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Backflip!! Anime Has a Movie in the Works

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Anime studio Zexcs and director Toshimasa Kuroyanagi just wrapped their Backflip!! anime, but there’s more gymnastics on the way. After the 12th episode aired in Japan, production on an anime film was announced along with the launch of a teaser trailer and website.

There isn’t much more info on the movie at the moment, but you can see the brief tease below.

Crunchyroll simulcasted the Backflip!! anime and sums up the story:

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

Source: @bakuten_pr