Tribe Nine anime revealed the preview for episode 1. The extreme baseball anime will begin airing on January 10, 2021. The anime is streaming on Funimation, while Medialink also acquired licensing rights for South Asia and Southeast Asia.
Preview images feature the protagonist Haru Shirokane, his best friend Taiga, and Minato tribe leader Shun Kamiya:
Tribe Nine also released a preview video for episode 1 on Twitter:
According to the site, the first episode will focus on Shirokane and Taiga meeting Shun Kamiya. As they are led to “LOVELY OCEAN”, the tribe’s hideout, they happen to witness the extreme baseball matches that are happening between the tribes and decide to join in on behalf of the Minato tribe.
Tribe Nine is a mixed-media project made by Kazutaka Kodaka, who is known for the Danganronpa franchise. The project is conceptualized by publisher Akatsuki and developer Tokyo Games. Aside from the anime, other endeavors for the mixed-media project include a mobile game and webtoon. The anime series is animated by LIDENFILMS and directed by Yu Aoki.
You can view the latest promotional video here:
In Neo Tokyo, disillusioned youth form tribes that battle each other in an intense sport called Extreme Baseball. One night, two kids – Haru Shirogane and Taiga – meet the strongest man in the world, Shun Kamiya. Together the three join forces to play this cutthroat game against a mysterious man who has begun taking control of all the tribes. Can they defeat him before it’s too late?via Official Website (ACN Edit)
Source: Tribe Nine Official Website
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