Funimation Streams Tamayomi: The Baseball Girls Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Funimation announced on Monday that it will stream the television anime of Mountain Pukuichi's Tamayomi manga as it airs in Japan with the title Tamayomi: The Baseball Girls. The stream will debut on Wednesday.
Funimation describes the anime:
The series follows pitcher Yomi Takeda who, after a failed attempt at climbing the ladder in a junior high baseball tournament, vows off the sport when she heads to high school. But after reuniting with her childhood friend Tamaki Yamazaki (the only one to ever catch her special “Magic Throw”), the two head back to the sport once again.
Toshinori Fukushima (Major, Beyblade the Movie: Fierce Battle) is directing the anime at Studio A-Cat (Frame Arms Girl, Pastel Life). Touko Machida (Wake Up, Girls!, Harukana Receive) is in charge of series composition. Koichi Kikuta (KONOSUBA, Fruits Basket) is designing the characters. Masahiko Matsuo (Sword Art Online II) is in charge of prop design, Eiji Iwase (No Game, No Life, Ace Attorney) is serving as art director, and Tsukasa Ohira (No Game, No Life, Ace Attorney) is in charge of art design. Chiho Nakamura (Saga of Tanya the Evil) is handling color design, and Yuichi Goto (City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes) is directing the CG. Jun Kubota (Fairy Tail) is the director of photography, Kazuhiro Nii is the editor, and Hiroto Morishita (High School Fleet) is the sound director.
Singer-songwriter Naho is performing the opening theme song "Never Let You Go," and The voice actresses who voice the members of the Shin Koshigaya High School Women's Baseball Club in the anime are performing the ending theme song "Plus Minus Zero no Hōsoku" (Plus Minus Zero Rule).
The cast includes:
(top row in image above, left to right)
- Ruriko Noguchi as Nozomi Takamura
- Rina Hon'izumi as Shiragiku Ōmura
- Satomi Amano as Tamaki Yamazaki
- Kaori Maeda as Yomi Takeda
- Nao Shiraki as Yoshino Kawaguchi
- Miyu Tomita as Ibuki Yamaguchi
(bottom row, left to right)
- Haruka Yoshimura as Kyōka Fujii
- Airi Eino as Risa Fujiwara
- Yume Miyamoto as Rei Okada
- Rina Kitagawa as Ryō Kawasaki
- Marie Hashimoto as Sumire Fujita
The anime will begin airing in Japan on AT-X on Wednesday, April 1 at 10:00 p.m., before debuting later that night on ABC TV. The series will also air on Metele (Nagoya TV), Tokyo MX, Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting, and Nagasaki Culture Telecasting Corporation. AT-X aired the first episode in advance on March 8 at 8:30 p.m.