The US company Funimation announced that it is currently working with Akatsuki and Too Kyo Games on a new multimedia project entitled Tribe Nine, which includes an anime series in addition to a smartphone game and a webtoon.
Tribe Nine Anime launches in January 2022
The anime, which is directed by Yuu Aoki (key animation for “High School Fleet”) in the studio LIDENFILMS (Tokyo Revengers, Terra Formars & Call of the Night), is to be broadcast on Japanese television from January 2022. Michiko Yokote (ReLIFE) takes over the series composition.
Yosuke Yabumoto (various “Duel Masters!” anime) implements the original character design by Rui Komatsuzaki (Danganronpa) and Simadoriru for the animation, while Masafumi Takada (Danganronpa) is responsible for the musical accompaniment at producer Lantis.
The streaming provider Crunchyroll shows the series in Japanese original sound with English subtitles in a simulcast. First details about the plot can be found below.
Tribe Nine Trailer
Tribe Nine Japanese Voice Cast
|Haru Shirogane||Yui Horie (Tsubasa Hanekawa, Bakemonogatari)|
|Shun Kamiya||Akira Ishida (Zeref, Fairy Tail)|
|Taiga||Chiharu Sawashiro (Nozomu Nanase, TsukiPro the Animation)|
|Saori Arisugawa||Mai Fuchigami (Miho Nishizumi, Girls und Panzer)|
|Santarou Mita||Mutsumi Tamura (Kobayashi, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid)|
|Manami Daimon||Fukushi Ochiai (Kimura, Not again, Takagi-san)|
|Kazuki Aoyama||Shouya Chiba (Shinei Nōzen, 86 EIGHTY-SIX)|
|Tenshin Ōtori||Hiroshi Naka (Gennai Ishikawa, Coppelion)|
|Oujirou Outori||Junichi Suwabe (Archer, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works)|
|Yuii Kamiki||Mikako Komatsu (Saika Totsuka, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)|
Tribe Nine Visual
Tribe Nine Plot
Tokyo is plagued by gang wars! The rivals compete in an extreme sports variant of baseball and do not shy away from anything – even if the whole city is devastated in the process…