The official website for the Bakuten !! (Backflip!!) original television anime teased a new promo video
The anime will premiere this April on Fuji TV’s Noitamina anime block. The anime, which is set in Miyagi prefecture, is one of three anime projects part of the larger “Zutto Ōen Project 2011 + 10…” initiative aimed at promoting Miyagi, Iwate, and Fukushima (the other two anime projects are Misaki no Mayoiga and Hula Fulla Dance). The “Zutto Ōen Project 2011 + 10…” is in remembrance of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami 10 years ago.
Bakuten !! Voice Cast:
- 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
- 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 anime Bakuten !! is set in Miyagi prefecture’s Iwanuma city and centers 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 as a gymnast during middle school.
The February 2021 issue of Kodansha’s Dessert magazine revealed on December 23 that Kei Sakuraba is drawing a manga adaptation of the anime. The manga will premiere in the magazine’s March issue, which ships on Friday. Source: Dessert February issue.