Ryman’s Club is an upcoming Japanese anime TV series by Liden TV and TV Asahi. Sports anime lovers are in for a good surprise. According to its official website, the sports anime Ryman’s club is adding five new cast members. The anime revolves around the game of badminton and the friendships & rivalries it leads to. All the 5 new additions will swell up the ranks of Sunlight Beverage’s competitor Unisics.
Unisics gets five new members
All the new players look formidable. The new cast includes (from left to right) –
- Yuki Ono plays Daki Oginome. Oginome stood at #2 with Hayato Kirishma in doubles’ global rankings.
- Ayumu Murase plays Ayato Misora. Misora is a 17-year-old prodigy.
- Haruki Ishiya plays Jun Yagami. Yagami is known for his out-of-the-world moves.
- Yukishiro Nozuyama plays Ryo Natsuki. Natsuki is Yagami’s double partner.
- Daisuke Namikawa as Masahiko Utsugi. Utsugi is the team coach.
Rivalry, Friendships & Badminton
The anime is set around sportsmen who work a corporate job and play badminton representing their firm. The main character, Mikoto Shiratori, turned into a salaried employee after losing his match at an inter-school badminton championship. He still carries that trauma to this day. On his job, he meets another exceptional player Tatsuru Miyazumi who will play a big role in helping out Mikoto recover from his past. The story is essentially about the personal growths of these corporate employees cum badminton players who go through a series of struggles and rivalries to persevere to keep their passion alive.
The team behind the scenes
Junya Enoki is playing the character of Mikoto Shiratori. Liden Films is animating the series with Aimi Yamauchi as its director. Suzuhito Yasuda is providing the original character designs with Majiro adapting them for the anime. The show has been written by the duo of Yamauchi and Teruko Utsumi. Fox Capture is responsible for the music part.
The hopes are already high with such an impressive team working behind the scenes on this show. It will premiere on January 22 on TV Asahi, with BS Asahi premiere set for January 28.
Are you excited? Because we really are!!!