SK8 the Infinity

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SK8 the Infinity
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Key visual
SK∞ エスケーエイト
(Esukēeito)
GenreSports (Skateboarding)
Anime television series
Directed byHiroko Utsumi
Written byIchirō Ōkouchi
Music byRyō Takahashi
StudioBones
Licensed by
Original networkABC, TV Asahi
Original run January 9, 2021 scheduled
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SK8 the Infinity (Japanese: SK∞ エスケーエイト, Hepburn: Esukēeito, stylized as SK∞ the Infinity) is a Japanese original anime television series produced and animated by Bones that is set to premiere on January 9, 2021 on ABC and TV Asahi's ANiMAZiNG!!! programming block.

Characters[edit]

Reki (, Reki)
Voiced by: Tasuku Hatanaka[1]
Ranga (ランガ, Ranga)
Voiced by: Chiaki Kobayashi[1]
Miya (ミヤ, Miya)
Voiced by: Takuma Nagatsuka[1]
Shadow (シャドウ, Shadō)
Voiced by: Kenta Miyake[1]
Cherry Blossom (チェリーブロッサム, Cherīburossamu)
Voiced by: Hikaru Midorikawa[1]
Joe (ジョー, )
Voiced by: Yasunori Matsumoto[1]
Adam (愛抱夢, Adamu)
Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu[1]
Atsushi Kikuchi (菊池忠, Kikuchi Atsushi)
Voiced by: Kensho Ono[1]

Production[edit]

On September 13, 2020, it was reported that Hiroko Utsumi and Bones were working on an anime television series project. Further details were not revealed until the following week.[2] On September 20, 2020, the series was officially announced. Utsumi will direct the series, while Ichirō Ōkouchi will oversee the series' scripts, Michinori Chiba will design the characters and serve as chief animation director[1], and Ryō Takahashi will compose the series' music. The series will premiere on January 9, 2021 on ABC and TV Asahi's ANiMAZiNG!!! programming block.[3][1] Rude-α will perform the series' opening theme song "Paradise."[4] Yūri will perform the ending theme song "Infinity".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Hodgkins, Crystalyn (November 7, 2020). "Sk8 the Infinity Anime Reveals Cast, Visual, More Staff, January 9 Premiere". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  2. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (September 13, 2020). "Banana Fish Director Hiroko Utsumi, Anime Studio BONES Announce New Original TV Anime Project". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  3. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (September 20, 2020). "BONES, Director Hiroko Utsumi Reveal SK8 the Infinity Original Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  4. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (November 21, 2020). "Sk8 the Infinity Anime's TV Ad Reveals, Previews Opening Theme by Rude-α". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 21, 2020.
  5. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (November 30, 2020). "Sk8 the Infinity Anime's TV Ad Previews Ending Theme". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 30, 2020.

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