tenchou. In addition to his own anime spin-offs, the character has also made cameo appearances in other comedy TV anime, such as Lucky☆Star and Hayate no Gotoku!. Another of Shimamoto's well known manga series, Honoo no Tenkousei, was adapted to a two-episode OVA in 1991.

An animated PV was made to advertise the third volume of Hero Company in 2013.

Source: Scan via ANN

Hero Company on MAL

7 Comments Recent Comments

Short and fun. Sounds good (well, at least, nothing to lose).

Apr 2, 2015 2:43 PM by einonymous


And it's by the guy who made Anime Tenchou and Honoo no Tenkousei


Apr 1, 2015 11:58 PM by zetsu_shoren

Looks fun.

Apr 1, 2015 11:22 PM by Tengai

This series sounds like another manga I've read before but with a much more lighthearted story.

Apr 1, 2015 5:06 PM by Stark700

Will give it a try ;)

Apr 1, 2015 4:03 PM by Nisx

Where's the "Action" tag? Or is it more of a comedy series than action? Either ways, it might be a fun watch. Hope they release a PV for the OVA soon.

Apr 1, 2015 2:27 PM by Vindstot

Never heard about this before, but it sounds pretty interesting. I'm definitely going to check it out.

Apr 1, 2015 2:05 PM by -Bakemono-

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