Burning Kabaddi, a hot-blooded sports manga written and illustrated by Hajime Musashino revealed a new cast addition. Shunsuke Takeuchi (Mob Psycho 100, Bungo Stray Dogs) will play Shinji Date. A second year student at Noukin High School who once excelled as a Baseball pitcher. An unfortunate injury leaves Shinji’s baseball dreams dashed. He begins looking for a new club in high school and Shinji gets invited to join the Kabaddi club. Shinji’s been an active High School Kabaddi player for 6 months.
Shinji Date – Shunsuke Takeuchi
Here’s a quick Burning Kabaddi clip released earlier this summer:
“Burning Kabaddi” will be produced by TMS Entertainment. Kazuya Ichikawa sill direct the tv-series with script-writing by Yuuko Kakihara. Mari Takada is character designer and Ken Ito as the series music director. The manga has 14 volumes and was published Shogakukan via its MangaOne app and a weekly shōnen publication.
The show is set to premier on the TV Tokyo network April 2021.