"Johnny Hiro and his girlfriend Mayumi live blissfully in New York City. She has an office job, he waits tables. Life is pretty good so long as nothing is thrown into their path. Unfortunately, sometimes there’s just no escaping those obstacles, like Gozadilla (a city-destroying monster) or Jeffrey Steingarten (food editor of Vogue magazine). And so, with no other choice, Johnny Hiro must be… a hero."