SK8 The Infinity, a brand new, original anime will be joining the sports genre in the anime community. We’re not sure if it will reach the height of the other top sports anime like Kuroko no Basket, Haikyu or Hajime no Ippo. But, after watching the new teaser, it looks like the show has great potential. And, just maybe, it might get to the top in no time. After all, who knows!
The anime is be based on skateboarding. So, to everyone who’s into or likes the idea of skateboarding, do check this new anime out. Firstly watch the new teaser here and then scroll down for the release date, staff details, and more.
SK8 the Infinity is all set to premiere in January 2021. No exact date is revealed yet. But, when out, you’ll be the first one to know 😉
Staff Details of SK8 The Infinity,
The series is headed by Hiroko Utsumi who in the past has directed two popular BL anime, which are Free! at Kyoto Animation and Banana Fish at Studio Mappa. Besides that Ichirou Ookouchi is the series composer and Michinori Chiba is designing the characters. Meanwhile, Ryo Takahashi is composing the music. Studio Bones is animating the series.
What is SK8 The Infinity about?
The anime centers on Reki, a second-year high school student who loves skateboarding, and gets caught up in “S,” an underground and dangerous skateboard race at an abandoned mine with no rules. Ranga, who has returned to Japan from Canada and has never skateboarded before, also gets wrapped up in S along with Reiki. Dirty racers, AI racers, and other unique individuals compete in the “youth skateboard race battle.”
SK8 The Infinity Synopsis:
Reki, a high school sophomore, and skater, is addicted to “S,” a highly secret and dangerous downhill skateboarding race that takes place in an abandoned mine. The skaters are especially wild about the “beefs,” or heated battles that erupt in the races.
Reki takes Langa, a transfer student returning to Japan after studying abroad, to the mine where the races are held. Langa, who has no skateboarding experience, finds himself pulled into the world of “S”…