"Scorching Ping Pong Girls" to Host Real Table Tennis Tournament on November 20

Winners will get one set match against two anime VAs

The official website for the ongoing TV anime adaptation of Yagura Asano's sport manga Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume/Scorching Ping Pong Girls today announced that a real table tennis tournament titled "Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume Hai/Scorching Ping Pong Girls Cup" will be held at AKIBA Takkyu Style, a table tennis room/lounge located in Kandaizumi-cho, Tokyo, on November 20.


Applicants are chosen by a lottery and entries will be accepted till November 11. No previous experience is required. The winners of the tournament will have an opportunity to have one set match against two voice actresses of the anime, Ayaka Imamura (Mune Omune) and Hisako Tojo (Kiruka Ushirode) and get a racket autographed by the six main cast (Yumiri Hanamori, Minami Tanaka, Marika Kouno, Yuuki Kuwahara, Imammura, Tojo).


Ayaka Imamura/Hisako Tojo



And during the collaboration period between October 20 and November 21, all the customers who visit

AKIBA Takkyu Style will receive one of six character tin badges.




The TV anime Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume/Scorching Ping Pong Girls premiered in Japan on October 3

and has been available to Crunchyroll audience worldwide except Asia. The first DVD/Blu-ray volume containing

its first two episodes will be released on December 23, 2016.


Jacket illustration for the first volume



Each volume's first press limited edition includes two tribute illustration postcards. One for the first volume 

is drawn by adult manga artist Kinku (see a sample image below).






TV anime PV


Key visual



Source: "Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume" TV anime official website


© Yagura Asano/Shueisha, Shakunetsu no Takkyu Musume production Committee 


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