Backflip Movie Opens July In Japan, Key Visual Revealed

Backflip Movie Opens July In Japan, Key Visual Revealed

The next Jump back film revealed a key visual, along with the July 2022 release date and a new trailer. The film will be available in Japanese theaters, but the international release date is still unknown. Studio Zexcs animates the film. Staff and cast lists are now available.

Backflip Movie (Bakuten) – Key visual

The official Twitter account for the series also uploaded a new teaser:

The film was announced in June 2020, along with a trailer. Toshimasa Kuroyanagi (Le Grand Passage) is directing, with Yuka Shibata as character designer. Yuka Hirama and Ogura Hiromasa are the artistic directors of the work, while Yuuki Hayashi is composing the music.

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The cast was also revealed:

  • Takashi Kondo as Keisuke Tsukidate
  • Hiro Shimono as Nagayhoshi Onagawa
  • Shinba Tsuchiya as Shotaro Futaba
  • Kaito Ishikawa as Ryoya Misato
  • Daisuke Ono as Masamune Shichigahama
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Kotaro Watari
  • Reina Ueda as Ayumi Futaba
  • Daiki Yamashita as Shunsuke Azuma
  • Ayake Sakura as Asao Kurikoma
  • Kenichi Suzumura as Yojiro Mutsu
  • Soma Saito as Kyoitsu Ryugamori
  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Toru Takase
  • Ayumu Murase as Mashiro Tsukiyuki
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Shusaku Shida
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Hideo Ohata
  • Kenichiro Matsuda as Shuji Mabuchi
  • Reina Ueda as Ayumi Futaba

The film is part of Jump back (known as Bakuten) franchise. Backflip is an original work, turned into a TV anime, manga, and a series of light novels. The TV anime ended its 12-episode run on June 25, 2021, while the light novel had 2 chapters in the same year. The manga adaptation by Kei Sakuraba is currently in progress.

The last summer of college, Shotaro Futaba discovers men’s gymnastics and is completely in love with it. Shotaro ends up going to the private Soshukan High School (aka Ao High) and decides to visit the boys’ gymnastics club. He is greeted by very unique senpais and a star gymnast named Misato Ryoya. Devoting your life to something you love during your fiery youthful days… Sure, there’s frustration and fights, but see how these boys work together as a team towards a similar goal in this drama about sports and youth .

Official Anime Synopsis, Crunchyroll

Source: Official website
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