“Syakunestu no Takyumusume” Serves Up Main Staff

The official website for Syakunetsu no Takyumusume (“Red-Hot Ping Pong Girls”), an upcoming TV anime adaptation of Yagura Asano’s sports manga about middle school girls with a passion for table tennis, has been updated with a new key visual and new staff information.



The staff for the series includes:


  • Original Work: Syakunetsu no Takyumusume by Yagura Asano (published in Shueisha’s Tonari no Young Jump digital magazine) 
  • Director: Yasuhiro Irie (Code;Breaker, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Assistant director: Kaori
  • Series composition: Hideyuki Kurata (Read or Die)
  • Character design: Junko Sugimura
  • Color design: Aiko Matsuyama
  • Art director: Masaru Sato
  • Music: MONACA
  • Music production: DIVE II entertainment
  • Sound director: Fumiyuki Go
  • Sound production: Studio Mouse
  • Editing: Hitomi Sudō
  • Director of photography: Shunya Kimura
  • Cinematography: T2 Studio
  • Animation production: Kinema Citrus 



The story of Syakunetsu no Takyumusume follows Kotori Tsumukaze, a transfer student whose arrival shakes up the world of middle school competitive ping pong.




Official Syakunetsu no Takyumusume TV anime home page


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