The official website online for the television anime of Asami Koseki‘s Love All Play badminton novel revealed two further cast members on Saturday. The newly launched cast members voice the star players throughout the protagonist Ryō Mizushima’s badminton employees. These two characters debut throughout the anime’s second episode on April 9:
Hiroki Takahashi as Yūsuke Yokokawa, Yusa’s doubles companion, whom the youthful players take note of a big-brother decide they will rely on for advice
The anime premiered on April 2. The anime will air on YTV, NTV, and their associates on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m.
The elementary cast consists of:
- Natsuki Hanae as Ryō Mizushima
- Yōhei Azakami as Shōhei Sakaki
- Makoto Furukawa as Kо̄ki Matsuda
- Kensho Ono as Taichi Higashiyama
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Yо̄ji Higashiyama
- Yuuki Kaji as Akira Uchida
- Minako Kotobuki as Rika Mizushima
- Kazuya Nakai as Hitoshi Ebihara
- Masaya Matsukaze as Shizuo Nakano
- Shimba Tsuchiya as Hirohito Monda
Additionally, real-life badminton players Yūta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino will appear throughout the anime having fun with themselves.
The story follows Ryō Mizushima, who joined his middle school’s badminton employees stuffed with motivation — nonetheless with no appropriate coach, ended up in obscurity. Nevertheless, he did lastly attain the prefectural occasion on his bodily vitality. Now he joins the distinguished Yokohama-Minato High School’s badminton employees beneath the legendary coach Ebihara and is surrounded by gifted teammates. He strives to vary into a major athlete and take his highschool employees to the inter-high occasion.
Hiroshi Takeuchi (Peacemaker Kurogane: Belief storyboarder, Blade & Soul, Zunda Horizon) is directing the anime at Nippon Animation and OLM. Tomoko Konparu (Uta no Prince-sama – Maji Love 1000%, Nodame Cantabile) is supervising the gathering scripts and writing them with Miharu Hirami (Kodocha, The New Adventures of Kimba The White Lion), Shingo Irie (All Out!!, Kuroko’s Basketball), and Michiko Yokote (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!, Genshiken, Shirobako). Riko Kaneda is designing the characters, and Yuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia, Welcome to the Ballroom, Shaman King) is composing the music.
Sporting gadgets maker YONEX is supervising and collaborating on the designs for the anime. YONEX assisted on a earlier badminton anime, Hanebad! from 2018.
Poplar’s Pureful imprint printed the first Love All Play novel in May 2011, and Koseki has since written three further follow-up novels. The anime may be getting a manga adaptation by Dam Miyata on Shueisha‘s Tonari no Young Jump website online.
Sources: Love All Play anime’s website online, Comic Natalie