NHK revealed a promotional video and theme tune info on Monday for the 30th sequence in the Nintama Rantaro anime franchise. 11-member youngsters group Johnny’s Jr. will carry out each the opening theme tune “Yūki 100%” (Bravery 100%) and the ending theme tune “Kono Aozora wa Wasurenai” (I Won’t Forget This Blue Sky).


The anime will premiere on NHK Educational on April 4, kicking off a 30th anniversary celebration for the franchise.

Soubee Amako‘s authentic Rakudai Ninja Rantarō ninja gag manga facilities round Rantarō, a ninja apprentice at an elite ninjutsu academy in historic Japan. As elementary college students, Rantarō and his ninja-in-training mates are known as “Nintama” — a contraction of the phrases “ninja” and “tamago” (“egg”).

The manga impressed the Nintama Rantaro tv anime in 1993, and NHK‘s E-tele channel remains to be airing the 10-minute anime each weekday, together with the present twenty ninth sequence. The manga additionally impressed two anime movies and two live-action movies. Takashi Miike directed the primary live-action movie.

Sources: NHK, Comic Natalie