Kodansha has revealed that Naoki Yamakawa and Akinari Nao’s I’m Standing on a Million Lives (100-Man no Inochi no Ue ni Ore wa Tatteiru) manga will receive a television anime series adaptation that will begin broadcast in October 2020. Additionally, a new key visual, trailer, and anime staff were also announced.
I’m Standing on a Million Lives stars Yūto Uemura as Yūsuke Yotsuya, Risa Kubota as Iu Shindo, Azumi Waki as Kusue Hakozaki, and Makoto Koichi as Yuka Tokitate. Maho Film is animating and Kumiko Habara (PriPri Chii-chan!!, Battle Spirits Burning Soul) is the anime series director. In addition, Takao Yoshioka (High School DxD, Your Lie in April, Konohana Kitan) will write the series scripts, and Eri Kojima, Toshihide Masudate, and Yūko Ōba will design the characters. The censored anime series will broadcast on television, and the adult version will stream on the ComicFesta Anime website.
Ninth grader Yusuke Yotsuya is practical, friendless, and not active in any clubs. Then one day, he and two female classmates are suddenly sent to another world where they must work together to battle for their lives. Yotsuya is a lone wolf and has always lived his life according to his wants, but how will that work out now that he’s supposed to be a hero?! Get ready for a one-of-a-kind fantasy story that will challenge everything you thought you knew about fantasy!
Yamakawa and Nao began serializing the manga in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in June 2016.