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Mu Ippon! Judo Manga is getting an anime TV series in January 2023


An anime television adaptation of Yuu Muraokamanga judoka Mu Ippon! is in production and will air in January 2023. The news was confirmed in the 32nd issue of Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shounen Champion magazine.

A 30-second trailer featuring the main voice cast was also released. The anime consists of Ayasa Itō like Michi Sonoda, Yukari Anzai like Sanae Takigawa, Chiyuki Miura like Towa Hiura, and Nene Hieda like Anna Nagumo.

The anime will be directed by Takeru Ogiwara (The Perfect Insider Director of Photography). Aya Satsuki (My master has no tail) writes the screenplay, Airi Takekawa (Waccha PriMagi! key animator) is in charge of character design and chief animation direction, and Avoid Narita (nobility) marks the music. BAKKEN REGISTRATION handles the series’ animation production.


the original Mu Ippon! The manga series was first published by Muraoka Weekly Shounen Champion on October 18, 2018. A total of 17 tankoubon volumes have been released so far.

Anime News Network describes the story of the manga as follows:

The manga follows Michi Sonoda, who had planned to quit judo after her last tournament in middle school until her best friend Sanae Takigawa invited her to continue judo in high school.

Source: comedic Natalie