Bento Bites – 91 Days & Battery

Bento Bites – 91 Days & Battery

Baseball dilemma in Battery

Join us as we look at two new anime that is part of the July line-up, 91 Days, a crime-action anime and Battery, a sports anime about baseball.

91 Days

91 Days

91 Days

Shochiku began streaming a video introducing the characters for the upcoming anime series 91 Days. The anime plays off in a Mafia-controlled town during the Prohibition era. Our anti-hero, Avilio goes on a self-destructive mission for revenge…. Some of the main staff include Hiro Kaburaki (Hozuki no Reitetsu) in the director’s seat, with Taku Kishimoto (ERASED) working on series composition. Character design is handled by Tomohiro Kishi (My Little Monster) and Shōgo Kaida (The Betrayal Knows My Name) will handle the music.

Actors introduced in te video includes Takashi Kondo as Avilio, Takuya Eguchi as Nero, Daisuke Ono as Vanno, Sōma Saitō as Colteo, Kenjiro Tsuda as Fango, Kōtarō Nishiyama as Flatte, Yūichi Nakamura as Ronaldo, and Takahiro Sakurai as Valbero, Kazuhiro Yamaji as Vincent, the boss of the Vanetti family who has an overwhelming presence, and is Nero and Flatte’s father. He is an object of Avilio’s revenge. The series will premiere on July 8.

Here are the 91 Days Character Introduction Preview video. Please follow our link: http://bit.ly/91-Days-Character-Introduction-PV

Battery

Battery

Battery

The upcoming anime, Battery’s Official website released a second 30-second-teaser of the adaptation of Atsuko Asano’s baseball-themed novel Battery. In the anime, Takumi Harada is the best pitcher in the region and he is not even in High School. He is frustrated because he can’t find a catcher good enough to keep up with him. The he meets Gou Nagakura.

The Battery novel series was published in six volumes from 1996 to 2005, originally and received the 35th Noma Children’s Literature award in 1997. Battery is animated by ZERO-G. Tonomi Mochizuki (Princess Nine) writes and directs the anime, and manga artist Takako Shimora (AOI Hanna) is responsible for the original character designs. The anime’s cast includes Yuma Fujimaki (Wolf Children), Yuuki Ono (Kuroko’s Basketball), Ryohei Kimura (Silver Spoon) and Yuichiro Umehara (Young Black Jack). The series will premiere in July.

Here are the two preview videos for the anime. Please follow our links:

Battery Preview One – http://bit.ly/Batter-First-Teaser
Battery Preview Two – http://bit.ly/Battery-Second-teaser

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