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Happinet Reveals 2nd ‘Burning Kabaddi’ Anime Blu-ray Release Packaging

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Check out the latest update on the home video release!
© 2020 Hajime Musashino / Shogakukan / Burning Kabaddi Production Committee

The spring 2021 anime adaptation of Hajime Musashino’s manga series Burning Kabaddi is getting its home video releases handled by Happinet. The distributor has scheduled it for a three-volume release on Blu-ray only that begins on July 2nd, 2021. The sets are all priced at 12,800 yen and you can see the dates and details below for the full run. With the first set packaging out previously, we’re now dipping into August to check out the second set!

The series has set Kazuya Ichikawa as the director with Yuuko Kakihara handling the scripts with Midori Gotou. Mari Takada is on board with the character designs and TMS Entertainment handling the production.

The Japanese cast includes Yuma Uchida as Tatsuya Hoigoshi, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Masato Ohiyo,  Gen Sato as Soma Azemachi, Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Kyohei Misumi, Shunsuke Takeuchi as Shinji Date, Shinichiro Kamio as Nobutaka Ban, Wataru Komada as Ryuta Seki, Ayumu Murase as Yuuki Hitomi, Hiroki Yasumoto as Ayumu Rokugen, Kenichi Suzumura as Ren Takaya, Taku Yashiro as Shintarō Kizaki, Osamu Uchida as Yū Eikura, Junichi Yanagita as Daisuke Muroya,  Natsuki Hanae as Manabu Sakura, and Sōma Saitō as Hiromoto Utou.

Shunya Ohira is on board to perform the opening theme song “Fire Bord” for it while lead actor Yuma Uchida will perform the ending theme song with “Comin’ Back” for it.

The original manga series by Hajime Musashino began in 2015 in Manga One and Ura Sunday and has thirteen volumes to its name so far and is ongoing as of the anime announcement.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: A sports-phobic former soccer player is suddenly invited to join a kabaddi club in this series centering on the fiercely competitive sport.

Volume Date Extras
1 07/02/21 Booklet, Audio Commentary, Clean Opening
2 08/04/21 Booklet, Audio Commentary, Clean Closing
3 09/03/21 Booklet, Audio Commentary, Promos, Commercials
Burning Kabaddi Japanese Blu-ray Set 2 Packaging
Burning Kabaddi Japanese Blu-ray Set 1 Packaging

[Source: Burning Kabaddi]