The anime Burning Kabaddi announced the cast members for the Souwa High School Kabaddi team. Souwa High is one of the top 4 teams in Tokyo’s Kanto region. The official website of the anime made the announcement on Tuesday.
The cast includes:
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Ayumu Rokugen, the team captain
- Kenichi Suzumura as Ren Takaya, the team ace
- Taku Yashiro as Shintarō Kizaki
- Osamu Uchida as Yū Eikura, the coolheaded member
- Junichi Yanagita as Daisuke Muroya, the 180-centimeter (5-foot-11) member
AnimeNewsNetwork describes the anime as:
The manga’s story centers on first-year high school student Tatsuya Yoigoshi, a former ace soccer player who dislikes sports. He gets invited to join a team for the contact sport kabaddi. He scoffs at the idea at first but becomes interested after watching a kabaddi practice.
The anime will premiere on April 2. TV Tokyo.TV Osaka, TV Aichi and AT-X will air the anime. Hajime Musashino directed the anime.
Source : Burning Kabaddi Official website.