Kawada’s sumo manga Hinomaru Zumou now has a premiere date in Japan, where it’s set to debut on Tokyo MX, Abema TV, BS11, and other networks on October 5, followed by TV Aichi. Official HIGE DANdism will provide the as-yet-untitled opening theme, marking the rock band’s debut as anime theme song performers. Rock band Omedetai Atama de Nani Yori will also be making their anime debut as the ending theme performers.
Hinomaru Zumou has Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy director Konosuke Uda serving as general director, with My Monster Secret‘s Yasutaka Yamamoto as director and Hundred‘s Kii Tanaka on character designs for the GONZO production.
Here’s a teaser from March: