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Ippon Again! Reveals Theme Song Artists, Key Visual, And Jan 8 Premiere

Ippon Again! Reveals Theme Song Artists, Key Visual, And Jan 8 Premiere

On December 8, the official website and Twitter account of the anime adaptation of Yu Muraoka’s “Ippon” Again (Mo Ippon!) manga revealed the ending theme songs artists, a key visual, and the January 8 premiere date.

The ending theme song “Ipponmichi,” will be performed by the Aoba Nishi High School Judo Club.

The anime will air on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, TV Setouchi, and BS TV Tokyo. The anime’s cast includes Ayasa Itō as Michi Sonoda, Yukari Anzai as Sanae Takigawa, ChiyukiMiura as Towa Hiura, and Nene Hieda as Anna Nagumo.

The manga’s plot follows the protagonist Michi Sonoda, who plans on quitting Judo after her final tournament in Junior High school. However, when her best friend Sanae Takigawa invites her to continue Judo in high school, Sonoda changes her mind. The manga focuses on Sonda’s journey as a martial artist in high school, and the role that Judo plays in her life.

The anime is directed by Ken Ogiwara, at BAKKEN RECORD. Aya Satsuki is the series script supervisor and Airi Takekawa is the character designer and chief animation director. Music composition for the series being handled by Shun Narita.

The Mo Ippon! manga was initially launched in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shonen Champion magazine in October 2018. The manga is currently on-going.

About Mou Ippon!

Mou Ippon! is a manga series by Yu Muraoka that debuted in the Weekly Shonen Champion magazine in October 2018. It will receive an anime adaptation in January 2023.

The series begins by showing how Michi, Towa, and Sanae, three middle-school girls became friends due to their love of judo. While Michi wanted to leave the sports, the other two reminded her of the feeling of ippon. Together, they constitute the judo club in their school.


Sources: Ippon Again! Anime’s Official Website, Ippon Again! Anime’s Official Twitter Account

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