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Shakunetsu no Takkyū Musume TV Anime's Main Staff, Visual Unveiled

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The official website of the television anime adaptation of Yagura Asano's Shakunetsu no Takkyū Musume (Scorching Ping Pong Girls) manga unveiled the anime's main staff as well as a new visual on Thursday.

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. Toshiya Kimura (Eureka Seven, Hana-Saku Iroha, Yuyushiki) is director of photography at T2 Studio. Aiko Matsuyama (Date A Live, Digimon Adventure tri. Ketsui) is credited for color design, while Masaru Satō (anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, ERASED) is credited as art director. 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. Fumiyuki Go (MAOYU, Log Horizon, Overlord) is handling sound effects at Studio Mouse, and Hitomi Sudō (Barakamon, Yuyushiki) is editing.

The manga follows middle school students Koyori Tsumuzikaze and Agari Kamiya as they enter the world of girls' middle school ping pong.

Asano launched the manga on Shueisha's Tonari no Young Jump web magazine in 2013, and Shueisha published the manga's third compiled book volume on April 4.

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