Publisher Akita Shoten announced on Thursday that Bukimi Miki's Shy manga is receiving a television anime adaptation. The official website also revealed the main staff, cast, a teaser visual (pictured), and teaser promotional video.
Shino Shimoji (Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru) will be starring as Teru Momijiyama. Masaomi Andou (Kanata no Astra) is helming the anime at animation studio 8bit.
Miki began writing the action superhero story as a one-shot, which won Newcomer's Grand Prize in Akita Shoten's Next Champion in 2016 and then was published in Weekly Shounen Champion magazine in January 2017. Serialization of the manga began in Weekly Shounen Champion in August 2019. Akita Shoten shipped the 16th volume on October 6.
Yen Press licensed the manga in English on July 1 and will release the first volume on December 13.
Just as the planet approached its third World War, individuals with superpowers appeared from around the globe to maintain peace. They became the symbols of their respective nations, striving to limit crime and bring evildoers to justice. Teenage heroine Teru "Shy" Momijiyama is Japan's representative in the world of heroes. When a mysterious threat called Amalareiks emerges, Shy must work together with her fellow heroes to stop them at all costs. [Written by MAL Rewrite]