The official website of the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yuu Muraoka’s Mou Ippon! (“Ippon” Again!) manga will premiere in January 2023, during the Winter 2022/2023 anime season. In addition, the site has also revealed the first key visual, promotional video, and cast.
Here is the first promotional video for the upcoming anime, which briefly introduces the main characters and setting:
The first members of the anime’s main cast have been unveiled:
- Aya Saitou (Juri Kurebayashi in Aikatsu!) joins the cast to voice Michi Sonoda
- Yukari Anzai (Tiara from Lapis Re:LiGHTs) as Sanae Takigawa
- Chiyuki Miura (Ymir Fritz in Attack on Titan) as Towa Hiura
- Nene Hieda (Douki-chan from Ganbare Douki-chan) voices the role of Anna Nagumo
The leading members of the anime’s production staff consist of:
- Director: Ken Ogiwara (Shadows House and Joran Episode Director)
- Series Composer: Aya Satsuki (Uchi no Shishou wa Shippo ga Nai)
- Anime Character Designer and Animation Director: Airi Takekawa (Joran)
- Music Composer: Shun Narita (Noblesse, Akanesasu Shoujo)
- Animation Studio: Bakken Record (Joran, Pandora to Akubi)
Mou Ippon! (“Ippon” Again!) is a slice of life sports manga written and illustrated by Yuu Muraoka. The series began in late 2018 under Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shonen Champion magazine. To date, a total of 18 compiled volumes have been published.
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
After performing in their final middle school judo tournament, Michi and Sanae begin high school and walk in on Michi’s final opponent fighting to save their new high school’s judo club.
The TV anime adaptation of Mou Ippon! is currently in production for a January 2023 premiere.
Visit the anime’s website here: https://ipponagain.com/
And follow their Twitter: @Ipponagain_pr
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