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Original Rugby Anime 'number24' Announced

by tsubasalover
Mar 22, 7:08 PM | 12 Comments
An official website launched and announced an original rugby anime titled number 24.

Synopsis
Natsusa Yuzuki entered university expecting to be the rugby club's ace, but he can no longer play rugby due to certain circumstances. Ibuki Ueoka is a senior who also quit playing rugby. There is also Yasunari Tsuru, Natsusa's junior who finds him disagreeable. On the other hand, another junior, Yuu Mashiro looks up to Natsusa and follows in his footsteps. Last, there is Seiichirou Shingyouji, Natsusa's childhood best friend. This is an original rugby anime of former teammates who fight together in matches of Kansai's university rugby league.

Staff
Original Plan: Kei Mori (Verrocchio Agency)
Story Original Plan: Movic
Original Main Character Design: Yukikana (Isekai Omodenashi Gohan)
Director: Shigeru Kimiya (Tatakau Shisho: The Book of Bantorra episode director)
Series Composition, Script: Rika Nakase (Sekaiichi Hatsukoi Series Composition)
Character Design: Saori Sakiguchi (Manaria Friends animation director)
Art Setting: Tsukasa Oohira (Egao no Daiga art design)
Art Director: Scott MacDonald (Yes! BanG_Dream!)
Director of Photography: Atsushi Kanou (Tsukipro The Animation supportive director of photography)
Overall Animation Producer: Shinobu Nakagawa (Tsukipro The Animation)
Studio: PRA
Animation Producer: Yoshiki Sakamoto (Dame x Prince Anime Caravan)

Official site: https://number24-anime.com/
Official Twitter: @number24_anime

Source: Moca News

number24 on MAL

12 Comments Recent Comments

I watched All Out; a rugby sports anime and I liked it <33

That's why I'm really looking forward for this one~

and also because they're bishounens

Mar 24, 1:52 AM by euls

omg more bishies playing rugby. This is the best! I love them already. Can't wait for cast. Happy to see more varied and less shounen/seinen-ish sports anime.

Mar 23, 3:45 PM by Shadow-Chan

goko- said:
Pizzaholic said:
Totally. Imo sports anime has been on the decline over the past couple of years. This anime doesn't look like it'll change my mind, but who know :1


Haikyuu is the only good sports anime anymore...


Run With the Wind is pretty good too

Mar 23, 2:39 PM by YoseiEgg

Pizzaholic said:
Detective1412 said:
but this one looks pretty ghey.
Totally. Imo sports anime has been on the decline over the past couple of years. This anime doesn't look like it'll change my mind, but who know :1


Haikyuu is the only good sports anime anymore...

Mar 23, 12:53 PM by goko-

Another rugby's anime, equivalent for Rugby World Cup 2019 event in Tokyo this end year..

But how about All Out!! 2nd season??
Their story also need to be continue...

Mar 23, 8:05 AM by MrBluebear

caio_brb said:
Stark700 said:
Ooh I'm starting to like the variety of sports anime adaptation news lately.


It's not an adaptation, it's literally saying original in the title of the news man lol


My bad, I mean more like sports anime news in general lately.

Mar 22, 9:19 PM by Stark700

Detective1412 said:
but this one looks pretty ghey.
Totally. Imo sports anime has been on the decline over the past couple of years. This anime doesn't look like it'll change my mind, but who know :1

Mar 22, 9:00 PM by Pizzaholic

Stark700 said:
Ooh I'm starting to like the variety of sports anime adaptation news lately.


It's not an adaptation, it's literally saying original in the title of the news man lol

Mar 22, 8:05 PM by caio_brb

This is the rugby version of Free! it seems

Mar 22, 7:52 PM by WaterLord

Nah, more sports is always welcome but this one looks pretty ghey.

Mar 22, 7:36 PM by Detective1412

Ooh I'm starting to like the variety of sports anime adaptation news lately.

Mar 22, 7:35 PM by Stark700

Nothing original about the characters but was defo not expecting a rugby anime. Wondering how it will turn out

Mar 22, 7:14 PM by Short_Circut

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