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'Heroine Tarumono!' releases Full Throttle4 character PV for April 2022 anime

Written by: Nicole Castro

Published on: February 17, 2022 at 18:53 PHT (GMT+8)

A character promotional video featuring the five members of Full Throttle4 has been released for upcoming anime Heroine Tarumono! Kiraware Heroine to Naisho no Oshigoto.

The anime airs in April 2022 on TOKYO MX, MBS, and BS Fuji. It is produced by studio Lay-duce.

Full Throttle4 is another idol unit who appeared in the 2020 film HoneyWorks 10th Anniversary "Lip×Lip Film×Live". The theme song is Good Bye.


  • Sōma Saitō (斉藤壮馬) as Yui (Full Throttle4)

  • Yūma Uchida (内田雄馬) as Rio (Full Throttle4)

  • Tetsuya Kakihara (柿原徹也) as Megu (Full Throttle4)

  • Toshiki Masuda (増田俊樹) as Dai (Full Throttle4)

  • Jun Fukuyama (福山潤) as IV (Full Throttle4)


Heroine Tarumono! Kiraware Heroine to Naisho no Oshigoto (Japanese: ヒロインたるもの!~嫌われヒロインと内緒のお仕事~, Literal English: To Become a Real Heroine! The Unpopular Girl and the Secret Job) is an upcoming anime television series produced by Lay-duce. It is based on a song of the same name by HoneyWorks.

It tells the story of protagonist Hiyori Suzumi (CVl Inori Minase) who juggles her high school life plus career as the manager of idol group LIPxLIP.


  • Source material and music: HoneyWorks

  • Director: Noriko Hashimoto

  • Series composition / Screenplay: Yoshimi Narita

  • Character design / Animation director: Kaori Ishii

  • Art director: Ryosuke Obokata

  • Color design: Tomoko Yamazaki

  • Cinematographer: Yomogiko Murano

  • Editor: Go Sadamatsu

  • Sound director: Yukio Nagasaki

  • Music: Moe Hyuga

  • Animation producer: Noritomo Yoneuchi

  • Animation production: Lay-duce

  • Planning / Producing: Shunsuke Saito

  • Production: Heroine Tarumono Production Committee

Synopsis from MAL:

Hiyori Suzumi, who left her hometown to continue pursuing her passion of track and field, enrolls in Tokyo's Sakuragaoka High School. In searching for a part-time job, Hiyori ends up becoming an apprentice manager for her classmates Yuujirou Someya and Aizou Shibasaki, who are members of the idol group LIPxLIP. The story follows the struggles that Hiyori faces with school, extracurricular activities, and her managing job, as well as the idol group LIPxLIP as they perform on stage.