Shakunetsu no Takkyū Musume Anime Debuts on October 3
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website of the television anime adaptation of Yagura Asano's Shakunetsu no Takkyū Musume (Scorching Ping Pong Girls) manga announced on Saturday that the anime will premiere on October 3 at 1:35 a.m. on TV Tokyo. The anime will also air on AT-X and BS Japan.
The manga follows middle school students Koyori Tsumuzikaze (played by Yumiri Hanamori) and Agari Kamiya (played by Minami Tanaka) as they enter the world of girls' middle school ping pong.
Yasuhiro Irie (Kurau: Phantom Memory, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Code:Breaker) is directing the anime at Kinema Citrus. Kaori (Yuyushiki, Bottom Biting Bug) is serving as assistant director. Hideyuki Kurata (Read or Die, Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens, Maria the Virgin Witch) is supervising the series' scripts. Junko Sugimura (Code: Breaker, Yuyushiki, Kumamiko key animation) is designing the characters for animation. MONACA (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Nanana's Buried Treasure, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) is handling the music, with DIVE II Entertainment credited for music production.
The main six cast members (Hanamori, Tanaka, Marika Kōno, Yūki Kuwahara, Ayaka Imamura, Hisako Tōjō) are performing the anime's opening theme song "Shakunetsu Switch," and voice actress group Wake Up, Girls! is performing the ending theme song "Bokura no Frontier" (Our Frontier).