Bakuten movie !! (Backflip !!) in Rhythmic gymnastics genre has got a release date. The official website has announced that the Bakuten Movie will premiere on Saturday, 2nd July in theatres in Japan. Apart from the premiere date announcement, a new Bakuten Movie trailer was released. It also reveals the theme song Wacci and Centimillimental song Hikari no Naka kara Tsutaetai koto (Something I Want to Tell You from Inside the Light) continuing from the Bakuten anime TV series!
Bakuten Movie Plot
Bakuten!! anime is all about rhythmic gymnastics which takes its viewers to a high school gymnastics team in Miyagi prefecture. It has beautiful aesthetics but the movie focuses on the protagonist Shōtarō Futaba who leads the “Ao High” team and the challenges it faced while preparing for the inter-school tournament during a gymnastics event.
Bakuten, the original anime was released in April 2021 and streamed on Crunchyroll in English subs and Japanese dubs.
Bakuten Movie Release Date
While fans were expecting Bakuten Season 2 announcement, the makers announced the Bakuten movie on 22 January 2022. The premiere date was set for July 2022 in Japanese theatres. Now we have a specific date to Backflip!! movie and that is Saturday, 2nd July 2022. A teaser trailer of the movie was also revealed while making the announcement.
It also announced the return of the cast and staff of Backflip!! anime.
Bakuten Movie Cast
Most of the cast announced has returned from the Backflip!! anime. Check out their names
- Shimba Tsuchiya plays Shōtarō Futaba
- Kaito Ishikawa plays Ryōya Misato,
- Daisuke Ono plays Masamune Shichigahama,
- Takashi Kondo plays Keisuke Tsukidate,
- Hiro Shimono plays Nagayoshi Onagawa,
- Hiroshi Kamiya plays Kōtarō Watukiyuki,
- Ayumuuyuki Murasu Konishi plays Tōru Takase,
- Kenichi Suzumura plays Yōjirō Mutsu,
- Tomokazu Sugita plays Hideo Ōminato,
- Sōma Saitō plays Kyōichi Ryūgamori,
- Daiki Yamashita plays Shunsuke Azuma,
- Ayane Sakura plays Asawo Kurikoma,
- Takahiro Sakurai plays Shūsaku Shida,
- Reina Ueda plays Ayumi Futaba and
- Kenichirō Matsuda plays Shūji Mabuchi.
Bakuten Movie Staff
Studio Zexcs is in charge of animating the Bakuten movie. The music is composed by Yuki Hayashi. Following Staff members have been finalized
- Yotsugi Enpitsu – Original creator
- Toshimasa Kuroyanagi – Director
- Fumiaki Kouta – Director of rhythmic gymnastics training
- Toshizo Nemoto – Scriptwriter
- Robico- Character design
- Yuka Shibata – Chief Animation Director
- Emi Chiba – in charge of color
- Mamio Ogawa- in charge of the art setting
- Yuka Hirama , Hiromasa Ogura – Art Directors,
- Buemon – In charge of 3D CG and
- Shūji Shinoda – CGI Director
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