A new original anime is being lined up for the fall 2023 season with the esports project Our Rainy Protocol. The show is set as part of the NUMAnimation programming block with an October 2023 premiere set for it. While we got a lot of the basics with the announcement this summer, the show was eventually set with an October 7th, 2023 premiere date.
The home video releases are being handled by Toei and they’ve set two box set releases for it with six episodes per set. They’re Blu-ray-only releases priced at 18,000 yen arriving on February 14th, 2024, and March 13th, 2024 and you can see the first tease of the box set packaging artwork below for it.
Yasutaka Yamamoto is the chief director with Daishi Kato directing it from the scripts that Yamamoto is overseeing with Katsuhiko Takayama. It’s from an original idea and story draft from Team KITSUNE and has KLanna Hirayama adapting booota’s original designs with studio Quad handling the production.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Kensho Ono as Shun Tokinoya
- Sora Amamiya as Yuu Saegusa
- Inori Minase as Nozomi Inazuki
- Momo Asakura as Mio Tokinoya
- Ryohei Kimura as Akito Sendo
- Tomokazu Sugita as Ryūsei Nagamine
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Mutsuki Naitō
- Kaede Hondo as Seshiru Satō
- Azumi Waki as Emiko Takanashi
The series features “SennaRin” performing the opening theme song “S9aiR” while the ending theme is “Another Complex” from somei.
Plot Concept: The youth drama centers on the world of e-sports. Shun Tokinoya is a second-hear high school student who started working at the e-sports café FOX ONE after his father’s accidental death. However, it comes to light that FOX ONE is in a considerable amount of debt. In order to repay the debt, Shun and his friends enter the “Xaxxerion Championship” tournament to win the tournament’s prize money.
|Booklet, Team Sticker, Download Card, Clean Opening, Promos
|Booklet, Team Sticker, Download Card, Clean Closing, Commercials
[Source: Bokura no Ameiro Protocol]