The official web site for the tv anime of Asami Koseki‘s Love All Play badminton novel revealed on Tuesday that real-life badminton gamers Yūta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino will seem within the anime taking part in themselves.

The anime will premiere on April 2. The anime will air on YTV, NTV, and their associates on Saturdays at 5:30 p.m.

The primary forged contains:

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

The story follows Ryō Mizushima, who joined his center college’s badminton group filled with motivation — however and not using a correct coach, ended up in obscurity. Nevertheless, he did ultimately attain the prefectural event on his bodily power. Now he joins the distinguished Yokohama-Minato High School’s badminton group beneath the legendary coach Ebihara and is surrounded by proficient teammates. He strives to turn out to be a high athlete and take his highschool group to the inter-high event.

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 collection 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 items 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 revealed the primary Love All Play novel in May 2011, and Koseki has since written three extra follow-up novels. The anime can also be getting a manga adaptation by Dam Miyata on Shueisha‘s Tonari no Young Jump web site.

Sources: Love All Play anime’s web site, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web