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‘Bakuten!!’ Anime Reveals New Promo & Key Visual

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The April 2021 noitaminA block of anime has a new project that will be a part of it with the announcement of Bakuten!! The original series will be directed by Toshimasa Kuroyanagi based on the series composition by Toshizo Nemoto. Robico is working on the original designs with Yuki Shibata adapting them and serving as the chief animation director. We last heard from the production back in November 2020 and they’ve now updated with some newly added cast below, with character designs, along with a new promo and a new key visual.

The Japanese cast includes:

  • Shimba Tsuchiya as Shōtarō Futaba
  • Kaito Ishikawa as Ryōya Misato
  • Daisuke Ono as Masamune Shichigahama, the rhythmic gymnastics team captain
  • Takashi Kondo as Keisuke Tsukidate, the team vice-captain
  • Hiro Shimono as Nagayoshi Onagawa, a third-year
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Kōtarō Watari, a second year

The newly added cast includes:

  • Ayumu Murase as Mashiro Tsukiyuki
  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Tōru Takase
  • Kenichi Suzumura as Yōjirō Mutsu
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Hideo Ōminato
  • Sōma Saitō as Kyōichi Ryūgamori
  • Daiki Yamashita as Shunsuke Azuma

The opening theme for the series is “Seishun no Enbu” (The Dance of Youth) by Centimillimental.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: Set in Miyagi prefecture’s Iwanuma city, it focuses on a high school rhythmic gymnastics team. The anime follows Shōtarō Futaba, who is fascinated by gymnastics after seeing it in his third year of middle school, and joins the rhythmic gymnastics team of his new high school Sōshūkan High School, nicknamed “Ao High.” He makes a friend with his schoolmate Ryōya Misato, who earned fame for as a gymnast during middle school.

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Previous promos and character designs:


[Source: ANN]

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