A television anime adaptation of Kōji Miura’s Blue Box (Ao no Hako) manga was announced on Monday in the 51st issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.
The anime features Shōya Chiba and Reina Ueda as the voices of Taiki Inomata and Chinatsu Kano, respectively. The main cast will also appear at a stage event during the Jump Festa ’24 event on December 16.
The manga is available in English digitally through Shueisha’s MANGA Plus service, which summarizes the story as follows:
Taiki Inomata is on the boys’ badminton team at sports powerhouse Eimei Junior and Senior High. He’s in love with basketball player Chinatsu Kano, the older girl he trains alongside every morning in the gym. One Spring day, their relationship takes a sharp turn … And thus begins this brand-new series of love, sports and youth!
The manga originated as a one-shot in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2020, before becoming a regular series in April 2021. The 13th volume of the manga will be released by Shueisha on December 4. Viz Media has published the seventh volume physically on November 7, and will publish the eighth volume on January 2.
Source: Official Twitter
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