Fall Sports Comedy Anime "Keijo!!!!!!!!" Gets A Suitably Salacious Preview

This early look at the sports comedy is offered in standard Japan, and a version of preview presents that bombast in English!

A fall broadcast has been announced for the TV adaptation of Daichi Sorayomi's 2013 ongoing ecchi sports comedy Keijo!!!!!!!! (aka Hip Whip Girl), and along with that news a preview of the series has been published. This early look at the sports comedy is offered in standard Japan, and a version of the preview presents that bombast in English!



Hideya Takahashi (Pokemon: The Origin, episode director My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) directs the XEBEC production with Takao Kato writing series composition and Keiya Nakano (AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue) on character design.


Lead cast

Nozomi Kaminashi: Lynn - former gymnast 


Sayaka Miyata: M · A · O - judo prodigy 

Kazane Aoba: Kaede Hondo - a shy girl who enjoys reading and games


Non Toyoguchi: Saori Onishi - a clumsy girl from a farming community



Baka Updates describes the series

Kaminashi Nozomi (17) is an exceptional gymnast. So much so that colleges with some of the best gymnastic programs are trying to recruit her. Unfortunately for them, she has other plans. Due to her family being extremely poor, money is everything to her. That's why she wants to step into the world of "Keijo." "Keijo" is a type of gambling sport where girls stand on a small floating platform and compete against one another. The aim is to push the other contestant off of the platform into the water, but they are only allowed to use their butt or breasts to push the others off. Will Nozomi be able to compete in the intense world of "Keijo" and bring wealth and fortune for her family?


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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime. 

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