According to NewType Magazine, Kawamori Shoji
's (the director of "Macross"
series) new anime "BASQUASH!" was announced. It will be aired in 2009. Kawamori said it's a "Basketball by Giant Robots + alpha" anime.
Original scenario: Kawamori Shouji, Thomas Romain ("Oban Star-Racers
Director: Itagaki Shin ("Devil May Cry
Series organizer & Script writer: Sato Tatsuo ("Shigofumi
", "Martian Successor NADESICO
Script writer: Kakihara Yuuko ("Seto no Hanayome
Character designer: Yoshimatsu Takahiro ("Oh! Edo Rocket
, Soeta Kazuhiro ("Lord of Lords Ryu Knight
Dan J.D: Shimono Hiro
Sera D Miranda: Itou Shizuka
Isman Hotty: Nakamura Yuichi
Miyuki Ayukawa: Asano Masumi
Coco J.D: Hanazawa Kana
On a planet "Earth Dash", people are absorbed in a sports game "Big Foot Basketball (BFB)", in which players ride giant robots "Big foot" and play basketball. One day, Dan was watching a BFB game at the stadium, but it was so boring for him....
Source: Scan of New Type magazine
Source: Scan of New Type magazine 2
Source: Scan of New Type magazine 3
Source: Presepe news
BASQUASH! Official Website
*PVs are available