An official website has opened and revealed that the sports manga Hanebado! will be getting a TV anime adaptation. The series is scheduled to premiere for Summer 2018. More cast members and broadcast information will be announced at a later date.
Additionally, the manga creator has announced that a side story novel based one year before the events of the manga is slated to publish by Kodansha's light novel bunko imprint on June 29, 2018. The novel will be penned by Yuuichi Mochizuki and drawn by the manga author.
Ayano Hanesaki, a first-year student at Kanagawa Prefectural Kitakomachi High School, has a badminton ability able to surpass others effortlessly yet avoids playing the sport. She meets Nagisa Aragaki, a third-year student who practices day and night aiming to become the best player in Japan. Encouraged by coach Kentarou, Tachibana supported by club colleagues, and fired up by various rivals, the two engage in their youth and adored sport so thrilling like a shuttle flown at high speed!
The badminton-centered series set in Kanagawa prefecture is drawn by Kousuke Hamada and began its serialization in Kodansha's good! Afternoon magazine since 2013's Issue 32 released in June that year. Kodansha has published 11 compiled manga volumes so far, and the 12th is scheduled to release on March 7, 2018.