New Cast Member Gen Sato Plays a Tiny Powerhouse in Burning Kabaddi TV Anime

Hajime Musashino’s Burning Kabaddi is a Japanese anime series. The official website of the anime announced a new cast member recently.


New Cast member

Gen Sato is the new cast member who will be going to play the role of Soma Azemachi. He will play the role of a high school student in the first year. And he will be like protagonist Higoshi.


Soma Azemachi lives on top of a mountain, therefore his life’s daily routine is very intensive, and likes some weight training. And he is way more powerful than his wiry body would say. However, he is only playing kabaddi for over a month only.

Other Cast and staff members

  • Yuma Uchida as Tatsuya Hoigoshi
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto as Masata Ohjyo
  • Kazuka Ichikawa is directing the anime
  • Domerica will collaborate together
  • Yuuko Kakihara is writing scripts
  • Mari Takada designing characters
  • Ken Ito will compose the music

The series will premiere next April.

The manga’s story centers on first-year high school student Tatsuya Yoigoshi, a former ace soccer player who dislikes sports. He gets invited to join a team for the contact sport kabaddi. He scoffs at the idea at first but becomes interested after watching a kabaddi practice.

Hajime Musashino’s Burning Kabaddi
Hajime Musashino’s Burning Kabaddi

Shogakukan released the 14th volume on July 10. The anime manga is ranked in the top 20 of the best manga series for male readers. It was considered in the top 20 in the edition of Takarajimasha’s Kono Manga ga Sugoi.

Plot of anime

The plot revolves around Tatsuya Yoigoshi. Tatsuya is an old soccer player who eventually gave up on sports after middle school. Someday Masata scouted Tatsuya. Masada is the captain of the high school kabaddi club. Tatsuya thinks of kabaddi as a joke but a player inside him awaken him to attend a practice match. After which he considers Kabaddi as martial arts.

You can the anime on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu.


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