Anime Studio BONES and Director Hiroko Utsumi (director of Banana Fish and Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club) revealed their original anime project titled SK8 the Infinity. The original anime release date is set for January 2021.
Aniplex of America streamed the preview video.
Get ready for "SK8 the Infinity", a brand new, original anime from the all-star team featuring Hiroko Utsumi (Director), Ichiro Ohkouchi (Series Composition/Screenplay), Michinori Chiba (Character Design), and Animation Production by Bones! 🛹 pic.twitter.com/KWOXpafh9L— Aniplex of America (@aniplexUSA) September 20, 2020
Key staff includes:
- Series Composition: Ichiro Okouchi
- Character Design: Michinori Chiba
- Music: Ryo Takahashi
The anime is described as:
Reki, a second-year high school student who loves skateboarding, gets caught up in “S,” an underground and dangerous skateboard race at an abandoned mine with no rules. Ranga, who has returned to Japan from Canada and has never skateboarded before, also gets wrapped up in S along with Reki. Dirty racers, AI racers, and other unique individuals compete in the “youth skateboard race battle. (via ANN, MoCa News).