The anime adaptation of the manga series How much heavy dumbbells can you lift? got underway on July 3rd, 2019 and Funimation is handling the simulcast for it. On the Japanese side, Kadokawa is doing some new promotion as they’ve got a new preview for the fifth episode that’s scheduled to arrive on August 1st, 2019.
Funimation will also be doing a simuldub for it with that now scheduled for a July 17th, 2019 debut. Both versions will be available for audiences in the US, Canada, UK, and Ireland.
The series has Mitsue Yamazaki directing based on the scripts from Fumihiko Shimo. Ai Kikuchi is working on the character designs with Doga Kobo handling the animation production.
The previously announced cast includes Ai Fairouz as Hibiki Sakura, Sora Amamiya as Akemi Soryuin, Shizuka Ishigame as Ayaka Uehara, Nao Toyama as Zina Void, Yui Horie as Satomi Tachibana, and Kaito Ishikawa plays Naruzō Machio.
The original manga comes from Yabako Sandrovich and MAAM has seven volumes out since it began back in 2016 on the Ura Sunday manga site. This is the second adaptation of one of Sandrovich’s works as Kengan Ashura received one as well.
Plot Concept: The series focuses on Hibiki Sakura, a high school girl who loves eating, and Akemi Sōryūin, a schoolmate who has a muscle fetish.