The anime features the Bottleman toys by Japanese toy manufacturer Takara Tomy in action.
By: Nicole S. Castro on March 02, 2022 at 12:48 PHT
The TV anime Cap Revolution BottlemanDX has announced it will be airing starting April 3, 2022 on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, and affiliates.
The video in the Tweet below features protagonist Kota Kouga (CV: Mana Hirata) making the airing date announcement.
The official anime account is also holding an online campaign to follow and retweet the post for a chance to JPY 5,000 worth of Rakuten points.
Cap Revolution Bottleman is a cross-media project by Japanese toy manufacturer Takara Tomy.
Bottleman are toys that resemble B-daman but shoot bottle caps instead of marbles.
Original: Takara Tomy
Director Itsuro Kawasaki
Series composition and Screenplay: Qualia Writers Inc. and Kazuyoshi Yamamoto
Character design and Animation director: Sayaka Ono
Animation production: GAINA
The anime centers around a boy named Kota Kouga (an apparent wordplay on Coca-Cola). Kota strives to be the world's best Bottle King at the Bottle Battles in the virtual Drink World. He comes across his Bottleman partner Colamaru and then wages battles with various rivals.
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.