“Bakuten!!” Anime Reveals 3rd PV and April 8 Premiere

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The original rhythmic gymnastics anime “Bakuten!!” (バクテン!!) starts streaming the third promotional video that confirms its premiere date on 8th April 2021. The PV also previews the ending song “You Are Here” (あなたがいる) by Japanese band wacci.

The official SD character visuals of the two high school gymnastics teams are also revealed.

Synopsis

Shōtarō Futaba, who is fascinated by gymnastics after seeing it in his third year of middle school, 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. Their youth story revolving around rhythmic gymnastics starts now.

Staff and Production

Original Work: Yotsugi Enpitsu (四ッ木えんぴつ)
Director: Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (黒柳トシマサ)
Series Composition/Script: Toshizo Nemoto (根元歳三)
Original Character Design: Robico (ろびこ)
Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Yūki Shibata (柴田由香)
Prop Design/Chief Animation Director: Aya Nakanishi (中西 彩)
Color Design: Emi Chiba (千葉絵美)
Art Setting: Mamio Ogawa (緒川マミオ)
Art Director: Yuka Hirama (平間由香)
3D CG: Buemon (武右ェ門)
CGI Director: Shūji Shinoda (篠田周二)
Director of Photography: Takahiro Hondai (本台貴宏), Ryō Itō (伊藤 遼)
Editing: Daisuke Hiraki (平木大輔)
Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki (長崎行男)
Music: Yuki Hayashi (林ゆうき)
Supervision: Aomori Yamada High School Rhythmic Gymnastics Team
Animation: ZEXCS

Cast

■ Shōtarō Futaba (双葉翔太郎) – CV: Shimba Tsuchiya (土屋神葉)
■ Ryōya Misato (美里良夜) – CV: Kaito Ishikawa (石川界人)
■ Masamune Shichigahama (七ヶ浜政宗) – CV: Daisuke Ono (小野大輔)
■ Keisuke Tsukidate (築館敬助) – CV: Takashi Kondo (近藤隆)
■ Nagayoshi Onagawa (女川ながよし) – CV: Hiro Shimono (下野紘)
■ Kōtarō Watari (亘理光太郎) – CV: Hiroshi Kamiya (神谷浩史)
■ Mashiro Tsukiyuki (月雪ましろ) – CV: Ayumu Murase (村瀬 歩)
■ Tōru Takase (高瀬亨) – CV: Katsuyuki Konishi (小西克幸)
■ Yōjirō Mutsu (陸奥洋二郎) – CV: Kenichi Suzumura (鈴村健一)
■ Hideo Ōminato (大湊秀夫) – CV: Tomokazu Sugita (杉田智和)
■ Kyōichi Ryūgamori (竜ヶ森恭一) – CV: Sōma Saitō (斉藤壮馬)
■ Shunsuke Azuma (吾妻俊介) – CV: Daiki Yamashita (山下大輝)

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