At today’s Anime Japan 2022, the original sports x idol anime Extreme Hearts revealed a new trailer that confirms its premiere date on July 9. The trailer also previewed the opening theme song “Infinite” (インフィニット) performed by the anime’s lead Saki Kotaka (CV: Miho Okasaki).
Extreme Hearts is an original anime series created and written by Masaki Tsuzuki, the creator of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha and Dog Days, and directed by Junji Nishimura. Original character designs are provided by Waki Ikawa, while Issei Aragaki adapts the designs for animation. Aragaki and Kana Hashidate are serving as chief animation directors, and Shuichi Kawakami and Takuya Fujima drafted the sub-character designs.
The story is set in the future, not long after the present day. Hyper Sports, which use extreme gear as support items, have become popular hobby competitions among both children and adults. Hiyori Hayama is a high school singer who has nothing to do with Hyper Sports, but a certain incident sets the story in motion.
▍Extreme Hearts Anime Staff
Original Work, Script: Masaki Tsuzuki
Original Character Design: Waki Ikawa
Director: Junji Nishimura
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Issei Aragaki
Chief Animation Director: Kana Hashidate
Sub Original Character Design: Shuichi Kawakami, Takuya Fujima
▍Extreme Hearts Anime Cast
■ Hiyori Hayama – CV: Ruriko Noguchi
■ Saki Kodaka- CV: Miho Okasaki
■ Sumika Maehara – CV: Kana Yūki