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    Bōkyaku Battery Reveals Theme Song Artists

    Premiering in April 2024.

    Kadokawa recently announced the theme song artists for the upcoming anime adaptation of Bōkyaku Battery. The series will air in April 2024.

    Eko Mikawa launched Bōkyaku Battery manga series in 2018 via Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ website. In October 2020, MAPPA animated and released a Bōkyaku Battery special for Jump Special Anime Festa 2020. Three years later, the Bōkyaku Battery anime series was confirmed. In December, a panel at Jump Fest 2024 confirmed that the series would air in April.

    Bōkyaku Battery Theme Song Artists Confirmed

    Bōkyaku Battery Key Visual

    In a press release, Kadokawa confirmed the theme song artists for the upcoming anime adaptation of Bōkyaku Battery. The rock band, Mrs. Green Apple, will perform the OP, “Lilac.” Macaroni Enpitsu will perform the ED, “Wasurena Uta.” Bōkyaku Battery’s staff and cast include the following:

    Staff

    • Match Production: Eijuu Takashima
    • Director: Makoto Nakazono
    • Series Composition: Michiko Yokote 
    • Assistant Director: Takeshi Iida
    • Character Designer: Hitomi Hasegawa
    • Action Animation Directors: Junpei Tatenaka, Masahiro Tokumaru
    • Art Director: Yuki Funagakure
    • Color Design: Naomi Nakano
    • Compositing Director of Photography: Yūki Kawashita
    • 3D Director: Kōhei Ogawa
    • Editing: Masato Yoshitake
    • Composers: Tomoki Kikuya, Hiroko Yamasaki
    • Sound Director: Yasushi Nagura
    • Sound Effects: Takuya Hasegawa

    Cast

    • Toshiki Masuda as Haruka Kiyomine
    • Mamoru Miyano as Kei Kaname
    • Yōhei Azakami as Aoi Todo
    • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Shunpei Chihaya
    • Yuuki Kaji as Taro Yamada
    • Yoshitaka Yamaya as Kazuki Tsuchiya
    • Takeo Ōtsuka as Eiichiro Kokuto
    • Mark Ishii as Hironobu Makita
    • Kengo Kawanishi as Shuto Kirishima

    Here’s an overview of the original anime special, via IMDb

    The story follows a group of baseball players who after having quit playing baseball are reunited by fate after enrolling in the same university. At the time the university did not have a baseball team, so the group who have previously faced off against each other throughout the years form a team and start playing once again, reviving their passion for the sport.

    Lastly, Bōkyaku Battery will air in April 2024.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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