All OUT!!, a TV anime series featuring rugby for the first time in anime history, will start its broadcasting in October 2016.
While the fabulous performance of Japan’s representatives in 7-a-side rugby is still fresh in our memory, August 24 is considered as an important day for rugby as it is said to be the start of “rugby day”.
It’s only one month before the October broadcast and we have new information on the second key visual, additional cast plus comments, and new promotion projects & events!
Release of Second Key Visual
In addition to Kenji Gion, a leading character, and other main members of Kanagawa High School (called Jinko), the key visual of Shingo Komori has been released.
He is a former Japan’s representative who is leading the weak team of Jinko.
Along with the phrase “give it all out” in Japanese, which is also the meaning of its title ALL OUT!!, the key visual features the coach in the back while each Jinko member has a facial expression representative of his character.
Shingo Komori is the coach of the rugby club at Kanagawa High School. He is a former Japan’s representative. His blog, which he started after his retirement, caught Gion’s attention. His coaching is very strict but filled with love.
CV: Takaya Hashi, Japanese Dub of Harry Potter (Severus Snape)
Comment: I am Takaya Hashi who will be doing the role of coach Komori. When I checked in advance, coach Komori had a serious face. It seems that I also have a serious face and is being thought as a scary old man among new voice actors. lol
I’m not protecting myself but the more that person looks serious the softer inside. I’m thinking to act coach Komori with this part as our point in common. I’m really looking forward to how coach Komori turns out.
Umeno Hoakari a second year high school student and the manager of the rugby club. She has a cheerful character and is cool in doing her work. She is the only woman in the rugby club. She briefly explains the rules of rugby while reprimanding Gion, a novice player.
CV: Haruka Yoshimura, THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS (Mika Jougasaki)
Comment: I read the original work and deeply felt the world of rugby which was alien to me. And I love how each character is highlighted in the series. I’m glad that I can work for this masterpiece. I will do my best so please look forward to it.
First Advanced Screening & Talk Event
The advanced screening will be held on Sunday, September 5, way ahead of the first episode’s broadcast. Details are as shown below.
【Date】Sunday, September 25. Starts at 6:00 p.m.
【Venue】Cinema Sunshine Ikebukuro
【Cast】Shouya Chiba (Kenji Gion), Yuuto Adachi (Sumiaki Iwashimizu), Yoshimasa Hosoya (Takuya Sekizan), Ryouta Oosaka (Mutsumi Hachiouji), Taishi Murata (Masaru Ebumi) and other secret guests.
【Ticket Price】3,000 JPY
【Sales Schedule】Pre-reservation starts on Saturday, August 27 at Ticket Pia. Sale of normal tickets starts on Saturday, September 3.
Twitter Project: Join Jinko Rugby Club and Cheer for Them!
A new Twitter project has started to recruit members who are willing to help heat up ALL OUT!!. By joining the club, you will have a chance to get a special stamp as an icon as well as special bonuses including character voices that are only available here and gorgeous presents such as a ticket for the advanced screening event.
Follow this link to find the special website ⇒ http://jinko.allout-anime.com/
Information on the Initial Broadcast and Other Details
The initial broadcast dates for each station are:
Kanto TOKYO MX : Fridays at 00:00 to 00:30 starting from October 7
Kansai MBS : Fridays 03:10 to 03:40 starting from October 8
BS BS11 : Saturdays 01:00 to 01:30 starting from October 9
*Broadcasting dates are subject to change
Original : Shiori Amase (Monthly Morning Two / Kodansha)
Director : Kenichi Shimizu, Kiseijuu Sei no Kakuritsu
Series composition : Masahiro Yokotani, Free!
Story : Shingo Irie, Kuroko’s Basketball
Character design : Masanori Shino, BLACK LAGOON
Music : Yasuharu Takanashi (Team-MAX), NARUTO – Shippuden
Production : TMS Entertainment x MADHOUSE
Planning assistant : Telecom Animation Film
Cooperation : Japan Rugby Football Association
To be broadcasted through TOKYO MX, MBS, BS11 and other channels from October 2016!
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