The gymnast boys are back and bigger than ever in the upcoming sequel anime film to the Backflip!! TV anime series. The official Twitter account for the original anime series announced today that the film will premiere in Japan sometime in Spring 2022 and to celebrate, released a teaser visual drawn by original character designer Robico.
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— 『バクテン!!』TVアニメ公式 (@bakuten_pr) October 9, 2021
The previously released teaser trailer that was released when the final episode of the Backflip!! TV anime was broadcast back in June:
Crunchyroll streamed the Backflip!! TV anime as it aired on Japanese TV, describing it as such:
The final summer of middle school, Shotaro Futaba discovers boys gymnastics and is completely enamored by it. Shotaro ends up going to Soshukan Private High School (aka Ao High) and decides to visit the boys gymnastics club. He’s greeted by very unique senpais and a star gymnast named Misato Ryoya. Dedicating your life to something you love during your fiery days of youth… Of course, there is frustration, and fights, but see how these boys work together as a team towards a similar goal in this drama about sports and youth.
Source: Backflip!! on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.