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To Be Hero (TV)

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Alternative title:
トゥ・ビー・ヒーロー (Japanese)
突变英雄 (Chinese (PRC))
Genres: comedy
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.
User Ratings: 52 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Very good: 15 votes (sub:14, dub:1)
 Good: 16 votes (sub:15, raw:1)
 Decent: 5 votes (sub:5)
 So-so: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Weak: 4 votes (sub:3, others:1
1 Russian dubbed
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 82 users, rank: #5549 (of 9525)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.692 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.8244, rank: #4996 (of 9642)
Weighted mean: 6.636 (Good−), rank: #5113 (of 9642) (seen all: 6.77 / won't finish: 2.97)
Bayesian estimate: 6.815 (Good−), rank: #4100 (of 7237)
Running time: 11 minutes
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 2016-10-05
Opening Theme:
"Ai ni Koiyo" (アイ二コイヨ) by BRATS
Ending Theme:
"Watashi no Papa ga Chikyuu o Mamoru" (私のパパが地球を守る ~我爹守护地球~) by Kazuyo Lin
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    To Be Hero and To Be Heroine - Collection (Blu-ray) 2022-10-25 (from $29.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Haoling Li
Shinichi Watanabe (Japanese Version)
Character Design: LAN
Chief Animation Director: LAN
Animation Director: Wang Feng
Producer: Xing Cheng Lu

Art Setting: LAN
Color design: LAN
Editing: Aya Hida
Key Animation:
LAN (OP; eps 1, 3-4)
No.18 (eps 1-2)
Original Director: Haoling Li
Production Assistant: Jun Kang
Kenjiro Tsuda as Ossan

Genki Okawa as Third Prince
Kazuhiko Inoue as First Prince
Moa Tsukino as Min
Nozomi Nishida as Data Alien
Shōzō Iizuka as Great Emperor
Tomokazu Sugita as Prince
Yutaka Aoyama as Yamada

Aiko Ōkubo as Girl with glasses (ep 8)
Akari Uehara as Woman C (ep 1)
Arisa Noto as Childhood friend's younger sister (ep 8)
Aya Kitamura as Tsundere heroine (ep 8)
Gentoku as
Great Emperor's father (ep 8)
Policeman (ep 3)
Harumi Sakurai as
Ossan's wife (eps 5, 9-10, 12)
Woman A (ep 1)
Hiroki Matsukawa as Servant (eps 7-8)
Kahoru Sasajima as Great Emperor (10 years old)
Kei Minegishi as Classmate (ep 2)
Kokoro Tanaka as Servant (ep 8)
Kujira as Princess (ep 8)
Maki Kobayashi as Woman B (ep 1)
Mamiko Hanada as Elementary school student (ep 3)
Miki Toyonaga as Woman in a bath towel (ep 5)
Naoko Yasuda as
Great Emperor's mother (ep 8)
Yamada's wife (ep 2)
Nozomi Nishida as Beautiful girl (ep 2)
Riki Kitazawa as Chicken Demon Lord (ep 2)
Rui Tanabe as Prince (young)
Sena as Shota (ep 8)
Shinichi Watanabe as Nabeshin (ep 12)
Takatsugu Awazu as
Beast King Urubaropus (eps 1-2)
Theory solving alien (eps 3-4)
Takeshi Maeda as
Alien (eps 1-2, 5)
BumbleZ (ep 3)
Great Emperor (young)
Loli man (ep 4)
Mario (ep 12)
Yū Sanada as Sportsman boy (ep 8)
Yūichi Masuda as
Boy A (ep 10)
Colleague (ep 12)
Yukari Sakuraniwa as Woman (ep 4)
Yuuto Suzuki as Brother (ep 3)
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Translation: Sriram Gurunathan (Crunchyroll)
Distributor: Discotek Media
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll
Licensed by: Crunchyroll
English cast
Italian staff
Italian companies
Internet Streaming: Crunchyroll
Italian cast

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