According to Japanese publishing company Fujimi Shobo, an anime adaptation of Sakyou Jun’s fantasy-comedy light novel series, 「Yusha ni Narenakatta Ore wa Shibushibu Shushoku wo Ketsui Shimashita」 (I, Who Didn’t Become a Hero, Reluctantly Decided to Find a Job / 勇者になれなかった俺はしぶしぶ就職を決意しました。) has been green-lit for production.

The story revolves around top student Raul Chaser who chased his dream of becoming a Hero by defeating demons that roam their world. However an existing Hero had defeated the Demon Lord and the system for determining new heroes was abolished. Struggling to find a job, Raul settles at a small magic item shop and accepts a store clerk position. But one day an applicant for a part-time job visits the shop. The applicant turns out to be, Phino Bloodstone — daughter of the fallen Demon Lord.