Earlier today, the official Mix anime website updated with the show’s first key visual, as well as a new cast member and teaser visual. We break the details down below.
The image features lead character Tōma Tachibana standing on the mound at Koshien, facing away from the camera.
The teaser visual is a front shot of Tōma, preparing for a pitch.
The series will add the following:
- Tōma Tachibana: Yuuki Kaji
Mix will air in April on NTV and YTV. The show is slated to be shown on Saturdays in the 17:30 (5:30PM) block.
Odahiro Watanabe (Tokyo Ghoul:re, Soul Buster) was tapped to direct the project at OLM, with Takao Maki (Basilisk: The Ouka Ninja Scrolls, Laughing Under The Clouds) providing character designs. Atsuhiro Tomioka (Pokémon: Black and White, Ray) is in charge of series composition. Other confirmed crew members include:
- Script: Chinatsu Houjou
- Script: Kenichi Yamada
- Script: Tatsuto Higuchi
- Script: Yoshifumi Fukushima
- Music: Norihito Sumitomo
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Minami Asakura: Noriko Hidaka
Hidaka is reprising her role from the 1985 Touch anime TV series.
Mitsuru Adachi’s Mix launched in the pages of Shogakukan’s Monthly Shōnen Sunday on May 12, 2012. The ongoing series currently spans thirteen volumes, with the latest hitting stores on August 9, 2018.
The title is set thirty years after the events of Touch, and is takes place at Meisei High School. Two stepbrothers, Touma and Souichirou Tachibana, aim to bring the school back to Koshien after their fathers managed to do the same three decades prior.
Source: Comic Natalie