Studio MAPPA revealed a new original TV anime titled Re-Main today, March 5, 2021. The water polo anime is slated to premiere this year.
The new series will be produced with the collaboration of MAPPA and Bandai Namco Arts. It will be under the direction of Kiyoshi Matsuda. In addition, Tiger & Bunny head writer Masafumi Nishida will be lending a hand in the production!
Yūto Uemura as Minato Kiyomizu
Kōtarō Nishiyama as Eitarō Oka
Subaru Kimura as Jō Jōjima
Lynn as Chinu Kawakubo
Director: Kiyoshi Matsuda
Chief Director, Series Composition, Script, Sound Director: Masafumi Nishida
Character Design: Kaori Huto
Character Animation: Shiho Tanaka
Composer: Kana Utatane
Not to mention, director Matsuda was also the director of the anime series such as Kakegurui XX, Kuma Miko, and Uchi Tama?! Uchi no Tama Shirimasen ka?
The story centers on Minato Kiyoumizu, a boy who quit playing water polo after an incident during the winter of his third year of junior high school.
After entering high school, he makes a promise and decides to try water polo again and join the school’s team with his friends. However, the new team will run into problems along the way…
Synopsis via MyAnimeList
So, did you also notice in the key visual that the volleyball was actually branded with MIKASA? Well, guess what, you were right!
MIKASA officially announced that they will be cooperating with the design of the water polo in this first full-fledged water polo anime.
Prior to this, the sports brand has partnered with various anime series such as Haikyu!!.
To sum up, MAPPA revealed a new original TV anime titled Re-Main. This will be a collaboration between MAPPA and Bandai Namco Arts.
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