Original tennis anime Hoshiai no Sora/ The Starlit Sky (星合の空) confirmed to premiere on 10th October.
Directed and written by Code Geass: Akito the Exiled (コードギアス 亡国のアキト) director Kazuki Akane (赤根 和樹), the youth story circles around a high-school soft tennis club, which is on the verge of shutting down.
Hope comes as captain Touma Shinjou (新城柊) finds that transfer student Maki Katsuragi (桂木眞己) is an extremely talented player. But Katsuragi is not willing to join the team unless Shinjou offers him money…
▍Characters and Casts
■ Maki Katsuragi (桂木眞己) – CV: Natsuki Hanae (花江夏樹)
Katsuragi is a transfer student living with his single man and he does all the housework at home.
■ Toma Shinjo(新城柊) – CV: Tasuku Hatanaka (畠中祐)
Having the same age as Katsuragi, Shinjo is the captain of the soft tennis team.
■ Jun Ameno (雨野樹) – Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (松岡禎丞)
Ameno is the shortest player in the soft tennis team. His sharp tongue always causes him trouble.
■ Rintaro Futsu (布津凜太朗) – Satou Gen (佐藤元)
Futsu is the vice-captain of the team and has a caring personality, but he starts to lose confidence after the talented tennis player Katsuragi joined.