Known as Shakunetsu no Takkyuyu Musume, Ping Pong Girl is based on the web manga from Yagura Asano and was announced earlier this year as being in production. A new event on Nico Live hit this morning where the main cast for the series was revealed as well as that they’ll be performing together as a unit for the opening theme song “Shakunetsu Switch” with the name Tsubamegahara Chuugaku Takkyuu-bu. Kinema Citrus is on board to produce the adaptation that will be directed by Yasuhiro Irie based on the series composition by Hideyuki Kurata and character designs by Junko Sugimura.
The announced cast includes:
- Hisako Tojo as Kiruka Ushirode
- Yuuki Kawahara as Hokuto Itsumo
- Ayaka Imamura as Mune Oomune
- Marika Kouno as Hanabi Tenka
- Yumiri Hanamori as Koyori Tsumujikaze
- Minami Tanaka as Agari Kamiya
It’s had two print volumes released so far.
Plot concept: The series follows middle school students Koyori Tsumuzikaze and Agari Kamiya as they enter the world of girls’ middle school ping pong.