MAPPA announced that the studio is producing the original net anime adaptation of Eco Mikawa‘s Boukyaku Battery manga. The studio’s official Twitter also revealed the main cast, staff, and teaser visual. The original net anime will stream at the Jump Special Anime Festa 2020 event on October 11.
The story follows a group of baseball players who after having quit playing baseball are reunited by fate after enrolling in the same university. At the time the university did not have a baseball team, so the group who have previously faced off against each other throughout the years. Form a team and start playing once again, reviving their passion for the sport.
- Haruka Kiyomine: Yoshimasa Hosoya (Haikyuu!! To the Top)
- Kei Kaname: Mamoru Miyano (Ahiru no Sora)
- Aoi Toudou: Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Mix)
- Shunpei Chihaya: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Diamond no Ace: Act II)
- Tarou Yamada: Jun Fukuyama (Ahiru no Sora)
- Director: Parako Shinohara (God Eater Reso Nantoka Gekijou)
- Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Noriko Itou (Yuri!!! on Ice assistant chief animation director)
- Art Director: Hisako Akagi (Houseki no Kuni)
The sports manga began its serialization in Shounen Jump+ in April 2018. Shueisha published the eighth volume on September 4.