Mou Ippon! is an upcoming sports anime series based on manga of the same name. This manga has a total of 20 volumes, and its manga work continues to publish further volumes. Since its announcement of the anime adaptation, fans were eagerly waiting for Mou Ippon! release date.
You can imagine how popular this series was based on the fact that it has 20 volumes and is still in production even though it started publishing in February 2019 because of the large fan base that this series has amassed from its manga in such a short period.
This series became a hit, and its fans are in constant demand for its anime adaptation. That is because they eagerly want to see their character alive and enjoy that fabulous judo on screen.
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Due to such high demand from fans, the makers decided to adapt this manga into an anime. Furthermore, The officials of the series also do not hold back on hiring some of the finest voice actors and most experienced staff.
This is because they do not want to disappoint their manga fans. Furthermore, the officials want to make this series perfect so that it will blow content watchers’ minds as they did with their manga when it was released.
So, without further ado, let’s get right to it and find out when Mou Ippon! will be released and whether or not a trailer will be released.
Mou Ippon! Release Date And Trailer
Fortunately, Mou Ippon! release date has been announced by officials. This announcement was first made by the makers on July 7, 2021, with the publication of 13 volumes of its manga.
After that, Pony Canyon posted the first teaser movie and teaser visual of its anime on April 27, 2022. This teaser finally reveals that Mou Ippon! anime series will be released on January 2023 which fans are eagerly waiting to know for a long time.
The officials also shared a promotional video on October 21, 2022, on the Pony Canyon official YouTube channel. This promotional video also shared new visuals and introduced new cast members for the series.
However, the good news for its fans is that on December 7, 2022, the official anime website and Twitter account of Mou Ippon! finally revealed that on January 8, this anime would premiere.
Furthermore, they also shared a new key visual, and most importantly, they also announced the ending theme song artists, who will be The Aoba Nishi High School Judo Club, who will perform the ending theme song, “Ipponmichi.”
On the other hand, “Stand By Me” is the opening theme song of the series that was performed by Subway Daydream.
Alongside this much-awaited announcement, they also shared that this anime series will premiere on TV Tokyo on January 8 before airing on TV Osaka, TV Setouchi, and BS TV Tokyo.
Furthermore, they also reveal the online platforms where this series is globally released. Mou Ippon! anime series will be premiered on Hidive for their international fans.
Cast and Staff of Mou Ippon! anime
On April 27, 2022, the official website of Mou Ippon! revealed the major cast and staff of the series. Its cast and staff include some of the talented artists who previously worked on several popular anime series.
In this wonderful anime series, Ayasa Itō will portray the role of Michi Sonoda, and Yukari Anzai will portray the role of Sanae Takigawa. While Anna Nagase will portray the role of Tsumugi Himeno, Chiyuki Miura will portray the role of Towa Hiura.
On the other hand, Nene Hieda will portray the role of Anna Nagumo, and Yumi Uchiyama will portray the role of Shino Natsume.
If we talk about the staff, then this wonderful series will be directed by Ken Ogiwara. While Airi Takekawa will be the chief director and Shun NARITA will supervise the music composition.
Furthermore, Airi Takekawa will be in charge of character design, and Masanori Nishiyama will be in charge of directing the art. On the other hand, Toshiki Kameyama will be the sound director, and Haruko Nobori will work as the color designer.
And last but not least, Bakken Record is the animation studio, and Pony Canyon is the music production company behind this much-awaited season.
Bakken Record is well known animation studio in Japan and produced several popular series such as The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel-Northern War, Pole Princess, Exception etc.
About Mou Ippon! Anime series
Mou Ippon! is a sports anime mainly depicting the story of two girls, Michi Sonoda and Sanae Takigawa. Michi is a judoka who decided to leave her judo career after her recent game at the finals of a junior high judo tournament.
However, Sanae changed her mind and persuaded her to continue her studies at the same high school. You’ve seen a lot of sports anime centered on boys, but this is one of the few that tells the story of female sportsmanship.
It is also very interesting to explore something more about Judo and how girls are good at sports. It also helps greatly to understand the important aspects of Judo and how they will play out.
Mou Ippon! is a sports anime series that excellently depicts Judo, one of the most popular sports in Japan.
No, Mou Ippon! currently has 20 volumes that were released in 2019 and are still ongoing on Weekly Shonen Champion. Its latest volume (20th) was recently released on October 6, 2022, and its 21st volume is set to be released on January 6, 2023.
Mou Ippon! anime will be released internationally on Hidive, a well-known streaming platform, according to officials. So you can watch this wonderful series on Hidive on January 8, 2023.
We hope you get all of the necessary information regarding the Mou Ippon! release date. Stay tuned for more informative news and wonderful anime write-ups.
Source: Mou Ippon! Official Website: ipponagain.com