SYNOPSIS – Hideo is a cartoonist with a miserable life. One day, his girlfriend kicks him out of the house and, a few hours later, pounces on him, transformed into an aggressive zombie. It will be the first sign that the world around him is going to pieces. Sitges presents the premiere of the eagerly-awaited adaptation of Kengo Hanazawa’s manga, giving the original, atrocious undead in the drawings volume and (twisted) movement.
MANGA SYNOPSIS – Kengo Hanazawa (Boys On The Run) – Hideo Suzuki is a thirty-five year old mangaka assistant struggling to be the hero in his own life by breaking back into the lime light with a new serial all the while juggling his relationship with his girlfriend and his own delusions.
However, as hard as Hideo may try, the world seems to have a different set of plans for him; sinister and dark machinations that completely overturn his reality as he knows it.
I Am a Hero is a award winning manga that won the 58th Shogakukan Manga Award in 2013. Still ongoing ( 17 Volumes) the manga was first published in 2009 and has been nominated for the 3rd, 4th and 5th Manga Taishō.
Director – Shinsuke Sato (Gantz, Gantz Perfect Answer, Library Wars, All-Round Appraiser Q: The Eyes of Mona Lisa, Library Wars: The Last Mission, Princess Blade)
Cast – Yo Oizumi, Masami Nagasawa, Kasumi Arimura, Nana Katase, Yu Yoshizawa, Yoshinori Okada, Yu Tokui
Release Date – April 23, 2016
OFFICIAL SITE – http://www.iamahero-movie.com/