Five additional cast members have been revealed for Burning Kabaddi (known in Japan as Shakunetsu Kabaddi), an upcoming TV anime based on the sports manga by Hajime Musashino that follows a group of young men who become passionate about a full-contact sport that originates in India.
The new cast additions include the members of the rival Souwa High School kabaddi club, including:
Hiroki Yasumoto as Ayumu Rokugen.
Kenichi Suzumura as Ren Takaya.
Taku Yashiro as Shintarou Kazaki.
Shuichi Uchida as Yuu Eikura.
And Junichi Yanagita as Daisuke Muroya.
The story of Burning Kabaddi follows Tatsuya Yoigoshi, a former soccer ace who gave up sports after graduating from middle school. One day Tatsuya is scouted by Masato Ohjyo, the captain of the Noukin High School kabaddi club. Tatsuya is convinced that kabaddi is just a joke, but his athletic instincts awaken when he attends a practice match and discovers that the sport is actually closer to a martial arts competition.
Burning Kabaddi is directed by Kazuya Ichikawa and features animation production by TMS Entertainment. The series will broadcast in Japan on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, and TV Aichi beginning on April 02, 2021, with an additional broadcast to follow on AT-X beginning on April 04, 2021.
Source: Comic Natalie
Copyright notice: © 2020 Hajime Musashino・Shogakukan / Burning Kabaddi Production Committee
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