Food Gets in the Fighting Spirit in Dosukoi Sushizumou TV Anime

Adaptation based on children's picture book series by Ahn Masako hits Japanese TV in April of 2021

The main cast of sumo wrestling sushi performs a dance in a screen-capture from the opening animation of the upcoming Dosukoi Sushizumou TV anime.


The phrase "food fight" takes on an entirely different meaning in Dosukoi Sushizumou, a newly announced TV anime based on the series of children's picture books by Ahn Masako that imagine pieces of sushi as valiant sumo wrestlers.



The main staff for Dosukoi Sushizumou has been revealed, including:


  • Original work: Dosukoi Sushizumou by Ahn Masako (published by Kodansha)
  • Director: Yuta Sukegawa
  • Animation production: Shirogumi
  • Opening theme song: "Sushi Sushi Show!" by Dosukoi Kids with Keropons
  • Ending theme song: "Dosu-Dosu-Dosukoi!" by Keropons


The cast of Dosukoi Sushizumou includes:


  • Miyuki Ôshima (Morisanchuu) as Commentator Tea.
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Boss Eggplant.
  • Kento Hama as Boss Bamboo Shoot.
  • Chiharu Sawashiro as Usher Pickled Ginger.
  • And Kenta Sasa as Referee Wasabi.


A key visual for the upcoming Dosukoi Sushizumou TV anime, featuring the main cast of sumo wrestling sushi striking energetic poses.


Dosukoi Sushizumou is scheduled to begin broadcasting in Japan in April of 2021.




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Copyright notice: ©  Ahn Masako・Kodansha / Dosukoi Sushizumou Production Committee


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