Fuji TV opened an official website for an original television anime titled Bakuten!!, revealing the cast, staff, first promotional video, and a key visual. The anime series is scheduled to premiere on Fuji TV’s noitaminA programming block in Spring 2021.
The story follows Shoutarou Futaba, a boy who’s fascinated with men’s rhythmic gymnastics and enrolled at the Soshukan High School to join the school’s team. The story follows a team of unique seniors and Yoshiya Misato, a classmate who’s famous in high school rhythmic gymnastics tournaments, who run together toward one goal.
Shoutarou Futaba: Shinba Tsuchiya (Ballroom e Youkoso)
Ryouya Misato: Kaito Ishikawa (Tsurune: Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu)
Masamune Shichigahama: Daisuke Ono (Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens)
Keisuke Tsukidate: Takashi Kondou (91 Days)
Nagayoshi Onagawa: Hiro Shimono (Yowamushi Pedal: Glory Line)
Koutaro Watari: Hiroshi Kamiya (Kuroko no Basket)
Director: Toshimasa Kuroyonagi (Fune wo Amu)
Series Composition, Script: Toshizou Nemoto (Log Horizon)
Original Character Design: Robico (Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun original creator)
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Yuka Shibata (Koi wa Ameagari no You ni)
The anime is a part of the Zutto Ouen. Project 2011+10…, with the announced anime films Hula Fulla Dance and Misaki no Mayoiga. The project is commemorating the 10 year anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.