The cover of Heroman, Vol. 1
|Publisher||Square Enix, Gangan Comics|
|Magazine||Monthly Shōnen Gangan|
|Original run||September 2009 – ongoing|
|Original run||April 1, 2010 – ongoing|
Heroman (ヒーローマン Hīrōman , stylized as HEROMAN) is a manga and upcoming anime produced by Bones and created by Marvel Comics' Stan Lee. Published in Monthly Shōnen Gangan beginning in September 2009, the anime is scheduled to premiere on April 1, 2010, on TV Tokyo and related stations.
Orphaned American boy Joey wants to make a better life for himself and his grandmother in the West Coast city of Central City, believing that becoming a hero will solve all of their problems. His hopes rise when he hears of a new toy robot. However, all he can get is a broken down model abandoned by rich kid and school bully Nick. When he fixes it, he is surprised when it comes to life as Heroman.