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SK8 The Infinity Premieres in January 2021, New PV, Visual

SK8 the Infinity is a skateboarding anime which is supposed to premiere in early 2021. It is about an underground skateboard competition where our protagonist gets involved.

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This underground competition is not a kid’s game and has serious repercussions.

The official website of SK8 the Infinity has announced that the anime will be broadcast on 9th January 2021. It will air on the ANiMAZiNG frame of Asahi TV. AI! Studio Bones is animating the project. A new visual for the anime has also been released.

SK8 The Infinity Premieres in January 2021, New PV, Visual
SK8 The Infinity Visual | Source: Crunchyroll

The visual shows the main protagonists of the anime, Reki and Langa. Both of them are seen skateboarding with wild abandon even though Langa is new to the world of skateboarding.

Some of the other participants from the “S” competition are shown as well.

A new promotional video for the upcoming anime is also revealed.

【1月番新アニメ】TVアニメ「SK∞ エスケーエイト」第2弾PV(出演:畠中祐、小林千晃ほか)
Promotional Video of SK8 The Infinity

The PV shows all the different kinds of people who have come to participate in “S.” The participants are from different walks of life and have different skateboarding styles.

Langa is also shown as an amateur. Reki, our protagonist, aims for the top spot at “S.”


PositionStaffOther Works
DirectorHiroko UtsumiBanana Fish
Character DesignerIchiro OkuchiKabaneri of the Iron Fortress
Series ScriptMichinori ChibaBasilisk
Music ComposerRyō TakahashiSkate-Leading Stars (TV)


CharacterCastOther Works
RekiTasuku HatanakaDenki Kaminari (My Hero Academia)
LangaChiaki KobayashiHiroto Kuga (Gundam Build Divers Re: RISE)
MiyaTakuma NagatsukaKoji Koda (MHA)
ShadowKenta MiyakeJack Hanma (Baki)
Cherry BlossomHikaru MidorikawaLin (Cowboy Bebop)
JoeYasunori MatsumotoNobita’s Dad (Doraemon)
AdamTakehito KoyasuKyohei Kannazuki (Date A Live)
Tadashi KikuchiKensho OnoRyuunosuke Akutagawa (Bungou Stray Dogs)

About SK8 the Infinity

The brand new “SK8 the Infinity” original anime comes with an all-star team featuring Hiroko Utsumi as the director, Ichiro Ohkouchi (Series Composition/Screenplay), Michinori Chiba (Character Design), and Animation Production by Bones! Skateboard.

SK8 The Infinity Premieres in January 2021, New PV, Visual
SK8 The Infinity | Source: Crunchyroll

The anime focuses on a second-year high schooler, Reki, who loves skateboarding. He gets mixed up in “S,” a dangerous no-rules underground skateboard race at an abandoned mine.

Ranga, another character in the series, returns to Japan from Canada and has never skateboarded before. He also gets wrapped up in S with Reki.

The plot follows dirty racers, AI racers, and other intriguing individuals to compete in the “youth skateboard race battle.”

SK8 the Infinity is being licensed by Aniplex of America and is slated to begin its broadcast in January 2021.

Source: Official website of SK8 the Infinity

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