The Hero Yoshihiko

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Original run: 8 Jul 2011 – 23 Dec 2016

Country of origin: Japan

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Network: TV Tokyo JP

Watched by: 40 of 673 425 0.01%

Total running time: 17 hours 30 minutes

Episode duration: 30 minutes

IMDB rating: 8 of 10 152

MyShows rating: 4.44 of 5 9


The story is set in an ancient time, when the whole country was covered in thick forests. A mysterious plague breaks out, resulting in countless deaths. A pure young man named Yoshihiko becomes chosen as a hero, and he sets out on a journey in order to save a village. He has two goals – to bring back the legendary plant that can cure the plague, and to rescue his father Teruhiko who left to find the plant but never returned.

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