Sentai Filmworks has announced that it has licensed the television anime of Memeco Arii’s Hitorijime My Hero boys’ love manga for the Summer 2017 simulcast season. The series will stream on Amazon’s Anime Strike platform in the United States and on unspecified digital outlets in “certain other countries.” Sentai Filmworks is also planning a home video release.
Yukina Hiiro is directing the anime at Encourage Films. Yūsei Naruse is in charge of the series scripts, and Ayana Nishino is serving as character designer and chief animation director. Wataru Hatano is performing the opening theme song “Heart Signal.” The anime’s four main cast members — Tomoaki Maeno, Toshiki Masuda, Shinnosuke Tachibana, and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka — are performing the ending theme song.
Hitorijime My Hero is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on July 8, 2017.