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Hiroko Utsumi’s SK8 the Infinity Gets New Trailer, Premiere Date

Hiroko Utsumi’s SK8 the Infinity Gets New Trailer, Premiere DateSK8 the Infinity, the Hiroko Utsumi-helmed series about some sk8er bois, just landed a fresh trailer and a premiere date: January 9.

Here’s the cast:

Tasuku Hatanaka as Reki
Chiaki Kobayashi as Ranga
Takuma Nagatsuka as Miya
Kenta Miyake as Shadow
Hikaru Midorikawa as Cherry Blossom
Yasunori Matsumoto as Joe
Takehito Koyasu as Adam
Kensho Ono as Atsushi Kikuchi

The show is animated at BONES, and features scripts by Ichiro Ohkouchi (Code Geass) and character designs by Michinori Chiba (Mobile Suit Gundam 00). Chiba will also serve as chief animation director along with Hiroki Kanno.

The show is about a sk8r boi named Reki, a sophomore in high school who gets caught up in an underground skateboard race in an abandoned mine. He’s joined by Ranga, another boi who’s never sk8d before, but soon joins in.

Hiroko Utsumi is known for directing series like Banana Fish and Free!.

Prepare to SK8 the Infinity this January 9!

Source: Otamoku

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.