A popular manga “Bakuon!! (ばくおん！！)“ portrays “full-throttle after-school life” filled with love for motorcycles and the spring of life. The serialized manga is currently running on Akita Shoten’s “Young Champion Retsu”. Its anime television series adaptation is scheduled to air from April 2016.
The original comic version has sold accumulately over one million copies. Adaptation of such highly popoular work is not an easy task. Moreover, girls and motorcycles is a brand new genre. How will the animation adaptation turn out…? We will have to see. TMS Entertainment is in charge of the animation. The promotional video showcases the high quality animation work, pushing the possibility of landing on the #1 anticipated spring animation this year.
Five motorcycle manufactures (Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha, in alphabetic order) join the campaign, because the real-world motorcycle models appear on the animation adaptation version of Bakuon!!, making the show irresistible for the motorcycle fans. Keep an eye out for the beloved models of the characters!
When teenage girls meet motorcycles, get ready for the full-throttle after-school life. Engine on!
One day, while trying to ride her bicycle up a large hill on her way to school, Hane Sakura quickly gets interested in motorcycles. Upon seeing another student, Onsa Amano, rides to school on a motorcycle, Hane decided to join the motocycle clube with Onsa. Supported by unique fan club members, Hane ultimately obtains a motorcycle license. She moves on to get a motorcycle, too, and glides into her new life with her motorcycle! Once she becomes the owner of her mobile, she realizes that every day brings her something new, something to surprise her.
Hane Sakura (佐倉 羽音): voiced by Reina Ueda
Rin Suzukino (鈴乃木 凜): voiced by Nao Toyama
Onsa Amano (天野 恩紗): voiced by Yumi Uchiyama
Hijiri Minowa(三ノ輪 聖): voiced by Rikako Yamaguchi
Hayakawa (早川): voiced by Unshou Ishizuka
Tazuko (たづ子): voiced by Yoko Hikasa
Rin’s Father(凜の父): voiced by Shinichiro Miki
Onsa’s Father (恩紗の父): voiced by Mitsuo Iwata
Saruyama-sensei (猿山先生): voiced by Kazusa Aranami
Yume Sakura): she 猿山先生 (voiced by Azusa Tadokoro
Original Creator: Orimotomimana (Young ChampionRetsu: AKIITA PUBLISHING）
Director: Junji Nishimura
Series Composition: Kurasumi Sunayama
Character Design: Isao Sugimoto
Sub Character Design: Manabu Nii
Design Works: Yoshio Mizumura、Yasuhiro Moriki
Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara
Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
Music: Ryosuke Nakanishi
Anime Production: TMS ENTERTAINMENT
Opening theme song: “FEEL and ALIVE” by Sayaka Sasaki
Ending thme song: “Vroom! Vroom@ Ride! On!” by Hane Sakura, Rin Suzunoki, Onsa Amano, and Hijiri Minowa
Hane Sakura (佐倉 羽音)
Birthday: May 3rd
Height: 5’ 15”
Blood type: B
Bust-waist-hip measurements: 32/22.8/34.3 inches
Hane is the first-year at Okanoue Girls High School. On the first day she rides her bicycle up a large hill on her way to school. Eventually she falls in love with motorcycles and gets a motorcycle license.
Her bike is a HONDA CB400SF.
Onsa Amano (天野 恩紗)
Birthday: April 2nd
Height: 5’ 08”
Blood type: A
Bust-waist-hip measurements: 30/21.6/32.7 iinches
Onsa is Hane’s schoolmate. She is a motorcycle fanatic; she chose her high school because it has a motorcycle club. She always has an opinion or something to add regarding motorcycle conversations. He bike is a YAMAHA SEROW225W.
Rin Suzukino (鈴乃木 凜)
Birthday: April 9th
Height: 5’ 1”
Blood type: O
Bust-waist-hip measurements: 35.8/22/32 inches
Rin is Hane’s school mate. Like Onsa, she has deep insights in motorcycles, and is a big fan of Suzuki. Her beloved ride is the one she inherited from her father, a Suzuki GSX400S KATANA.
Hijiri MInowa （三ノ輪 聖）
Birthday: December 23rd
Height: 5’ 2”
Blood type: AB
Bust-waist-hip measurements: 32/24/33.9 inches
Hijiri is a rich kid who comes to the motorcycle club because of her penchant for bad girls. Because of her age, her motorcycle is a DUCATI 750 SS, side car, driven by her batler Hayakawa.
Raimu Kawasaki (川崎 来夢)
Height: standard height
Blood type: Unknown
Bust-waist-hip measurements: big/tight/nice
She is a mysterious person; she belongs to the motorcycle club and takes care of the junior members but she seldom utter words. Her body weight equals to three apple. Her ride is a Kawaki ZX 116.