The second course of the anime series for badminton Love all the game has released a new key summer-themed visual element as well as a new trailer. The first course ended on June 25, and the second began on July 9.
The anime also revealed a new member of the cast – Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Shogo Misaki. Studio OLM animated the series with Hiroshi Takeuchi as the director. Rico Caneda designs the characters while Tomoko Conparou watches the composition of the series. The main cast of the anime includes:
- Hanae Natsuki as Ryo Mizushima
- Kensho Ono as Taichi Higashiyama
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Yuji Higashiyama
- Makoto Furukawa as Kuki Matsuda
- Yuhei Azakami as Shuhei Sakaki
- Yuki Kaji as Akira Uchida
- Kazuya Nakai as Jin Ebihara
- Minako Kotobuki as Rika Mizushima
The series is based on a series of novels written by Asami Koseki and was published in Poplar Bunko Pureful from May 2011 to March 2014. There is also a manga adaptation with art by Dam Miyata, which is serialized by Tonari no Young Jump by Shueisha since then April this year. Crunchyroll broadcasts the first course of the anime, describing the plot as follows:
The main character, Ryo Mizushima, enters junior high school and joins the badminton club at the moment. Although there are no suitable instructors at the school, Ryo’s physical strength allows him to improve to the point where he can participate in the prefecture tournament. Then Ebihara, the famous coach of the prestigious badminton club in Yokohama Minato in high school, approaches Ryo. Ryo, who is hesitant and humble, is hesitant to go to school, but his older sister Rika, who is the best student in his third year there, gives him a strong impetus and he decides to go. Blessed with a coach and teammates in high school, Ryo gains the experience he lacks and strives to win the inter-high school championship!
Source: Official Twitter
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