Air date and the premiere confirmed! Key visuals and information of additional cast unveiled!
“Battery” (written by Atsuko Asano/ Kadokawa Bunko) is a series of youthful baseball novels with a record that has exceeded ten million copies. At this 20th anniversary since its first publication, broadcasting information of the TV anime, key visuals and additional cast have been revealed. At the same time, the premiere and a talk show with the gorgeous cast has been announced.
Battery starts airing on noitaminA block of Fuji Television at 00:55 on Friday, July 15th. Consecutively, other TV stations will follow to air. In addition to it, Amazon Prime Video will executively distribute episodes worldwide.
Episode 1 is to be distributed at midnight on July 13th in Japan (advance distribution)
Episode 2 and subsequence episodes are to be made available from 3am on Thursdays after having been broadcasted on Fuji Television.
The key visual of Takumi and Gou in a tender spring bright light, and two other freshmen who are teammates of Takumi and Gou at the Nitta Higashi baseball team have been unveiled.
Ayumu Murase will voice the part of Fumito Sawaguchi who is a coward but caring and kind-hearted.
Keita Higashidani will be voiced by Kaito Ishikawa. Keita arbitrates Takumi and Gou who often quarrel.
Official comments from the two for the part of Sawaguchi and Higashidani have arrived.
At the premiere, you can enjoy the first two episodes with a special talk show of 5 of the gorgeous cast including Kouki Uchiyama and Yu Hatanaka.
Please don’t miss this great opportunity!
More latest information on the TV anime “Battery” will be revealed. Stay tuned!
Official comments from Ayumu Murase and Kaito Ishikawa!
Ayumu Murase as Fumito Sawaguchi
This is Ayumu Murase, and I’m voicing the part of Sawaguchi.
In this youthful atmosphere, I’m trying my best to master and talk in Okayama dialect, remembering my junior high school days (lol).
I hope you look forward to the broadcasting!
Kaito Ishikawa as Keita Higashidani
I read the original “Battery” when I was an elementary school student.
I remember I found a lot in common as I used to play in a Little league baseball team. Then I became a big fan of Atsuko Asano and one time I was so into “The MANZAI”.
I am so honored to be able to participate in such a memorable work.
I will voice the part with my heart and soul, so I hope you will enjoy the anime!
Gorgeous cast co-star! The premiere of the 1st and 2nd episode!
Battery is set to air on Fuji Television’s “noitaminA” block on Friday, July 15th. Prior to the 1st broadcasting, here is the information of the premiere of the first two episodes.
Please come to the TV anime “Battery” premiere that includes a special talk show with the gorgeous cast!
“TV anime ‘Battery’ premiere”
TOHO Cinema Screen 7
◆Date and Time
Sunday, June 26th
① 13:00～14:40 / ②15:10~16:50 (tentative)
① premiere of the episode 1 and 2
② Talk show by casts
Kouki Uchiyama as Takumi Harada/ Yu Hatanaka as Tsuyoshi Nagakura/ Yuichiro Umehara as Kazuki Kaionji/ Ayumu Murase as Fumito Sawaguchi / Kaito Ishikawa as Keita Higashidani
Advance ticket (Precedent sales by raffle): Saturday, June 4th at 11am~Wednesday, June 15th at 11am
Public Sales (on a first-come-first-served basis): Saturday, June 18th at 10am~
Ticket price: Regular seat: 2,500 yen (incl. tax)/ Premium Box Seat 3,500 yen (incl. tax)
Ticket Sales Website: http://w.pia.jp/t/battery-anime
※Please check how to purchase the ticket on the website above.
※The website will be available upon advance booking starts.
Details of the TV Anime “Battery” with Daiki Yamashita
● “Battery” starts airing on Fuji Television “noitaminA” block at 24:55 on every Thursday from July 14th. Other TV stations to follow.
Executively distributed worldwide on Amazon Prime Video.
Episode 1: advance distribution on Wednesday, July 13th at midnight in Japan
Episode 2~: scheduled to be made available from 3am on Thursdays after having broadcasted on Fuji Television.
Next spring, will we be able to stay as we are…
Original Writing: Atsuko Asano “Battery” series (Kadokawa Bunko)
Director/ Script Writer: Tomomi Mochizuki
Character Design: Takako Shimura
Animation Character Design/ Chief Animation Director: Eikyo Kusama
Music: Akira Senju
Animation Production: Zero-G
Takumi Harada: Kouki Uchiyama
Gou Nagakura: Tasuku Hatanaka
Seiha Harada: YuiFujimaki
Shuugo Kadowaki: Yuki Ono
Shunji Mizugaki: Ryouhei Kimura
Kazuki Kaionji :Yuichiro Umehara
Fumito Sawaguchi: Ayumu Murase
Keita Higashidani :Kaito Ishikawa
●Information of the Original Novel
Kadokawa Bunko “Battery” Series 6 volumes now on sale!
Kadokawa Tsubasa Bunko “Battery” Series volume 6 now on sale!
●Tankobon Comic Information
“Battery New Cover Edition” (Original Writer: Atsuko Asano, Illustrator: Chikage Yuniwa) Now serialized in a magazine, monthly Asuka!
Vol. 1~7 are favorably now on sale!