Konosuke Uda (Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy, One Piece) serves as general director at GONZO
The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kawada's sumo-themed manga Hinomaru Zumou announced today that it is set to premiere on Tokyo MX, Abema TV, BS11, Sun TV, TVQ Kyushu Housou on October 5, 2018, then on TV Aichi on the following day.
アニメ「#火ノ丸相撲」— 『火ノ丸相撲』公式【21巻は８月３日発売】 (@hinomaru_zumou) 2018年8月5日
In addition, it is confirmed that the anime's yet-titeld OP theme song is performed by four-member
Japanese rock band Official HIGE DANdism. The band was formed in 2012 and this is their first anime
theme song work.
Meanhwile, the ED song is provided by five-member loud rock band Omedetai Atama de Nani Yori.
This is also their first anime tie-up song in their two-year career.
- General director: Konosuke Uda (Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy, One Piece)
- Director: Yasutaka Yamamoto (Shinryaku!? Ika Musume, My Monster Secret)
- Character design: Kii Tanaka (Hundred, Laughing Under the Clouds Gaiden)
- Anime production: GONZO (Space Battleship Tiramisu, Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi)
- Production: NAS
©Kawada/Shueisha, "Hinomaru Zuomou" Production Committee