"Hinomaru Zumou" Anime Adaptation Confirmed for TV in Japan

Volume 18 of Kawada's sumo manga launched today


An anime adaptation was recently revealed for Kawada's sumo manga Hinomaru Zumou, and the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump confirms that it's destined for television in Japan. The series—which has been running in Jump since 2014 and has amassed 18 volumes along the way—follows Ushio Hinomaru, a small-statured newcomer to the sport who nevertheless aims for the top. 


Here's the cover of volume 18, which just launched today (Thursday in Japan):



Via Comic Natalie



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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