Earlier today, the official Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? (How much heavy dumbbells can you lift?, lit. How Many Kilos Can You Lift On Dumbbells?) anime website updated with a new key visual, a cast member, and details on the show’s theme songs.

We break the details down below.

Key Visual

The image features the main cast hoisting dumbbells in triumph.

How much heavy dumbbells can you lift Anime Key Visual


The series will add the following:

  • Naruzō Machio: Kaito Ishikawa

A visual for the character was also revealed, which you can check out below.

How much heavy dumbbells can you lift Anime Character Visual - Naruzo Machio

Theme Songs

Opening theme song Onegai Muscle will be performed by Kaito Ishikawa and Ai Fairouz. Ishikawa will also perform closing theme song Macho A Name?. Both songs will be released on a CD single on July 24.

Dumbbell Nan-Kilo Moteru? will hit Japanese TV oN July 3. The full premiere schedule is as follows:

  • AT-X: 7/3/2019 at 22:30 (7/3/2019 at 10:30PM)
  • Tokyo MX: 7/3/2019 at 23:30 (7/3/2019 at 11:30PM)
  • KBS Kyoto: 7/3/2019 at 24:00 (7/4/2019 at Midnight)
  • Sun TV: 7/3/2019 at 24:00 (7/4/2019 at Midnight)

How much heavy dumbbells can you lift Anime VisualMitsue Yamazaki (Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Tada Never Falls in Love) will direct the project at Doga Kobo, with Ai Kikuchi (New Game!, Engaged to the Unidentified) providing character designs. Fumihiko Shimo (Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu!, New Game!) is in charge of series composition.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Hibiki Sakura: Ai Fairouz
  • Akemi Sōryūin: Sora Amamiya
  • Ayaka Uehara: Shizuka Ishigami
  • Zina Void: Nao Tōyama
  • Satomi Tachibana: Yui Horie

Yabako Sandrovich and illustrator MAAM lauched Dumbbell Nan-Kilo Moteru? launched on Shogakukan’s Ura Sunday digital platform in 2016. The series currently spans six volumes, with the lates hitting stores on January 18. Seven Seas currently holds the domestic rights to the manga.

The official Dumbbell Nan-Kilo Moteru? anime website describes the show as:

“Hibiki… … … are, are you fat again?”

These cruel words pierced the heart of Sakura Hibiki, a high school girl who loves to eat.

Hibiki decided that she must go on a diet to become absolutely thin by the summer break, but is unable to properly exercise alone.

That is when Hibiki set foot into a training gym!

There, she met the charismatic student council president Akemi Sōryūin.

Hibiki is about to embark into the fun, and in-depth world of muscle training…

Source: Comic Natalie