The summer anime series Battery is that kind of ideal summer show with its focus on baseball and just the warmth of it all. With the series being streamed through Amazon Video, the noitaminA YouTube channel has now let loose with the preview for the tenth episode that will arrive on September 15th, 2016.
The series set Tomomi Mochizuki to direct and script it with Takako Shimura handling the character designs and also serving as the chief animation director. Zero-G produced the series animation.
The cast includes Kouki Uchiyama as Takumi Harada, Tasuku Hatanaka as Ko Nagakura, Yui Fujimaki as Seiha Harada, Yuuki Ono as Shuugo Kadowaki, Ryouhei Kimura as Shunji Mizugaki, Ayumu Murase as Fumito Sawaguchi, Kaito Ishikawa as Keita Higashidani and Yuuichirou Umehara as Kazuki Kaionji.
The opening theme song is “Itsuka no Jibun” by anderlust while teh ending theme song is “Ashita, Haru ga Kitara”, also by anderlust.
Plot concept: The story revolves around Takumi Harada, a young man who moves to a mountain town in Okayama prefecture during the spring break before he enters middle school due to his father’s job transfer. Takumi is a pitcher, and after the moves he loses faith in his own talent, when suddenly his classmate Kō Nagakura appears in front of him. Kō has a strong desire to form a “battery” (a combination of a pitcher and catcher) with Takumi.