Oblivion Battery Episode 2 Preview Images Revealed

Oblivion Battery (Boukyaku Battery) episode 2 preview images were revealed on Friday. Studio MAPPA is handling the animation production. Crunchyroll will be streaming the anime with English subtitles. Check out the preview images below:

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Makoto Nakazono is directing Oblivion Battery with Tsuyoshi Iida working as the assistant director. Michiko Yokote is in charge of the series composition while Hitomi Hasegawa is handling the character designs. Hiroko Yamasaki and Tomoki Kikuya are composing the music while Junpei Tatenaka and Masahiro Tokumaru will work as the action animation directors. The rest of the staff and their positions are:

  • Art Director: Yuki Funagakure
  • 3D Director: Kouhei Ogawa
  • Sound Director: Yasushi Nagura
  • Sound Effects: Takuya Hasegawa
  • Director of Photography: Yuuki Kawashita
  • Color design: Naomi Nakano
  • Editing: Masato Yoshitake
  • Match Production: Eijuu Takashima
  • Production Desk: Ayumi Takaishi

The cast for the series:

  • Mamoru Miyano as Kei Kaname
  • Toshiki Masuda as Haruka Kiyomine
  • Yuki Kaji as Taro Yamada
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Shuto Kirishima
  • Mark Ishii as Hironobu Makita
  • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Shunpei Chihaya
  • Takeo Ootsuka as Eiichiro Kokuto
  • Yōhei Azakami as Aoi Todo
  • Yoshitaka Yamaya as Kazuki Tsuchiya

Crunchyroll describes the story of Oblivion Battery as:
Iron-armed pitcher, Haruka Kiyomine, and the shrewd catcher, Kei Kaname, AKA the “Skilled General,” were considered to be an unrivaled, monstrous battery duo in the middle-school baseball world. They were both scouted by various powerhouse high schools across the nation, but somehow, they both ended up at Tokyo Municipal Kotesashi High School, which wasn’t known for baseball at all. On top of that, other star players who had lost to that duo in the past and completely strayed from baseball coincidentally also enrolled at that school, and… Their meeting sets everything into motion once again. Their high school baseball story begins now!

Oblivion Battery episode 2 will be released on April 16, 2024.

Source: Official Website, Official X (formerly Twitter)
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