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Hinomaru Zumō (火ノ丸相撲), is an anime series by Gonzo based on the manga of the same name by Kawada. It was announced in Issue 6, 2018 of Weekly Shonen Jump.

BackgroundEdit

The anime was first announced in WSJ (Weekly Shonen Jump) Issue 6, 2018.[1] On March 3rd 2018, a teaser promotional video was released, revealing a premiere date of October 2018. The video also announced the main staff and revealed a visual.[2] In WSJ Issue 13, 2018, main cast members were revealed for Oodachi High School's characters along with a new visual.[3] In WSJ Issue 31, 2018, two cast members were revealed for Oodachi High School's remaining characters.[4] In WSJ Issue 34, 2018, cast members were revealed for Eigadai Affiliated High School's characters.[5] In WSJ Issue 36-37 announced HIGE DANdism would be performing the opening theme song, while Omedetai Atama de Nani Yori would be performing the ending theme. The air date, time slot and channel(s) were also revealed.[6] In WSJ Issue 39 revealed the cast members for Ishigami High School Sumo Club.[7] In WSJ Issue 47 revealed four more cast members and the show's official website also revealed three additional characters.[8]

StaffEdit

Staff Role
Kōnosuke Uda Chief Director
Yasutaka Yamamoto Director
Tanaka Kie Character Design
James Shimoji Music
Watanabe Chinami Editing
Ichikura Kei Art Direction
Nagao Akemi Colour Design
Takehara Kenji Photographic Direction
Gonzo Animation Work
NAS Producer

CastEdit

Voice Actor Role
Atsushi Abe Ushio Hinomaru
Fukushi Ochiai Ozeki Shinya
Kentaro Kumagai Gojō Yūma
Takuya Sato Kunisaki Chihiro
Ayumu Murase Mitsuhashi Kei
Takuma Terashima Tsuji Kirihito
Mikako Komatsu Gojō Reina
Rui Tanabe Hori Chizuko
Shunsuke Takeuchi Kuze Sōsuke
Takuto Yoshinaga Kariya Shun
Justin Tomimori Daniel Stefanov
Noriaki Sugiyama Yomoda Jin
Taku Yashiro Sawai Rion

MusicEdit

  • Opening Theme: "Fire Ground" by Official Hige Dandism (Episodes 1-??)
  • Ending Theme: "Hiizuru Basho" by Omedetai Atama de Nani yori (Episodes 1-??)

EpisodesEdit

# Title Air Date
1 National Treasure Onimaru Kunitsuna (国宝・鬼丸国綱) October 5, 2018
2 Wrestling vs Sumo (レスリングvs相撲) October 12, 2018
3 The Kusanagi Sword (草薙剣) October 19, 2018
4 TBA (TBA) October 26, 2018
5 TBA (TBA) November 2, 2018
6 TBA (TBA) November 9, 2018
7 TBA (TBA) November 16, 2018

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Anime television announcement.
  2. Promotional video, main staff and visual revealed.
  3. Cast annoucement and new visual.
  4. Additional cast members
  5. 5 More cast members announced.
  6. Theme song artists and airing information revealed.
  7. Extra cast members announced.
  8. Additional cast members revealed.