Futsal Boys anime revealed a new trailer and a release date – January 2022.
The anime, which was previously delayed, is part of the mixed-media project stylized as Futsal Boys!!!!!. It includes anime, games, and real-life futsal matches between voice actors which will determine the outcome of the storyline.
The official YouTube channel for Bandai Namco Arts, Bandai Namco Entertainment, and diomedéa‘s Futsal Boys!!!!! multi-media project has begun streaming the anime part of the project’s first promotional video.
The franchise’s story is set in a world over a decade after futsal has skyrocketed in global popularity.
Protagonist Haru Yamato watches the championship of the U-18 world cup and is inspired by a Japanese player named Tokinari Tennōji. He joins the Koyo Academy High School’s futsal team with the goal of becoming a player like Tennōji. There, he finds friends, and together they face their rivals.
Ryouta Takara (Haru) is a member of the cast and he says that he decided to become a voice actor after watching Sword Art Online and admiring Yoshitsugu Matsuoka.
Ryotaro Yamaguchi, who voices Tsubaki Yukinaga, is another anime newcomer, after having previously done voice acting mainly for games.
Shouto Ishimori (Sakaki Seiichiro) is also having his debut in the Futsal Boys franchise.
Yasunao Sakai (Taiga), Seiichirou Yamashita (Satoru), Kouhei Yoshiwara (Toi), and Kazuki Furuta (Ryu) are also starring in the anime as part of the main cast, Koyo School Club.
The staff includes Yukina Hiiro (Hitorijime My Hero, 100 Sleeping Princes and the Kingdom of Dreams: The Animation) who is directing the anime at diomedéa, and Shoji Yonemura (script for Fairy Tail, Pokémon, Digimon Fusion) who is overseeing the series scripts.
R.O.N. (FLCL Alternative, FLCL Progressive) is composing the music. Takao Sakuma will perform the opening theme song “Bravemaker”, and STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION will perform the ending theme song.
The project’s smartphone game is slated to launch this year.
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