Series premiere on Sunday
Funimation announced on Friday that it will air the anime from Bandai Namco Arts, Bandai Namco Entertainment, and Diomedea‘s Futsal boys !!!!! multimedia project as part of the winter 2022 season. The series will begin airing on Sunday.
The show will be presented in preview on Sunday Tokyo MX, then Tuesday the BS11 and MBS. The anime will also air on Abema.
the franchiseThe story of is set in a world more than a decade after futsal skyrocketed in popularity around the world. Protagonist Haru Yamato watches the U-18 World Cup Championship and takes inspiration from a Japanese player named Tokinari Tennōji. He joined the Koyo Academy High School futsal team with the goal of becoming a player like Tennōji. There he finds friends, and together they face off against their rivals.
The project cast includes:
Mao Marita is credited with the original work. The project features original character design illustrations from illustrators Mizuki Kawashita (Koyo Academy), Utako Yukihiro (Adalbert Academy), Tanaka Marumero (also known as Ogeretsu Tanaka; Momomi High School), Ruka Urumiya/Sata/Shirano (Amanogawa Academy), and Lily hoshino (Okazan Academy) for each of the high school teams. Tomomi ishikawa (PERSONA 5 Animation) adapt these illustrations into the final character designs.
The project includes an anime, a smartphone game app and actual futsal matches between the actors, the match results affecting the story of the anime and the game app. Futsal is a variant of similar football. in football, but played indoors.
The project’s smartphone game spear November 9.