Skating Anime “SK8 the Infinity” to Stream on Funimation

(C)ボンズ・内海紘子/Project SK∞

Aniplex of America announced that SK8 the Infinity will stream on Funimation beginning January 9, 2020. The original skating anime will be produced by anime studio BONES (My Hero Academia, Mob Psycho 100, Godzilla Singular Point). 

The main cast was also revealed in a new trailer featuring Tasuku Hatanaka as Reki, Chiaki Kobayashi as Ranga, Takuma Nagatsuka as Miya, Kenta Miyake as Shadow, Hikaru Midorikawa as Cherry blossom, Yasunori Matsumoto as Joe, Takehito Koyasu as Adam and Kensho Ono as Atsushi Kikuchi. 

Hiroko Utsumi (series director for Banana Fish) will be directing the series with Ichiro Okochi as the series composer, Michinori Chiba as the character designer and Ryo Takahashi as the music composer. 

Aniplex of America describes the series as: 

Reki, a high school sophomore and skater, is addicted to “S,” a highly secret and dangerous downhill skateboarding race that takes place in an abandoned mine. The skaters are especially wild about the “beefs,” or heated battles that erupt in the races.

Reki takes Langa, a transfer student returning to Japan after studying abroad, to the mine where the races are held. Langa, who has no skateboarding experience, finds himself pulled into the world of “S”…

Source: Aniplex of America

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