The official website online for Shoot! Goal to the Future, the first new anime based mostly totally on Tsukasa Ooshima‘s soccer-themed manga Shoot! in 28 years, revealed 9 additional stable members and the opening theme music on Thursday. Airi Miyakawa is performing the opening theme music “Aoreido.”

The newly launched stable comprises:

Tomoaki Maeno as Ryо̄ Sahara

Junichi Saitou as Takumi Sonoda

Kentarō Mashiro as Tsubasa Namioka

Ryōta Suzuki as Ryūji Amagai

Ryunosuke Matsumura as Sо̄ma Hayashi

Daisuke Hirose as Hinata Tatsunami

Yugo Sato as Kei Matsuhashi

Yūya Hozumi as Kazuki Yamaguchi

Yūya Hirose as Tōya Nakano


Boa Sorte Management and Crunchyroll are credited for the anime’s planning. Noriyuki Nakamura (Dragon Slayer, Itsudatte My Santa!, Save Me! Lollipop) is directing the anime at EMT Squared, with Junichi Kitamura (Cells at Work! Code Black, My Wife is the Student Council President episode director) as assistant director. Mitsutaka Hirota (Anime-Gataris, Rent-A-Girlfriend, Sweetness & Lightning) is answerable for the sequence scripts, and Yukiko Akiyama (Black Cat, Yumeiro Pâtissière, Isuca) is designing the characters. Hiroshi Yamamoto is the sound director. Satoshi Dezaki is supervising the anime.

(*9*)The anime’s official website online describes the story:

Atsushi Kamiya, a former captain at Kakegawa High School and the world-renowned “courageous captain” for a well known Italian soccer workforce…
And Hideto Tsuji, a scholar at Kakegawa High School, who seems bored with the now-weakened soccer workforce…
Their meeting is the start of a model new legend…

The distinctive Shoot! manga ran in Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine between 1990 and 2003. The manga has larger than 50 million copies in print. The manga’s story revolves spherical a boy named Toshihiko Tanaka who glad his buddies to be part of the soccer workforce and sort out the All-Japan High School Championship.

The sequence impressed the Aoki Densetsu Shoot television anime produced by Toei Animation that debuted in 1993. A short sequel film then debuted in 1994.

The manga moreover impressed a live-action film adaptation in 1994 that features the members of the boy band SMAP in the essential roles.

An isekai spinoff manga titled Shoot! no Sekai ni Gon Nakayama ga Tensei Shite Shimatta Ken (That Time Gon Nakayama Got Reincarnated in the World of Shoot!) launched in 2020. The manga tells the story {{of professional}} soccer participant Masashi Nakayama, in every other case referred to as Gon Nakayama, getting reincarnated into the world of Shoot! and impressing the world alongside along with his skills.

Sources: Shoot! Goal to the Future anime’s website online, Comic Natalie