The streaming service Crunchyroll continues to add programs to its great catalog and this week it did so with Battle Game in 5 Seconds. It is an anime that is based on the manga written by Saizo Harawata and illustrated by Kashiwa Miyako that began publication in 2015 and currently has 16 volumes.
“A new kind of battle of skills is about to begin for a new generation! It all started on a normal morning like any other. Akira Shiroyanagi is a high school boy who loves nothing but candy and konpeito games. One day , ends up in a fight due to a mysterious girl named Mion. Mion then tells the people she had gathered that they no longer officially exist in any registry. They were given powers and were about to be test subjects. Akira decides to use his powers to rise through the ranks and then crush this organization “says his synopsis.
The manga has more than 2 million copies in circulation and was first released as a webcomic, until after its illustration it was published on the MangaONE app and on Shogakukan’s Ura Sunday site. At present, readers can enjoy the 16 volumes released so far, after the last one that arrived on March 18..
As it was expected, in November of last year it was announced that it was going to have an adaptation by SynergySP and Vega Entertainment. Nobuyoshi Arai is the director, Meigo Naito is chief director, Touko Machida is in charge of series composition, Studio A-Cat produces the CG animation, and Tomokatsu Nagasaku and Ikuo Yamamoto design the characters.
The first broadcast of the anime arrived this week, more precisely on July 12, with the episode called “Sofista”, where they lead us to the beginnings of history. You can watch each episode every Monday from now on on the Crunchyroll platform, where for the moment it will be with its original audio and subtitles, but soon it will have its Latin dubbing, like other programs. You can not miss it!
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