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Exercise Anime Ani Tore! EX Premieres in Japan on October 12

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New series follows 5 budding idols through their exercise routines

Earth Star Entertainment and animation studio Rising Force have opened a website for the Ani Tore! EX (Anime De Training! Ex or Training Through Anime! EX) television anime series. The series will premiere on Tokyo MX TV, Sun TV, and Niconico on October 12.

The anime follows five young women who are aiming to become idols as they do different exercise routines such as push-ups, situps, dance, yoga, stretching, Tai Chi, and more. The five main characters are:

Asami Hoshi

Eri Higuchi

Shizuno Saotome

Shion Tachibana

Yū Hiraoka

The website will reveal the cast at a later date.

Atsushi Nigorikawa (episode director for Naruto/Naruto Shippūden, Inazuma Eleven) is directing the anime at Rising Force, and Daisuke Ishibashi (Tenjho Tenge, Papuwa, Battle Spirits: Heroes) is writing the scripts and handling the series composition. Masahito Onoda (No-Rin) handled the original character design, and Shuuhei YAMAMOTO (Strike Witches 2, Infinite Stratos) is adapting those designs for animation and also serving as animation director. Satoshi Shibata (art director for Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, Eyeshield 21) is handling the art setting, Akihiro Nakagawa (Hyperdimension Neptunia, Mushibugyō) is handling the color key, and FMF is producing the music.

Source: MoCa News

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