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Badminton anime 'Ryman's Club' releases first PV, airs January 2022

Written by: Nicole Castro

Published on: December 23, 2021 at 11:37 PHT (GMT+8)

Ryman's Club, an upcoming original TV anime series produced by Liden Films, has released its first promotional video (PV). The show will air on Jan. 22, 2022 on TV Asahi's NUMAnimation block.

The featured opening theme is The Warrior by rock band Novelbright.

Ryman's Club (Japanese: リーマンズクラブ, Romaji: Rīmanzu Kurabu) is an upcoming original Japanese anime television series animated by Liden Films, directed by Aimi Yamauchi and written by Aimi Yamauchi and Teruko Utsumi. The show centers on protagonist Mikoto Shiratori, a badminton prodigy recovering from past trauma.

Below is the main visual.

The main cast includes:

  • Junya Enoki (榎木淳弥) as Mikoto Shiratori

  • Shin-ichiro Miki (三木 眞一郎) as Tatsuru Miyazumi

  • Kaito Ishikawa (石川 界人) as Sōta Saeki

  • Ryōta Ōsaka (逢坂良太) as Tōya Saeki

  • Tetsuya Kakihara (柿原徹也) as Kōki Takeda

The following were also announced as additions to the cast:

  • Jun Fukuyama (福山潤) as Hayato Kirishima

  • Taku Yashiro (八代拓) as Azuma Tachibana

  • Yūma Uchida (内田雄馬) as Takuma Kirishima


  • Original: Team RMC

  • Director: Aimi Yamauchi

  • Series composition: Teruko Utsumi, Aimi Yamauchi

  • Character draft: Yasuda Suzuhito

  • Character design: Majiro

  • Art setting: Masahiro Sato (Hed Works)

  • Art Director: Masatoshi Kai

  • Art background: Studio KAIMU

  • Color design: Emiko Onodera

  • 2D Works: Gaku Watanabe, Shun Nakajima / Asahi Production Design Department

  • 3D Works: Felix Film

  • Cinematographer: Naho Hasegawa

  • Photo: Asahi Production

  • Edited by: Mai Hasegawa (editz) Music: fox capture plan

  • Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama

  • Sound production: Glovision

  • Animation production: Liden Films

  • Produced by: Sunlight Beverage Public Relations Department

Synopsis from MAL:

Ryman's Club is set in a badminton business group, depicting the two different aspects of daily life as a salaryman, as well as growth and conflicts as players. The anime follows Mikoto Shiratori, a prodigy badminton player who suffers from a trauma following a loss at the inter-high tournament. He becomes a salaryman at the Sunlight Beverage company and befriends Tatsuru Miyazumi, the best performing player and salesman in the team.


Source: Ryman's Club official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie


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